Best Luxury Hotels in Santorini 


The island of Santorini, known for its whitewashed abodes, cobalt-domed churches, nestled on a dramatic volcanic cliff is a Greek heaven. The hotels are intimate in style and some of the best hotels in Santorini are perched on the cliffs on the west side of the island: in Fira, Oia, Firostefani, or Imerovigli. Here are our hand picked, best luxury hotels in Santorini, offering unparalleled Aegean Sea views and possibly the best sunsets in the world. 


1Cavo Tagoo Santorini

Cavo Tagoo Santorini

Nestled on the Northern edge of the Imerovigli village, Cavo Tagoo Santorini is one of the exclusive luxury hotels in Santorini offering some of the best views on the island, the perfect viewpoint to admire the incredible surrounding scenery of the volcanic islets and the unbelievable panoramic sunsets that the hotel is witness to.

As a suite-only hotel, the accommodation is incredibly luxurious with thirteen rooms of simple yet sophisticated design and every suite featuring either a private hot tub or pool. The hotel also boasts a stunning infinity pool with floating loungers and a bar serving an extensive menu of world class cocktails. In addition, dining is nothing short of exceptional with one of the most influential chefs in Greece, Aze Vezene, creating a spectacular Greek menu with an open fire grill at the on-site Vezene Restaurant. If you happen to be visiting Santorini’s sister island Mykonos, Katikies also has a hotel on the island of Mykonos. View hotels in Mykonos here.


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2Andronis Luxury Suites

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Renowned for tranquillity and elegance, the haven of Andronis Luxury Suites is home to 27 magnificent suites and villas carved into Santorini’s dramatic cliffside. Reflecting the picturesque houses of Oia, the accommodation is built in a traditional Grecian style and features a private hot tub, infinity pool or cave pool. Every room offers unrivalled views over the crescent-shaped caldera with a private terrace providing the perfect base to relax, unwind and watch the crimson sunset. Andronis Luxury Suites is also where you will find one of the best restaurants in Oia, Lycabettus, considered one of the world’s most beautiful outdoor dining rooms with phenomenal scenery and a menu of creative dishes bursting with flavour.


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3Canaves Oia Suites

Canaves Oia Suites best luxury hotels in santorini

Canaves Oia Suites best luxury hotels in santorini

Canaves Oia Suites is the perfect, idyllic retreat in Santorini with accommodation showcasing a fresh and modern design and luxury suites that are truly enchanting with spacious living areas, scenic views and private pools. As one of the best hotels in Santorini, guests can embark on a journey of relaxation at the world-class Canaves Oia Spa with an extensive treatment menu that can be experienced in the open air overlooking the infinite blue of the Aegean.

Dining is also a phenomenal experience as alongside the exquisite Petra Restaurant, an intimate gourmet meal can be enjoyed by candlelight on the exclusive Panorama Balcony with views overlooking the sea. Whilst Canaves Oia Suites oozes luxury, for a touch more extravagance, Canaves Oia Sunday Suites offers eight exclusive fairytale suites that fit the very definition of grandeur.


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4Grace Santorini

Santorini’s most picturesque retreat is a cliff top sanctuary at home in the village of Imerovigli. Grace Santorini is perfectly located to enjoy the spellbinding views of the caldera and is the best place on the island for sunset views from the infinity pool overlooking the Caldera. This luxury hotel in Santorini features an extraordinary array of rooms and suites that blur the lines between indoor and outdoor with clean lines and natural materials.

As one of the best hotels in Santorini, all come with sweeping views, intimate terraces and the majority offering heated private plunge pools opening to sweeping views of Santorini’s emblematic caldera. Meanwhile, the villa is the ultimate honeymoon suite complete with a private swimming pool, private spa treatment room and private dining with a personal chef.


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5Katikies Santorini

Katikies Santorini

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As one of Santorini’s most renowned hotels for service and luxury, Katikies Santorini welcomes guests into a warm environment with exceptional amenities and a romantic atmosphere. The legendary cliffside hotel is an emblem of fantasy showcasing the island’s mythological beauty and reflecting the intricate architecture of Oia.

The accommodation on offer at Katikies Santorini is second to none with open plan living, sophisticated decor and magnificent verandas. Home to three exceptional restaurants, Katikies Santorini knows how to do dining right with sumptuous menus, candlelit terraces and scenic dining locations. If you happen to be visiting Santorini’s sister island Mykonos, Katikies also has a hotel on the island of Mykonos. View hotels in Mykonos here.


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6Athina Luxury Suites

Just a stone’s throw away from Santorini’s cosmopolitan capital Fira, is one of leading hotels in Santorini – Athina Luxury Suites, hidden away in a picturesque neighbourhood giving guests the best of both worlds. A top destination for Santorini weddings and honeymoons, here guests are wrapped in privacy and relaxation whilst the option to explore the stylish and exciting heart of Santorini is right on the doorstep. Recently renovated, the accommodation features a minimalist aesthetic of refined luxury and exceptional amenities with every suite a unique design and offering panoramic views of the sparkling sea, volcanic landscape and those stunning Santorini sunsets.


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7Canaves Oia Epitome

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Overlooking the charming fishing village of Ammoudi, Canaves Oia Epitome offers a tranquil and relaxing experience with accommodation in 24 exquisite suites and villas. In contrast to the whitewash of Santorini, Canaves Oia Epitome is inspired by the beauty of Mother Nature with earthy tones, natural elements and a warm colour palette. Every room features a private plunge pool or heated pool but the hotel also features a stunning infinity pool with the water flowing over dark volcanic rock. The award-winning Elements Restaurant boasts a sophisticated menu of European cuisine with Greek flair whilst in-room dining can also be enjoyed on your own private balcony with a personal waiter. Canaves Oia Epitome is a firm favourite with celebrities with A-listers such as Helen Hunt and Jennifer Lawrence spending their Santorini vacations here.


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8Villa Bordeaux Santorini

Villa Bordeaux Santorini

Villa Bordeaux Santorini best luxury hotels in santorini

At home in the heart of Santorini’s capital, Villa Bordeaux Santorini is nestled on the front line of the cliff providing unobstructed views of the endless blue Aegean sea and those famous Santorini sunsets. The boutique hotel is a beautifully renovated 19th century historical building that is the ultimate place for privacy featuring just four luxury suites, each with a private pool, in addition to spectacular facilities and impeccable service. The hotel also offers the largest infinity pool in Santorini and the only French fine dining restaurant on the island enhancing the attraction of this quaint hotel.


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perivolas hotel santorini

Perched high above the glistening waters of the Aegean Sea, Perivolas is home to 22 exclusive houses built within magnificently restored 300-year old caves. The secluded location of Perivolas provides the ultimate privacy whilst also showcasing expansive views of the dramatic Santorini caldera.

Every private house at Perivolas is of unique design with a traditional Grecian vibe whilst the intimate atmosphere of the complex is both welcoming and peaceful. The contemporary Greek menu at Perivolas Restaurant features some of the finest dishes to be found of Santorini made from the freshest, local produce and bursting with flavour.


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10Dreams Luxury Suites

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Offering some of the best views of the caldera, Dreams Luxury Suites boasts the traditional Grecian style of Santorini design but blends luxury and personality into the seams. From its privileged location, Dreams Luxury Suites is one of the few accommodation options on the island with virtually step free access. Each suite features a private terrace with either a pool or Jacuzzi for total privacy whilst complimentary in-room champagne breakfasts and private candlelit dinners make Dreams Luxury Suites the perfect destination for a romantic escape.


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