Phenomenal volcanic views, cool cavernous interiors…welcome to Santorini at its sexiest. Once a working bakery, this villa has been transformed into the perfect hide-away, great for couples or a small group of friends.

The Villa consists of two cave houses, set on an upper and lower level, connected with exterior stairs..It is rented as a whole and you use both levels with two terraces and an outdoors Jacuzzi plunge pool.

The upper level offers a smooth, cool sculpted interior with an easy flow from one living area to the next and a vista to knock your socks off. It consists of a light and airy living room, dining area, and well-equipped kitchen. The master bedroom leading from the living area, offers a cozy bedroom with Queen size bed and en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom has two mattresses pushed together as a double so we can put two sheets or put a double sheet to make a King, the bedroom is served with en-suite bathroom . A private balcony provides the perfect outdoor area for enjoying the uninterrupted volcano view.

Exterior stairs connect you with the lower floor.

Enter the lower floor cave house – if you can take your eyes off the view that is! – which offers fresh white interiors with the continuous flow from living space to bedroom creating a quietly cool and friendly atmosphere. This villa boasts a spacious double bedroom with a gorgeous en-suite bathroom with his and hers vanities. Ideally a villa for two, there is additional sleeping room for extra guests on the banquette style couch, which is serviced by a second bathroom just off the lounge. For those who love to cook, the piece-de-resistance of this villa will most definitely be the kitchen – an uninterrupted Caldera view from your stove top. A private sun drenched terrace with soul-stirring views and outdoor Jacuzzi – plunge pool complete the picture.

The Villa claim an enviable position in the village of Imerovigli, and guests can enjoy the myriad of shops and excellent restaurants which are within a few minutes leisurely stroll from the houses.

An idyllic setting for a relaxed vacation. Trust us – you’ll forget the very idea of stress.

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From its hillside perch, Villa ikh possesses an endless view of Kokkino Chorio’s hillside, mountain range, and beautiful turquoise Ocean. With a background like that, it’s easy to spend a whole day just soaking in the amazing atmosphere on the terrace, lounging in the swimming pool, and enjoying dinner under the stars. You’ll love the private setting and appreciate the proximity to beaches, small towns, and big cities, all within a half hour
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Mansion Sophia was built around the mid-19th century and inhabited by one of the feudal landlords of the island at that time. These merchants and land barons became wealthy exporting the unique Vinsanto wine the island still produces. Trade brought wealth which in turn brought the Mansion Houses. Megalochori had a particularly strong link with the Port of Odessa in Russia. Many of the church bells which still toll in the village today are from Russia and have a very distinct clarity. Up until fifteen years ago the house was still occupied by one of the descendants of the Akila family, after which the villa is named. She refused to allow modern technology to enter the house, and lived happily with no electricity collecting her water in the well after each winter rain.
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Santorini: the most beautiful island of the Aegean 10 reasons to visit one of the symbols of Greece

Why choose Santorini as a destination for your holidays? Simple. Because there are no other similar islands. Here are 10 good reasons to choose the island of Santorini as a dream destination!

Santorini: the most beautiful island of the Aegean

1. Overlooking the Caldera: Caldera means landscapes, luxury hotels, sunsets, infinity pools, jewelery shops, cocktails on the cliffs and 5-star dinners.

Santorini: the most beautiful island of the Aegean

2. Il Tramonto: from the ruins of the Venetian castle, it applauds when the sun disappears, in a moment of collective exaltation. An almost anthropological experience. Santorini: the most beautiful island of the Aegean

3. Archaeological sites: Santorini houses the most important archaeological site of the Aegean Sea. An ancient volcanic explosion literally buried a city that was at the forefront in every aspect. There are still many traces of it left in the archaeological site of Akrotiri, excavated only in small part.

4. The Beaches: among the noteworthy beaches: Kamari, the kingdom of backpackers and Perissa, the paradise of organized tours.

the most beautiful island of the Aegean

5. Feeling in the middle of the Volcano: fumaroles, stones, sulfur and warm water sources will remind you that the island is of volcanic origin and does not sleep at all. Rather…

6. Taste the specialties: Santorini is special for its olives, for an excellent white wine, tomatoes, white aubergines and its famous Greek salad.

the most beautiful island of the Aegean

7. Discover the countries: Fira, Oia, Imerovigli, every village here has a story to tell. A cradle of white villages that are printed as indelible memories, and remain etched in memory forever.

the most beautiful island of the Aegean

8. Walking Sea View: a relaxing walk, breezy, undemanding, full of characteristic views, fragrant and, above all, far from the crowd.

9. Impressive in front of the luxury: resorts, infinity pools, candles, bars, terraces and outdoor jacuzzi. Santorini is the new frontier of luxury vacation.

10. Think of the idea of ​​Greece: so white, with the blue domes of the churches and the houses superimposed on each other. Everything in the island of Santorini is harmonious and romantic.
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Mykonos Greece

Honde is a breath-taking modern villa perched on the rocky hillside above the exclusive Super Paradise beach. Here on the sun-kissed Mykonos coast the focus is entirely on relaxation and luxury. The captivating infinity pool, glistening in the bright Aegean light, stretches out to the horizon. Your traditional stone terrace and two shady pergolas are blessed with panoramic views of the sea. Everything in Honde has been designed to give you an unforgettable vacation under the Mediterranean sun.

Caressed by the soft sea breezes, this magnificent property makes the very most of your location. Descend the steps from the upper level and you can skip over the playful stepping stones laid across your shimmering pool. A rank of inviting sun loungers line up to give you unrestricted views of the sea. Built into the stone walls either side you’ll find two sheltered porches. One provides relaxed seating while the other is the perfect setting for refined al fresco dining. Light the wood-fired barbecue and gather around the wooden table as the sun sinks below the horizon.

From the moment you arrive at Honde you’ll be won over by its artistry and elegance. This ultra-modern luxury villa takes the finest elements of Mykonian architecture and adds contemporary style. The sunny terrace connects directly with a spacious living room full of tasteful furniture and decorated in subtle shades. Next to it you’ll find the gleaming modern kitchen, its sleek lines and unblemished surfaces ready and waiting to produce delicious meals. Bright, light and airy, this is open plan living at its simple best.

Honde’s four luxurious bedrooms greet you with chic sophistication. Each air-conditioned room is decorated in cool tones and embellished by four-poster beds, feature furniture or minimalist artwork. The spacious master bedroom and its two companions open directly onto the pool terrace through French doors. The separate guest house bedroom offers an extra level of privacy. Sleek, modern en-suites add an extra level of indulgence.

From Honde you are just 500 meters from the golden beach at Super Paradise and the dazzling Aegean Sea. This sought-after strip of sand sparkles under the Mediterranean sun, dotted with loungers and parasols. Attracting a mixed crowd of trendy, gay and relaxed clientele it’s an eclectic but friendly environment for lazy days by the sea. Beyond the beach, the island of Mykonos begs to be explored – from ancient towns and windmills to its teeming bars and dance floors.

Low cost holidays in Greece: where to go for summer 2018

Idyllic landscapes, where time seems to have stopped, and really affordable prices: this means that Greece is the favorite destination for many tourists, including Italian tourists, who come here many times of the year. If spring is ideal for visiting the ancient archaeological areas of this wonderful country, but also its fascinating monasteries and Orthodox churches, in summer the choice falls on the seaside resorts and on the islands.

You are really spoiled for choice: along the coast, there are always crowded beaches, while some of the islands are isolated and quiet. Here we will find sandy bays that are real jewels to be discovered. In short, Greece is the ideal destination for our holiday, where sun and good food are combined with the long history and culture of the country. All without leaving out the feasts that take place in the seaside resorts. It is above all the islands that conquer millions of tourists every year, starting from the most famous ones, such as Crete, with its white sandy beaches, Kos, the ideal for those seeking relaxation, Mikonos, which combines relaxation and fun. at parties, Corfu, very close to Italy, and the romantic Rhodes and Santorini. Ideal destinations for low-cost holidays are Citèra, also known as the Island of Venus, located south of the Peloponnese, in the Ionian Sea, the island of Serifos, just two hours of catamaran from Piraeus, and Scarpanto, an island of Aegean geographically belonging to the Dodecanese. These islands are ideal both for family holidays and for those with friends or for a very romantic couple package.

Let’s find out some unmissable vacation packages to live immersed in nature and enjoy the view of unique landscapes. The best packages include flight plus stay: for those who want to anticipate their holidays in the second half of May, it starts from just over 500 euros for seven or eight days, destination Rhodes, Kos or Crete, departing from Milan Malpensa and Verona . Then still seven days in Mykonos starting from Bologna on May 25th cost 570 euros. Certainly unparalleled are some low-cost packages: a seven-day stay at the island of Zakynthos, departing from Bari at the end of August, costs 267 euros; the hotel is located 8 minutes walk from the beach. Definitely a dream holiday in Skiathos, one of the most popular islands of Greece in the most popular period of the year, or August: it always starts from Bari on July 30 and the trip with stay costs 383 euros. If you choose Corfu and a stay at Oula Maisonettes, just a 3 minute walk from Kávos beach, you can start from Pisa on July 9th, a flight and seven days holiday cost from 186 euros. Seven days in the seaside resort of Nydri, less than 100 meters from the beach, on the island of Lefkada, flying from Bari on July 4, have a fantastic price: 263 euros.

Among the all-inclusive packages, lovers of Greek history and art can choose a Grand Tour with the following stages: Athens – Argolis – Olympia – Delphi – Meteor – Thessaloniki – Vergina. The full eight-day package costs € 1,380 and includes in addition to flying, 5-star hotels in Olympia, Kalambaka, Thessaloniki, guide for the whole tour, six lunches, family accommodation and tourist taxes. Santorini for seven days at the end of June with departure from Naples, Bari and Genoa and all-inclusive stay in a structure with the best quality-price ratio has costs starting from 413 euros. In short, holidays for all tastes, both for those who choose cultural tourism, for those who want to have fun, with special attention to families.

Responding to the needs of families who choose to spend holiday days in Greece, the holiday villages mostly respond, offering complete packages at really advantageous costs, while some are truly authentic jewels. In Corfu, for example, we find the St. George Villa, located six minutes from the beach, in Agios Georgios Argiradon. All bungalows have a balcony overlooking the pool and other common areas of the property, located just half an hour from Corfu International Airport. Kathisma is a famous long sandy beach on the west coast of Lefkada: here, in Agios Nikitas, we find the Pantheon, a structure with independent villas and two-storey apartments. In August we start from offers from 351 euros for three nights. Located in the village of Trapezaki, 1 km from the beach, Fiora Villas offers Ionian-style villas surrounded by nature.
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Travel to Greece. On the Pelion peninsula and in Rhodes. Between secret beaches, sanctuaries, art and nightlife

The dream sea of ​​the Pelion peninsula, but also the frescoed forests and churches. In addition to the train immortalized by Giorgio de Chirico. And then Rhodes, with its medieval corners, concerts under the stars, trendy beaches and deserted …

Meryl Streep learned how to prepare the dolmades, vine leaves stuffed with rice, in a vernacular taverna of Damouchari. Inlet of blue sea and clear rocks where scenes of the cult movie Mamma Mia !. The only flicker of worldliness in this beautiful and secret corner in the Pelion peninsula that closes the Gulf of Flight. This is so famous, because from here you embark for the Sporades islands, while few know the Pelion, a Greece for connoisseurs, far from the routes of mass tourism, the ugly invasive architecture of the landscape.

Only 90 kilometers of primary Mediterranean forest, oaks, chestnut trees, cypresses, centenarian plane trees, millions of olive trees, cherry trees and the famous apple trees of Zagora that produce red and sweet apples. Then the mountain that reaches 1600 meters, the flowers exported to the Netherlands until a few years ago, the 400 species of medicinal herbs. For the mythology here lived Chirone, the wisest of the Centaurs, medicine teacher of Asclepius. Then there is the sea: calm among olive and cypress trees of the Pasasitikos gulf, wild on the Aegean front, with coasts fringed by cliffs, caves, woods and coves, crystal water, dazzling turquoise, blue.

White sand beaches like Aghios Ioannis, where Anthoula is located, a workshop of the classic Greek old woman perennially sitting on the door. She sells woven blankets and tablecloths, hand embroidered cotton curtains in the villages, made in Pelion, not in China. Whites also the beach of Horefto and the tables of the tavern O Petros, almost flush with water, where they seem never to end the lunches based on fresh fish and vegetables: fried shrimps with salicornia and other rock herbs, octopus with zucchini, sardines on aubergine purée.

But the most spectacular beach is Fakistra, one of the ten most beautiful in the world according to the Guardian, never crowded because it is reached with a long walk. It is just 15 km from The Lost Unicorn, a charming hotel in Claire (English) and Christos Martzos (Greek). And the British taste is felt in the prints on the walls, in the well-stocked library of books on Greece and novels, in all languages. From the terrace you can reach the highest branches of a centenary plane tree, so large to host comfortable seats to enjoy a coffee or an aperitif.

Under the hotel, a square invaded by another monumental platano, perhaps millenary. It is in Tsangarada, a country spread in micro villages, in the green. And it feels really suspended over a forest by the pool of the 12 Luxury Resort, an ecological five-star hotel with spa, which organizes wellness weekends and active holidays, horse riding, hiking and archery. In a fraction of Tsagarada there is the chatty pope of the eighteenth-century church Ag. Taxiarchis, who proudly displays the icon with Aristotle and Plato at the foot of the Virgin.

In the mountain villages – stone houses in the shade of plane trees and chestnut trees – churches and stories have the flavor of legend even if authentic. Here is Agia Marina in Kissos and the frescoes from the Bible. But also pedagogical figures of plants and animals: it was one of the many secret schools at the time of the Ottoman occupation, where Greek history and culture were clandestinely taught.
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