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Sleek & Chic | Aliko Luxury Suites, Santorini, Greece

August 29, 2010

High on the cliffs in the village of Imerovigli overlooking Santorini’s Caldera, Aliko Luxury Suites is a small luxury hotel perfect for a romantic escape, where traditional Cycladic style meets contemporary design within this century-old cave-like house.

With just 2 suites, intimacy is guaranteed, while for those who wish to bring the kids along, each spacious suite can accommodate up to 4 guests. Enjoy delicious meals served to your room, or make use of the fully-equipped kitchenette and after dinner, retire to your private Jacuzzi with a chilled wine as you watch the sun set over the Aegean Sea.

Explore the magical red sands of the east coast, take a boat trip across the Caldera, or simply relax by your private Jacuzzi with a refreshing drink and take in the views.

With invitingly cool all-white interiors, luxuriously-appointed throughout and outside on the private patios, Jacuzzi’s from which to enjoy the views, this is truly the place for a relaxing break on sunny Santorini. Both suites have fully-equipped kitchens, living and dining areas, and luxurious en-suite bathrooms, with an additional Jacuzzi in the Aliko Suite’s bathroom.

The Aliko Suite has a queen-size double room and an extra bed in a little cove, fitted with crisp white luxury linens offset by bold colours.

The Deluxe Suite has a double bed in the master bedroom and a double sofa bed in the living room. Both suites have air-conditioning, Satellite TVs with DVD players, CD players, mini bars, PCs with complimentary WiFi, printers, hair-dryers, bathrobes, slippers, Chopard luxury bath products, Anatomic mattresses and a pillow menu.

Santorini is the furthest island of the Cyclades complex, located in its south and one of the most special island of the world. It was formed by a series of volcanic eruptions which affected the whole Aegean.

Before the big volcanic destruction, the island round shaped and was called “Strogyli” (the round one), later it acquired the name “Kalisti” (the beautiful one), until it finally settled at the name, Thira, after its first ruler.

The island’s patron saint was St. Erini and the foreign sailors called it St Irini – thus Santorini.

Around 1550 – 1500 B.C. a violent volcanic explosion caused the submergence of the central part of Santorini, creating a huge basin called the caldera.

In 1956, another severe volcanic eruption caused a vast destruction over the island, but finally its people managed to re-built and develop the island into one of the most popular and well-loved vacation spots in the world.

In the East, miles of black and red sandy or pebbled beaches create an astonishing sight. Everywhere you can see small domed churches and remnants of days gone by.

Today Santorini combines ancient history with unique sunsets and stylish nightlife. It combines classic elegance with modern minimal style.

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