What we love
The prefect place to be able to fall in love with the stunning island of Santorini. A truly personal experience in a truly amazing place!
Setting the scene
Formerly the house of a passionate art collector, The Vasilicos rules unique among Caldera boutique hotels, and not only due to its unmatched level of privacy.
Perched high on the Caldera cliff, in the exclusive yet central area of the Agios Nicolaos Monastery in beautiful Imerovigli, the property consists of a constellation of hyposkafa - the cave-like structures typical of Santorini architecture - which have been transformed into magnificently elegant suites. Each opens onto a private terrace, and most feature their own plunge pool.The ideal Caldera location offers stunning views and rambling exteriors, peace and privacy.
Years of carefree holidays as a private summer residence have lent an air of laid-back luxury, which a team of ten staff are keen to afford. Recently renovated and furnished with unique pieces, tailor-made or handpicked from the family's private collection, the history of the property can be seen in every comfortable and elegant detail. Local little secrets, surprise ice-creams, tailor-made details, The Vasilicos guests are treated to all the little things that truly make a holiday special, and invariable leave feeling that they have truly experienced the best of Santorini.
There are 8 suites at the property all boasting stunning views of the Caldera and all with private terraces. 4 suite feature a Jacuzzi or heated plunge pool, the remaining 3 are pool suites with privileged access to the large, heated, and quiet swimming pool. All suites have king size beds (or larger) bathrobes and slippers, beach bags, towels and even a pillow menu. These suites offer the most luxurious experience Santorini has to offer.
Dining at the Vasilicos is a truly special experience, the hotel deal with only the freshest ingredients and offer the most personal service. The chef will cook your food to our very own culinary preferences. Meals are arranged via room service and private in villa dining experiences on your own private terraces can be arranged and are an absolute must - especially at sunset!
There are no end to the activities available on offer at The Vasilicos from in house exercises such as outdoor Yoga and mat Pilates to other activities such as visiting the remarkable ancient ruins, wine tasting (Santorini is a top wine destination), diving in the Caldera waters, trekking the numerous island paths, horseback riding on the beach, and more. The hotel are also able to offer Caldera excursions, overnight visits to other Cycladic islands and other day trips on your choice of yachts, boats and helicopters if you fancy some adventure!
Children are welcome here although the hotel is not designed for them. Babysitting services are available and extra beds and cots can be added to particular suites.
Santorini Airport is only a 20 minute drive for the hotel. If however you decide to not fly direct then its a easy hop from Athens, Mykonos, Crete or any other Greek island holiday spots.
Prices available on request