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'BLUE & WHITE' villa offers an authentic Santorini experience, enjoyable hot tub

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Bedrooms 2
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Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Oia - 'Blue & White' Cave House

2 Bedrooms 2 Baths (Sleeps 4)

SECLUDED HIDEAWAY IN THE HEART OF OIA!

ENJOY 'BLUE & WHITE CAVE HOUSE' !

As you gaze at the deep blue waters of the Caldera you feel the calm breeze touch your heart and soul in a unique way. You certainly get a bird’s eye view watching the cruise boats as they sneak from the cape and follow the sun all the way from sunrise to sunset.

Unlike most cave houses in Santorini, once you enter the Blue & White House you are surprised by the soaring heights of the curved ceiling. Spacey, roomy, well-lit, the house maintains a constant temperature throughout the year (bioclimatic house), providing a refreshing, cool welcome after a long day under the demanding Greek sun. Inside, the white color prevails almost everywhere. It will make you feel refreshed, calm and pure. The unique architecture of the cave house meets with art objects and airy furniture to please the senses.

There is one master bedroom with a beautiful double bed. There is additionally a small adjacent room to the master bedroom. In the living area there are two traditional style built in twin beds for lounging or for extra guests. The master bedroom is separated from the living area by a doorway and 3 small windows. It also provides a dining table and an extra long sofa for relaxing. There is an indoor tiled bathroom with a shower and a second outdoor bathroom. The fully equipped kitchen faces the beautiful Aegean sea.

Outside, the spacious private terrace provides the stage for unencumbered relaxation staring the amazing landscape of the caldera. Your eyes feast on the view producing numberless private mental postcards. You will enjoy your breakfast/dinner at the romantic private veranda with panoramic view of the cities of Imerovigli, Firostefani, Fira and “Athinios” port on the edge of the Caldera, the volcano and the islands of Palia and Nea Kammeni.

Every now and then, tourists with their cameras in hand, slowly, quietly and respectfully glide down the steps passing in front of the porch of the house as if visiting a church. While they seek vantage points for their picture framing, you can distinguish their admiration for the House when they smile and then turn to ponder the view.

The above rate includes

1) Bottled mineral and sparkling water, wine, juice/sweet upon arrival.

2) Breakfast provisions: honey, butter, marmalade, coffee and tea, cocktail of herbs.

3) Daily (April-October), twice a week (Nov-Mar) maid service, change sheet, bath and beach towels every three days.

4) Satellite TV, Wi-Fi and Air Conditioning.

5) Enjoy a relaxing Jacuzzi during day or sunset time, while helping yourself to complimentary traditional Santorini wine, soft drinks and coffee.Our private outdoor hot tub lies in our SANTORINI PARADISE private terrace having the best sunset view (just three minutes away). Our terrace is available for you on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

6) The cave house is one minute walk from the Pool Bar “Lyogerma”. You can swim for free and it is open all day long (May-Oct). It has the best view to the Sunset!You will be offered a 15% discount for your drinks and snacks. Please visit: http: //www.lioyerma.gr/greek/location.php

7) By showing our card, you will receive discounts or free deserts at many restaurants in Oia. For example a) You will be offered a bottle of Santorini wine with your meal at the most pictoresque and tasty restaurant of Santorini 'AMMOUDI restaurant' in the port of Ammoudi! Please learn more: www.ammoudi-santorini.gr

You will also have free use of parasols/umbrellas and shaded outdoor beds (worth 10 euros) at THEROS WAVE BAR, situated on the most beautiful beach, Eros Beach, in VLYCHADA. Please visit: www.theroswavebar.gr

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b) You will be offered a 15% discount at the Lounge Cafe Pool Bar called “Lyogerma” where you can swim for free (May – October). It is open all day long and it has the best view to the Sunset! The house is 5 minutes walking distance from “Lyogerma”. Please visit: http: //www.lioyerma.gr/greek/location.php

There is a free parking place 2-3 minutes walking distance from the PINK Cave House.

MHTE 1167Κ91000938301

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Maria
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
29 November, 2016
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Why Maria chose Santorini

The Blue & White House was built sometime in the late 1800s. It was a sailor's lowly house, just like most cave houses. Sometime in the 1970s it was bought by my maternal grandfather.

Antonis Dakoronias, born in Santorini in 1918, was a seaman himself. He spent 37 years at the sea, most of them as a captain, commanding commercial vessels around the world, before nestling again in Oia. He became president of Oia's local council and he founded the Maritime Museum of Oia (a must-see place). I became the owner of the Blue & White House after my mother inherited it in the 1990s.

I first set foot in Santorini in 1976 and have revisited most years since then. But since the mid-90s, this house has been my exclusive accommodation point in Santorini. Practically every summer I return to this house and pay homage to this most beautiful village in this most sensational island. In 2000 I performed a full restoration of the house to its current excellent state. I am proud of my ancestral links to Oia and a privileged owner of this classic, cliff-hanging cave house. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have been enjoying it for almost 20 years.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

'BLUE & WHITE' villa offers an authentic Santorini experience, enjoyable hot tub
average rating of 4.85 based on 20 reviews
5

Definitely recommend!!

  • 5 of 5

Maria is a wonderful host. Her suggestions for activities during our stay made for a memorable holiday! Great location and comfortable lodging.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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5

Ambassador Bashua & Family in Santorini

  • 5 of 5

Great location and view

Maria was an excellent and adorable hostess

She offered every support and invited us twice for drinks. She's very affable, accommodating

She goes out of her way to make our stay the wonderful experience that it turned out to be.

We'll be back some day. Much thanks, Maria.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to stay in Santorini and Maria made it even more perfect. She greeted us with wine and snacks as the sunset in Santorini (w the most perfect view) and gave us so many recommendations of places to eat and things to do - all of which were perfect!

The cave house was great- amazing views, cute, comes with breakfast options, etc.

we LOVED our stay here and would recommend it to anyone else!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Breathtaking views, comfortable, clean place.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay! Maria is a marvelous hostess. She and her staff could not have been more attentive and welcoming. The food at the local restaurants was terrific and the wait staffs were gracious. The visit to the volcanic hot spring was a fantastic experience unlike any I have ever had and was arranged by Maria with her friends. I heartily recommend Maria's cave house to anyone intending to visit Santorini. You won't do better anywhere else.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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A dream property and hostess

  • 5 of 5

The location and the cave house were amazing, but renting from Maria pushed the fabulousness over the top. She takes care of EVERY detail to make sure your time in Oia and Santorini is fantastic.

She makes sure you don't have to carry your luggage up or down the stairs (which is a big benefit because the cave house is down a bit so it's nice and secluded). She stocked the fridge with goodies, she got us the best table for sunset view at a great fish restaurant in Ammoudi Bay, she hosted a delicious *private* rooftop sunset mezze for me and my family, she sent over homemade rice pudding for my daughters, got us us free sunbeds at luxurious beach areas...I could go on an on!

What we really appreciated was the time that she took to make sure we had the best experiences and saw the most amazing things. For example, directions to a tucked-away swimming area and cliff diving location at Ammoudi Bay, and the most wonderful secluded black sand beach (Eros Beach). Just incredible memories.

As for the cave house, it's everything lovely you see in these pictures and more. It was a great size for 2 adults and 2 tweens, well-appointed and comfortable. The patio just cannot be beat. I spent as much time there as possible.

Note that you cannot see the sunrise or sunset from the patio. I didn't mind at all, because the areas for sunset (a 2 min walk) were MOBBED. This was a quiet area all for you, with the exception of some brides that show up to take pictures by the church bells. We loved seeing them and it wasn't intrusive at all.

You will not regret renting here -- it was a dream!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

I booked Maria's Blue and White Cave House after weeks of research, reading reviews and comparing rentals on Oia. I was looking for a typical cave house with a view and most important, not too difficult to access as my 82 year old father was travelling with me. Maria's Cave House matched all my requirements and when we arrived we were not disappointed. The view was breathtaking, the house itself was bright, welcoming, clean and the kitchen well stocked. The minor issue I would say would be that the wording in her listing with regards to bedrooms was a bit misleading. I was under the impression that there would be 2 actual bedrooms which could be closed off from the main living/dining room, however it is one private bedroom with a double bed and 2 fixed (very comfortable) twin beds in the front living/dining room. A third rollaway bed was provided in the same room as we were 5 people. This would be perfect for a family (couple travelling with 2-3 children), however I was travelling with various family members, my husband, son, mother in law and my father so sleeping arrangements of who should sleep where became a bit tricky with some sleeping in, some waking up early and not trying not to disturb others. However Maria's hospitality more than made up for this and as we were there for only 2 nights we were able to adjust.

Throughout the entire process Maria was very helpful and always responded to all my queries without delay. She, Stravos and Konstantina are a great team and made sure our stay was perfect from start to finish. She sent us a lot of information before we arrived and also gave us a lot of information while we were there. We were invited to view the sunset from her private terrace which was wonderful as the entire place was teeming with tourists however we could sit and relax. Stravos was very helpful, he met us on arrival to help with our luggage and showed us round to different places in Oia recommended by Maria and Konstatina kept the apartment spotless.

We were there in July and it was particularly hot, but the house was nice and cool and it was a treat that we could sit on the terrace with a glass of wine and have the magnificent views in front of us.

Our stay was a treat especially for my father, an architect as he was able to get a close up look at the houses perched on the edge of the caldera and amazing caldera views right from our front door.

I would definitely go back again, hopefully for longer next time! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Santorini Airport
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Kreopolio
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Athinios port
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Papagalos
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Ammoudi beach
Car: not necessary

The villa is 2 minutes walking distance from shops, restaurants, market, galleries, and 5 minutes from the bus and taxi terminal. It is located in the old city of Oia near the Castle which is the famous 'Sunset Point' of Greece! It is also 5 minutes walking distance from the Lounge Cafe Pool Bar called “Lyogerma” and 10 minutes' drive from the three beaches that are near Oia. There are many exotic places to go swimming, sandy or with volcanic rocks, all over the island!

Other Activities: You can take a boat trip around the volcano,explore an archaeological excavation of a 3000 year-old civilization, or perhaps visit some cultural museums. You can tour ancient Byzantine churches and charming wineries, or go trekking along the rim of the caldera and discover its traditional villages and stunning scenery. You can also ride on a donkey to the old port where you can go on an excursion to the volcano and swim in its hot springs. There is so much to do and this is the ideal place to enjoy doing it.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Oia, Santorini

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Dek-Fev
1 Dec 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
1 night minimum stay
£135
for 1 night
From
£135
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £42 per night, per additional guest
 
rate 1
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
1 night minimum stay
£168
for 1 night
From
£168
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £42 per night, per additional guest
 
low season
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£211
for 1 night
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£211
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £42 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 4
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
£253
for 1 night
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£253
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £51 per night, per additional guest
 
rate 8
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£379
for 1 night
From
£379
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £59 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 5
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£237
for 1 night
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£237
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £42 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 6
1 Nov 2017 - 15 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
£135
for 1 night
From
£135
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £42 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Please note that hot tub is not available from November to March.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Oia on Cyclades

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • village
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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