Luxury Santorini Holidays

Clifftop villages, peach-toned sunsets and volcano views

Santorini takes you to one of the most spectacular Greek islands. It’s located in the Cyclades and has had a rich, interesting history dating back to ancient Greece. Its beautiful interior landscapes and unique flavours of wine and produce are created by the large volcano and crater on the north west side of the island, where you’ll find whitewashed towns which spread over the hillside, overlooking the ocean below.

Head to the south of Santorini for spectacular beaches, including golden sands, white sands, black sands, and even red sands. On the north west coast of the island are some of the top holiday villages, like Oia. Here you can enjoy spectacular views from the volcano, sunsets over the ocean and some of the island’s best restaurants. Just minutes away is the island’s capital, Fira, which is home to a further selection of bars and restaurants, art galleries, museums, and much more.

Luxury holidays in Santorini

Luxury holidays in Santorini come as standard. It’s well known for its bright white buildings and azure blue details, as well as little churches and a fascinating history. Climb a volcano, take a winery tour and taste some of the unique flavours created by the volcanic soil or enjoy a romantic boat trip with champagne over sunset. Towns like Imerovigli and Pyrgos offer easy access to the capital and close proximity to some of the island’s best beaches, as well as their own selection of boutiques, bars, and restaurants.

Book your luxury holiday in Santorini with Sovereign and we’ll help you choose the perfect hotel for your trip. Whether you’re travelling as a couple on a romantic break or with a group, we’ll help you create memories to last a lifetime.

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Start planning your Sovereign holiday by getting in touch with one of our Personal Travel Planners.

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Our pick of the top hotels in Santorini

Every one of our hotels is handpicked and personally visited by our team

Santorini, Pyrgos

Carpe Diem Santorini
  • Panoramic views of northern Santorini
  • A private butler is on hand for your whole stay 
  • A wonderful experience perfect for couples

Santorini, Oia

Domes Novos Santorini
  • Located 5 minutes from Oia town on the stunning island of Santorini, Greece
  • Pristine luxury blended seamlessly with historic volcanic landscapes
  • Sensational bar and fine dining Vatanee rooftop restaurant, blending local favourites and modern techniques
  • Onsite spa offering a sanctuary of tranquillity and wellness
  • Luxurious pool offering idyllic views of the Aegean Sea

Santorini, Oia

Mystique, a Luxury Collection Hotel
  • Breathtaking views from your bathtub 
  • Located on one of Oia’s most famous cliffs 
  • Voted one of the best 5-star hotels in the world 

Santorini, Imerovigli

San Antonio
  • Luxury romantic hideaway nestled on a cliffside overlooking the volcano and azure Aegean Sea
  • Indulgent Volcanic Spa Suite offering relaxing treatments and massages to appeal to all five senses
  • Private dining experience in an intimate setting with superb gastronomic menus

Santorini, Oia

Santo Pure Oia Suites and Villas
  • An award-winning, 5-star luxury hotel with superb gastronomy and wellness
  • This adults-orientated hotel is the ideal place for romance, privacy and relaxation
  • Suites and villas are centred around six sumptuous pools, giving the resort a village feel
  • Stupendous sea and sunset views from dawn to dusk

Santorini, Oia

Santorini Secret Suites and Spa
  • Located in the hotspot of Oia in Santorini 
  • Beautiful views across the sea and the iconic Caldera 
  • Private pool or jacuzzi with every suite 
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Destinations in Santorini
Sunset over the island of Santorini with blue domes of the churches and white houses at the village of Imerovigli, Cyclades, Greece
Imerovigli roosts on the precipitous west coast just north of Thira. People pilgrimage here for the world-famous sunset – and stay for the terraced, whitewashed streets with wide-open sea views.
Sunset night view of traditional Greek village Oia on Santorini island in Greece. Santorini is iconic travel destination in Greece, famous of its sunsets and traditional white architecture
Ever fancied staying on a volcano? Northerly Oia town perches on a dormant caldera with panoramic sea, town and sunset views. It also serves up a rich maritime past.
Pyrgos Kallistis. Santorini, Cyclades islands. Greece. Traditional and famous greek architecture
The luminously white village of Pyrgos drapes itself over a hill on the west side of Santorini. Surprisingly green countryside closes in on all sides – including some top-notch vineyards.


Enjoy the best of Greece with our mini destination guide. Find out more about the Greek islands and our favourite hotels by clicking here.

Flight Information

The flight to Santorini is around 3 hours 45 minutes from the UK. 

When to go

Like most Greek islands, Santorini’s long summer months stretch from April through to September or October. The dry, sunny spring months are warm enough for beach-going and sightseeing, and average highs top 30°C in July and August. 

Visa Information

Currently visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Greece.


In Greece, a service charge will be included in the bill at restaurants and bars. Much like the UK, an additional tip is not required, although is appreciated for particularly good service. It is common to round off the amount when paying cash, particularly with wait staff and taxi drivers. 

Introduction to languages

The official language of Greece is Greek.  English is widely spoken, too, so getting by is easy. 

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Samantha Grist

My last visit to Santorini was as part of an island-hopping itinerary with Mykonos. It was an absolutely fantastic experience - Santorini was lovely and relaxed (with incredible views), while Mykonos had a livelier atmosphere and was great for nightlife.

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