Santorini - a pure gem in the Aegean sea. The eruption created the caldera, a landscape of incredible beauty and power, where the hinterland has incredible energy and beautiful scenery. Experience the magic of the island and ask the people of Evgenia Villas & Suites to advise you and guide you to experience all the emotions that the beautiful island of Santorini has to offer.
Fira is the capital of Santorini. In Fira you will enjoy the breathtaking views of the caldera, walks through the traditional laneways, shop in the many boutique stores and taste the flavours of Santorini in the restaurants and the cafés. Fira is a lively and vibrant town, bustling with people at all hours of the day.
Evgenia Villas & Suites is located in the town of Fira, just 350 metres from the city centre. It is the ideal place to enjoy your holidays in peace and in a beautiful and cosy hotel, while still being only minutes walking distance from the centre of Fira. Very close to the Evgenia Villas & Suites is the Folklore Museum, Nomikos Winery, many laneways with traditional Santorinian cave houses and blue churches and the nearest beach is located just 2.5 km away.
Introduction... Santorini is one of the most famous islands in the world. The incomparable beauty of the landscape, its unique products and a range of activities you can enjoy on the island make Santorini a unique destination. The eruption of the volcano 3,500 years ago has created a landscape that you will not see anywhere else in the whole world.
History... Start your journey in Santorini by visiting the museums and getting to know the history of an island with such a rich background throughout the centuries. Located a few minutes’ walk from Evgenia Villas & Suites you can visit the Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Prehistoric Thera where you can admire the frescoes found at Akrotiri archaeological site. It is also necessary to visit the archaeological site of Akrotiri, the prehistoric city that was buried under lava 3,500 years ago. Complete the journey in history with a visit to the ancient Thira, where you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the sea as you walk among the ruins of the city that was built here by the Spartan settlers during the 4th century BC.
Beaches... The beaches of Santorini boast colourful sand that is not found in many other places around the world, such as the Red Beach with majestic red rock adjoining the sea shore and creating a magical coastal scenery. Visit the beaches with black sand or pebbles, namely Perissa, Perivolos and Kamari, and Vlychada with the volcanic background. The beach of Monolithos is ideal for families as it has very shallow waters, and the closest beach of Exo Gialos is also great to visit from Evgenia Villas & Suites.
Sunset ... The sunset in Santorini is considered as one of the most beautiful in the world. Stand on the cliff-edge and gaze into the wonderful landscape created by volcanos, the sea and a clear blue sky to feel an incomparable experience from all parts of the island.
Gastronomy... Enjoy the unique local products, such as tomatoes, white eggplant, capers and of course the impressivley tasty wines that the volcanic soil of Santorini produces. A tour at the wineries of the island is a truly memorable experience.
Oia... Oia (also known as Ia) is a beautiful and picturesque village at the northernmost point of the island. Oia boasts unique distinctive architecture, quaint churches, marble streets and incredible views of the caldera. Taking a walk on the cliff, you will see the unique captain houses, and the cave houses with fantastic views and the evocative atmosphere. In Oia you can visit the Maritime Museum, walk on the quaint streets and shop exclusively. You can also visit Ammoudi with the unique backdrop for fresh fish or swim in the waters of St. Nicholas.
Sailing... Do not miss the opportunity for a boat trip in the centre of the caldera waters with a traditional boat or catamaran. Experience the unique feeling of being in the heart of the "dramatic" scene of the caldera and enjoy the colours of the sun as they paint the rocks and the crystal clear waters of the Aegean.
For any information regarding what to do or see on the island, the people of Evgenia Villas & Suites are at your disposal to help, advise and take care of every detail for your excursions and tours.