Located in the Aegean Sea, Santorini is one of the Cyclades Islands. In the 16th century BC, the island was devastated by a volcano that created the underwater crater, or caldera, and the multi-colored beaches you see today. The island has two main towns, Fira, the capital, and Oia, which are built along the cliffs overlooking the caldera.
Visitors will find plenty of attractions to keep them busy during their stay. From exploring the black, red, and white sand beaches and hiking the cliffs along the volcano to shopping and enjoying the urban city life of Fira, being bored is only an option if you want it to be. When planning your island vacation, be sure to stay at one of these luxurious hotels that have an infinity pool with views of the sea and more.
1. Homeric Poems (from USD 410)
The luxurious Homeric Poems sits on the cliff of Firostefani and provides stunning views of the caldera. You can choose between stylish apartments or suites, which include large double beds, terraces with views, private bathrooms, and seating areas. Some rooms have private pools and/or dining areas.
Other amenities include transportation to and from the airport, a spa and wellness center, and the infinity pool with a bar that overlooks the volcano. Enjoy meals prepared by an award-winning chef, that are served on your terrace.
Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle
2. The Tsitouras Collection (from USD 377)
This luxury hotel is in a renovated 18th-century mansion. All of the rooms feature stunning artwork, unique architectural design, flat-screen TVs, DVD players, air conditioning, refrigerators, and complimentary minibars. An à la carte breakfast is included in the price, along with an evening cocktail served by the infinity pool, where you can relax and enjoy the amazing sunset. The island’s capital, Fira, is within walking distance, along the caldera.
The Tsitouras Collection
Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Tennis court Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle
3. Maison des Lys - Luxury suites (from USD 245)
This property is located near the black-sand beach of Perissa. All rooms and suites include free Wi-Fi, a balcony or terrace, a flat-screen satellite TV, and luxury toiletries. Some suites have a spa style bath and private pool. On-site amenities include shuttle service to and from the airport, a hot tub, massage service and in-room breakfast.
The Maison has a lovely pool with bar service from the restaurant that is next to it. You can also arrange for sun loungers and umbrellas to use on the beach.
Maison Des Lys - Luxury Suites
Address: Off Akrotiriou - Megalochoriou Road
Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace
4. Rocabella Santorini Resort & Spa (from USD 179)
Located in Imerovigli, this property combines traditional architecture with modern design. Choose between a deluxe room or suite. All rooms include bathrobes and slippers, flat-screen TVs, private balconies and either one or two large double beds. Enjoy the onsite amenities that include transportation to and from the airport, a daily buffet-style breakfast, a fitness center, spa and wellness center, an infinity pool with a restaurant, a bar located near it, and the Night Bar.
Rocabella Santorini Hotel & Spa
Address: Thiras - Oias Road
Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre
5. Santorini Princess SPA Hotel (from USD 1049)
This hotel offers world-class treatment of all of its guests. Enjoy the spacious rooms with LCD satellite TVs, a minibar, laptop safety deposit box, free Wi-Fi service, and a daily buffet-style breakfast. You can choose to eat breakfast in your room or in the restaurant. Other amenities on the property include an infinity pool and terrace, that provides panoramic views of the coast, a Mediterranean-style restaurant, room service, a spa and wellness center, and a tour desk.
Santorini Princess Spa Hotel
Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Garden
6. Aqua Luxury Suites Santorini (from USD 831)
This hotel is located near the Archaeological Museum of Thera. You can choose between deluxe rooms or suites, all of which come with either one or two large double beds and there are pull-out sofa beds in some of the units. All rooms include a satellite TV, CD/DVD player, bathrobes, a private balcony or terrace, and breakfast served in your room, daily.
Some units also include either a hot tub or plunge pool on the terrace. Other amenities include an outdoor infinity pool and terrace, bar, room service, and Greek cooking lessons and wine tastings.
Aqua Luxury Suites Santorini
Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle
7. Sun Rocks Relais & Chateaux (from USD 519)
This elegant hotel is perched 985 feet (300.2 meters) above the Aegean Sea. It features 18 rooms and suites to choose from. Every room comes with a sitting area with an iPod docking station and shared veranda with views of the Aegean Sea, room service, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Some suites have their own private pool. Guests can also enjoy a daily breakfast buffet. The Sun Rocks has an infinity pool with a bar and restaurant next to it.
Sun Rocks Boutique Hotel
Address: Main Street
Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing
8. West East Suites (from USD 637)
This property offers stunning views of the caldera and Aegean Sea. All rooms include a seating area, satellite TV, minibar, bathrobes, slippers, a furnished terrace, and either a hot tub, plunge pool, or a tub with hydro-massage jets. Onsite is a restaurant and bar and a heated infinity pool, that offers great views of the sea and sunsets. An American-style breakfast is served daily and includes gluten-free and vegetarian options.
West East Suites
Address: Provincial Road Fira to Oia
Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms
9. Alta Vista Suites (from USD 186)
The Alta Vista Suites are centrally located in Imerovigli Village, on Santorini. This stylish hotel offers air-conditioned suites with either one or two large double beds and pull-out sofas in the living area. Your suite comes with a minibar, LCD satellite a TV, stocked private bathrooms and soft robes.
You will also enjoy views of the Aegean Sea from your balcony or terrace. Other amenities include massages, a hair stylist, and babysitting services. A continental breakfast is served daily. Relax by the infinity pool that overlooks the caldera.
Alta Vista Suites
Parking Room service Bar Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Babysitting/child services Laundry
10. CSky Hotel (from USD 416)
This hotel is located on the main road to Oia. All of the rooms feature modern decor, flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi access, and private verandas with views of the volcano, caldera or the Aegean Sea. Suites are available and some units include spa-style bathrooms and/or private pools. You can relax and enjoy being pampered at the spa and wellness center, or by one of the four outdoor pools, all of which include poolside food and beverage service.
Address: 3rd km Road Imerovigli-Oia
The beaches of Santorini are multicolored with black, red, and white volcanic pebbles and sand. They offer an interesting place to enjoy the surf and sun of the Aegean Sea. Inland is the capital of Fira, with its bustling nightlife, shops, restaurants, and attractions to explore. The island is also a place of history and ruins to see and museums for those who want to learn more about the lore of the Greek islands.
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