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Is there any other Greek island that screams ‘LUXURY’ louder than Santorini? With its white villages overlooking the sea, sitting high on the mountainside on volcanic soil, this place takes your breath away as soon as you set your foot there. But Santorini is also known for the charm of its hotels. There are some quite extraordinary accommodations! Huge rooms, modern design, sea views: there are many appeals to staying in one of Santorini’s numerous high-end establishments. And it only gets better! You can have a swimming pool just for you for quite a reasonable price. Think it’s too good to be true? Discover our selection of the 15 best hotels with private pools in Santorini.
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A moment of zen and a treat for your senses. This is what our first hotel, Remezzo, is all about. Nestled on the famous Caldera and offering a view of the Aegean Sea, the establishment offers top-of-the-range services, all in a building dating from the end of the 1800s, which has been entirely renovated. Framed by vaulted ceilings and naturally curved walls, Remezzo studios and suites bathe in a serene unique atmosphere. And if you’re looking for some privacy, you can also have your own whitewashed veranda and a small private swimming pool.
Hyperion Oia Suites
Head to the village of Oia to discover this new hotel in Santorini with a private swimming pool. Of course, the pool is not mandatory, so you can book a room without one. But overall, the establishment is very well equipped: heated outdoor swimming pool, outdoor jacuzzi, fully equipped apartments. The villa with a private pool includes a second bedroom with a double bed and an additional bathroom with a shower. And if you’re looking for more space to swim, the beach is only 500 meters away.
Dreaming View Suites
Here is one minimalist yet a truly luxurious hotel. Located in the village of Imerovigli, in the northern part of the island, Dreaming View Suites is right on the edge of the cliff. Needless to say that nothing will interfere with the breathtaking view of the sea. Built in the typical Cycladic style, it offers accommodation with refined decoration including an indoor or an outdoor hot tub.
All air-conditioned suites at Dreaming View overlook the Caldera and the volcano, or offer partial views of the Aegean Sea. A nice bonus: the airport is less than 7 km away and the famous village of Fira is just two kilometers away.
Chelidonia Luxury Suites
Imagine yourself in this swimming pool, overlooking the sea, with a drink in your hand… Not bad, isn’t it? Conveniently located in Oia Town, Chelidonia Luxury Suites offers suites with a private terrace, most of which with magnificent views of the Caldera and the Aegean Sea. This establishment has managed to perfectly combine the typical troglodyte style of Santorini and the modernity required for a good and truly relaxing hotel experience. Most suites are equipped with an indoor or an outdoor Jacuzzi or a plunge pool. And housekeeping is provided twice a day to keep your abode in an immaculate state. What a luxury!
With its beautiful terraces and its traditional yet high-end design, the Canaves Oia Hotel had to be in our selection of the best hotels with a private swimming pool in Santorini. Built on the side of a cliff overlooking the Caldera, it offers grandiose views of the sea. As a bonus, the establishment has an à la carte gourmet restaurant and a wine cellar, for an epicurean stay.
This is a hotel with a private swimming pool worthy of its name! The panoramic views of the Aegean Sea here are mind-blowing. Cocoon Suites accommodation in Imerovigli have either a hot tub or a plunge pool (see photo). This hotel, with its rich decorative elements in wood and rock, is all about being in touch with the nature. The Cocoon Suites prides itself on offering high-quality bedding, for a sound sleep, and serving, on site or in your suite, a breakfast made with organic and local ingredients. We’re already packing our bags and booking our stay, what about you?
Old Castle Oia
The Old Castle Oia will welcome you with a relatively simple and uncluttered decor. But it doesn’t mean you won’t feel like in a cocoon here. This hotel offers elegant accommodation with breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea and the village – small swimming pools or jacuzzi are there for that. Breakfast is served in the suites.
Armeni Luxury Villas
Come on, admit that this photo makes you want to book your ticket to Greece right away! Armeni Villas offers villas with stunning views of the Caldera as well as the Aegean Sea from a hot tub or a private pool. It’s quite normal: the establishment is perched on a cliff, 200 meters above sea level. Each accommodation has an elegant living room and a bathroom with a hydro massage shower or a bathtub. Shuttles are possible between the hotel and the airport, for more comfort.
The splendid Charisma Suites hotel offers a bird’s-eye view of the Aegean sea. The hotel is located on a hill in the village of Oia. Besides, you won’t have too much trouble getting to the water, the nearest beach is only 500 meters away. But if you prefer to have both the sea and a private pool, it’s totally possible! Some suites have a nice place to soak in while admiring the horizon. You can also book a massage in the room, as well as a stay-in breakfast. In fact, you will never want to leave this place!
Olia Villas & Suites
Located 100 meters from Skaros, Olia Villas & Suites offers an almost unparalleled view of the whole island of Santorini. Some of its accommodations have the comfort of a real apartment, with the added bonus of a jacuzzi overlooking the sea. And at this height, needless to say, you won’t have anyone watching you. Plus, the hotel is just under 10 kilometers from the nearest airport, and there’s a shuttle service if you prefer.
Dreams Luxury Suites
A precious little gem of Santorini, that’s how we could describe our next establishment. We say “little”, because the Dreams Luxury Suites only have four accommodations. A “gem”, because in addition to a breathtaking view, the hotel offers a unique elegant setting. Suites dating back a hundred years, in the purest Cycladic style, entirely renovated. They all include a private terrace with a swimming pool or a hot tub overlooking the Aegean Sea.
Dana Villas & Infinity Suites
Now let’s discover this luxurious hotel with a private swimming pool in Fira. Dana Villas & Infinity Suites hotel are not located in the center of the city, and luckily so! This way, you can still have your breathtaking views of the sea and the Caldera. The decoration of the rooms is rather refined, and all the necessary comfort is there. For our swimming and sunbathing friends here, you won’t be disappointed: most of the suites and villas of the Infinity Suites – Dana Villas & Suites have a small heated indoor swimming pool with hydro massage as well as a private outdoor infinity pool. The hotel also has a 70 m² swimming pool (to be shared with other guests), a jacuzzi and a massage service.
Rocabella Santorini Resort & Spa
Boasting a picturesque setting in Imerovigli, Rocabella Santorini Hotel & Spa combines traditional architecture with modern design. It offers magnificent views of the Caldera, especially from its swimming pool, and it has a wellness centre. The rooms are tastefully decorated and fitted with contemporary furniture. Some also have an outdoor jacuzzi. The restaurant serves fresh local cuisine by the pool. If this is the hotel of your choice, make sure not to miss the sunset. At the Rocabella Santorini Hotel & Spa, these are just spectacular.
West East Suites
Here is another establishment located in the picturesque village of Imerovigli. The West East Suites offers minimalist accommodation, and once again with spectacular views of Santorini. You can admire the sunset from the restaurant or the heated infinity pool. You can also enjoy the moment from your private pool (or jacuzzi) available in some rooms. For entertainment, the bustling town of Fira with its many restaurants, bars, shops and nightclubs is only 4 km away.
That’s it, our selection of the best hotels with private pools in Santorini is complete. But if you know other spots and places to suggest, mention them in the comments.