The Volcanic Diamond
If someone wants to describe total beauty, we would advise just to point to Santorini. This dragon-born beauty of the Aegean Sea. The child of a power that came from the sea, just like Goddess Artemis. On its peaks, small houses, like jewels, suck the noted light of Greece and reflect it to the coasts around. And when the light goes to sleep, you must be at Oia to calm your senses, to eat at the symposium of this white-blue celebration and to let yourself on a trip to beautiful dreams. Around 3.500 years BC, the first people arrive in Santorini. They come in contact with many other civilizations and they build a high cultural product day by day. But from the day this started, until the day when the “monster woke up” (the volcano's eruption), only 35 years have passed. The Dragon, jealous of this glory, came from the center of the Earth and covered everything with its hot lava. But this offered immortality to the people and the ruins of this civilization, i.e. beautiful houses with wall paintings, laboratories for textiles, vases, smithing products, shipbuilding and other exportable goods.
Panagiotis | Shiny Greece
The younger generations of Santorini have shown respect to the Aegean beauty of the island. They made high aesthetic value settlements, such as the ones of Fira, Oia, Akrotiri, Pyrgos, Emporio, Therasia and more. The harmony of Santorini dazzled the great Nobel prize poet Odysseas Elytis to write his great poem “Song for Santorini”: “it sparkled in the preach of the wind, the new and eternal beauty, when the sun of three hours goes up in the sky, all white, playing the harmony of Creation”. Also, the Nobel prize poet, Giorgos Seferis, wrote in his poem “Santorini”: “Bend, if you can, to the dark sea, forgetting the sound of a flute, on naked feet that stepped on your sleep in your other sunken life. Write, if you can, on your last shell, the day, the name, the place, and throw it to the sea to sink …
The visitors of Santorini are served by the airport of Santorini (JTR).
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Mystique Hotel is a favored destination for honeymoons and romantic escapes. Linked by a network of cobbled pathways, all 41 suites and villas boast panoramic sea views across to the active volcano. The hotel provides individual journeys with its exquisite cuisine with Greek influences at Charisma restaurant right on the cliff edge. The Asian Spa embraces with treatments that draw on natural resources.
Santorini Princess Spa Hotel
Santorini Princess Spa Hotel is a 5 star hotel in Imerovigli village, offering its guests services of high quality. The hotel has 19 luxurious apartments, including a Honeymoon Suite with Jacuzzi and two Superior Suites. Visitors can spoil themselves with the exquisite spa services, the outdoor pool, the cocktails of the pool bar and the fine dining experience at the hotel's restaurant.
Fanari Villas is a 4-star luxury hotel in the unique Oia village, providing upscale accommodation in the unique amazing view of the volcano caldera, comprised of 16 luxurious suites, including junior, superior, family, horizon and honeymoon. Personal attention and high-quality services are top priority, and the needs of guests are attended to immediately and efficiently, ensuring a pleasant and relaxing stay.
Astra Suites, having been listed in the Top 25 Hotels of the World and named Greece’s Leading All Suite Hotel 2016, 2017 and 2018 by the World Travel Awards, is a 4-stars hotel situated in the peaceful village of Imerovigli perched atop the stunning volcanic cliffs. The hotel offers studios, junior and family suites, superior suites with pool, and private villas.
Chromata 5-stars is one of the finest Imerovigli Santorini hotels, perched on the caldera's edge and acknowledged as a hip and eminent contemporary design hotel and resort. Organically cascading down the cliff side, the 26 sea view rooms, suites and villas, all pure, spare and white in essence, inspire the soul. Personalized services have been taken to new heights of elegance.
Homeric Poems is a 5 stars hotel located in the caldera of Firostefani village. Inspired by the poetry of Homer, the hotel combines quality services with facilities designed to make vacations a unique experience. With the aim of making visitors' stay enjoyable and unforgettable, in keeping with their heritage, the people of Homeric Poems do their utmost to embody the lofty spirit of Greece’s legendary hospitality.