It has been named winner of No. 1 Resort in Europe and in Greece by Travel & Leisure awards so it’s no wonder that Jennifer Lawrence, Helen Hunt and Kobe Bryant are among the many A-listers who adore Canaves Oia.
The 17th-century cave complex is now a designer-chic luxury resort. In fact, the Chaidemenos family were the first to introduce tourism to the fishing village of Oia, and have made the most of the prime location.
Set on one of the island’s highest peaks, Canaves Oia guests can indulge in an all-white minimalistic concept, a blend of modern and traditional interiors with detailing from Rugiano furniture to Hermes pillow cases selected for a beautiful experience.
The dazzling infinity pool, towering over the Santorini landscape with Caldera views, has impressed fitness guru Lucy Mecklenburgh who shared countless posts of her poolside joy and the idyllic setting when she came to stay. She and Ryan Thomas were seen to thoroughly enjoy the pool’s underwater bar too!
You can expect award-winning cuisine at Canaves – the. Petra Restaurant is the ultimate eatery on Santorini where you can savour champagne breakfasts and intimate dinners under the stars. Just ask Peter Andre and wife Emily, who honeymooned at Canaves and loved it so much they returned for a second getaway!
Each of the Canaves' properties has its own glamour. The newest addition, Canaves Epitome, is the island’s only hotel to offer both sea and sunset views from the privacy of each room while the Canaves Oia Santorini Villa has two ultra-spacious verandas with an infinity pool and a private whirlpool Jacuzzi for the whole family to enjoy.
Canaves Oia Hotel boasts gorgeous al fresco dining areas and the best Aegean sea views, while Canaves Oia Suites has picked up many awards for lavish services and facilities, such as a luxury yacht for guests and an exceptional wine cellar.
Canaves Oia Sunday Suites are eight sumptuous, designer suites with independent courtyards for absolute privacy.