First things first – the pronounciation – Fira has a long “A” like bar or afar. Many people get muddled with Fira, Thira & Santorini. Thira is the official name of the island, Fira is the capital, and Santorini is what we call it. Confused? You are in good company – BBC News website had the same problem until we wrote them an email. They corrected the mistake the following day. Fira is on Santorini’s famous Caldera, has a spectacular […]
Welcome to Tholos Resort We would be remiss if we didn’t show you our hotel in motion. This way you can see the beauty of Santorini, and of course Imerovigli, our location. As you will see, magnificent Skaros Rock is just below us, and the view and the sunset is like nowhere else in the world – stuff that dreams are made of. We hope you like the video. Join us at the bar for a cocktail!
Views, Views & More Views! Imerovigli falls into the category of “Beautiful Greek Island Village”. The second highest village on the island, save Pyrgos, it is also happens to be home to our hotel, Tholos Resort. Steeped in history, with sweeping views of Santorini’s Caldera and devastatingly beautiful sunsets, Imerovigli is truly impressive. Imerovigli Today Imerovigli, summer or winter, is breathtaking and is fondly known as “The Balcony of Santorini”. Situated north of Fira, the capital of Santorini, it rests […]
Oia is a traditional settlement on the Caldera cliffs of Santorini. Situated in the north, and the most famous village on the island, Oia is romantic, picturesque, and a delight to all who visit her. Perhaps one of the most photographed places in Greece, Oia cemented its’ place in the international community’s mind at the 2004 Athens Olympics when it splashed across our TV screens (several times) in glorious technicolour, as part of the introductory scenes to Greece. Inspiring artists, […]
Pyrgos can found at the highest point of Santorini, with panoramic views of the whole island all the way to the village of Oia. This hillside village was declared a EU protected settlement in 1995. Pyrgos represents the best of Santorini. Still relatively undeveloped, a visit to Pyrgos will put you in the mood for life on a Greek island “the old way”. Smooth winding paths, little white houses and charming art galleries tucked into hidden corners are all part […]