per person for 7 nights based on 2 people sharing an Aegean Suite, including daily breakfast and return private transfers.
At a Glance
Step away from the crowds in this medieval village setting
The large outdoor pool offers plenty of space for families with separate terraces for soaking up the sun
Feast on Greek seafood in a candle-lit 400-year-old wine cellar
Large rooms and villas make this a good choice for families, with interconnecting options available
Complimentary shuttle to Perissa beach with Vedema's private facilities
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit
Santorini is a summer destination, and hotels only operate between late April to late October. On average, the warmest months of the year are July and August, when the beaches and towns are more crowded with other visitors. June and September are good months to visit, when the island is quieter but temperatures are still high.
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Vedema offers a rustic getaway with a secluded location on Santorini’s west coast in the medieval village of Megalohori. This spacious hotel boasts large suites and villas as well as transport to a local beach, making it an ideal choice for families.
With a central location towards the south of Santorini this is a fantastic base with a homely feel, in a traditional village away from the crowds of the north. The surrounding medieval village is reflected in the hotels own design, which also emulates a traditional Greek village, making this a spacious option with plenty of room for younger guests to explore and quiet raised patios to relax and enjoy Santorini’s endless sunshine. Set a little further inland, the hotel is sheltered from the strong winds of the coast and with fewer hotels here there is a homely atmosphere steeped in Greek tradition.
The pool at Vedema is considerably larger in size compared to other hotels in Santorini and is surrounded by comfortable sun loungers and a large outdoor jacuzzi. Next to the pool is the Pergola restaurant and bar where you can enjoy delicious modern Greek food in the shade of the veranda, including fresh Greek salads, whilst soaking up the relaxing views of the surrounding village and vineyards, as well as the sea beyond.
A highlight of Vedema is Canava wine bar set in a 400-year-old winery, where the hotel offers an exciting wine tasting in an impressive setting. At Alati restaurant you may choose to dine al fresco on the expansive terrace or inside a former winery cave, maintaining a traditional design with exposed brick walls and high-domed ceilings, which at night is illuminated by candles to create an intimate, romantic setting. The carefully-created menu features sumptuous fine-dining Aegean seafood options with a rustic farm-to-table twist.
The Asian spa features bamboo doors and walls and incorporates Thai and Indian techniques across a range of treatments, including massages and skin care rituals. There is also a small, but well-equipped fitness centre and sauna.
Vedema also benefits from their private facilities on Perissa beach, featuring Santorini’s characteristic black sand. The beach facilities are open between May and October and is reachable by a complimentary minibus shuttle with a bar and restaurant also on site. There is plenty of space to relax or explore here giving good opportunities for families away from the island's high cliffs.
Vedema features 46 exceptionally large suites and villas, ranging from the one-bedroom Dorian suites, with some interconnecting options, to the presidential villa boasting three bedrooms, a separate living room and private pool. The seven Athenian Suites all feature two bedrooms and two bathrooms making this the ideal choice for families. All rooms have private patios and a cosy, homely feel. Complimentary cots can be added to the rooms as well as additional beds for an extra charge.
Children are welcome at Vedema although there are no specific facilities for younger guests. Babysitting and childcare services can be arranged for an additional cost.
As well as the spacious outdoor pool and jacuzzi Vedema features a large Asian-inspired spa with a full range of treatments available, as well as a fitness centre and sauna. A complimentary shuttle service runs to a wide local beach with plenty of space for younger ones to run around and explore, which is serviced with Vedema's private beach facilities and an accompanying restaurant. This is a perfect spot to sit back with a cool drink and enjoy Santorini's long summers.
Sanotirni's stunning towns and villages with their breathtaking Caldera views are well worth an explore and are a fantastic spot to enjoy Santorini's famous sunsets. For something a little different the hotel can also offer sailing or cooking classes or you may choose to set out on one of Vedema's complimentary bikes to explore the island. Nearby there are tennis courts as well as locations to try out fishing or horseback riding.
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Being set back from the coastline affords this rustic property more space for larger pool areas, restaurants and outdoor space, a rarity in Santorini. Great for families looking for larger bedrooms and pool areas, as well as couples wanting to be a bit more private.
Get under the skin of Santorini as you delve beyond its romantic villages and spectacular views, and discover the fascinating history, which spans thousands of years, of this beautiful island.
Guided hike from Oia to Fira
Enjoy a guided walking tour along Santorini's hiking path, which runs along the edge of the caldera between Fira and Oia. As you walk you'll explore whitewashed villages, learn about the history of the island and take in the breathtaking views.
Private cruise to Folegandros
Cruise through the Aegean Sea on your very own private boat to the island of Folegandros, a beautiful spot known as the 'island of peace'. Snorkel in the pristine waters, discover hidden beaches and explore the picturesque town of Chora.
Private sunset caldera cruise
Cruise around Santorini's iconic caldera on your own private boat to enjoy the incredible view of sunset over the island. Visit two impressive beaches, swim in the hot springs and finally sit back and relax as you enjoy the view.
Santorini wine and cooking class
Discover the art of Greek cuisine as you learn how to make traditional dishes from Santorini with a local cooking lesson. Following a wine tasting session, head to the kitchen for a private class before enjoying your delicious creations for lunch.
Location & directions
Vedema is situated on the west coast of Santorini, in the village of Megalohori. The airport is seven kilometers away and the port five kilometers from the hotel.
How to get there
British Airways flies direct from London Heathrow to Santorini, with a flight time of four hours. Easyjet also operates a direct flight from Gatwick, otherwise there are several scheduled connecting flights via Athens. Vedema is a 15 minute drive from the airport.
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