Oia Sunset Villa DYO
Oia Sunset Villa DYO is part of a complex of six self - catering traditional houses, elegantly decorated. The villa is located in the north of Santorini Island in the traditional settlement of Oia (Ia) village. It is just 400 m. from the village, but so far enough away from “civilization” to be peaceful and the same time quiet. Ammoudi bay is just in walking distance as well as Katharos beach. From Ammoudi bay you can swim at St.Nicolas Island and rent inflatable boat or arrange a sailing tour, get a trip to Volcano and Thirassia Island or just around Caldera.
This elegant house comes highly recommended and features well appointed accommodation. It was built in 2008 and is newly renovated. It is finished to a high standards and is traditionally designed, throughout with much attention to detail. The use of traditional stone and some of the best materials have been included throughout the design and have been used in harmony with the environment! The expansive garden of the property filled with different kind of flowers and bushes have been specially designed to maintain the high standards.
Outside there are a balcony and a yard, overlooking the Aegean Sea and the most famous sunset, with a BBQ dining area for 10 persons to enjoy alfresco dining. In addition, there is a heated hydro massage spa (for 5 persons), which combined with the perfect sea view will keep you there the whole day. The luxury combined with the ultimate privacy offers an unforgettable stay and a unique experience.
Inside there are 4 bedrooms (2 double king size bed and 1 single at lower level and 1 king size bed at the upper level loft, which is separate from the others, with its own bath & living room). All bedrooms have wardrobes and air-conditioning. We provide you eco-friendly mattresses & upper bedclothes, as well as feathered pillows. Also, in case that you needed, there are a baby cot and an extra single folding camp bed.
There are two Kitchens, full equipped with blender, electric Grill, electric Stove, refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker, boiler, dishes, cooking utensils, pantry items and one dining room for 8 persons.
There is a bathroom on each level (total 2 bathrooms) equipped with toilet, shower, bath towels, shampoo and shower gel, hair dryer, 220V supply to shaver point and washing machine.
While the villa accommodates 7 persons, our strong preference is to limit the number to a maximum of 7, except where children are included.
More Information: Amenities: Outdoor heated hydro massage spa, hob/stove, oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, iron/ironing board, vacuum cleaner, satellite TV, TV, DVD, barbeque, air-conditioning system, stereo system, security system, alarm clock, soap and shampoo, games, books, local maps, information book, music and DVD library, mobile telephone and FREE Internet WI-FI access. In addition, we can afford you a baby monitor, for helping you to watch over your youngest children and a child high chair.
Check in 14:00. (Flexible) In order to prepare the villa for new arrivals you are requested to vacate the villa by 11:00am on the day of your departure (Flexible).
Upon arrival you will find the villa fully serviced with fresh linen & towels. Every fourth day there is maid service with sheets and towels change.
If you are interested about transfer, car or Moto rental, boat tours to the volcano and nearby islands, private tours around the island, horse riding, scuba diving, sea kayaking, boat renting, catering, babysitter, massage or private chef you can ask it for and we can promptly help you to find exactly everything you need. In fact our service is personalized. When we check you in your house we sit with you and talk in order to help you plan your vacation as you have imagined it. We can arrange everything for you. We are on call for anything you need and are discretely close to you during your stay!
The villa is accessible by car with private parking area. You have to consider the internal stairs, which drive you to the lower floor and the loft bedroom. People with mobility problems will face difficulties. What is more, young children must be supervised at all times.
Katharos beach is accessible by walking (10 minutes). The fabulous Ammoudi small harbor with fishing boats, waterfront taverns and restaurant & St.Nicolas Island is accessible by walking (10 minutes) or by car (3 minutes). If you are interested for a swimming pool a Lounge Cafe Pool Bar, called “Lyogerma”, where you can swim for free, operates much closed to the villa (300 meters). It is open all day long and it has one of the best views to the Sunset!
Oia Sunset Villa DYO is 17 km from Santorini (Thira) airport and 15 km from Athinios port. During your stay on Santorini Island it is recommended to hire a car for easy access throughout the island. Santorini can be reached by air from Athens with two flights per day or by ferry from Piraeus with frequent departures through the year. During the summer period there are additional flights between Santorini and other islands, and charter flights from abroad. There are also nautical connections between Santorini and many other Cyclades islands, Dodecanese, Crete and Thessaloniki.
Participants arriving by air:
Santorini can be reached from most international airports via Athens. Arrival at Athens airport:
Athens is served by the Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos:
From Athens to Santorini airport (Thira):
Nearly all international flights arriving in Greece during this period allow adequate time for making the connecting flight to Santorini, but because local flights have a minimum seating capacity, please book these flights early.
Olympic Airways, Flights Timetables http://www.olympicair.com
Aegean Airlines, Flights Timetables http://www.aegeanair.gr
Travel to Santorini by boat from the Port of Piraeus:
For those participants having extra time, there is a regular ferry boat service to Santorini from Piraeus offering a relaxing, pleasant journey. The cost is reasonable and takes an average of nine to ten hours. Advanced reservations are not usually required on the ferry boats. For exact times, call Piraeus port authorities at: + 30 210 422 6000.
Local boats take the island visitors for daily cruises to the volcano and to the nearby island Thirasia.
There are 2 ways to move around Santorini if you do not have a car or a scooter: the public bus and the taxi. There are connections for every village and on summer time there is a bus every 30 minutes with the last one at midnight. On winter the bus runs every 1 hour and the last one is around 9 pm. The central us station is in Fira next to the taxi station. Also keep in mind that the public transportation buses are green. Any other color you will see they are tourist buses. You can find the bus timetables at http://www.ktel-santorini.gr. The buses here do not have automatic machines so you have to have money with you to pay the collector. Maximum cost per ride is 2 euro per person depending where you are going. The taxis are available on winter but extremely hard to find on summer therefore we strongly recommend booking your transportation before you arrive. If you want to try your luck you can try book a taxi if you go to the central square of Fira.
Oia Sunset Villa DYO is located 400 m. from Oia village, 30 minute drive from Fira town, 40 minute drive from airport and 40 minute drive from port.
Year purchased: 2008 Year finished: 2011 Renovated: 2013
Why the owner chose a home in this location?
Santorini Island has a unique morphology with Volcano Islands surrounded by great views. This, together with the beauty of the natural volcano, its unique historical monuments and geological characteristics, makes the island of Santorini very special and thus a popular tourist destination for thousands of visitors who come every year to enjoy this beautiful Cycladic Island. The aura of the Aegean Sea, the wild colorful rock faces and cliffs, the small picturesque houses chiseled into and on top of the cliffs, the amazing spectrum of colors reflected on the sea at sunrise and sun set, are bound to stir up your emotions giving you an experience of a life time.
The island is accessible by air from Athens and many other European cities as well as by ferryboat and speed boats from Piraeus port, Crete, Rhodes and many other islands.
You can have peaceful or lively moments depending on your mood.
Oia village is the number one traditional settlement of Greece and is famous worldwide for its architecture and sunset view. Oia is one of the most beautiful villages of the island, carved out of the cliffs and clinging to the edge. The architecture is amazing and is highlighted by the stark white of the buildings and the contrasting colorful doors and window shutters. It has often been compared to the eagle's nest! Enjoy the panoramic view of caldera, the volcano, Thirassia Island, and the rest of Santorini looking back toward Fira.
Oia is a favorite haunt of artists, many of whose works can be found in the local galleries of the village. And no wonder ... who would not be inspired by this magical place! While the sun sinks into the sea, its splendid colors spread throughout the sky. It literally takes your breath away! Get a front-row seat on the terrace of villa and enjoy a drink, while watching the setting sun produce an array of colors beyond your imagination.
Unique benefits of the property:
Staying at 'Oia Sunset Villa DYO' you have the privilege of privacy, a great view to Oia's sunset, access by car and doesn't require hard walk at steps, private parking area, cool location, yard with a great view, a house built by and for the owner and not for rental. When you arrive we'll provide you a complimentary hamper which contains: a bottle of wine, mineral water, orange juice and some original Greek products. In the house you will also find a private guide with all tips for the beautiful spots of the island, which will help you to enjoy an unforgettable vacation in Santorini and a copy of Santorini DVD, as a little present for you.
This villa will appeal to those looking for a luxury home which is among peaceful Oia surroundings. The luxury combined with the ultimate privacy offers an unforgettable stay and a unique experience. Enjoy the traditional Cycladic architecture, the simple luxury, the experience of sunset views. Relax body and soul in a private outdoor heated Jacuzzi.
Oia Sunset Villa DYO is specially designed for persons and families, who want to live the extra ordinary!
Welcome to our beautiful traditional and picturesque villas on Santorini Island! I would be very happy to host you! If you have further questions regarding the accommodation, feel free to contact me! I love Santorini and I can provide you all the information you may need for a great experience in this amazing island. Staying at Oia Sunset Villas you have the privilege of: Privacy and Greater view to Oia‘s sunset, You can access villas by car with private parking area , great view, direct access to fields for walks out of the crowd and just 400 meters from Oia's center.. This villa will appeal to those looking for a luxury home which is among peaceful Oia surroundings. The luxury combined with the ultimate privacy offers an unforgettable stay and a unique experience. Enjoy the traditional Cycladic architecture, the simple luxury, the experience of sunset views. Relax body and soul in a private outdoor heated Jacuzzi. Oia Sunset Villas are specially designed for extra-ordinary persons.