This breathtaking hotel is nestled within one of the most famous spots in Oia thanks to its resident windmill that so many flock to to photograph.
Charisma Suites offer an outstanding view of the caldera and is a great location for those who don’t want to get caught in the business of trying to photograph the sunset from the main viewpoints, you can simply enjoy it from one of the many sophisticated suites that the hotel offers, some even with a private hot tub.
Prices start from £490 per night.
The Grace Hotel is one of the most peaceful and exclusive properties in Santorini, it also happens to offer incredible views over the Aegean Sea and up to Skaros Rock and beyond. Skaros is a rocky headland that protrudes out of the crystal clear sea, once home to its own castle which was ruined by an earthquake in the 1800s, the views are breathtaking and are literally a treat to one’s eyes.
The Grace is a cliff-top retreat that exudes romance and luxury where you can enjoy a sumptuous sunset over the resort’s turquoise infinity pool. The view is not to be missed, and neither are the rooms or the hospitality.
Prices start from £1,000 per night.
Andronis Luxury Suites
The Andronis Luxury Suites are situated in the heart of Oia and offers incredible sunrise views and is also a great spot to unwind with a cocktail whilst watching the changing hue of the sky during one of the island’s famous sunsets. Breakfast can be taken overlooking whitewashed houses that cascade down the cliffside, framed by the sea that sparkles so bright you will need your sunglasses.
The onsite restaurant, Lycabettus, is a true culinary gem and a once in a lifetime experience, especially at sunset.
Prices start from £380 per night.
Santorini is not a cheap holiday location but there are a few affordable and family-friendly gems if you look hard enough and Villa Renos comes with an epic view too! The property is located in Fira, Santorini’s capital so is perfect for those who love shopping and dining out and offers a view to rival any other hotel!
Villa Renos has been updated to offer a 4* experience, all rooms offer a breathtaking caldera view from the private balcony and you are within walking distance from everything Fira has to offer!
Prices start from £130 per night.
Guests can enjoy incredible views over the two pools at Mystique and over and beyond the Aegean Sea towards the volcano.
The Andronis Concept is a wellness resort that offers two aspect suites so guests can enjoy both sunrise and sunset every day. Located on the edge of Imerovigli, Oia’s less well known but just as beautiful neighbour, the resort offers uninterrupted views from the restaurant and suites out to sea and over the rest of the island, with Oia in the distance.
The main pool and spa overlook the sunrise part of the island, over the gardens and out to the Aegean Sea on the east coast.
Prices start from £270 per night.
Whilst not situated in the more traditional part of Oia, Andronis Arcadia is a hidden gem that is not the be missed. The pool, restaurants and villas face directly west, meaning every night is sunset night, with an uninterrupted view as the sun hits the horizon.
The resort’s Pacman restaurant and bar has one of the best vibes on the island, make sure you turn up in time for sunset, or perhaps enjoy a leisurely lunch which is a little more laid back and chilled out.
Prices start from £364 per night.
Katikies Chromata in Imerovigli has one of the most photographed set of stairs on the island, and I’m not surprised, the view of the ocean at the bottom of the staircase is like how I imagine it would be to find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.
The rooms are immaculate and the balcony view is something out of a dream, guests can watch the beautiful Cycladic sunset right from the comfort of their room. If you really want to treat yourself and soak up the views in style you can visit the champagne and sushi bar where you can enjoy the romance of a candlelit dinner against the backdrop of a red and pink sunset, or perhaps under a canopy of twinkling stars in a private balcony.
Prices start from £267 per night.