We stayed in "villa xl" for 4 nights in mid July with our 2 teenagers. This was our first destination on our 2 week island hopping.
The villa was really beautiful, and the view from the terrace was breathtaking. The villa was very centrally located, just a few flight of steps down from the main street of Oia.
During our stay we booked a catamaran caldera tour through the hotel. Before booking we were a bit worried if the large boat would feel too crowded and considered a smaller boat. However the hotel recommended booking the day tour which would properly be less crowded. Thank you! This tour was just perfect. We were only 10 people on this fabulous large catamaran. Great value. When the tour ended 40-50 people were waiting for the sunset tour!
We also tried some of the restaurants recommended by the hotel and they were really nice. My personal favorite is Petros which serves really nice fish dishes.
This was the most expensive hotel on our holiday - but it certainly was great value. The villa was perfect and so was the location. And the Caldera view from the terrace ... I just wish I was sitting on the terrasse right now!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Chelidonia is a family run set of carefully restaurated traditional dwellings on the caldera cliffs in the heart of Oia, Santorini. We offer panorama and privacy for individual travellers who contact us directly. We are proud to have been recommended by the New York Times as the preferable accommodation to stay on Santorini island. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Chelidonia Villas Hotel Oia
- Chelidonia Hotel Oia
- Chelidonia Villas Oia, Santorini, Greece