In this issue, we whisk you away to a tranquil sanctuary in Santorini so surreal, you will hardly believe your eyes… Presenting to you, Athina Luxury Suites.
Perched on the cliffs of the caldera sits a fine boutique hotel that is in the most sought after location in Fira. Despite being just meters away from the vibrant town center, Athina Luxury Suites is where tranquility, breathtaking views, impeccable service, and exquisite accommodations are offered to couples all around the world. It is one of our top picks for the Top 10 Romantic Santorini Hotels for your honeymoon. Read on to find out why.
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5 Reasons to have your Wedding & Honeymoon at Athina Luxury Suites
1. Spend everyday savouring the picturesque views of Santorini
Nestled on a rock in the town of Fira, Athina Luxury Suites is perched high on the caldera cliffs of Santorini. This means you get the signature panoramic view of Santorini – a picturesque scenery of the volcano and Caldera, right in front of you. Stare out into the unending ocean and feel instantly refreshed. The view is so mesmerizing it is almost unbelievable. Being here had me feeling like I was in heaven on earth.
I can envision this jaw-dropping scenery to be a stunning backdrop as you exchange your vows. Beginning your life journey with such an incredible view makes it an even more unforgettable moment. The dramatic view is a remarkable and way to mark your once-in-a-lifetime celebration. Your honeymoon will also be extremely memorable, for you are waking up each morning to be greeted by a breathtaking view. The view gets even more magical during sunset hours!
Whether you are planning on a chic civil ceremony or an elaborate traditional service, the hotel has a wedding planner that will assist you with your needs. At Athina Luxury Suites, you will start your adventure of a lifetime in a lavish style.
2. Dine at Esperisma, where luxury meets gastronomy
The picturesque view of Athina Luxury Suites is just the tip of the iceberg. For your wedding reception, you will be excited to know that Esperisma, the in-house restaurant bar, is where luxury meets gastronomy. The restaurant serves up authentic yet innovative Mediterranean and Greek cuisine. The delectable creations will awaken your taste buds and leave you wanting more. Personal waiters will be there to make sure your glass is never empty. Fresh flowers, beautiful tablescapes, and decor will complete your dining experience.
During your honeymoon, you can also arrange for a private candlelight dinner on their balcony. Imagine tucking into a sumptuous meal and sipping on champagne while admiring the sunset. Bathe in each other’s company as the evening sky gets filled with stars and end the evening off with a decadent dessert. It is a wonderful way to commemorate your special occasion.
3. Experience the best of both worlds – serenity & adventure
During our visit to Santorini, we found that Athina Luxury Suites is one of the best spots to stay at. It allows you to experience the best of both worlds. We were literally only minutes away from Fira town, where we could discover the cosmopolitan, vibrant style of Santorini. You will also find many decadent restaurants in Fira town, where you can stop for a meal or cocktail.
At the same time, you are tucked away in a quiet, picturesque neighbourhood, where you can soak in tranquility without any disturbances. Staying at Athina Luxury Suites poses a perfect combination of serenity and adventure.
4. Indulge in refined luxury & modern amenities
The suites at Athina Luxury Suites play a modern twist on traditional Greek architecture. Consistent throughout its 10 accommodation types you will find refined luxury and minimalist aesthetics. Each suite is accompanied by fine amenities from Hermes Paris. Wrap yourself in the plush robes, towels and bed linen by Guy Laroche, giving you the true comfort you seek.
To host your family for the wedding, the Royal Suite is the ultimate offering for sophisticated luxury. This 140 sqm villa is the most exclusive and elegant suite in almost all of Santorini. It boasts two master bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, a spacious living room that comes with a double sofa bed and a third bathroom. The huge villa delights 4-6 guests, which will be perfect for your family. The large private balcony also comes with a heated Jacuzzi for you to soak up the mesmerizing views of Santorini.
For your honeymoon, check out their Honeymoon Suite, a private haven ideal for romantic escapades. On sunny days, grab a beach towel and sunbathe as you gaze out at the volcano on your private balcony. Come sunset hours, grab a glass of wine and soak in your very own heated jacuzzi and watch the sun set below the horizon. As nightfall approaches, enjoy peaceful, quiet moments cuddled in your living room or king-sized bed. Immerse yourself in a truly relaxing honeymoon escape here.
5. Enjoy the top things to do in Santorini
With its breathtaking views and dazzling sunsets, Santorini is close to heaven on earth. It is easily one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations on earth. Athina Luxury Suites takes all the magic of Santorini and adds a dose of serenity, tranquility and privacy. It sets the stage for one of the most memorable vacations you will enjoy. During your honeymoon stay here, you can easily embark on the Top 25 Things to Do on your Santorini Honeymoon. Be sure to take the scenic hike from Fira to Oia and stop by Skaros Rock along the way – it was one of our most enjoyable hikes. Watch our experience in our Santorini vlog below!
Athina Luxury Suites also has a honeymoon package that lights up your honeymoon with a room full of candles. A lavish bouquet of flowers will set the stage for a romantic vacation. Champagne and cake is part of the magical experience, and you can also enjoy a private candlelight dinner on their balcony. The package costs about 400 euros. They also have special packages tailored specially for wine lovers, sea & sky lovers here. If you are seeking an idyllic, magical venue for your celebration, be sure to check out Athina Luxury Suites.
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