Akortiri is a prehistoric city in Santorini ideal for cultural travellers.

Besides it’s popular archaeological site, you’ll see volcanic landscape, wild beaches, and picturesque villages.

Fortunately, there are still serene spots on the hills offerring stunning views of the Santorini caldera.

We’ve uncovered the best luxury Akrotiri hotels in Santorini for you to explore.

Find out which hotels have private hot tubs, plunge pools and Caldera views.

You’ll be sure to have the most idyllic Greek escape!

1. Melidonia Suites

Settled on the high cliffs of Akrotiri village, this 5-star hotel boasts views of the sea, caldera, and the volcano.

The famous archaeological site of Akrotiri is just a 15-minutes walk away.

All suites are filled with natural light and decorated with a sophisticated modern design.

The Melidonia Villa is incredibly spacious and can accommodate six people.

It features a private heated pool, a hot tub, and a balcony with sweeping views.

The hotel also provides a la carte home-made breakfast.

  • Guest Rating: 9.7
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Melidonia villa
  • Address: 00, Main Faros road Akrotiri, Akrotiri, 84700, Greece 

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2. CAPE 9 Villas & Suites

CAPE 9 offers suites and villas with pristine views of the sea and caldera.

It features two large pools surrounded by sun loungers.

You can even get a massage in the relaxing poolside area.

Alternatively, enjoy a homemade meal and a refreshing beverage there.

Inside villas and suites, you’ll instantly notice the serene and luxurious ambiance.

They are decorated in a contemporary bohemian style.

All units have a private plunge pool and a patio or a terrace.

With rooms for both honeymoons and families, it’s everything you need for a Greek holiday!

  • Guest Rating: 9.6
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe or family villa
  • Address: Akrotiri , Akrotiri, 84700, Greece

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3. Phos The Boutique

Have a tranquil, luxurious vacation at the Phos The Boutique.

Overlooking the caldera, this 5-star hotel offers elite villas and suites with a sophisticated design.

Each unit has its private heated infinity pool and a hot tub.

For families or groups, their villa is the best option.

It has an incredibly spacious terrace with sunbeds in the pool – the best spot to watch island sunsets.

Have a delightful a la carte breakfast delivered to your terrace each morning.

If you want to impress your partner, arrange a romantic candlelight dinner there.

  • Guest Rating: 9.6
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Villa
  • Address: Akrotiri, Akrotiri, 84700, Greece

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4. Santorini Princess Presidential Suites

Pure luxury and wellness with a blend of modern and Cycladic style await you at this hotel.

Pamper yourself at the hotel’s Santorini Princess Spa.

Indulge in a creative Greek cuisine prepared by the hotel’s chef.

If you’re on a romantic getaway, arrange a dinner at your private terrace.

You can also have a homemade local breakfast served there.

Besides the large furnished terrace, you’ll have a private pool and a hot tub.

The interior of the villa is incredibly spacious and divided in three floors.

If you’re a VIP and only want the best, Santorini Princess Presidential Suites is the place to stay. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.6
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: 3-bedroom villas
  • Address: Akrotírion, Akrotiri, 84700, Greece

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5. Black Diamond Suites

Experience the authentic Greek style and hospitality at Black Diamond Suites.

Admire pristine views of the Aegean sea and the Caldera.

You can do it from your private infinity pool.

If you’re in a group, the Superior Suite is the best option.

It has has a large outdoor hot tub with a panoramic view and an extra beds on the second floor.

A similar split-level room is also available for couples.

  • Guest Rating: 9.6
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Split-level superior suite
  • Address: Akrotiri Santorini Greece, Akrotiri, 84700, Greece

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6. Astarte Suites

Astarte Suites are literally made for honeymoons and romantic holidays.

They are an intimate retreat with a unique, elegant design.

The Cave Pool Suite has an open-air couples Jacuzzi.

It’s settled on the large private terrace with a dining area.

The terrace boasts clear views of the sea, caldera, and the volcano.

You can enjoy breakfast there every morning, prepared by the hotel’s chef.

If you want to experience local fine dining, you’ll have a 10% discount as an Astarte guest at the stunning Alali Restaurant.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Astarte Suite or Cave pool suite
  • Address: Akrotiriou – Megalochoriou Road, Akrotiri, 84700, Greece

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7. Acroterra Rosa Hotel & Spa

Utter comfort, wellness, and world-class service are what Acroterra is all about.

Enjoy rejuvenating treatments at the atmospheric spa with volcano-inspired details.

The hotel also houses the Crocus Restaurant.

Explore enticing Mediterranean dishes in a romantic outdoor setting.

To try the Greek Mojito or cocktail Acroterra, visit one of the poolside bars.

And to relax in your private plunge pool, choose the Honeymoon Suite.

It’s located on the upper floor and boasts magnificent views from the veranda.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Honeymoon suite
  • Address: Akrotiri, Akrotiri, 84700, Greece

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8. Neptune Luxury Suites

Have a restful and romantic stay at Neptune Luxury Suites.

Each suite is like a private modern spa.

For a mor spacious room, go for the Deluxe Spa Suite.

It has a large terrace with sunbeds, a dining area, and a plunge pool.

On top of that, the suite is decorated with a truly tasteful contemporary design.

If you want to relax, choose from a variety of soothing massage services.

You can enjoy them in your suite or at your private terrace.

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe spa suite
  • Address: Akrotírion, Akrotiri, 84700, Greece 

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9. Hotel Goulielmos

Hotel Goulielmos is nestled on the cliff and just 500m from Caldera Beach.

To ensure you a luxurious holiday, the hotel offers massage services and special meal packages.

It has rooms decorated in traditional yet fresh-looking style.

We highly recommend the Junior Suite which features a sunny terrace with a plunge pool.

It also boasts unobstructed caldera views.

At night, the onsite Edge Restaurant serves gourmet dishes with Greek and Mediterranean flavors.

And if you want to explore other dining options, the lively Akrotiri Village is just a short walk away.

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Junior suite with plunge pool
  • Address: Akrotiri, Akrotiri, 84700, Greece 

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10. Ambassador Aegean Luxury Hotel & Suites

This 5-star hotel is a retreat with 40 authentic, luxurious accommodation.

Modern suites and villas have vaulted ceilings, arches, and bedrooms with a view.

Regardless of which room you choose, they all have a private pool and a sunny terrace.

In the public space, the hotel’s pool bar is a perfect spot to unwind or meet fellow travelers.

They serves fresh juices, cocktails, and small bites.

For meals, the onsite Cabo Rosso Restaurant offers distinctive gourmet dishes for lunch and dinner.

There’s no doubt you’ll experience the true meaning of vacation at the Ambassador Aegean Hotel.

  • Guest Rating: 8.8
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Presidential villa
  • Address: Akrotiri, Akrotiri, 84700, Greece

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FAQs

What’s the best luxury hotel in Akrotiri with hot tubs in the room?


You should take a look at Black Diamond Suites.

Their split-level suites feature a large private outdoor hot tub with caldera views.

They have rooms designed for both couples and families.

Alternatively, check out The Astarte Suites.

Some suites have a whirlpool next to the bed and some feature an open-air couples Jacuzzi.

The Cave Pool Suite with an outdoor hot tub also has a large terrace with a dining area.

For more options, have a look at hotels in Oia and Pyrgos

What’s the best luxury hotel in Akrotiri with private plunge pools?


We recommend the 5-star Melidonia Suites.

All their rooms have private plunge pools and they’re in a good location for Caldera views.

Other Santorini areas that have hotels with private pools include Imerovigli, Oia, and Fira.

What’s the best luxury hotel in Akrotiri with Caldera views?


Melidonia Suites is the best luxury hotel with Caldera views.

It offers beautifully decorated accommodation with a private terrace boasting clear sea views, especially at sunset.

Cape 9 Villas and Suites
also boast fantastic views of the Caldera.

Every villa and suite features a private terrace with a plunge pool and a view.

What’s the best luxury hotel in Akrotiri for large groups or families?


Santorini Princess Presidential Suites is perfect for large groups and families.

You’ll have the whole property to yourself.

There are 3 separate bedrooms, a private pool, and the best service from private staff.

Or, check out Cape 9 for something more affordable.

They also have beautiful family suites that can sleep up to 6 people.

Which luxury Akrotiri hotel is closest to Caldera Beach?


Goulielmos Hotel is the best hotel close to Caldera Beach.

It’s located 500m from the beach – just a 10-minute walk.

Go for the Junior Suite which features a sunny terrace with a plunge pool and caldera views.

You may also want to have a look at Kamari Beach Hotels in Santorini.

Summary

Akrotiri HotelsBest Rooms
Melidonia SuitesMelidonia villa
CAPE 9 Villas & SuitesDeluxe or family villa
Phos The BoutiqueVilla
Santorini Princess Presidential Suites3-bedroom villas
Black Diamond SuitesSplit-level superior suite
Astarte SuitesAstarte Suite or Cave pool suite
Acroterra Rosa Hotel & SpaHoneymoon suite
Neptune Luxury SuitesDeluxe spa suite
Hotel GoulielmosJunior suite with plunge pool
Ambassador Aegean Luxury Hotel & SuitesPresidential villa

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