Perched on the northwest edge of the idyllic island of Santorini, Santo Pure Oia Suites & Villas is a beautifully designed, luxurious boutique hotel offering exquisite comfort, a relaxing ambiance and cutting-edge service. The hotel occupies a serene slot in one of the world’s most Instagrammed sunset spots. Children aged 12 and above are welcome to stay in this relaxing retreat reserved mostly for discerning adults. Underpinning everything the hotel offers is a philosophy of philoxenia – or loving hospitality, while Santo Pure is also proud of its sustainability practices.
Santo Pure has been designed to resemble a typical Santorini village with classic Cycladic architecture, and six neighbourhoods, interspersed around Mediterranean gardens and six pools. The colour scheme is overwhelmingly bleached-out white, which elegantly frames the views of the blue sky and sea. Occasional pops of colour come from copper accents, grey-green doors and woven rugs with swirls of blue.
The property is close to picturesque Oia, and there is a public path leading straight up to the village centre, about six minutes’ walk away. It's worth the walk just to capture the stunning caldera views. Embark on a tour of the island’s wineries – you can take your pick from Sigalas Domaine, Estate Argyros and Santo Wines, and can even help out with the wine harvest in August. Alternatively, ask the hotel to organise a local catamaran trip for you. Several stunning beaches and bays are a brisk stroll away, including Baxedes, Koloumbos, Ammoudi and Armeni. The lively bars, shops and entertainments of Fira town are 6.8 miles away and Santorini Airport is about 11 miles.
The property houses a unique collection of accommodation, inspired by Santorini architecture. Each guest suite is equipped with an array of amenities to ensure your stay is comfortable and enjoyable. Choose from sunset or sea views – or both – as well as a Jacuzzi or private pool. Hideaways for honeymooners, cave suites with private pools, sea view suites, pool front suites and luxury villas are among the accommodation options available. Expect a warm welcome with a bottle of Santorini wine and locally made sweets waiting in your room.
Normal Check-in: 15:00
Normal Check-out: 11:00
4.4 mi / 7.1 km from city centre
- Health club
- Laundry/Valet service
- Onsite laundry
- Concierge desk
- Exercise gym
- Internet services
- Beauty shop/salon
- Ironing board
- Currency exchange
- Outdoor pool
- Pool Bar
- Room service
- Dry cleaning
- Massage services
- Indoor pool
- Safe deposit box
- Steam bath
This sensitively designed hotel features a wide choice of facilities. They include five outdoor pools, three of them infinity pools, plus the main pool has a stunning view of the caldera. There’s a fully equipped on-site gym, with an array of treadmills, cross trainers, exercise bikes and a full selection of weights. Yoga classes can be arranged on request, taken in your suite or in an open space inside the property.
For total indulgence and tranquillity, visit the Anassa Spa with an indoor heated pool, steam room and hammam which offers a complete range of treatments and relaxation therapies. The spa’s methods and philosophy are all inspired by the Aegean Islands, combined with ancient Japanese rituals. Try a raki or olive oil-infused treatment for maximum revitalisation. Take a traditional steam bath infused with essential oils and anti-inflammatory herbs or try the ancient Greek art of cryotherapy, which uses flakes of ice to strengthen the immune system, tighten the skin, improve circulation and fight pain.
Treatment rooms are cavernous and exude a warm, earthy ambiance. In-room treatments are available on request.
There’s a relaxing library area and Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. There’s a free parking area and a concierge service, too.
Serving breakfast and dinner daily, the low-key, al fresco restaurant Alios Ilios is situated next to the large infinity pool with views looking out to the sea behind it. The restaurant sources local ingredients from Santorini, the Cyclades islands and Crete to produce high-end gourmet dishes with a wide range of flavours. The menu takes traditional favourites reinvented with a dash of modern flair.
Sample stand out dishes such as sea bass sourced from local waters and Aegean octopus. Try the home-made desserts and ice cream that is available every day at the restaurant. All this is complemented by a diverse and sophisticated wine list. The extensive Greek breakfast is well worth getting up for. It includes fresh fruit, Greek coffee – or sage and mountain tea – salads, cheeses, meats, superfoods, various spreads, eggs any way, Greek pies and sweet treats.
For a more communal experience head to the Akratos Poolside Bar and indulge your senses with the amazing sea view, cocktails with botanicals from the resort’s organic gardens, freshly blended fruit juice drinks and light, fresh snacks. Both the restaurant and bar operate with a zero-waste policy with dried fruits used as cocktail garnishes.
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