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Calderimi Traditional Family Houses

Bedrooms 1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 House (60 sq.m., sleeps 3-4) & 1 Studio (45 sq.m., sleeps 2-3)

We would like to welcome you to our beautiful island of Santorini, to experience the hospitality and the friendliness of the local people and our old traditions which are only known in our island.

Our family owns two old houses in the old, traditional area of Fira, which is the capital of Santorini. We have recently renovated them and we did our best to ensure that they would keep their character and unique style: high ceiling roofs and white washed walls, made of thick stone, to keep the rooms cool during the summer and warm during the winter. As the old inhabitants didn't have access to wood as a building material, they used to 'carve' their houses and their furniture into stone hills or caves.

It's a perfect place for couples,families, elder people, and everyone who will appreciate one of the most beautiful and quiet areas of the island, while being just a breath away from the main square and the magnificent caldera view.

Calderimi studio is 45 sq.m. and can accommodate 2-3 people.

It has 1 bedroom with 1 queen size bed, 1 dining-living room with a large sofa which can be used as an extra bed, 1 fully equipped kitchen and 1 bathroom.

Calderimi house is 60 sq.m. and can accommodate 2,3 or 4 people.

It consists of 2 bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and the other one with one single bed. The second room can host one more person. The kitchen, big and comfortable with a dining area, is fully equipped and has all modern facilities. The bathroom is made according to the local traditional style and painted in a yellow ochre.

Each of them has also a private terrace with table and chairs, decorated with flowers and plants.

More Details

Vivi and Andreas
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 April, 2017

Why Vivi and Andreas chose Greece

This property was passed down through three generations and was fully renovated, but keeping faith with the essential elements of the original structure.

What makes this house unique

Aegean's blue and white colors, are being reflected on our island's sunlight, which calms both the mind and the soul.

This is what you are going to experience when you come and stay at our traditional houses, which were renovated with extra care, as we didn't want it to loose it's traditional elements.

Also you have the chance to sit in it's sunny yard and enjoy your coffee, your wine or your ouzo, which we will offer to you, in order to make you feel welcome!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Thera in Municipality of Thira

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • city centre
  • town ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • 1 queen bed, 1 baby crib.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We are always available if you need any advice on renting cars,ATV or motors or any information about organizing tours and visits at museums or wineries.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(30 traveller reviews)

Calderimi Traditional Family Houses
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 30 reviews

Awesome central location!

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment with an amazing comfortable bed :) Centrally located you do not need a car here as everything is close by including the bus depot. Comfortable and traditional everything you need is here...and more! Vivi is an awesome host who loves her guests and is very helpful no matter what you need. Stay here, you won't regret it :)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house, perfect host! Quiet, clean, comfy.

  • 5 of 5

I spent 3 months living in this perfect Greek house and it was better than advertised. The location was ideal, 3 minutes from the main square but tucked away in a quiet residential area. The apartment was spotless, filled with light, and had all the amenities to make a longer stay possible. Vivi was the best host, dropping food off and providing information related to upcoming events and places to visit. She responded quickly to emails and text messages and made my stay so relaxing. i have recommended this apartment to friends and family and hope to return within the year. Thank you Vivi for a lovely home and vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal place to stay in Santorini

  • 5 of 5

This cozy little house with a shady courtyard offered everything we needed, and was remarkably quiet and affordable, just a few minutes away from the hectic Fira downtown. Santorini is a very special place you should see once in your life. The house is naturally cool as being partly troglodyte, the bathroom is magnificent, the kitchen has everything you need, you can take your meals in the courtyard, a large supermarket and the bus station are minutes away. Thanks to our host Vivi who picked us up at the airport, welcomed us with jam and pastries, and who turned out to be fluent in our native French! Just perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay while in Santorini

  • 5 of 5

We loved our visit, and Vivi was a great host - she arranged for taxi to pick us up at the waterport, left us great little treats during our stay, gave us good tips on where to eat, etc. Clean, quiet, and convenient! Thank you , Vivi for wonderful memories...!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Super maisonnette à 2 pas du cœur de Fira dans une petite ruelle très calme.

Vivi réserve un bel accueil, très attentionné

Nous recommandons vivement cette location

Annie & Marc

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Wondefull rest in a cozy place

  • 5 of 5

I and my husband had a rest here last summer. However still often are remembered those wonderful days we spent here. Vivi met us at the airport, and it was very pleasant. Also very much we pleased friendliness and hospitality of the hostess, we were very impressed with her specialty pie at a meeting, but we were lucky once again when on a name-day of my husband Vivi waited us with the next regale and a gift! The lodge is very conveniently located: nearby shops, autostation with which we by buses visited all island. The embankment with trade tents too walking distance. In Fira there are a lot of tourists, the majority of houses are in crowded places, around - crowds and noise. But here you turn on the silent small street and at once you appear in the separate quiet place. It is wonderful! We fell in love with this house. It is the real comfortable "hobbit-hole"! Next time on Santorini we will stop only here! Thank you,Vivi! We often remembers you, your hospitality and your gift with great warmth.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Nearest Airport
6 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
13 Kilometres
Athinios Port
Nearest Beach
2.5 Kilometres
Exo Gialos
Car: not necessary

Fira is a town built around the island's famous caldera, 200m. above the sea, which offers a panoramic view of the whole island, the volcano and the surrounding islands.

Fira is situated in the center of the island, from where you easily have access to all the other villages.

Here, you'll find all local facilities:

Central bus station and taxi station 200m. from Calderimi.

The cable car, which leads to the old port and from there you can access the volcano, by ferries.

Restaurants, cafes and nightclubs. Museums, banks, pharmacies.

A lot of shops.

For people who like hiking, from Fira there is a narrow path which goes to Ia (Oia), through the villages of Firostefani and Imerovigli (9km.).


In late August, a reenactment of the volcanic eruption is organized with fireworks, followed by traditional dancing performances and music.

In August Megaro Gyzi holds a lot of cultural activities.

In September the international classic music festival takes place at Nomikos Conference Centre.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Thera, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
16 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £84.22

The above rates and the calendar are for the 45 sq.m studio.
Price for apart:May:70e,June:85e, July-August:110e ,September:90e,October:70e.

The rates include:all VAT and local taxes.
Transfer from the airport/port.
The rates are for 2 persons,every extra person is 15 euros per night.
Children under 8 years of age stay free of charge.
2 nights ONLY if there is availability between 2 reservations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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