With the iconic whitewashed houses, atop the stunning caldera cliff, overlooking the exquisite ocean, Santorini is no other place that could be a better choice for a romantic honeymoon.

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Anastasis Apartments

Located on the outskirts of the village of Imerovigli, perched upon the top of the cliffs of the Caldera, you will find honeymoon paradise at the Anastasis Apartments. Natural beauty, privacy, peace and its distinctive design make for a honeymoon dream.

Anastasis Apartments comprise of ten apartments and suites, one secluded exclusive villa and have been individually decorated with taste and finesse offering discreet luxury for a pleasant stay. All have undisturbed views of the Aegean Sea and the sunset.

Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a charming setting with an array of amenities designed for honeymooners.

On the outskirts of Imerovigli village, Anastasis Apartments are just a fifteen to twenty minute walk to the center of Imerovigli. It is a relaxing area on the fringe of the Caldera cliffs – with no cliff steps.

 

Anastasis Apartments Information

Average Price Range: $272 to $535

All Inclusive: No

Adults Only: Yes

Villas Available: Yes

Distance to Airport: 30 minutes

Number of Rooms: 10

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Astra Suites

Enjoying the world’s most breathtaking island sunset at the Astra Suites, a beautiful location for your Santorini honeymoon. Experience the gorgeous natural vista from your own private balcony, swimming pool or jacuzzi, whilst the warm hospitality of the Astra Suites staff and a range of extraordinary services pamper and delight you during your honeymoon stay.

The Astra Restaurant boasts an incredible infinity pool, where you relax by the pool bar or unwind with a massage in our restorative relaxation area. For newlyweds, Astra Suites offers a range of honeymoon surprises that are sure to make you never want to leave.

The settlement of Imerovigli extends along the highest peak of the caldera cliffs, providing unsurpassed views of the Aegean Sea, volcanic islands and other nearby islands. Located just 2.5 km northwest of Fira, Imerovigli provides a quiet escape from the busy capital of the island and is considered to be the’ residential haven’ of Santorini.

Take a calming walk along the white-washed streets in the beautiful buildings, the fragrant gardens with vibrant geraniums and the famous Cycladic churches and chapels.

Despite its peaceful atmosphere, Imerovigli is conveniently located to explore the island of Santorini. Both Fira, to the south, and the atmospheric settlement of Oia, to the north, are easily reached by car and public transport. Both cities are also within walking distance of the scenic Santorini clifftops-Fira is just a 40 minute walk away, while Oia is a more adventurous 2.5 hour walk away.

Astra Suites Information

Average Price Range: $296 to $938

All Inclusive: No

Adults Only: No

Villas Available: Yes

Distance to Airport: 15 minutes

Number of Rooms: 27

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Aenaon Villas

Consisting of 7 luxurious villas, Aenaon Villas is a truly idyllic honeymoon destination in Santorini. Private verandas provide access to the infinity pool, which is built on the a volcanitc caldera’s edge. The villas offer an unobstructed view of the Aegean Sea, the caldera, the volcano and the breathtaking sunset.

Set atop a steep slope, in the northern part of the island where the rock was carved to offer incredible panoramic views, including the deep blue Aegean Sea, the volcano’s famous caldera and the world’s most breathtaking sunset. Built right on the ancient path that connects Oia with Imerovigli and Fira, Aenaon Villas overlooks the beautiful beaches spanning the east coast of the island.

Blending brilliant whitewashed surfaces with the island’s age-old volcanic stone, we created a traditional complex of luxurious villas whose beautiful stonework evokes a feeling of rough grandeur. The result proves that respect for tradition can coexist in perfect harmony with the luxuries of modern amenities.

Aenaon Villas Information

Average Price Range: $438 to $1094

All Inclusive: No

Adults Only: No

Villas Available: Yes

Distance to Airport: 25 minutes

Number of Rooms: 7

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Pezoules

This minimal yet luxurious boutique hotel makes for a perfect honeymoon destination.

Located at the Caldera in Oia of Santorini, Pezoules ideally located at the center of the traditional settlement. The new and hospitable houses and cave houses, carved in the volcanic rock, await to welcome you for a romantic honeymoon in Santorini.

Pezoules features an infinity pool at the edge of the cliff, creating a magical picture by mixing its light blue waters with the deep blue of the Aegean.

Pezoules Information

Average Price Range: $491 to $703

All Inclusive: No

Adults Only: No

Villas Available: No

Distance to Airport: 20 minutes

Number of Rooms: 7

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Andronis Boutique Hotel

Andronis Boutique Hotel Information

Average Price Range: $355 to $1106

All Inclusive: No

Adults Only: No

Villas Available: No

Distance to Airport: 25 minutes

Number of Rooms: 23

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Santorini Princess

The Santorini Princess Spa & Hotel is all about “peace & quiet.” Located on the enchanting and world famous Santorinian Caldera, the Princess offers honeymooners a well deserved retreat from the world. The relaxing atmosphere offers fascinating views of the volcano, the little islands of Aegean Sea and of course the glorious Santorini sunsets.

Once you are here, you can spoil yourself with our exquisite Spa services, swim in our outdoor pool with the spectacular view of Caldera, relax with a cocktail at our bar, or have a fine dining experience at our restaurant.

Santorini Princess Information

Average Price Range: $284 to $528

All Inclusive: No

Adults Only: No

Villas Available: No

Distance to Airport: 20 minutes

Number of Rooms: 22

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The Vasilicos

Perched high on the Caldera wall, in the exclusive and central area of the Agios Nikolaos Monastery in elegant Imerovigli, the Vasilicos is a uniquely special honeymoon destination.

Formerly the sanctuary of a passionate art collector, the history of the property can be seen in each of the seven luxurious suites. Furnished with unique pieces, tailored or hand-picked from the family’s private collection, the history of the property can be seen in every comfortable and elegant detail.

Years of carefree holidays as a private summer home, combined with the renovation currently underway, give the property the feel of an eclectic and highly private house. The estate consists of a series of hyposkafa, cave-like structures characteristic of the architecture of Caldera, which have been converted into luxurious suites that are wonderful honeymoon escapes.

The Vasilicos Information

Average Price Range: $337 to $904

All Inclusive: No

Adults Only: No

Villas Available: Yes

Distance to Airport: 20 minutes

Number of Rooms: 7

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Enigma Suites

The Enigma Fira Santorini Suites offers a wonderful atmosphere for your honeymoon in Santorini. Enigma’s spacious Santorini suites are elegantly designed and offer a plethora of modern amenities that combine harmoniously with elegance.

Enigma Suites in Santorini is situated on the cliff side of western Santorini, in the heart of Fira, the capital of the island of Santorini. The magnificent location offers the visitors a spectacular view of the iconic Santorini volcano and Caldera complex, the Aegean Sea, the island’s traditional old port and, most of all, the famed Santorini sunset. This view, along with the excellent public service of the hotel, makes it a fine destination for honeymooners.

Enigma’s luxury Santorini suites, apartments and studios are elegantly-designed and feature a plethora of modern amenities that fuse harmoniously with the charming island-style architecture, creating one of the most picturesque hotels in Santorini.

Enigma Suites Information

Average Price Range: $189 to $279

All Inclusive: No

Adults Only: No

Villas Available: No

Distance to Airport: 15 minutes

Number of Rooms: 8

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Canaves Oia Suites

Canaves Oia Suites invites honeymooners seeking luxury accommodation in Oia Santorini to relish in the elegance of a most romantic and indulgent retreat.

The luxury suites have been freshly renovated and offer the ultimate in modern facilities and stunning views to the Caldera and the Aegean Sea, with spacious living areas and private plunge pools, ideal to house your memorable honeymoon days and nights in one of the world’s most stunning sceneries.

Enveloped by the emerald Aegean and the awe-inspiring dramatic beauty of Santorini, Canaves Oia Suites welcomes honeymooners to a world of exquisite elegance. Blending spectacular vistas of the charming Caldera with over the top accommodation and impeccable service, those luxury suites in Oia, Santorini will charm even the most eclectic guests.

Canaves Oia Suites Information

Average Price Range: $250 to $1773

All Inclusive: No

Adults Only: No

Villas Available: Yes

Distance to Airport: 30 minutes

Number of Rooms: 35

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Ikies

Ikies is an ideal place to spend a romantic honeymoon. With only a handful of rooms and honeymoon suites, the service is intimate, personalized, but also discreet. From the signature breakfast served on your private terrace to the afternoon turndown service as you drink a sundowner, the staff’s devotion to your every need and want can make you feel pampered and comfortable.

For unique events such as honeymoons or romantic anniversaries, IKIES has put together a honeymoon package of additional amenities which will ensure that you will never forget your romantic occasion:

Champagne breakfasts, fresh flowers and rose petals on your bed of white satin sheets upon arrival, sunset cocktails, 2 massages of your choice, a bottle of Moet & Chandon and a sunset wine and cheese platter will make you feel extra special during your stay and add sensuality to Oia’s already romantic atmosphere. And when you have to return to day-to-day reality, you’ll keep a beautiful kimono bathrobe embroidered with the Ikies logo as a reminder of your romantic honeymoon.

Ikies Information

Average Price Range: $309 to $759

All Inclusive: No

Adults Only: No

Villas Available: No

Distance to Airport: 30 minutes

Number of Rooms: 11

About Santorini

If you wish to give your loved one many dreamy experiences, then this scenic beauty is the place to go to. Santorini is home to the most striking, awe-inspiring sunrises and sunsets.

It comes as no surprise that Santorini has been as the number one best destination for honeymoons with rugged landscapes of red and black beaches, cosmopolitan persona, breathtaking views, luxurious hotels and resorts, and the icing on the cake, an active volcano.

Santorini surfaced in the prehistoric age, as the island of Cyclades. It is a volcanic island, and its half-moon shaped bay faces the islands of Aspronesi, Thirassia, Kameni, Palea and Nea Kameni.

Showcasing its unique cultural facets is the whitewashed houses on the Caldera. Cultural festivals are a regular tradition here, such as Christmas and Easter and folk and Jazz festivals among the others. 

The most popular, traditional foods of Santorini, Greece include:

  • Fave me KouKia
  • Roasted Greek Lamb
  • Keftedes
  • Moussaka
  • Greek salad
  • Saganaki
  • Tomato Gefthedes

Best Time to Visit Santorini

The ideal time for honeymooning in Santorini, Greece, is between late April to early November. The weather is slightly warm time of year with very little rainfall.

However, if your interests lean more towards swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying the hot weather, then the best time to visit is in June.

Top Things to do in Santorini

To up the scale of excitement on your honeymoon, it is highly recommended that you do the following things with your spouse:

  •       Watch the sunset from Oia
  •       Take a trip to the volcano through a boat
  •       Caldera gazing
  •       Visit a winery for sure
  •       Explore the red beach
  •       Tantalize your senses with all the local cuisine
  •       Explore the Akrotiri archaeological site
  •       Try the cliff jumping at Ammoudi Bay
  •       Behold the stunning view from Prophet Elias Monastery

Weather in Santorini

The Mediterranean basin houses Santorini, which means the weather is typically hot and dry like the Mediterranean summers and mild to cool in the wet winters.

Two unique characteristics to be aware of while traveling to Santorini are that it gets very humid and windy. Pack accordingly to stay comfortable in either weather conditions.

Getting to Santorini

Here’s how you can make your way to Santorini, Greece

  • Fly into Athens.
  • Take a ferry from Athens to Santorini

Enjoy your ferry ride to Santorini, the stunning caldera views are spectacular. In a high-speed ferry, your trip from Athens to Santorini is estimated to take five hours. However, if you opt for the conventional ferry, your journey will take eight hours. 

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