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Andronis Luxury Suites

Last updated: 26 December, 2023

There are few places on Earth that leave you speechless. The whitewashed village of Oia, perched high above Santorini’s spectacular caldera is one, and there is no better place to experience it than this pioneering cave-style hotel. Built on a slope under draperies of bougainvillea and a labyrinth of steps (bellboys carry your luggage), this is the standard-bearer of luxury cave hotels on Santorini.

The caves (or ‘canavas’ in local terminology) were originally dome-shaped wine cellars dug into the volcanic rock.

Andronis pioneered their conversion to suites that acknowledge local tradition, while providing sumptuous comfort: individual caldera-facing balconies with jacuzzis, Nespresso machines and bluetooth speakers – plus, amazingly, fast wifi with a router in every cave suite.

The Lycabettus restaurant, set on a balcony-like protuberance, is among the top three on the island, earning Greek Toques d’Or aplenty, under chefs Pavlos Kyriakos and Nikos Livadias. Their menu degustation is best enjoyed with their premium wine pairing.

Surrounding area

Andronis lies at the heart of Oia; surrounded by other luxury hotels, all housed in the village’s trademarked whitewashed buildings.

The surrounding steps and alleyways are hugely picturesque and draped in bougainvillea. It’s a vertiginous place though, so take flat, comfortable shoes.

Oia is the top destination on Santorini;  glitzy, ritzy, atelier-heavy and glamorous in the best St-Tropez tradition. It’s also renowend for its mesmerising sunsets. The village is Santorini’s biggest draw, so expect crowds of tourists as soon as you step outside of the door, although they do start to dissipate a little after sunset.


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General amenities

Key facilities

Airport transfers*
Beach: < 10 mins walk
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
Parking: Not available
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room amenities

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Hot tub (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed