Choosing the best place to stay in Santorini can be incredibly overwhelming. With a plethora of hotels, villas, and houses on the island it is a huge task to work out which one may be right for you. This carefully curated selection of Airbnb’s in Santorini helps you work out which ones are best for different needs – families, parties, people with disabilities, and more!

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Best for a Santorini Honeymoon in Oia

The stunning Pina Caldera Cave House is a small villa perched on the edge of the Caldera with breathtaking views and a very private swimming pool.

Features include:

  • the highest quality fixtures and fittings
  • complete privacy
  • a decent size pool with whirlpool feature
  • a fully equipped kitchen
  • King Size bed with COCO-MAT mattress
  • a large sitting area that can accommodate extra guests
  • an expansive and quite private terrace
  • very quiet at night
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Best Airbnb on Santorini with a hot tub

Set over 2 levels this incredible villa is 75sqm and built into the cliff with a luxurious, futuristic aesthetic. Featuring both a private hot tub and a jetted plunge pool this Villa will blow your mind!

Roughly halfway between Oia and Fira, this location is much quieter than those villages but an easy walk to both. Perfect for a Santorini honeymoon.

Features include:

  • Stylish modern furnishings
  • a plunge pool and a hot tub
  • one bathroom on each level
  • daily breakfast
  • a small kitchenette & dining/lounge area
  • panoramic views
  • private terrace 
Messaria Dome Houses

Best value Santorini Dome House

This charming house is situated in an authentic village right in the middle of the island of Santorini. It sleeps up to 5 people and is fully self contained. Great value compared to most in the more popular tourist towns.

Features include:

  • a traditional authentic Dome House fully renovated in 2017
  • situated in an authentic, peaceful village with a no-car policy!
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 1 king bed and 3 singles – great for families
  • fully self-contained including a kitchen and washing machine
  • large, fully fenced, outdoor terrace
  • air-conditioned
  • spectacular views across the island
  • a real local village experience
canava villas

Best traditional home in a winery for families

This incredible house is situated in a converted winery with expansive views over Black Beach and the medieval village of Emporio.

With 5 bedrooms the house can sleep up to twelve people and is perfect for a large family with a big kitchen and dining facilities.

Features include:

  • A huge private terrace with stunning views
  • an outdoor pool with jacuzzi
  • and indoor jacuzzi
  • private parking
  • a gourmet kitchen
  • baby cot and high chair
  • top quality linen and bedding
  • daily maid service
  • lots more!
aroma caves b

Best panoramic view for the money

This 1 bedroom apartment is located in the charming medieval village of Pyrgos and has incredible views across the island.

The apartments have their own terrace and have use of the fabulous shared pool and jacuzzi.

Features include:

  • 1 bedroom and bathroom
  • seperate lounge and kitchenette
  • sofa bed
  • big swimming pool looking over the horizon
  • views forever
  • air-conditioning
  • walking distance to the town
Gym Vedema

Best Santorini Hotel for Fitness Fanatics

This award-winning hotel is one of the few on the island that offers a full gym and a great pool so if perfect for those who want to keep their fitness up on their trip.

Located towards the south of the island in Megalochori it is built around a 400-year old winery which adds extra ambience!

Features include:

  • daily breakfast
  • award-wining chef
  • 3 on-site restaurants
  • wine tastings
  • self check-in
  • amazing sunsets
  • a clothes dryer
  • luxury Day Spa in complex
Blue Windmill

Best Santorini Windmill accommodation

Situated halfway between Oia and Fira in the lovely upmarket village of Imerovigli these converted windmills offer a unique and very special accommodation experience in the Greek Islands.

The Blue windmill sleeps up to 6 people in 2 bedrooms and has 3 bathrooms. A private pool, daily maid service, and a beautiful garden setting ensure a truly memorable stay.

Features include:

  • 3 beds and 3 bathrooms
  • hydro-massage swimming pool
  • fully equipped kitchen
  • Korres bathroom products
  • high quality bedding
  • air-conditioning
  • daily maid service
  • daily breakfast
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Best absolute waterfront accommodation

Situated right on Ammoudi Bay underneath the village of Oia this Dome House is literally steps away from both the ocean and the most famed seafood tavernas of Santorini. It is also meters away from the boats who do Caldera and sunset tours and more.

Beautifully furnished and with stunning views across the bay this apartment has two private terraces and a private plunge pool as well.

Features include:

  • 1 double bed and 2 singles
  • 2 terraces and a plunge pool
  • access to a bigger shared terrace and another pool
  • air conditioning
  • stunning sunsets views
  • private driver available
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This Santorini Airbnb has the most bedrooms

This is actually 3 houses joined together in a family compound. Together they have 11 bedrooms and can sleep up to 26 people.

Located in the village of Mesaria it is surrounded by local shops, tavernas, and services and is very close to the ferry port.

The houses can also be used to host small events such as small weddings, wedding breakfasts, family reunions, etc… and all rooms can be individually locked.

Features include:

  • 2 swimming pools
  • BBQ
  • Pool bar
  • 3 kitchens
  • 9 bathrooms
  • multiple workspaces and desks
  • multiple terraces and vistas
  • 3 laundries
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Best Villa for groups by the beach

This stunning villa is just minutes from popular Kamari Beach as well as all the tavernas, bars and shops in the area.

With 3 bedrooms and 6 beds the villa can sleep 9 guests in supreme comfort. Expect excellent service and hospitality too!

Features include:

  • Full kitchen and laundry facilities
  • 3 bathrooms
  • a huge pool and private hot tub
  • free parking
  • high quality bedding and linen
  • a large garden
  • air-conditioning
  • baby cot and gates if required
  • coffee maker
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Best for people with disabilities

Like many Greek Islands Santorini has many stairs and narrow streets and alleys and can be challenging for people with disabilities or limited mobility.

These suites are one of the best options on the island as they have no steps to the entry and some rooms can be accessed without stairs either. It is also only a short distance into Fira.

Features include:

  • 1 double bed and bathroom
  • access to a shared courtyard or terrace
  • close to the Bus Station, Taxi Station, and Museums
  • flat road outside
  • no steps to enter
  • super cold air-conditioning
  • blackout shutters
  • fully staffed reception
  • very affordable
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Best for when money is no object

At time of print, this was the most expensive Villa on Santorini.

Starting at US$8000 per night the Villa sleeps 10 guests across 10 bedrooms and is located on a private estate near the Fira-Oia road.

With inclusions such as a private Chef and Housekeeper it’s no surprise it comes with a hefty price tag. One of the very best Airbnbs on Santorini and a stay you would NEVER forget!

Features include:

  • A heated infinty pool
  • a plunge pool
  • Hot tub
  • spectacular views
  • a private Chapel
  • A Hammam
  • Wine Cellar
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Firepit
  • Outdoor cinema
  • Full Security System
  • Concierge, child care, a Butler or Private Driver can all be added
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Best Santorini Airbnb Boat

This unique Airbnb experience in Santorini is one of the few places to stay on the water rather than land.

This luxury yacht sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms and comes with a skipper and deckhand. Take your accommodation with you to a different beach each day, perhaps even neighbouring islands!

Features include:

  • 1 King stateroom and ensuite
  • 3 rooms with 2x single beds each
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Skipper and deckhand
  • 2 big entertaining decks
  • a fully equipped kitchen
  • laundry facilities
  • flexible pick up and drop off options

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