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Located in the marvellous village of Imerovigli, just a mere 2 km from the bustling capital of Fira, Abelonas Retreat combines the perfect accommodation for endless relaxing moments, along with easy accessibility to the vibrant and busy lifestyle of the Therans…day and night. Imerovigli has been named “The Balcony of the Aegean” and for a very good reason.
This is in fact the pinnacle of the island, perched on a cliff top that overlooks the infinite blue sea and the Theran archipelago. An oasis of calm is waiting to welcome you for a unique experience on the island of Santorini, unveiling its most magical scenery.
Abelonas Retreat is composed of 13 studios, suites and maisonettes, each in line with the Cycladic architecture and the most refined stylistic approach that captures the island’s identity. Whether you are a morning person or you love watching the sun melt into the deep blue sea, you are more than welcome to choose the lodging that will make your dreams come true. Some of the lodgings showcase an outstanding sunrise view, while others open up to the earth-shuttering sunset…both a source of inspiration and not only to the romantic at heart!
Throughout the day, enjoy the shimmering sun in between your dives in the modern outdoor swimming pool. Lay back on the sun loungers, order a fruity cocktail or a healthy snack and just appreciate the moment. And when it is time for the sunset, a unique masterpiece of nature unfolds before your eyes. The sun dips in the sea and thousands of chromatic hues spread on the sky, sparkling and bright…A fusion like no other, where the natural elements join forces and create a moment in time to remember…till the next one, here at Abelonas Retreat | Sunset & Sunrise lodgings in Santorini!
Imerovigli is a picturesque village of Santorini, just two km from the vibrant capital of the island. While maintaining smooth accessibility to the bustling nightlife of Fira and all the sights and attractions on the island, Imerovigli exudes a mystical aura of tranquillity and relaxation. Its name literally translates to “observatory point” and it is perfectly justified. As a matter of fact, Imerovigli sits on top of a cliff and provides dramatic views to the iconic caldera, the volcano and the earth-shuttering sunset.
Within short distance from Imerovigli, you may reach Skaros rock. This used to be one of the five main fortified settlements on the island and the very same rock is one of the most photographed places in Santorini. In fact, Skaros was the capital of Santorini back in the day and up till the 18th century. As mentioned above, Fira and the quaint village Firostefani is just a lovely walk from Imerovigli. There are buses connecting the village of Imerovigli with all the other places in Santorini, including the main attractions of the Red Beach and Akrotiri Ancient Site.
Santorini Airport is at a distance of 8 km, whereas the port of Santorini is 10 km away.
Whether you are a morning person or you enjoy the romantic feel of the sunset, Abelonas Retreat | Sunset & Sunrise lodgings will surely live up to your expectations. Select your preferred lodging among the 13 studios, suites and maisonettes on offer and enjoy your stay with a smile…your home away from home!
In perfect alignment with natural surroundings, our Studio with Caldera View offers a wonderful accommodation option for two. With a majestic view to the caldera and the deep blue Aegean Sea, the studio opens up to a private balcony or terrace for exquisite sunset experiences. Indoors, subtle Cycladic design is fused with modern, unpretentious luxury for welcoming guests and making them feel like home. Enjoy the comfy double bed, the bright shower and the luxuriant amenities, including bathrobe and tea/coffee making facilities.
Enjoy the magnificent view to the vineyards and the iconic sunrise on the island of Santorini, from your very own personal retreat. Our Studio with Sea View offers a great accommodation option for wine enthusiasts and those who want to make the most out of their day, starting early on in the morning. The studio features a balcony or terrace, along with a comfy double bed, air-conditioning, coffee and tea making facilities and a modern shower. Fine Cycladic aesthetics with a colorful twist!
With views to the emblematic caldera and the endless deep blue sea, this is a great option for those who cannot make up their mind as to the “sunrise or sunset” dilemma. Enjoy the unique views indulging in the two balconies on both sides and relax throughout the day, in an idyllic environment that exudes luxury and delight. Fine Cycladic architecture is blended with modern amenities, providing an exceptional stay to guests.
Sunset in Imerovigli is spectacular and our Abelonas Suite with Caldera View takes this experience to a whole new level. Enjoy the breathtaking views to the iconic caldera and the romantic sunset, while overlooking the outdoor pool and dipping as often as you like to this wonder of refreshment on a warm Cycladic day. A great night’s sleep on the comfy double bed and a relaxing shower at the spacious, modern bathroom complements your stay in Santorini, welcoming you to relax 100% in your home away from home!
Sleeping up to four individuals in two levels, Abelonas Maisonette Caldera View encompasses the genuine feel of Cycladic lifestyle. With dramatic views to the imposing caldera, the two balconies constitute the perfect observatory point for relaxing sunset experiences in Santorini. Indoors, the two levels are connected through staircases and lavishly combine privacy with accessibility. Enjoy the supreme amenities and the discreet, yet distinctive architecture. Among the finest amenities on offer, guests indulge in fluffy bathrobes and indulge in high-quality complimentary toiletries, completing their upscale stay in Abelonas Retreat!
Our Maisonette with Caldera and Sea View is definitely a stand-out! Offering unobstructed panoramic views to the caldera and the sea with the Theran vineyards, this is a sight for sore eyes from dusk till dawn and from dawn till dusk again. Indulge in the supreme aesthetics of the lodging’s design, with the subtle staircases connecting the two levels and still maintaining their privacy in a unique blend. Wake up early to cherish the beginning of a new day, experiencing a true masterpiece at sunrise. And then, after having spent an entire day diving in the outdoor pool or exploring the sights, return for a phenomenal sunset experience in Imerovigli. You are entitled to nothing less than absolute perfection!