13 Best Cave Hotels In Santorini, Greece - Updated 2023


The lovely island of Santorini in the Aegean Sea is a perfect destination for you and your loved ones. Whether you’re having a day trip or a longer stay, the island will let you experience a movie-like setting with its dreamy landscapes and picturesque locations. The cliffs, sea and volcano will make for a perfect Instagram feed that will keep your profile looking exotic and tempting. You will find several different locations in Santorini where you can have a wonderful historic tour as well as click loads of snaps. You can opt for hiking; this is one of the best ways to explore the various places. Some of the places that must be on your list are Imerovigli, where you can hike and get unparalleled views. The prehistoric village ruins of Akrotiri and the volcanic crater, Santorini Caldera, should also not be missed. There are many romantic things to do in Santorini So, what are you waiting for? Plan your magical holiday today. And, to add on to your experience are the cave hotels that will give you an out-of-this-world experience. We have put together a list of some of the accommodations here you need to try out. Read on to find out more about the best cave hotels in Santorini and book the one that best appeals to you today.

1. Iconic Santorini, a Boutique Cave Hotel (from USD 613)

This lovely boutique hotel located in the scenic village of Imerovigli features an outdoor infinity pool. From the pool, you get spectacular views of the volcano and the caldera. All the rooms and suites in the hotel are air-conditioned. One of the distinctive features includes the local style of decoration that attracts the eyes. From the patio, you get splendid views of the caldera. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV that has satellite channels. Bathrobes slippers and other bathroom amenities are also available. A fully cooked Greek continental breakfast is prepared daily and is served on the terrace, which enables you to enjoy the impressive views. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. All the rooms are non-smoking.

Iconic Santorini, a Boutique Cave Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Imerovigli
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

2. Aris Caves (from USD 294)

This property looks like it has come straight out of some picture book and it is located at a very short walking distance from the beach. The hotel is cut into the volcanic rock and faces the famous Calderon. The accommodations at the hotel provide breathtaking views of the sea. Each of the well-furnished rooms at Aris Caves comes with its own unique decorative features. The units are all air-conditioned and feature a kitchenette with a fridge, coffee maker and toaster. You also get free Wi-Fi, bathrobes, and a hairdryer. The rooms are non-smoking. While the price seems steep, this is a relatively cheap cave hotel in Santorini, compared to the others on this list. Nevertheless, it’s definitely one you should check out.

3. Marizan Caves & Villas (from USD 214)

Located at a distance of only seven minutes from the beach, the Marizan Caves & Villas are located right at the edge of the famous Cadillac cliff. You get a lovely view of the sunset as well as of the Aegean Sea. Each of the caves at this luxury villa is on different levels and each comes with balconies that provide magnificent views of the volcano and the Cadillac. The unique feature of the caves is the way in which they are built. Each cave is built in the rock and they use the historic and traditional style of housing. The caves feature air conditioning, a refrigerator, and basic kitchen equipment.

Marizan Caves & Villas

Address: Oia

Bar CCTV in common areas Access to health care professionals Invoice provided Room service Daily housekeeping Process in place to check health of guests Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed

4. Chic Hotel Santorini (from USD 391)

Chic Hotel Santorini provides a magnificent view of the sea and the volcano and it is located at a distance of only 10 minutes from the center. The charming accommodations of the hotel feature some of the most beautifully designed cave rooms in Santorini and all of them come with a kitchenette, air conditioning, and TV. The studios and apartments come with a private balcony that is built and furnished in a traditional style. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

Chic Hotel Santorini

Address: Main Street

5. Kapari Natural Resort (from USD 435)

The magnificent and storylike natural resort has traditional homes and suites that provide splendid views of the Caldera cliff. From the pool, you get unparalleled panoramic views of the sea. Each of the rooms includes a flat panel HD TV with a high definition movie collection. Free Wi-Fi is also available. In the restaurant, you get to enjoy a rich breakfast while taking in the unparalleled and grand views.

Kapari Natural Resort

Address: Imerovigli

6. Canaves Oia Hotel (from USD 462)

The Canaves Oia hotel is built on the side of a cliff that overlooks the Caldera. These cave suites in Santorini are extremely elegant and spacious. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Each of the units at the hotel has antique furniture and art objects. There is a balcony from where you get views of the caldera and the volcano, as well as the sea. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels is also available in each of the rooms.

Canaves Oia Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Oia
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

7. Pegasus Suites & Spa (from USD 326)

The Pegasus Suites and Spa features accommodations that provide splendid views of the sea and the volcano. You get a heated pool, a gourmet restaurant, and a spa center that make sure that your luxurious needs are completely and fully satisfied. You also get a fitness center, so you do not have to get away from your fitness training while on an exotic holiday. The rooms at Pegasus are whitewashed and fully air-conditioned and feature a sitting area that contains a flat-screen satellite TV. You also get a minibar and private bathroom with free amenities like toiletries.

Pegasus Suites & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Imerovigli
Accommodates: 7

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Terrace

8. Above Blue Suites (from USD 156)

The Above Blue Suites is located at the highest point of the Caldera cliff. You get breathtaking views from the hotel; you also get to enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets you will ever experience in your life. Each of the villas or suites is uniquely decorated and features a terrace that provides panoramic views. You get a rich breakfast with champagne every morning in your suite, which you can enjoy along with the magnificent views of the sea. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. You also get an outdoor swimming pool. All of the rooms are non-smoking.

Above Blue Suites

Wifi Available

Address: Off Main Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

9. Homeric Poems (from USD 347)

If you want luxury, Homeric Poems is the perfect accommodation option for you. It is built on a cliff and has boutique rooms. The rooms are simple yet they are stylishly decorated and conform to the traditional Cycladic style. Each of the rooms includes a comfortable seating area. You get access to the swimming pool from where you can enjoy the splendid views of the Caldera cliff and the volcano.

Homeric Poems

Wifi Available

Address: Firostefani
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

10. Filotera Suites (from USD 479)

One of the best cave hotels in Santorini is Filotera Suites, Oia. Here, guests stay in air-conditioned suites with an elegant design, each coming with either one or two bedrooms, a balcony, and a seating area. Many of these suites feature an outdoor hot tub or a private pool. Apart from what’s provided per suite, you won’t have to venture far to find places to eat. Guests can enjoy food and drinks at the property’s on-site restaurant, snack bar or pool-side bar. There’s also a pool, where you can find and use sun loungers and umbrellas. Free WiFi, optional massage services and yoga lessons are also available for guests.

Filotera Suites

Wifi Available

Address: Oia
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

11. Mountain villa with private pool (from USD 613)

Staying in 270 Oia’s View Cave house is an unforgettable experience by itself. With the 700-square-foot (65-sqm) villa and private pool carved directly into the mountain, the property adapts perfectly to the surroundings of the northern part of Santorini. Once you enter the villa, you’ll find that it is actually two caves connected by a tunnel. Its white interior tastefully decorated with minimal aesthetics in mind, will surely give you the simple and relaxing yet stylish Santorini vibe you seek. The smaller cave serves as the master bedroom with a private bathroom that features a hydro-massage shower. Whether you choose to enjoy the unparalleled view of Oia village or to explore the Oia-Fira trail, this cave house is perfect for you.

270 Oia's View Cavehouse VII, private Swimming Pool, garden & Sunset View
Oia, Santorini, Αιγαίο, Santorini, GR
4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

12. Stunning Oia cave house (from USD 497)

Another unusual yet beautiful stay, this is a cave villa that sleeps four persons in its two bedrooms. It is also directly carved into the mountain as well as its private pool. You’ll surely fall in love with its interior of white and grey, which is illuminated by natural light that pours into the cave. Whip up quick meals in the fully equipped kitchen supplied with basic condiments upon your arrival. Bond with your family in the pool or play games on the deck or patio and relax in the hot tub at the end of the day. You may also avail of onsite services like a private chef, a chauffeur, and a housekeeper.

270 Oia's View Cavehouse V with private swimming pool
Oia, Santorini, GR
4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

13. Lava Caves (from USD 551)

This straight-out-of-a-dream accommodation has an outdoor hot tub. The features of the caves make it look like a patio. The accommodation provides an excellent panoramic view of the Aegean Sea. The home is completely air-conditioned and comes with a living room that has a flat-screen TV and a Blu Ray player. You also get a kitchenette that is complete with a microwave and toaster. Not to mention that this hotel has one of the best cave pools in Santorini. Free Wi-Fi is also available and the accommodation is pet-friendly. Your pets, too, can enjoy the dreamlike journey with you.

Lava Caves

Wifi Available

Address: Oia
Accommodates: 2

Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Family rooms Breakfast in the room Free parking

Book a cave hotel today

You are special and so should be your holiday accommodation. With these dreamlike, straight-out-of-a-movie accommodations, you will be able to feel the magic. What better way to experience it than to stay in one of the seaside hotels or one of the best cave hotels in Santorini, Greece? Book the accommodation that excites the fantasy you always dreamt of and enjoy a magical and exotic time.

Frequently asked questions about cave hotels in Santorini

1. Do any unique hotels in Santorini have a pool?

A lot of cave hotels have a pool. Some of the top hotels in Santorini with cave pool include Iconic Santorini, Kapari Natural Resort, Pegasus Suites & Spa, Above Blue Suites, Homeric Poems, and Filotera Suites.

2. Which unique hotels are close to Santorini Airport?

Many of these hotels are located near Santorini Airport. Some of the closest ones are Chic Hotel Santorini and Homeric Poems, which are both less than 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) away.

3. Which cave hotels in Santorini have rooms with great views?

It seems cave hotels in Santorini all come with breathtaking views by default. All of the hotels in this list offer guests a gorgeous view from the windows of their suites. However, some of the standouts include Lava Caves and Aris Caves, so do check these places out.

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