Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa is a destination in itself on the mystical island of Santorini with the most spectacular sunset view in the island and architecture beyond imagination. Set away from the crowds with the best sunset views on the island. You can visit Oia village and the caldera by walking, only a 5 minute distance through the hotel’s private path, and at the same time enjoy tranquility and privacy. Its sophisticated contemporary architecture with an eclectic twist offers an incomparable ambiance. Unwind and rejuvenate at the Revival Spa of Santo Maris Oia, one of Greece's best.
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The Koukoumavlos restaurant in Fira-Santorini was established in 1998. It is recognized internationally as one of the best gourmet restaurants in Greece. From the terrace of the building housing the restaurant you may enjoy amazing vistas of Fira and the volcano. The dinning hall impresses with its Art Deco style. It exudes a baroque essence and is decorated with dozens of objects – furniture, buffets, candle holders, tables, carved mirrors, old utensils -, collected by the chef and owner of Koukoumavlos, Nikos Pouliasis, over many years.
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A unique gastronomic destination in one of the most beautiful and well-preserved villages of Santorini, Pyrgos built around a medieval castle located in one of the highest points of the island offering magnificent views.
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Serving champagne and a wide variety of wines and cocktails, Franco’s bar plays classical music exclusively. Its magical atmosphere has made it world famous and its unique position by the caldera makes it quite unforgettable.
Atlantis Bookshop in Oia, Santorini is the best bookstore in the word according to National Geographic
A decade ago, a group of friends from Cyprus, England, and the United States founded this bookshop, now in a gorgeous home overlooking the water in Oia, Santorini. The store has hosted readings on the terrace, bookbinding classes, and food and film festivals.
Wine making in Santorini dates back thousands of years to the 3rd millenium B.C. The excavations in Acrotiri Village, one of the most important prehistoric settlements of Greece, revealed findings like burnt vines or decorations of grapes on ancient pots proving that vine cultivation was very popular at that time in the island.
What makes the island of Santorini so unique is the special ecosystem, created by the continuous explosions of the local volcano and the lava that burned the rocks and made the land absorbing, porous and rich in porcelain.
Santo Winery situated at Pyrgos village, welcomes every year more than 400.000 visitors from all over the world.
For more information visit www.santowines.gr
Known as the "Pompeii of the Aegean", the prehistoric town was buried under thick layers of volcanic ash during an eruption 3,700 years ago that may have destroyed the Minoan civilization in Crete to the south. Ancient Akrotiri was one of the most important and glorious prehistoric settlement of the Mediterranean associated with the legend of the lost continent of Atlantis.
For more information visit our Santorini Travel Guide
Red and black volcanic pebbles lay the shores of Santorini and steep cliffs provide a picturesque ambience. The most famous beaches in Santorini are: the Red beach, Perissa, Kamari and Perivolos.
Santorini Arts Factory
The Santorini Arts Factory, a nonprofit organization that aims to promote the Greek cultural heritage and to contribute to intellect and culturally shape children’s and young adult’s education. It was founded in 2014 and it is housed in a unique old factory that now stands as the Tomato Industrial Museum “D. Nomikos”.
For more information visit www.santoriniartsfactory.gr
Santorini owes its dramatic beauty to a volcanic eruption and geological upheavals have left their mark everywhere: the black beaches, the precipice surrounding the caldera, the twisted, colourful rocks and the steep cliffs all give the island a distinctive quality.
For more visit our Santorini Travel Guide