Insiders’ Tips & Info for Santorini by Amor Hideaway Villas!
Discover the beauty of an island famous across the world for its unique caldera, the picturesque villages, the volcanic beaches, the delicious products and the feelings that it creates to its visitors. Are you ready to be enchanted by the colours of the horizon, the magic of the sunset and the thrills of the island of Santorini? In the heart of the Aegean Sea, in the shape of a crescent moon; the island of Santorini is a creation of lava and water, of time and magic. We gathered the highlights of the activities, the hidden corners and the things to do after enjoying relaxing time with your beloved at the Amor Hideaway Villas close to Fira Santorini.
The interesting sites
Starting from Fira for the stunning caldera views and the museums- you must visit the Museum of Prehistoric Thera!- wander around the alleys with the shops, the restaurants and the cafés. Then head to the prehistoric settlement of Akrotiri and visit the city of Ancent Thera at the top of Mesa Vouno to complete your acquaintance with Santorini’s ancient history. For a true feel of the Medieval Era of the island do not miss the Kasteli (castle city) of Emporeio and the village of Pyrgos with a mystical allure that will certainly enchant you.
The caldera views
Santorini is world famous for its unique caldera . To enjoy the views besides Fira, visit the villages of Firostefani and Imerovigli. Oia, in the northeast part of the island, with its unique atmosphere, the cave houses, the captains’ mansions and of course the lovely caldera views is also a place you shouldn’t miss. Furthermore, the road leading to the village of Akrotiri features magnificent caldera views offering countless photographic opportunities.
The perfect sunset
We are about to reveal the best sunset spots for the Amor Hideaway Villas guests only. Walk up to the Skaros rock at the village of Imerovigli to feel the unique vibrations of the Santorini’s sunset. If you want panoramic views then climb up to the Monastery of Prophet Ilias, just after the village of Pyrgos. Our last suggestion is the Lighthouse area of Akrotiri , a rather secluded spot from where you will enjoy the power of Santorini’s sunset.
The best of activities
For the adventurous type of Santorini’s visitors we have some interesting activities to propose.
Water sports aficionados head to the beaches of Perivolos, Perissa and Kamari. Kite surf facilities are available at the beach of Monolithos. Hikers find in Santorini a paradise; the most famous trail is the one starting from Fira and finishing at Oia.
Hiking trails are also found at the village of Pyrgos. Horseback riding is available at the beach of Perissa, where a designated climbing area can also be found at the impressive rock the end of the beach.
The top activity in Santorini though is a cruise around the caldera, the volcanoes and the beaches reachable only by sea. The people of Amor Hideaway Villas will give you all the details for any activities in Santorini you prefer.
The finest tastes
Out last suggestions for a complete stay in Santorini are the intriguing, one-of-a-kind tastes of the island. Unique products like the cherry tomatoes, the caper, the fava, the white eggplant and the strong wines can be found in the restaurants and the taverns on the island.
The awarded Mylos restaurant in Firostefani serves a creative fusion Mediterranean cuisine that will enchant your palate and expand your gastronomic horizons to new levels of pleasure!
Ask the people of Amor Hideaway Villas for reservations and further details.
Amor Hideaway Villas
- Archaeological Museum of Thera: 1.5 km
- Exo Gialos Beach: 400 m
- Monolithos Beach: 2.9 km
- Santorini Port: 7 km
- Santorini (Thira) Airport: 3 km
- Perivolos Beach: 8 km