Majestic Volcano and Caldera Views at The Architect's Villa with Pool & Jacuzzi
Resting majestically on a hillside in Imerovigli, this sugar-frosted villa commands dramatic volcano and caldera views from its verandas and pool terrace. This intimate, securely gated vacation home is ideal for romantic honeymooners who want to retreat from the world and focus exclusively on each other. Small weddings and social events can also be hosted here for up to 16 guests. Getting here is easy a rental car with manual transmission is provided and theres plenty of parking.
Its easy to see how The Architects Villa got its name. Sculpted from whitewashed stone, its igloo-shaped features and white dcor are offset by bold splashes of lemon and lime throughout. A contoured turquoise infinity pool provides a welcoming respite from the hot Greek sun and a soak in the starlit outdoor hot tub is just the perfect way to end the day. Indoors, youll find a host of entertainment options, with a plasma satellite TV and DVD player, a CD player and iPod dock. Pour yourself a drink from the mini-bar or rustle up a fresh juice in the citrus-fresh kitchen and snuggle on the sofa while you listen to your favorite playlist.
Salute the sun each morning with an espresso on the poolside terrace. Breakfast is provided daily and for an extra cost you can hire a private chef, butler, security guard and driver. Enjoy your meals at the dining table in the living area or the kitchen, or you could cook up a storm on the outdoor barbecue. Later, let your cares drop away off the edge of the pool as you sip chilled champagne by the soft light of colorful candles.
All that salt-laden air is bound to make you sleepy and there are three very comfortable air-conditioned bedrooms ready to sweep you away to dreamland, lulled by the sound of the waves on the shore below. Each room is simply and restfully styled so theres nothing to distract you from a good nights sleep, and the traditional shutters will block out the Santorini sun until youre ready to awaken. Mosaic tiled bathrooms (one en-suite) with walk-in showers and a tub add an extra touch of luxury.
Round trip transfers are included with your accommodation and activities and excursions can be arranged for an extra fee. If you feel like exploring the area, theres a bus stop nearby and within 10 minutes you can be on the beach, shopping for groceries or discovering Greek restaurants in the nearest town.
Please Note: This villa is closed between November 1st and March 31st every year.
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Bedroom / Bathroom Description
Bedroom 1 Double bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower, Air conditioning, TV
Bedroom 2 Double bed, Shared bathroom with shower, Air conditioning
Bedroom 3 Double bed, Shared bathroom with shower, Air conditioning
Satellite dish network
Staff Services Included:
Round trip transfers
Twice daily maid service
Welcome basket with initial supplies
Mobile phone card
Manual transmission rental car
At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:
Activities and excursions
Maximum 6 guests
Pets are not allowed
Wedding/Social events accepted maximum 16 guests
The villa is closed between November 1st and March 31st of every year
Rental car recommended
800 m to bus stop
3 km to grocery store
8 minute drive to Pori beach
10 minute drive to town restaurant
10 km to Athinios Port
15 minute drive to Fira Hospital
18 minute drive to Monolithos Airport
Additional amenities include: computer available, security system, coffee maker, hairdryer, heating system, maid service: twice daily, food processor, juicer, cd player, poolkeeper, bbq pavillion, satellite TV - u.s., gated property, outdoor furniture, toiletries, mini bar, whirl pool spa....Read more
Left on 08/19/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 19, 2011Stayed Jun 2011
Everything lived up to expectations. Perhaps some of the rooms were a bit smaller than expected. I suppose that\'s normal as villa pictures are usually taken with a wide angle lens.\r\nWe did not see a single cloud the entire time we were there! For our purposes the villa was excellent as the white with bright accents are very photogenic.
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