Secluded along the Santorini cliff sides overlooking the gorgeous Aegan sea lies the beautiful De Sol Hotel & Spa. Ideally located in the centre of the fantasy island, it is just minutes away from Fira Santorini. It is the perfect place to stay during your Santorini dream vacation.
Need more convincing? Here's 7 more reasons why De Sol Hotel & Spa is the best luxury hotel in Fira Santorini.
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1. It is the perfect location
Literally in the centre of the island you can get to any part of the island in about 30 minutes. From the hotel it is really easy to get anywhere you want to go around the island. It is the perfect spot to base your Santorini adventures.
From De Sol Hotel & Spa to…
Pyrgos takes 4 minutes*
Firostefani takes 11 minutes*
Imerovigli takes 12 minutes*
Kamari Beach takes 13 minutes*
Perissa Beach takes 16 minutes *
Red Beach takes 16 minutes*
Oia takes 27 minutes*
2. It has incredible views
Just across the road on the west side of the island there is the most scenic view the volcano Tholos Naftilos. As you approach the cliff-side you are treated to the incredible sight of the volcano peeking out of the beautiful calm waters of the Aegan Sea. To the east perfectly in view from the pool is the picturesque village of Pyrgos and the neighbouring local vineyards.
3. It is newly renovated & operates all year-round
Whether you're aiming to visit Santorini during the busy months from May to September or you want to escape the crowds in October this is the perfect place to stay. De Sol Hotel & Spa stays open for operation all-year round! The 38 luxury room are also all newly renovated, which gives all the rooms a fresh and inviting feel. Some rooms are more renovated then others. We suggest requesting the rooms that overlook the pool and are further away from the reception area.
4. It has its very own on-site luxury spa
Want to add a bit more luxury to your Santorini experience? Treat yourself to the extensive offer of the De Sol Hotel Spa without stepping out of the hotel. The spa is laden in beautiful marble and has it’s very own Jacuzzi. The staff are also very lovely and helpful. You even get a complementary 15 minutes neck and back massage just for staying at the hotel.
5. It has an awesome poolside bar
While you’re soaking up the wonderful Santorini sun and enjoying the beautiful view of Pyrgos you can treat yourself to a delicious cocktail. All from the comfort of your pool-side lounge chair. The pool has it’s very own pool bar which serves up a mean cocktail and is stocked with everything else you’d need for a boozy afternoon by the pool.
6. It has an excellent restaurant
The hotel restaurant serves up an excellent breakfast in the mornings. They offer great variety and fresh food that provides you with the perfect start to your day. If you’re around for dinner the restaurant also serves some delicious authentic Mediterranean cuisine.
7. It’s right beside the best bakery in town
A stone’s throw away from the hotel is a cute local bakery called Thessalonikios Bakery. It is open 24 hours and serves up some wonderfully fresh and delicious baked goods. The moment you step foot in the small quaint bakery the aromas from the fresh bread and pastries will have your mouth watering.
Santorini is a truly amazing island with so much to do. Also check out '5 Spectacular Places to Visit in Santorini', these places are incredible and are a must when visiting the island. They are all super accessible from the hotel.