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Aigialos Hotel Santorini

Aigialos, in the most desirable location in Fira, quiet and peaceful yet not to far from the hustle and bustle, is a microcosm of the town, a delightful mixture of vernacular and Neoclassical architecture. Continue reading “Aigialos Hotel Santorini” »

Enigma Suites, Santorini

The Enigma Hotel in Santorini is perched on the cliff side of western Santorini, in the heart of ”Fira”. Fira is the capital of Santorini and the main transport hub of the island. Although it gets very busy in summer, it still offers some of the greatest view to the volcano and the famous caldera of Santorini. Fira is almost at the center of the island and serves for easier access and transportation to the rest of the island. Continue reading “Enigma Suites, Santorini” »

Dana Villas, Santorini – Combine your wedding with unforgettable holidays!

Imagine a quiet setting, a beautiful view, and a traditional settlement cascading down the Santorini caldera .. and all this just a few minutes away from the bustling island capital, Fira. Dana Villas offers luxurious suites in Santorini and an open air swimming pool on the dramatic Santorini caldera. Continue reading “Dana Villas, Santorini – Combine your wedding with unforgettable holidays!” »

Santorini Sunset: where to stay in Santorini for the best views – Santorini villas, hotels and apartments

The Greek island of Santorini is world famous for its sunsets. The villages perched on the caldera rim enjoy some of the best views in the whole of Greece. Continue reading “Santorini Sunset: where to stay in Santorini for the best views – Santorini villas, hotels and apartments” »

Santorini Holidays – an experience you will never forget

Most Greeks believe that Santorini is the most magnificent island of all. Massive numbers of people visit this island every year in order to see the waterlogged caldera, the epicenter of what is commonly thought to have been the largest volcanic eruption ever. If you wish to take in the full splendor of the caldera, you should make a point of arriving by slow ferry.

Santorini is the one island I would recommend to those people who intend to explore Greece. However, if you do visit be prepared for unstoppable numbers of tourists. Many tourist book villas in Santorini for longer stay. If possible, you should visit this island off-season. I advise you to bring warm clothing if you visit during any season but high summer, because there is often a chill wind called a meltemi that is specific to the Cyclades. Continue reading “Santorini Holidays – an experience you will never forget” »