Santorini is an unique crescent shaped island formed by an early volcanic eruption and has the most breathtaking views of
all the Greek Islands. The "lost continent of Atlentis" myth originated here..
Santorini has plenty of romantic traditional lodgings, hotels, villas and cave-houses along the cliff side of the Caldera.
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Oia - situated at the most northern part of the island, is 10km from the Capital, Fira Town.
Oia is a beautiful, exquisite small town with panoramic views to the Volcano and overlooking the Caldera.
Oia is ideal for peaceful and romantic vacations, as it's both an extremely picturesque and an
artistic village. Here you can enjoy a magnificent golden sunset, one of the most famous in the world! The most popular spot to watch sunset is by the Kastro walls.

The village was also, devastated by the 1956 earthquake and has never completely recovered, but it is dramatic, striking and quieter than tourist-frenzied Fira, although it's narrow passageways are also filled with art galleries, craft shops, expensive jewellery boutiques, souvenir shops, restaurants and coffee shops. The town hosts a cultural centre, and many cave houses and traditional homes have been converted into luxury boutique hotels.

There are now 3 web pages for presentation & hotels in Oia village: presentation + top 5 star hotels, medium category hotels, and the more economical tourist types hotels.
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As seen on a zillion postcards, the characteristic classic view of Oia, is the bright white and blue of the church contrasting with the deep blue of the Aegean Sea in the background.
Houses, paths, churches are built up skillfully and still gives the feel of a traditional village
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Below, recommended properties along the Caldera Rim in charming, traditional Ia (OIA) Village.
For Fira, Firostefani or Imerovigli click on relevant link. M.A.C. has added one page for the Other areas on the island which do not have
these spectacular views: the beaches of Kamari , Perissa, Akrotiri & Monolithos, and inland in some beautiful countryside at:
Megalohori, Messaria, Pyrgos.

Ia Hotels & Properties

KIRINI   ****  Cat. A'   ( ex. Atlantis Villas)
19 traditional cave houses (2-4
Location: Edge of sleepy Ia Village, Caldera View, about 12km from Fira Town. 
Facilities: Traditional cave houses, overlooking the Caldera, with reception, bar, A/C common areas, 
swimming pool, TV room, safe boxes, fax service,
laundry service, luggage service. Terrace where breakfast is served. 
All Apartments: Private facilities, overlooking Caldera with 1 or 2 bedrooms with /without living room, fully equipped kitchenette, private terrace or balcony, telephone, fridge, hairdryer, daily changing of sheet and towels.
Member of "Relais & Chateaux" contact us now

PERIVOLAS  Traditional Settlement   *****  Cat. De Luxe
Cat. A’   9 Studios, 5 Apartments (2-4 persons)
Location & description: Cliff edge in Oia Village with view of Caldera, about 12km from Fira Town.
Facilities: Converted old wineries, with traditional local furniture.
Group of houses overlooking the sea and  Volcano, have reception, sculpted fresh-water swimming pool, cave snack-bar and breakfast veranda, pool bar, fax facilities, laundry service, limited room service, concierge services, safe box, parking.
All Apartments: Private facilities, each house features vaulted ceiling, 1 or 2 bedrooms, seating area, domed bathroom and fully equipped kitchen, direct dial phone, safe box, private terrace with sea view.
Remarks: Bookings for children under 16 years not accepted. contact us now

Location: just twelve steps down from the main path through the Oia village.
Facilities: full American style breakfast, Captain's Bar, AMBROSIA Restaurant', local Greek and international artwork throughout the House, PC Internet in Reception for guests to use, the NEW Caldera Massages Studio for body treatments, WiFi internet access in each room and in Reception, Daily maid and evening service, laundry services at additional cost, House's mini-library, House's wine cellar, free use of the House's Finnish sauna.
Room facilities: antique canopy king bed, suite with high vaulted cathedral style ceiling, Jacuzzi bath with shower, white Greek marble bathroom with Italian and designer Fittings, complimentary mini bar with soft drinks & mineral water, antique and traditional style furnishings, air conditioning, international satellite TV with four free movie channels in English & radio channels, DVDmovie player / CD player, personal in room safe, hair dryer, voice mail and ISDN telephone / wireless phone on request, luxury bathrobes, White Company of London fine linens & towels +beach towels, candle lighting, fresh flowers, PC data connection in each room.
All suites have panoramic views to the sea and Santorini's volcano caldera. contact us now

FANARI VILLAS   (Houses 2-3 persons)
Awarded in the Gold Five "Most Romantic Hotels" by Philoxenia Tourism Awards in 2007
Location & description: At Amoudi Bay, 5min walk to center Ia Village,
about 12km from Fira Town.
Facilities: Complex built on cliff, 180m above the sea. Has whirlpool swimming pool, half open-air and half cave-covered, bar, snack bar, terrace with most beautiful sunset view, reception service.
All Houses: Private facilities, fully-equipped kitchen, living room, bedroom, private terrace, telephone, TV, music.
Remarks: Perfect for people seeking a peaceful, quiet holidays in high standard accommodation.
Traditional cave houses with a luxury touch. contact us now

CANAVES OIA RESORT  (Kanaves)   ****   A' Class
2 small building complexes close to each other..
Cat. A’   23 Apartments (2-6 persons)
Location & description: In unique Ia village built into rock with
Caldera View, about 12km from Fira Town.
Facilities: Reception, bar, snack bar, 2 swimming pools (1 with Jacuzzi),
2 pool bars, pool towels, daily cleaning service, breakfast available, room service, parking.
All Apartments: Villas, 1 or 2 bedrooms with traditional antique furniture and handicrafts, fully-equipped kitchen, living room, mini bar, coffee maker, A/C, satellite colour TV, direct dial phone, safety box, large private terrace.
Remarks: Exclusive houses, traditional style with antique furniture. All with fantastic view of Volcano and Aegean Sea. contact us now

KATIKIES   *****  Cat. De Luxe   15 Units (2-4 persons)
Location & description: In Ia Village on Caldera Rim, about 12km from Fira Town.
Facilities: Bar, snack bar, “high flying” swimming pool, pool bar, TV room. 
All Apartments: Traditional Cycladic architecture with authentically
decorated rooms, studios and apartments with private facilities, kitchenette, direct dial telephone, mini bar, music.
Remarks: Romantic atmosphere with breath-taking views. Stairway snakes down from Ia Village cliff top to
port below. contact us now

ESPERAS TRADITIONAL HOUSES    Built 1992, Renovated 1998   17 Units 
Location & description: Oia village, about 12km from Fira Town. Traditional style complex of cave houses close to restaurants and shops with Caldera view, overlooks small picturesque Amoudi port..
Facilities: Swimming pool with leisure grounds,  outdoor Jacuzzi, pool bar, towels provided, daily room (cleaning) service, laundry service, maid service, internet facilities, breakfast available.
All Houses: Private facilities, A/C, direct dial phone, satellite color TV and radio, kitchenette, fax, safe box, hairdryer, private terrace with garden furniture and umbrellas on sunset side with sea view.  Internet in  suites.
Remarks: Complimentary wine and water offered on arrival. Esperas is well known as a special retreat for couples looking for serenity and romance and as the hotel is located at the Caldera, it is not advised
for children under the age of 12. contact us now

Location: at the top level of the caldera, in the village of Oia, recognized as the jewel of Santorini, with its Maritime Museum and history
Facilities: Wine and fruit upon arrival, Bellboy service, International NEWspapers, Direct dial phone line, Fax, Massage, Manicure / pedicure, Hairdressing Service, Daily room service, Laundry..
Room facilities: Safe deposit box, Mini bar, Queen and/or King size beds, Reverse cycle air-conditioning, Satellite TV with 21"-33 " screen, Stereo/CD system, Jacuzzi bath, Bathrobes, Hairdryer, Fully equipped kitchen, Microwave oven, 5 burner electric touch pad hotplates, Iron and ironing board, Grohe fittings in the kitchen & bathroom contact us now

ART MAISONS HOTEL COMPLEX    5 Oia Castle Suites  ***** and  4 Aspraki Suites ****
Built 2003. Open April-October.
Location : Oia, 12 km from Fira, 14 km from airport, 14 km from port.ntinental breakfast, swimming pool, car rental. Daily maid service, transfer service upon request.
All suites : A/C, direct dial phone, fully equipped kitchen, coffee facilities, Hairdryer, stereo system with CD / DVD player, satellite TV, Internet access, safe. Veranda with Caldera view. 
Remarks: Member of the Luxury Traditional Small Hotels    contact us now

Location: On Caldera, edge of Oia's Perivolas district.
Arrival by car, then steps up apartments.
Facilities: Small swimming pool with bar and terrace, parking.
All Apartments: 6 rooms cut out of rock-face, plus modern apartments each different, in 
traditional style with personal touches. Vast veranda  or loft bed on window level with lie-back facing small,
Thirasia island. All rooms with kitchen, living room, TV and veranda overlooking Oia and Thirasia.  contact us now

Location: Oia       Units: 12 Luxury Suites
Facilities: 24 hours front desk, Restaurant, Bar, Concierge desk, Bell boy service, Laundry service, Maid service twice a day, Hairdresser upon request, Special activities and events can be arranged, private butler upon request, Swimming pool, free use of sun beds and umbrellas by the pool, Pool towels, provided free of charge, Fax delivery, Photocopying,   Internet access, Spa, Body massage treatments, Face treatments, Gym, Depilation, Transfers to and from the hotel, Private jets-helicopters and limousine services, 24 hour room service, NEWspapers and magazines upon request, Mobile phones on free calls at the reception for each suite, Non-smoking rooms, Wine and fruits upon arrival.
Room facilities: satellite TV, individual CD player, direct dial phone, i nternet access, safe deposit box, mini bar, hair dryer, bathrobes, slippers and lots of amenities  contact us now

MYSTIQUE HOTEL Cat De Luxe  *****
Built 2007 18 suites & villas. Member of “The Luxury Collection” , “Starwood Hotels & Resorts”.
Location: Oia, 2 km from the nearest beach, 18 km from airport, 20 km from port, 12 km from Fira.
Facilities: 24h reception, concierge desk, bell boy service, valet and butler service, 24h room service, turndown service, laundry and iron service, business services, mailing services, PC, laptop rental, CD & DVD library, wireless Wi-Fi internet access (free), doctor (on call), lounge area, private dining, breakfast area, sweet water infinity – edge swimming pool, “Charisma” gourmet pool restaurant, “Secret” wine cave, bar, “Aura” pool bar, sunbeds, umbrellas and towels (free), massage on request with aromatherapy selection. Breakfast: American served / a la carte, 2 times per day cleaning / change of towels and linen every day. Mini bus service from / to airport / port.
Remarks: as the hotel is built on the cliff, for safety reasons it does not accept children under the age of 14. Pets not allowed. contact us now

NOSTOS APARTMENTS  ****   Cat A'   7 studios and apts (2 to 4 persons)   Built 1999  Open April-November
Location & description: Traditional restored honeymoon apartments in the village of Oia.
Facilities: Fax and  e-mail service, breakfast by room service, daily maid service, transfer from/to airport & port, marriage arrangements.
All studios & Apartments: Fully equipped kitchen, hand crafted furniture, individual terraces with view of the volcano and Caldera, direct dial phone, colour TV.
Studios are open-plan, for 2 persons.
Apartments are for up to 3 persons, with a separate bedroom, sitting and dining area.
Suites are for up to 4 persons, with 2 bedrooms, sitting and dining area contact us now

Santorini Excursions & Tours: click here

We also make reservations at many other properties in Fira, Firostefani, Imerovigli,
all on Volcano rim with superb sea views - (also some at more economical rates).
& in Ia (Oia): 1864 the Sea Captain's House, Alexander's hotel, Anemomilos Houses, Atrina, Chelidonia Villas, Delfini Villas,
Finikia, Golden Sunset, Lampetia Villas, Laokasti Villas, La Perla Villas, Lava Oia's, Nikos Villas, Nostos,
Oia Castle Hotel (Art Maisons & Aspaki Mansions), Oia Sunset, Residence Suites, VIP suites, Volcano's Villas & more...