Vourvoulos is a small, quiet village located on the north east part of Santorini, about 4 kilometers from the capital Fira. It is built amphitheatrically on a slope that overlooks the east region of the island with the broad plains. The panorama from Vourvoulos is awe-inspiring as its position offers magnificent views to vast vineyards, meadows and shores.
The atmosphere in Vourvoulos is unique, you can enjoy carefree moments away from the hustle and the bustle. There are some quaint cozy cafes, pool bars with refreshing cocktails and traditional restaurants where fresh fish and delicious local specialties are served. Visitors can stroll on paved paths, admire the houses' Cycladic architecture and lovely yards. There are two churches, Agios Efstratios and Agios Panteleimonas which are worth visiting.
From Vourvoulos, you can access Pori, Columbo and Vourvoulos beaches that are not among the famous beaches of Santorini since they are unspoiled, and to reach them you need you own vehicle. Nevertheless, they boast crystal-clear waters and natural beauty, providing also with privacy and tranquility. There is also a small charming harbor where fishing boats anchor.
For your stay, you can choose from some wonderful villas, or hotels. Finally, the village has mini markets with plenty of products. In Fira you can find a vibrant nightlife, so you can enjoy both, serenity and liveliness at Vourvoulos.