Luxurious villa with splendid views, private outdoor hydro-massage spa & two shared pools. Located at the north side of the island, within walking distance to the village and the beach.
Villa "EMERALD" at “OIA SUNSET VILLAS” is one of our six elegantly decorated boutique villas. The villa is located at the north part of Santorini Island in the traditional settlement of Oia (Ia) village. It is just 400 m. from the village, but so far enough away from “civilization” to be peaceful and the same time quiet. Ammoudi bay is just in walking distance, as well as Katharos beach. From Ammoudi bay you can swim at St.Nicolas Island and rent inflatable boat or arrange a sailing tour, get a trip to Volcano and Thirasia Island or just around Caldera.
This elegant villa comes highly recommended and features well-appointed accommodation. It was built and finished to the highest of standards and is traditionally designed, throughout with much attention to detail. The use of traditional stone and some of the best materials have been included throughout the design and have been used in harmony with the environment! The luscious garden of the property is filled with different kinds of flowers and bushes that have been specially designed to maintain the high standards.
On the outside, the villa features a private garden and a balcony overlooking the Aegean Sea and the most famous sunset, with a dining area for 8 persons, to enjoy alfresco dining. Furthermore, there is a private outdoor heated hydro massage spa (for 6 persons) and a communal swimming pool, which combined with the perfect sea view, will keep you there the whole day. Luxury combined with the ultimate privacy offers an unforgettable stay and a unique experience!
Inside, the villa features 3 bedrooms - one with a king size bed and one with two twin beds at the lower level of the villa and the third bedroom with a kind size bed at the upper loft level, which is separate from the others, with its own bathroom & living room. In addition, at the lower level there is a sofa, which can be easily transformed to a double queen bed. All bedrooms have wardrobes and air-conditioning. We provide you with eco-friendly mattresses, upper bedclothes, as well as feathered pillows. Finally, we can also offer you a baby cot and an extra single folding camp bed in case you need them.
There is a kitchen, fully equipped with blender, electric grill, electric stove, refrigerator, toaster, filter coffee & Nespresso coffee machines, kettle, dishes, cooking utensils, pantry items and other modern facilities. Furthermore, there is a dining area, for 6 persons.
There is a bathroom on each level (total of 2 bathrooms) equipped with toilet, shower, bath towels, hypoallergenic shampoo and shower gel, hair dryer, 220V supply to shaver point and a washing machine.
While the villa accommodates easily 6-8 persons, our strong preference is to keep the occupancy to a maximum of 6, except where children are included.
Further amenities: Private outdoor heated hydro massage spa, communal swimming pool, outdoor fire pit, hob/stove, oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, iron/ironing board, vacuum cleaner, satellite TV, DVD, private charcoal barbeque area, individually controlled air-conditioning system, stereo system, security system, safety box, alarm clock, hypoallergenic soap and shampoo, games, books, local maps, information book, music and DVD library, fax machine, mobile telephone and FREE WI-FI access. In addition, we can afford you a baby cot, a baby bath tub, a baby monitor, for helping you to watch over your young children and a high chair.
Check in: 15:00 p.m. (Flexible).
Check out: In order to prepare the villa for new arrivals you are requested to vacate the villa by 11:00 a.m. on the day of your departure (Flexible).
Upon arrival you will find the villa fully serviced with fresh linen & towels. Maid service is offered two times per day and every fourth day sheets and towels are changed. In addition, every day we can make your grocery and bakery shopping, without any charge.
If you are interested in a transfer, car or moto rental, a helicopter tour, boat tours to the volcano and nearby islands, private tours around the island, hiking routes, walks through vineyards and wineries, climbing, photo tours, discovering ancient Santorini, horse riding, scuba diving, sea kayaking, jet ski, parasailing, boat renting, shopping with style, romantic dinners, catering, food shopping, baby-sitting services, massage or a private chef, you can simply ask for it and we can promptly help you to find exactly what you need. In fact, our service is personalized. When we check you in your villa, we sit with you and talk in order to help you plan your vacation, as you have imagined it. We are on call for anything you need and are discretely close to you during your stay!
The villa is accessible by car with a private parking area and does not require hard walk at the steps of Caldera. Therefore, you only have to consider the internal stairs, which lead you to the lower floor and the loft bedroom. People with mobility problems will face difficulties. Finally, young children must be supervised at all times.
Katharos beach is accessible on foot (10 minutes). The fabulous Ammoudi small harbor with fishing boats, waterfront tavernas and restaurants & St.Nicolas Island are accessible on foot (10 minutes) or by car (3 minutes). Ammoudi is one of the most beautiful spots in Santorini. Get off at the foot of red rock for swimming and also enjoy fresh fish at the tavernas and restaurants. The villa has a communal swimming pool, where you can swim in front of one of the best sunset views!
The villa is located 400 m. from Oia village, 30 minutes away by car from Fira town, 45 minutes away by car from Santorini airport (17 km) and 40 minutes away by car from Athinios port (15km). During your stay in Santorini it is recommended to hire a car for easy access all over the island.
Santorini can be reached by air from Athens International Airpot with two flights per day or by ferry from Piraeus port with frequent departures through the year. During the summer period there are additional flights between Santorini and other islands, as well as charter flights from abroad. There are also nautical connections between Santorini and many other islands of the Cyclades complex, the Dodecanese, Crete and Thessaloniki.
Guests arriving by air:
Santorini can be reached from most international airports via Athens. Athens is served by the Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos and from Athens you can fly to Santorini airport (Thira). Nearly all international flights arriving in Greece allow adequate time for making the connecting flight to Santorini, but because local flights have a minimum seating capacity, please book these flights early.
Olympic Airways, Flights' Timetables http://www.olympicair.com
Aegean Airlines, Flights' Timetables http://www.aegeanair.gr
Travel to Santorini by boat from the Port of Piraeus:
For those participants having extra time, there is a regular ferry boat service to Santorini from Piraeus offering a relaxing, pleasant journey. The cost is reasonable and takes an average of eight to nine hours. In addition there is also the solution of the speedy boats, which make this journey in five hours. Advanced reservations are not usually required on the ferry boats. For exact times, you may call Piraeus port authorities at: + 30 210 422 6000.
There are 2 ways to move around Santorini if you do not have a car or a scooter: the public bus and taxis. There are connections for every village and during summer time there is a bus every 30 minutes, with the last one at midnight. During winter, the bus runs every 1 hour and the last one is around 9 pm. The central us station is in Fira next to the taxi station. Also please keep in mind that the public transportation buses are green. Any other color you will see they are tourist buses. You can find the bus timetables at http://www.ktel-santorini.gr. The buses here do not have automatic machines, so you have to have cash money with you to pay the collector. Maximum cost per ride is 2 euro per person, depending where you are going.
Taxis are available during winter, but extremely hard to find during summer therefore we strongly recommend you to book your transportation before you arrive. If you want to try your luck you can try book a taxi, if you go to the central square of Fira.
Why the owner chose a home in this location?
The history, originality and power of Santorini remain alive in every single bit of it: in its blue, black, white and red colors and in the colors that you have not even seen yet. Very few islands all over the world have been loved so much as Santorini. Very few places all over the world have become synonymous with the beauty and uniqueness of Santorini. Welcome to the island where feelings and senses are always at their peak –never faint, neutral or half-hearted. For it is only here where you can stand at the edge of the caldera and get rid of everything inside you that you do not need. Get ready to feel refreshed and stronger! So much has been written about the mysterious sea realm. The colorful land, the enchanting sunset and the clean blue sky of Santorini! Words are poor to express the grandeur of an island that knows how to get reborn out of its ashes. The mystic caldera makes the island of Santorini unique. There is no doubt that the caldera is among the most highly discussed and photographed places on earth.
Santorini has a unique morphology surrounded by great views. This, together with the beauty of the natural volcano, its unique historical monuments and geological characteristics, makes the island of Santorini very special and thus a popular tourist destination for thousands of visitors who come every year to enjoy this beautiful Cycladic Island. The aura of the Aegean Sea, the wild colorful rock faces and cliffs, the small picturesque houses chiseled into and on top of the cliffs, the amazing spectrum of colors reflected on the sea at sunrise and sunset, are bound to stir up your emotions giving you an experience of a lifetime.
You can have peaceful or lively moments depending on your mood.
Unfolding along volcanic rocks, the traditional village of Oia - a listed monument - is the crown jewel of Santorini. Adored by everyone for its eternal exquisite beauty and enchanting sunsets, Oia seduces visitors with its picturesque “yposkofa”, quaint alleys and imposing caldera. Oia village is the number one traditional settlement of Greece and is famous worldwide for its architecture and sunset view. Oia is one of the most beautiful villages of the island, carved out of the cliffs and clinging to the edge. The architecture is amazing and is highlighted by the stark white of the buildings and the contrasting colorful doors and window shutters. It has often been compared to the eagle's nest! Enjoy the panoramic view of caldera, the volcano, Thirasia Island, and the rest of Santorini looking back towards Fira. Strolling in Ammoudi, wandering around churches and neighborhoods, taste the ultimate wines of Santorini at the island’s wineries, delight in the spectacular sea view, feel the volcanic nightlife vibrations and go shopping with style. Oia is a favorite haunt of artists, many of whose works can be found in the local galleries of the village. And no wonder...who would not be inspired by this magical place! While the sun sinks into the sea, its splendid colors spread throughout the sky. It literally takes your breath away! Get a front-row seat on the terrace of villa and enjoy a drink, while watching the setting sun produce an array of colors beyond your imagination.
Unique benefits of the property:
By staying at Villa “EMERALD” you have the privilege of privacy, a great view to Oia's sunset, access by car and doesn't require hard walk at the steps of Caldera, a private parking area, a communal swimming pool, a private outdoor heated hydro massage spa, a cool location, a private yard with a great panoramic view, a house built by and for the owner and not for rental.
When you arrive we will provide you a complimentary hamper which contains: a bottle of wine, mineral water, orange juice and some original Greek products. In the house you will also find a private guide with all tips for the beautiful spots of the island, which will help you to enjoy an unforgettable vacation in Santorini.
This villa will appeal to those looking for a luxury home which is among peaceful Oia surroundings. Luxury combined with the ultimate privacy offers you an unforgettable stay and a unique experience. Enjoy the traditional Cycladic architecture, the simple luxury, the experience of sunset views. Relax your body and soul in your private outdoor heated hydro massage spa. Luxuriate to the swimming pool with this splendid sunset view.
Villa “EMERALD” is specially designed for friends and families, who want to live the extraordinary!