"The perfect romantic cliff-top escape on Santorini’s picturesque west coast."

Need to know

    • 6 villas, which sleep between 2 and 4
    • Located at the highest and narrowest part of Santorini
    • White-washed and volcanic stone, Cycladic architecture meets contemporary design

    HOTEL CLOSED

    From mid-October to the end of April each year

     

     

We love

  • The 1 hour walk/hike from the hotel to the village of Oia is breathtaking (and not just because it’s pretty steep)
  • Secluded Amoudi Bay is stunning. Feeling brave? Join the locals and jump off the 10-meter cliff into the crystal clear Aegean Sea.
  • Watch every sunset and sunrise possible – they’re exceptional.
  • The grilled octopus at Katina in Oia port is the best I’ve ever had.

 

 

An extra little something

A complimentary villa upgrade upon availability on arrival

Top Secret

Elidami villa has it’s own completely private veranda and plunge pool… Perfect for ridding yourself of those pesky tan lines. 
 

Origins

For their entire lives Giorgos and his wife Alexandra have dreamt of opening up a small boutique hotel. Five years ago they made this dream a reality, using his expertise in engineering, architecture and environmental studies to design the entire space themselves. It’s a true family business; their daughters – Maria Christina and Elly Lydia - both help out during the summer.

The Review

Arriving at Aenaon Villas is a little bit like being hit with a tranquilizer gun, in the best possible way. Nestled away on the old cliff path between the village of Oia and the town of Fira, and overlooking the Aegean Sea, the serene and peaceful spot is the perfect place to relax and recharge. 


And to romance. With each villa on a separate level, and every one complete with its own private veranda, it’s not uncommon to feel like you’re the only two people there. The villas’ interiors are luxurious - spacious, light filled, tasteful and elegant. They all offer a separate living and dining room, a fully equipped kitchen and in our case, a fireplace.


It’s entirely possible to come here and do nothing more than relax by the infinity pool - built on the caldera’s edge it offers uninterrupted views of the deep blue sea and the nearby volcano. Start the day with a delicious fresh breakfast and end it with a glass of local wine watching the breathtaking sunset.


However it is worth walking to the nearby village of Oia to wander its cobbled paths and pick up an item or two from one of the many little boutiques. We found incredible copies of Hermes sandals and Chanel espadrilles, as well as a vast selection of jewels, and the quintessential Greek kaftans. Walk the steep stone steps down to the port to enjoy an unparalleled fresh seafood lunch, and follow with a quick dip in Amoudi Bay. 

Location

Aenaon Villas

  • Address: Aenaon Villas, Imerovigli, Santorini 84700, Cyclades Islands, Greece
  • Travel info: Thira airport is 30 minutes away by car.

Key Features

  • Restaurant

  • Bar

  • Car Parking

  • Butler Service

  • Weddings

  • Stunning Views

  • Pool