Visitors from as far as the United States, Canada, Japan and China come to Santorini to marvel at the Caldera and enjoy the glorious sunset. And this is neither a coincidence nor the result of successful marketing.The view on the western side of Santorini, where volcanic eruptions thousands of years ago created the famous Caldera of about 16 kilometres in diameter, is breath-taking.If you don’t want to be crammed into the narrow streets of Oia to watch the sun bathe the white houses in a lush orange glow over the steep cliff, book one of the 7 suites with the best views on the island. 

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Signature Suite –Kivotos

Imerovigli is a small village on top of the highest cliff of Santorini, 330 meters above sea level. The suite hangs on the edge of this cliff, offering panoramic views of the sea and the Caldera from the highest point. Thus, you will have the best view of the sunset as the sun sinks behind the islet of Thirassia.On the large terrace there is a heated swimming pool and sun loungers, as well as a dining area for private dinners.You can even watch the sunset from the comfort of your bed, as the large windows in the bedroom offer unobstructed views from every angle.Set your favourite music on the suite’s wireless audio system, adjust the automatic lighting system to the mode that suits you best and relax in front of one of the world’s best sunsets.

Info: Kivotos, Imerovigli, Santorini, +30 22860 28490, www.kivotoshotels.com/santorini

River Pool Suite –Canaves Oia

The River Pool Suite promises stunning views: Thirassia at one end, Imerovigli and the endless Caldera at the other, and in between the ferries connecting Santorini with other Cycladic islands. The suite owes its name to the elongated pool-jacuzzi that leads from the room to the terrace overlooking the sea. The terrace features a dining area and sun loungers, while the large window in the living room also offers magnificent views. You can request breakfast to be served in the suite so that you don’t have to miss out on the unique view.It goes without saying that you will arrange your schedule so that you can return to the suite at dusk to enjoy the sunset in peace and quiet.

Info: Canaves Oia, Santorini, +30 22860 71453. www.canaves.com

Kapari Up & High –Kapari Natural Resort

The suite is located at the highest point of the resort, hence its name. It’s not very large, but the outside space is almost twice as big as the inside.And that’s important, because this is where you’ll spend most of your time. Offering unsurpassed views of the islands and the sunset, the suite features a king size bed, smart home system and a private terrace with a large Jacuzzi.

Info: KapariNaturalResort, Imerovigli, Santorini, +30 22860 21120, www.kaparisantorini.gr

Grace Suite – Grace Santorini

Heated swimming pool, comfortable sunbeds and lounging area with views of the Caldera; the hotel’s most luxurious suite also boasts an indoor pool, a steam room, a pillow menu with 7 choices and 24-hour room service.You will also be able to gaze at the view and the sunset from your bed, through the large windows, and watch the houses and caves of the island turn golden under the setting sun.

Info: Grace Santorini, Imerovigli, Santorini, +30 22860 21300, www.aubergeresorts.com/gracehotel

Perivolas Luxury Suite – Perivolas Hotel

Perched on the cliffs above the Caldera, the suite is ideal for romantic getaways. The view of the Aegean Sea and the islet of Thirassia will keep you on the lovely veranda most of the time, gazing at the infinity pool reaching out to the horizon.The 130 sq. suite features a living room bathed in light, a king size bed, indoor Jacuzzi and sauna. Its minimalist architecture blends ingeniously with the landscape.

Info: Perivolas Hotel, Oia, Santorini, +30 22860 71308, www.perivolas.gr

Master Suite –Katikies

With your body cooling off in the pool and your eyes fixed on the Caldera, you’ll feel like you could stay here forever.The modern suite offers all amenities and boasts sea views from every room: the bedroom, the bathroom and the living room.The 24-hour room service, as well as the butler service, invite you to spoil yourself. Take advantage of the terrace lounge and enjoy the evening with a glass of excellent wine.

Info: Katikies, Oia, Santorini, +30 22860 72382, www.katikies.com

Diamond Suite with Pool –Cavo Tagoo

In the Diamond Suite you will experience moments of relaxation and luxury. For, the Aegean Sea and the Caldera lay just in front of your private terrace with the heated pool. The suite adheres to the aesthetics of Santorini. You can relax in the indoor Jacuzzi while enjoying a glass of champagne, but it is the view from the outdoor pool that will captivate you.

Info: Cavo Tagoo, Imerovigli, Santorini, +30 22860 27900, www.cavotagoo.com/santorini/