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Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Megalochori also enquired about villas in Imerovigli, villas in Thira (Fira) and villas in Oia

Make a holiday villa in Megalochori your home away from home

There is a group of islands off the Aegean coast in Greece known as Cyclades. Of the 220 islands that make up this locale are a smaller group that go by the name Santorini. This archipelago has long been a tourist magnet thanks to the calderas that are evidence of the recent volcanic activity that formed the islands. The inhabited islands are also known for the trademark white, single-storey houses that put a lovely white cap on the caldera like a mountain with a snowy peak. Tourists to this part of Greece can enjoy comfortable lodgings in Megalochori holiday homes which offer a unique combination of traditional Greek architecture and modern furnishings. Of the rentals offered by HomeAway, majority are magnificent, spacious villas that command stunning views. These Megalochori holiday villas also have an array of exciting facilities such as swimming pools and satellite TV.

Things to do

-Calderas: If you needed proof that Santorini is the most active section of the South Aegean Volcanic Arc, a tour of the awe-inspiring calderas will do the trick. 3,600 years ago a phenomenal explosion known as the Minoan Eruption was experienced. What was left was the caldera visible today along with the cliffs visible alongside it. one of the best places from which to enjoy the amazing shape and colours of the cliffs is the Amoudi Bay.

-Skaros Rock: More intriguing geological formations can be found when one heads to the outskirts of the town of Imerovigli. Here they will encounter the Skaros Rock which presents a formidable challenge to those looking to surmount it. Successful climbers will however enjoy breathtaking views out into the Aegean Sea.

-Ancient ruins: Plenty of history is found within the boundaries of Santorini and holidaymakers staying in Megalochori holiday homes will be keen to tour the ruins found in Kamari. This collection of centuries-old pillars and walls dates back to the 11th century BC. Visitors will certainly feel a part of Santorini’s eventful past as they amble through this site. They will also be treated to magnificent panoramas which will more than justify the arduous walk to get up the ruins.

-Museums: To complete the history lesson visitors will want to pass by the Museum of Prehistoric Thera. Awaiting them here are findings from various excavations at the Akrotiri that will give tourists a good idea of how life was in the Neolithic times. Among the items on display are beautiful coloured frescoes. A visit to the Akrotiri site is essential to piecing together life in ancient Santorini. The ruins here have been wonderfully preserved by volcanic ash.

-Beaches: History aside, tourists booked into Megalochori holiday villas will be able to enjoy the bountiful Santorini sunshine from places such as the Red Beach. This is one of Santorini’s most popular beaches and is distinguished by the red cliffs that surround it. The place has quite a bit of rock and takes a bit of a hike to get to but is well worth the trouble.

Weather in Megalochori

Those who plan to spend their summer holidays in Megalochori holiday homes will be in for temperatures in the thirties. At this time of year conditions are hot and dry with rainfall averages mostly below 20mm. Autumn remains relatively warm with temperature averages still above 20°C in October. Winters are far from chilly and January is the coolest month with an average of 10°C.

Travel to Megalochori

Visitors destined for holiday rentals in Megalochori will want to try and book a flight to the Santorini or Thira National Airport. Try because the flights are not that easy to come by to this airport. Most airliners only operate seasonal flights there during summer and demand at this time for tickets is high. Those arriving at this airport can take a taxi to the village of Megalochori but may feel exploited paying close to €20 for a 10 minute ride.

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Megalochori Holiday Villas & Apartments (300+)

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    Exceptional! 5.0/5
    (25 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    Villa #415972
    25
    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (19 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      House #449578
      19
      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.9/5
        (13 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Multiple rentals Villa #1109708
        13
        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Villa #3726734
          3
          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
            Exceptional! 5.0/5
            (22 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 3 BR
            • 3 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Villa #810255
            22
            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
              • Studio
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Multiple rentals Villa #1109708
              9
                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (13 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Villa #810262
                13
                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
                  (29 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  House #1058716
                  29
                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                    (17 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Villa #1100077
                    17
                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (20 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 5 BR
                      • 4 BA
                      • Sleeps 12
                      Villa #1614676
                      20
                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
                        (6 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        House #6773191
                        6
                        Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Villa #8132103
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            House #6515074
                              avg/night
                              • 4 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 7
                              Villa #875928vb
                              Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                House #771568vb
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Villa #4154790
                                    avg/night
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Villa #1961261
                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Good! 3.8/5
                                      (5 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      House #8106297
                                      5
                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                        • 19 BR
                                        • 15 BA
                                        • Sleeps 38
                                        House #1943618
                                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Villa #1851680
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 5
                                            Villa #885039vb
                                              avg/night
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              House #4254567
                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                Villa #6720462
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  Villa #4278451
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Villa #3476200
                                                    1
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Villa #6509746
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Villa #1879022
                                                          • 5 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Villa #3930664
                                                          3
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Cottage #6057792
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              House #1243039
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Villa #6509745
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Apartment #6819109
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    House #1243038
                                                                    1
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Villa #3551271
                                                                      1
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Villa #6488658
                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 7
                                                                          Villa #3930665
                                                                          3
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Villa #1805466
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Villa #4099105
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                House #1243035
                                                                                1
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Villa #3551105
                                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                    Villa #3930663
                                                                                    3
                                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                      Villa #3605012
                                                                                        • 5 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 9
                                                                                        Villa #3930667
                                                                                        3
                                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          Villa #3930666
                                                                                          3
                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Apartment #6779856
                                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                                              Villa #3930668
                                                                                              3
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Villa #1961233
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Villa #1268294
                                                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  Recent Reviews

                                                                                                  Amazing villa, perfect week

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  we spent a week at this amazing villa. when we arrived we could not believe how impressive it was, its more like a castle. inside was well decorated, clean, spacious and fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. outside, there was just so much space, the different terraces offered our group of 12 enough space to really enjoy our holiday without feeling like we were on top of each other. the pool was a highlight. we loved the location, how peaceful it was, you really do get to unwind here and the views are stunning. the village of megalahori is very beautiful and has some very good restaurants, we loved feggera. the villa manager was great and knew just about everything about the island, she gave us some great recommendations and also booked us a catamaran trip to the volcano and hot springs where we had a bbq on board, and later in the week, horse riding for us girls. the cleaner came every other day and even babysat for us one night. overall, our time at this villa was one of the best holidays we have ever had, a truly fantastic, unforgettable week. would definitely recommend.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 11-Nov-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                  A charming place

                                                                                                  4 of 5
                                                                                                  Everything was perfect except two dogs in front of the house. They woof night and day. Perhaps joint a washing machine, that will be fine when we stay a week like us. The village is charming, far from the tourists.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: May 2016

                                                                                                  Great place to stay

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  The house is a great place to stay in the nice village Megalochori. Great view from the terrasse.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016