Santorini is known to be picture-perfect villages, luxury villas, day trips, whitewashed houses overlooking the splendid view of the caldera, pretty bell towers standing tall and majestic on the cliffs and, most importantly, its romantic multi-coloured sunsets. While these come at a pretty hefty price at first glance, if you are travelling with a large group of friends, or simply decide to indulge a little, here’s a list of the best Airbnbs in Santorini that are actually worth staying in top locations like Fira, Oia, Thira, Pygros, and Imerovigli.
Note: Check out the actual costs at the end of each recommendation.
1. Classic beach house with a private terrace (from USD 158)
Calderimi Traditional House offers a classic yet comfortable stay suitable for different kinds of travelers, whether they’re couples or families on a getaway. The place is equipped with heating, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a TV. It also features a private terrace with outdoor furniture, an excellent spot to relax and take in outdoor views.
Because of its central location in Fira, guests can easily reach restaurants, cafes, and museums. A number of nightclubs are also found nearby offering a vibrant nightlife experience.
Calderimi Traditional HouseThira, GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:cozy clean tastefully decorated with simple amenities and a pretty veranda in the front
Cleanliness:their space was very clean and comfortableit is exactly as advertised: clean traditional and comfortable
Host:the hosts were very nicehosts were incredible and welcomingthanks for being such wonderful hoststhey were kind communicative and very helpfulvivi & andreas were wonderful hosts and we loved their homeRead more reviews
Location:the location is idealamazing location and amazing housegreat location providing easy access to everythinga really cute home conveniently close to the main streetgreat location close to everything yet still hidden away in a quiet area
2. Elegant studio with sea views (in Thira) (from USD 95)
Whether you are traveling solo or with loved ones, you should book this elegant studio for an enjoyable stay. Equipped with one queen-sized bed and two single beds, the studio is excellent for four people. Prepare family meals in the lovely kitchen. Chill out on the Balinese rattan on the stone patio with a drink in hand and be accompanied by the spectacular views of the palm trees and the sea.
Old Vourvoulos Houses - Elegant Loft for 2-4!Thera, Egeo, Greece
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Amenities & Room:the stay here was excellent the house was comfortable and had all the amenities we neededthe apartment is really nice with a nice outdoor seating area with a really nice viewwe then enjoyed our meal on the outdoor patio table overlooking the water--definitely a highlight from our staybeautiful place very comfortable in a quiet town has great viewsit is very well equipped/furnished very comfortable and has a stunning view
Cleanliness:place was very clean and nicethe apartment was just as described clean and cozyit was clean bright and well taken care ofthe apartment was lovely clean and had everything we needed(even what we hadn't thought of)it was exactly as pictured-very clean cute and had everything you would need and more
Host:tania and kyriakos were excellent hosts and we would certainly highly recommend the apartmentamazing place kyriakos was an extremely kind and welcoming hosttania and kyriakos are great host friendly helpful and informativenice place and great hosthelpful and attentive at all timesRead more reviews
Location:loved the central location but you definitely need a carthe location of the apartment is nicegreat place away from the tourists yet a quick drive to oiacheck in was breeze and the location is excellentin terms of location i really liked vourvoulos
3. Premium hotel suite with sea views (from USD 100)
This rental is offered by Phaos Santorini Suites, a lovely hotel in Imerovigli that overlooks the beautiful Aegean Sea. Unit amenities include not only a private bathroom but also a personal balcony with dramatic views. Other features also available are heating and air conditioning. Additionally, Wi-Fi and a TV are provided for entertainment.
While there is no fully equipped kitchen available, guests can enjoy food options in Fira and Oia. These villages, which offer restaurants and shops, are easily accessible from the rental neighborhood.
Phaos Santorini Suites-Premium Suite with Sea ViewImerovigli, Greece
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Amenities & Room:air conditioning was very goodit was a newly renovated apartment with great balcony and views of the sunrisethe apartment itself was much better than we expected from the photosthe grounds outside the apartment are beautiful with the view of the eastern side of the islandthe airbnb itself is perfect because it was spacious clean had air conditioning and had a comfortable bed
Cleanliness:it got cleaned every day and received clean towelssuper clean and cleaning people clean every day views of the oceanin terms of the apartment it was very clean and smell goodthe apartment was simple clean and very comfortablethe apartment was spacious and sparkling clean
Host:the staff was amazinggreat host very nice placeall of the staff were extremely helpfulthe owner george is responsive and helpfulgeorge was very helpful throughout our stayRead more reviews
Location:the location is greatthe location is very convenient a beautiful 20 min walk to thiragreat location and especially for the valuethis was the best location for our tripexcellent comfortable stay walking distance to several places
4. Family-friendly oasis with a hot tub (from USD 118)
Whether from the living room or the outdoor porch, the caldera views of this rental are simply stunning. The property also offers a private hot tub strategically placed in the front area so you can enjoy a relaxing soak while taking in the beautiful scenery. There are also big sun beds and Acapulco-style lounge chairs perfect for lazy afternoons.
Other features of the rental include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a TV, and a fully equipped kitchen. Families with little ones are also provided with a crib for convenience.
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Amenities & Room:great view of the sunrise which you can see from either of your bedsperfect modern cycladic apartment with a stunning viewthis place is a real catch with lots of privacy and all amenities for a comfortable staythe beds were also very comfortable and the house is really cosy it gives you a “home” feeling
Cleanliness:so many areas to relax great size clean and modern
Host:the host was so so helpful and kindhosts are helpful and friendlyexcellent host probably one of the best host i’ve ever hadgreat stay really helpful hostpanos is a wonderful host with awesome recommendationsRead more reviews
Location:with a car/bike/quad any location and activity on the island is easily reachablethis was the ideal place to stay in thirathe place was very cute and quiet toowe would love to return again and wouldn’t hesitate to chose panos’ placeamazing place to stay in a really nice and authentic village
5. Cozy studio with access to a seasonal pool (from USD 51)
This air-conditioned room is situated in Anna’s Pension, a lovely building complex in the village of Karterados. Indoor features of this rental include cooking basics in the kitchenette, a TV in the living area, and Wi-Fi throughout the whole place. Staying in this room also comes with access to the property’s seasonal pool, which is shared by all guests. The pool area comes with lounge chairs for relaxation.
Because of its strategic location, this rental provides guests with easy access to restaurants, bars, and shops.
ANNA PENSION STUDIO ROOMKarterados Santorini, GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:great central location and an amazing room that definitely fit the aesthetic of santoriniit's very clean has good wifi (inside the room)
Cleanliness:everything was clean and in great conditionthe room was big and very cleanbeautiful rooms do very cleanvery nice and clean place i recommendclean affordable and great location
Host:the host is very accommodating and helpfulall the staff is really kind and availablethe host is also very helpful answering any questions and organizing tours or atv rentalsvery helpful hosts also have us directions and helpful tips for the areagreat vacation spot and very friendly and kind hostRead more reviews
Location:an awesome place to stay close by therathe location was perfect for the staygreat hotel near the airport and other tourist placesgreat central location close to bus stop and and places to eat or stock upplace is in a great location close to thira and with great restaurant choices
6. Unique cave suite with a private hot tub (from USD 372)
If you’re one for unique retreats, then Lava Cave is perfect for you. It’s a historic structure that has been refurbished to provide modern comforts, including heating, central air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a standard cable TV. Cooking essentials are available in the kitchenette as well. Its best feature, however, is the indoor-outdoor hot tub that delivers stunning views of the caldera. It’s a perfect spot for a solo end-of-day soak or intimate dip with a loved one.
This unique cave suite is just a short stroll away from the main road of Oia. You can enjoy easy access to restaurants and attractions, including the ruins of an old castle, during your stay.
Lava Cave suite 1BR/Private Plunge Pool+Panoramic ViewSantorini, Egeo, GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:and obviously the view is mesmerising the breakfast (which also can become your lunch) is wonderfulgreat view cozy apartment and very romanticthe room had fresh fruits wine snacks water coffee etcwe enjoyed our stay here and especially love the heated jacuzzi pool
Cleanliness:also there is house keeping and clean towels everyday
Host:the staff were amazing and extremely helpful and accommodatingwhat a host from greeting us on our arrival to seeing us off on our departurekatrina was very kind welcome me and introduce me some place should goshe is so sweet and so helpfulkaterina our host is an extremely warm and helpful personRead more reviews
Location:great cave house accommodation in a prime location in santorinithe location is great not too far off the main street of oiayou cannot beat the location right in the middle of the most popular area of oiamy boyfriend and i saved up to stay at this location for our last night of our tripperfect location with a beautiful view
7. Historic abode with a private balcony (from USD 179)
Overlooking the caldera and the village of Oia is this historic abode perfect for couples and solo travelers. It offers kitchen facilities, heating, and air conditioning. While there is no TV available in the unit, there is Wi-Fi provided for entertainment. Outdoor furniture and lounge chairs are also placed on the private balcony so guests can relax and enjoy dinners al fresco, especially on lovely evenings.
There are plenty of notable places within walking distance of the property. These include restaurants, bars, and diverse swimming spots. Guests can bring their car and park on the streets for free, or avail of transportation services offered in Oia.
Pano Meria Studio One in OiaOia, Cyclades, GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:now the views we got the best photos of the trip on the balcony of this apartmentthe balcony is larger than we expected based on the pictures and so comfortablewhat a fantastic cozy space situated in the prime spot for breathtaking views of oiathe room is charming and has everything you needwe knew the apartment was going to be beautiful but truly the pictures don’t do it justice
Cleanliness:the apartment was very clean & appropriately stockedeverything was extremely clean and communication was excellentthe cyclade is beautifully appointed in rustic modern charm and is very comfortable and clean
Host:emily was a fantastic host and was quick to respond and provided excellent recommendationsthe hosts were helpful communactive and the fresh morning bread was a sweet touchoutstanding hospitality beautiful surroundings and genuine host who truly caresemily was the most responsive and helpful host i’ve ever stayed withcommunication with the host was efficient and the responses were quick and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:the location is perfectthe location is absolutely perfectthe location is great close to the center of towngreat place location and valueplace was pretty good right in the middle of everything
8. Traditional room near Black Sandy Beach (from USD 47)
Make this traditional room your starting point and experience the best of what Santorini has to offer. The place is located near the famous Black Sandy Beach, not to mention several bars and markets that are just a walking distance away from the property. With a bus station beside the rental, it allows for easy access to more points of interest as well. Parking is also free on the premises.
In-unit amenities include heating, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a TV. There is also a swimming pool on the site, with a café-snack bar to complete the whole outdoor experience.
Aegeeis - Front viewPerissa, Cyclades, Notio Egeo., GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the room is exactly like in the photosthe windows are very well insulated and the air conditioning made for a very good night's sleepthe swimming pool area with cool background music and lounges is beyond expectationsthere was a nice outdoor area and poolthe food offered at the breakfast buffet and at the snack bar are delicious and affordable
Cleanliness:the rooms where super clean and the beds comfortablethe room was clean and the pool very nicethe apartment was very clean and so was the pool areathe hotel was clean comfy and well-decorated with thoughtful touchesthe whole accommodation was clean and looked just like in the pictures
Host:host was helpful and very quick responding to any questions i hadthe hosts are very helpful and kindthe hosts are very nice and kindthe hosts were very nice and helpfulthe host was very nice and answered very fastRead more reviews
Location:the location is great too with the cute little town of emporio close-bydecent room great locationgreat location on the quieter side of the islandgreat room in a great locationgreat location near the beach and food
9. Luxurious hideaway with beach views (from USD 101)
Featuring luxurious amenities and a peaceful setting, this renovated studio is an excellent place to unwind and get away from it all. It sits quietly on the beach of Agia Paraskevi, away from traffic and crowds. When you’re not relaxing on the verandah overlooking the beach, you can also explore the Kamari area nearby which features restaurants, stores, and coffee shops.
The living space of this beach house comes with heating and air conditioning so you can rest comfortably after a long day. There is also a TV and Wi-Fi for entertainment.
Sea & Sky Luxury Beach HouseMonolithos, Santorini, GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the room itself is spacious and gives off a nice authentic greek feelinga cozy clean room with an amazing sea viewand the apartment itself is well soundproofed so you won't be bothered by it inside
Cleanliness:clean beautiful room and nice spotspace was very clean simple basic amenitiesthe house was perfect and clean and everything we wantedit is also easy to find and very cleanthe room is ultra clean next to the beach
Host:very good host and very nice apartmentask dimitri the business owner who was very helpful in every possible wayjust remember your torch dimitris is an excellent host sorting anything we wanted without any hasslesuch a beautiful place and friendly host great valuedimitris was a great host and always ready to help with anythingRead more reviews
Location:this was the perfect location for mea lovely restaurant close by recommended by dimitris which was great for sea foodhighlights: great location super close to the airport great bathroom and nice restaurant nearbya restaurant on the beach close by was my best food experience in all santorinithe airbnb is a little ways out of the classic “santorini” but an easy bus/taxi ride away
10. Earthen home near Pori Beach (from USD 158)
Cozy Cottage used to be just a mere cave. Now, it’s a fully furnished earthen home perfect for solo getaways and romantic retreats. It comes with its own entrance as well as a private balcony that looks out to the breathtaking Aegean Sea. Other amenities also include heating, air conditioning, and a fully equipped kitchen.
The best part about staying in this rental is the easy access to Pori Beach. Within a 1-minute walk, guests can reach the beautiful shores and enjoy a nice swim. Free parking spaces are also available on the premises so guests can bring their cars and reach more tourist spots.
Cozy CottageThira, GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:fully equipped kitchen and the apartment was beautiful overlooking the sea for sunrisethe apartment was very beautiful everything is like the description and photos
Cleanliness:the place is cute and clean and exactly like in the pictures
Host:the host is extremely helpful and nicethe hosts were very kind and went out of their way to make us feel at homethe hosts were so kind and nice as wellgreat host very reactive and helpfullthe host was very friendly we will come back againRead more reviews
Location:great location with a beach right in front of the apartmentsthe location is amazing if you want a quiet getaway from the hubbub of thera and oiasuper place we recommendthe apartment was very nice in a calm position away from the most crowded villagesit’s perfect if you are looking for a quite place to stay
11. Michaela Villa (in Thira) (from USD 1321)
1268 USD/night | 5 bedrooms (6 beds) | 10 guests *87 USD for each night after 8 guests
At a hefty price of approximately 1268 USD per night, Michaela Villa is lavishly decorated with elegant furnishing and wooden ceilings. You’ll have access to stunning views of the volcano and the caldera, throughout almost all sides of the villa. The dining area features a beautiful chandelier, and the living room comes with a fireplace. The living area is equipped with a high definition satellite TV and home theatre for you to experience the luxurious elements of a cinema at the comfort of your home.
There’s also a spa room with indoor heated hot tub, a private infinity pool, a private courtyard beautified with flowers and a shaded lounge area under a pergola and sunbeds which feel especially atmospheric at night when it’s candle lighted. At the back of the house, there’s a BBQ area where you can host your own BBQ party under the twinkling stars without any restrictions.
Actual cost: 144.20 USD/pax if there are 10 guests
Michaela villa akrotiri-SantoriniThira, Cyclades Islands, GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the infinity pool and all the out door spaces were absolutely beautiful with spectacular views of the caldera
Cleanliness:the house was spotless well maintained and beautifully decorated felt like a brand new house
Host:the home owner is absolutely wonderful and provided many additional opportunities for usthough this house was unreal the best part of the property is the hostRead more reviews
Location:the location of the house is great in our opinion
12. Luxury Villa (in Pygros) (from USD 2853)
1079 USD/night | 5 bedrooms (7 beds) | 13 guests *34 USD for each night after 6 guests
Located in the quiet and peaceful neighborhood of Pyrgos, this luxury Santorini vacation rental is designed to give you one of the most unforgettable stays of a lifetime. It spreads over 3 levels, and has breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea and the Pyrgos Kallistis medieval castle. Its interior is elegantly decked in warm, earthy colours and embodies modern, sophisticated and minimalist all at once. There’s a nice ambience overall, offering a sense of home.
The infinity pool and spacious verandas come with large lounge areas and sets the perfect backdrop for romantic evenings. You’ll be in a prime position with the vast sea view from the top and bathed in natural light. Not only do you get to enjoy the beautiful deep blue sea, you get an equal share of greenery as well. There’s a lush green garden with olive trees and picturesque vineyards, where you can rejuvenate under shades of the massage kiosk.
The villa is also well equipped with a library, balconies, a living area with a fireplace, a BBQ canopy, home cinema experience, and even a fitness area with Turkish marble hammam and gym! This is really luxury at its best.
Actual cost: 179.80 USD/pax for 8 guests or 101.30 USD/pax for 13 guests
6 bedroom luxury villa in PyrgosPyrgos Kallistis, Egeo, GreeceSuperhost
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Cleanliness:the villa was exactly like the pictures very beautiful and cleanRead more reviews
Host:petros was really responsive and helpful before our visittassos (the person who helped us on site) was extremely helpful and welcoming as wellit was beautiful in a wonderful location and the hosts could not have been nicer
13. Dome House Villa (in Megalochori) (from USD 1723)
1268 USD/night | 6 bedrooms (7 beds) | 13 guests
Dome House Villa is situated halfway between Fira and the southern beaches (Vlychada, Perivolos and Perissa). It is both tranquil and convenient, being located near several restaurants, shops and bakeries. The Dome House Villa is privileged to have both lush and deep sea views. It is in a prime location with unobstructed views of the volcanoes and islands beyond.
The Dome House Villa’s interior is designed using a small colour palette, while its exterior is simply beautiful beyond words. It interestingly creates most of its own electricity using solar power. Its furniture are mostly custom made, based on an excellent mash up of ancient Greek and modern designs. It has a perfect balance of blue and green, with the house surrounded by vineyards against a backdrop of the deep blue Aegean. At night, you’ll be able to stargaze and watch the glistening lights of Fira, Oia and Akrotiki from the cliff’s edge. If you’re lucky, you can catch the meteor showers that occur in July/August.
There’s a 3000 sq meter (32000 sq feet) garden full of Mediterranean herbs, bushes, and a pond with water lilies buzzed by dragonflies. Stone walls form the patio, which is a perfect seat for Santorini’s famed sunsets. You can also book the local lady from the village to cook traditional Greek meals using the garden’s herbs.
Actual cost: 97.50 USD/pax for 13 guests
The Dome House - on the CalderaMegalochori, Egeo, Greece
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Amenities & Room:the patio and swimming pool provided a much required relaxing ambiance in the eveninghowever the main attraction is certainly the back garden and pool overlooking the santorini caldera
Host:stunning home and wonderful hoststhe hosts were communicative very welcoming and helpfulnathalie and avtar are very helpful upfront and want to make sure their guests fell at homeRead more reviews
Location:a perfect place to spend a relaxing and memorable special time with close friendsoverall this has to be one of the most beautiful homes and best locations in the island
14. Luxury Villa with Breathtaking Views (in Oia) (from USD 845)
920 USD/night | 2 bedrooms (3 beds) | 4 guests
This modern luxury villa is beautifully designed, with the majestic white walls of the house set against an endless expanse of marine blue, and black volcanic colours. The bedrooms are decked in soft, neutral colours. It’s equipped with a state-of-the-art kitchen and an indoor fireplace that intensifies the romantic ambience.
There’s a breathtaking view of the whole island from your terrace, where you can breathe in the fresh Mediterranean air, feel the warmth of the sun on your skin and cold marbles on your bare feet. You’ll be able to watch tourists and donkeys trot along the narrow streets of Oia. During sunset, you’ll be privileged to enjoy the famed Santorini sunset, unobstructed from your private balcony, while you watch tourists crowd outside your door to catch the sunset.
There will be daily cleaning service included, and the hosts will help you book and arrange almost anything.
Actual cost: 230 USD/pax for 4 guests
Luxury Villa with Breathtaking ViewIkia Nomikos, Santorini, Greece
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Amenities & Room:the kitchen is very spacious and filled with excellent cookery & tools for an experienced chefhosts were responsive to our texts and worked quickly to fix the wifi
Cleanliness:clean well maintained and modernthe property is immaculately cleanthe home beautiful and cleaned regularly and thoroughly ever day
Host:daily maid service was a treat and our host was most hospitable and helpfulthe hosts are great very responsive and helpfuli would highly recommend the host and the propertythe hosts were so thoughtful as they helped with reservations and booking activitiesthank you louika for hosting us once againRead more reviews
Location:best location in santorini and the best experiencethe location is the best in oia to watch the magical sunset which we never tired ofwe just finished a wonderful visit to santorini and were so happy to stay at loukia's placelove her place and would definitely stay here again if i go to santorini next
15. Blackrock Villa Arktokiri Santorini (in Thira) (from USD 1373)
1442 USD/night | 5 bedrooms (8 beds) | 12 guests *92 USD for each night after 10 guests
Located on the South-Western tip of Santorini, this Santorini villa with pool is surrounded by some of the most breathtaking oceanic views in the world and is spread over 3 large floors. It comprises of several living rooms, a dining area, a reception area, providing you several choices of secluded indoor hangouts. You’ll have access to some of the most breathtaking oceanic views in the world, with 4 decked terraces where you can relax, sunbathe and savour the tranquil blue expanse of the Aegean and its astonishing evening sunsets. With an outdoor heated pool and a barbeque area, you can even host a pool party.
A private chef and waiter will be made available upon request, and they can also arrange for the collection and delivery of groceries, onsite massages, and laundry services. VIP services like limousine services, hiring of private yacht, jets, helicopters can also be arranged.
Actual cost: 135.50 USD/pax if there are 12 guests
BLACKROCK VILLA Arkotiri SantoriniThira, Cyclades Islands, GreeceSuperhost
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Cleanliness:clean private and relaxingRead more reviews
Host:host communication was excellentretros was very helpful with arranging activities and rental cars for our group of 9
16. Sunset Cave House (in Oia) (from USD 448)
690 USD/night | 1 bedroom (1 bed) | 3 guests
If you were combing this list for a cave house, your search ends here. Nestled on a cliff - a prime spot for catching the much-famed sunsets in Oia village - this restored house offers spectacular views of calderas, sunsets, and all things white and blue. And it comes with a plunge pool too. You may have to climb a few steps to get to this vacation rental located 150 meters (492 feet) above sea level, but the service and view makes it all worth the hard work. Porter service is available to haul your luggage and, during season, breakfast is delivered at your doorstep.
We’d say it’s worth the trouble if you wish to see the Santorini postcards come to life!
Actual cost: 230 USD/pax if there are 3 guests
Sunset Cave House by Spitia SantoriniOia, South Aegean, GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:incredible sunset views with privacy at the comfort of our own balcony and heated pool with jacuzzibreakfast is served with an amazing view of the calderathe place has an amazing sunset view and is very cozyreally enjoyed the two-tiered balcony and private plunge poolthe bed was very comfortable and breakfast on the patio is an incredible touch
Cleanliness:and a place so clean and beautifully decoratedthe listing was very clean and the bed was very comfortablethe place is very clean and tidypanos’s place is clean stylish and comfortable) the cave house is so clean and well appointed
Host:the host has a great sense of style toopano was a great host and quick in replying to requestspanos is a great hostpanos is an amazing hosthe was very responsive welcoming and took care of our requests and feedback quicklyRead more reviews
Location:the location is also perfect - very close to a mini-market restaurants shops and the bus stopperfect for sunset and close to great sunset restaurants alsothe location was ideal a great base to explore fromloved the location so quietit was the perfect location for us to round out our honeymoon
17. Villa with perfect sunset views (in Pirgos Kallistis) (from USD 582)
This Cycladic house accommodates up to eight guests. It comes with four bedrooms, five beds, and four bathrooms. The view over the island and Santorini is spectacular. Villa Filon in Pyrgos, Santorini, comes with cave style walls, a living area, dining area, and a fully equipped kitchen. The interior is spacious while on the outside, there is access to five terraces where you can enjoy the scenic views and cool breeze. Or perhaps, consider dipping into the hot tub, and enjoy a hydro massage. The car parking area is just 100m (109 yards) away up a short hill. Due to walls and terraces, the place is not recommended for small children. Bakeries, craft shops, and taverns are just a short stroll away from the premises. The area is not crowded and guests enjoy the quiet tranquility.
Actual cost 110.12 USD/pax with eight guests.
Villa Filon ,Santorini, Caldera SunsetsPirgos Kallistis, GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:we made optimal use of the bbq the deck chairs and the outside tableall of the bedrooms has its own bathroom and all are spacious individually designed and so beautifulmy sister and her mother shared that room which gave them lots of space to hangout togetherplenty of rooms and comfort for both large and small parties
Cleanliness:the house was impeccably clean and beautifully furnishedthe villa itself was stunning really well decorated spacious and very clean
Host:her hospitality and accessibility was so helpfulsharron is a wonderful host who provided plenty of info and easily contacted throughout our stayhost was very helpful and guided us throughout our trip in santorinimy seven girlfriends and i absolutely loved sharron as a host and her lovely propertysharron was the perfect host with quick responses and local informationRead more reviews
Location:surprisingly close to a fabulous old townit was also very close to excellent dining establishmentspyrgos is a charming village with many top restaurants and charming shopslove the old part of town the walk streets and restaurants tucked around the mountaindo consider this if someone in your group can’t walk / climb stairs easily
18. Luxury cave accommodation with plunge pool (in Oia) (from USD 744)
One of the best Airbnbs in Santorini, this luxury cave accommodation, will surely give you an amazing holiday experience on the island. The cave has an open-plan concept with one king bed and two safe beds that can all accommodate up to four guests. Also, you’ll find here a functional kitchen, dining, a sitting area, and an indoor plunge pool. Outside, there is a private verandah with outdoor seating, a plunge pool, alfresco dining, and the majestic view of the island and the volcano.
Hector Luxury CaveSantorini, Central Greece, GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the terrace has a beautiful caldera view with a table chairs and umbrella perfect for loungingthe view and facilities are excellentthe plunge pools (both inside and outside) are a treathas two pools and a comfortable living spacethe pool was stunning with views over the caldera and situated above the crowds
Cleanliness:we very much appreciated how clean and decorated the apartment isthe cave is sparkling clean and spaciousthe place was also very cleanvery clean and they also cleaned and reset the suite daily which is impressive for an air bnbthe cave itself was just as advertised very clean and all needs taken care of
Host:host is super nice caring and quick to respond with any questions/concernshis team of staff are so helpful and friendly as well as speak very good englishtruly welcoming and nice hostsshe was great and very informativegiannis and his staff were incredible and very welcomingRead more reviews
Location:great location that is right by the perfect sunset viewing spotthe location is fantastic convenient and close to oia castle for the perfect sunsetsthe location of the cave house is really goodthe location of the villa in old town is outstandingbest honeymoon location we could have ever dreamed for
19. Ocean-view villa with hot tub (in Pirgos Kallistis) (from USD 8435)
A luxury two-story villa, this holiday accommodation offers one bedroom that can accommodate up to three people, ideal for a couple or a small family. The villa has a modern-minimalist design, beautiful light fixtures, lovely decors, and ornamental plants. On the ground floor, you’ll find an open-plan concept with a sitting area, dining, and a semi-equipped kitchen. Another great feature of the property is its private outdoor area that features a hot tub, a swimming pool, outdoor seating, and a marvelous view of the ocean and its surrounding landscapes.
Star Infinity Suite with Private heated JacuzziPyrgos Kallistis, GreeceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:our complimentary breakfast on our balcony every morning was delicious and the perfect way to start our daythe room was amazing and theodoris was so kind and available- shared infinity pool and a private jacuzzi on our balconythe homemade breakfast was fantasticspeaking of food breakfast is included with your stay and it is terrific
Host:the best host who i would highly recommendthis place was so fantastic the owner is greatthe apartment was breath taking and the host was so helpfultheodoris and dorina were kind and helpfulthe house keeping were so friendly and helpful they couldn’t do enough for usRead more reviews
Location:great place on great location on santoriniamazing suite in a central location on the islandwonderful restaurants within walking distancethe town of pyrgos is just a few minutes walk away and is super charminga beautiful apartment and amazing little town central to everything made our first visit to greece very memorable
20. Periscope Villa (in Thira)
1553 USD/night | 5 bedrooms (6 beds) | 10 guests *172 USD for each night after 8 guests
Located in Imerovigil, this Santorini villa rental is designed by a renowned Greek architect and has all the modern comforts and amenities even the most demanding traveler would require. Its interior is luxuriously designed in wooden furnishings and has an extensive library of books to awe at. The TV room comes with a home theatre system and lounger TV for you to comfortably enjoy a movie. Its bedrooms are fitted with a large dressing room, a luxury hydromassage shower enclosure, and comes with a balcony and sea views.
The Periscope Villa has large exterior grounds, with a large courtyard on the front featuring fantastic panoramas of the sea and sunset. There is a pool with sunbeds and a shaded pergola, an outdoor giant chess on the pool area and a basketball court, maximising your entertainment options.
Actual cost: 189.70 USD/pax for 10 guests
Luxury 5 bedroom villa with p. pool and sea viewsSuperhost
21. Well-located suite with a private heated pool
Cozy and tastefully appointed, this suite provides an excellent home base for a small group of travelers. It is just a short walk away from a number of restaurants and bars. The coastal town of Oia, which features beautiful beaches and other attractions, is only 10 km (6.2 mi) away from the property.
Inside the rental is a comfortable living space to relax after an adventurous day outdoors. It comes with heating, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a TV. For families with little ones, a travel crib and high chair are provided. The property also boasts a heated plunge pool that guests can enjoy all to themselves during their stay.
Queen Suite with outdoor heated plunge poolImerovigli, GreeceSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:lovely room balcony small but the view is amazinggreat room views of the caldera were stunning & breakfast was amazingawesome view with your own private heated poolthe heated pool with a view on the sea was definitely the highlightthe views are breathtaking and the room is very spacious
Cleanliness:room was clean and very nicei like how clean it is and really enjoy the breakfastbreakfasts were awesome everything was very clean and we had a great timethe staff cleaning the room and doing house keeping is top notch and very thoughtfulthe place was better than i expected cozy and clean i enjoyed it a lot highly recommended
Host:the staff was super helpful and friendlythe staff are so friendly & helpful tooas usual top service and very friendlyvery great and friendly staff who were very accommodatingthe staff was very nice and helpful:)Read more reviews
Location:easy to find and central in imerovigliwhat is nice of this airbnb is its locationspent many hours people watching tourists walk by and look our place muttering wish we’d stayed theregreat location and the property was just as describedwe really loved this place & wish we could stay longer
Cost vs worth
Despite how pretty the villas are, the hefty sum may throw some off guard at first. But if you do the math and pool more people in to split the cost, it might actually be worth it after all. While these Airbnbs are definitely out of the question for those on a shoe-string budget, for large groups who are looking for a comfortable stay, or couples who don’t mind spending extravagantly for a roof over your head, these are Airbnbs in Santorini to consider.
Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in Santorini
1. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Santorini?
If you’re worried about leaving your fur baby at home during your vacation in Santorini, then why not bring him/her with you? Check this modern villa as your pet-friendly accommodation option.
2. Which are the best Airbnbs with a spa in Santorini?
In case you’re looking for accommodation that has a spa, check out this Mikhaela Villa that features a spa room with indoor heated Jacuzzi.
3. Which Airbnbs in Santorini are good for families?
Though Santorini is known to be one of the top honeymoon destinations in the world, it also boasts many family-friendly accommodations. For examples, you can check these Airbnbs: the BlackRock Villa, the Mikhaela Villa, and the luxury villa.
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