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Canaves Oia Hotel

Canaves Oia Hotel

Located on the cliff-side above the shiny blue waters of the Aegean Sea, The Canaves Oia Hotel is a perfect spot for the ones who are looking for both luxury and privacy. This five-star hotel offers spectacular views of the Caldera and the Aegean Sea. This forms an ideal setting for Photography enthusiasts. The unbeatable location, pristine interior, peaceful ambiance, and top-notch facilities are the reasons why the resort tops the list when it comes to the luxury hotels in Santorini, Greece.


A haven on the northwest tip of Santorini, the Canaves Oia hotel unlocked its doors back in 1985. This was when Anna Chaidemenos and Yiannis thought of transforming the caves which were used to store wine. They turned it into a stylish hotel with luxury rooms, classic furniture, art pieces, and the finest restaurant. With the vision of Boutique hotel, Anna and Yiannis started by investing in just two Caves of the village of Oia. It keeps growing ever since.

Later, after twenty-five years, Alexandros and Markos, known for "independent minds," took over. They invested their efforts in enhancing the experiences of guests. As a result, the Canaves Oia brand is a family-led business. The members involve themselves in day-to-day meetings, operations, and even meeting guests.


Located near the tranquil village church on popular North West tip Santorini, the Canaves Oia Boutique Hotel offers stunning views of Caldera. The location is both central and exclusive as it's just a short distance from the most amazing restaurants, boutiques, and cafes.

In addition, staying here means easy access to a couple of beaches. That is, the attractive Baxedes Beach a mile away and the stunning Ammoudi beach just about 20 minutes walk from the hotel.

Moreover, while staying on the property, one can easily explore the Church of Panagia (a 7-minute walk). You can also go to the famous archaeological spot of Akrotiri and its red beach (22.8 km) and Capital Thira (11.7 km).


Whether you are looking for a junior or superior suite with a plunge pool or Canaves Suite with private infinity pools, all 24 suites at Canaves Oia evoke the feeling of comfort and luxury. Additionally, you can book the presidential suite with a plunge pool or executive suite with a cave pool. Besides, the royal pool suite is also another option you can choose from as per your requirements.

The latest addition to the Canaves Oia Suites is the mesmerizing Cave Villa Suite. It is perfect for a group of friends and family. Complimentary internet access, early breakfast service, laundry, and cleaning/ironing service are available. Moreover, complimentary welcome drinks are the add-on facilities of each suite at Canaves Oia.

Restaurant and Bar

Canaves Oia Hotel has it all when it comes to culinary experiences. Among the major factors distinguishing it from other hotels is the variety of food and the overall culinary experiences. The Kitchenette services serve up the most diverse taste sensations to suit every visitor who arrives.

Apart from delicious food, the ambiance adds to the fine dining experience of the guests. So whether you are looking for an outdoor candlelight setting with panoramic views of the Caldera or a private in-room setting on your balcony, Canaves Oia hotel promises to give the best dining experience to all the guests.

The Petra restaurant and bar offers both vegetarian and non-vegetarian choices. Moreover, it is best known for Greek food, professional chefs, and great hospitality. In addition, the wine and cocktail pairings along with food enhance the overall culinary experience. Just imagine the taste of spare ribs with the signature barbecue sauce or the Ladotyri. Besides, enjoy local cheese served with a caramelized fruit sauce.


A stay at this luxury resort gives a chance to revitalize both mind and soul with relaxing Spa services. One can choose from the long menu when it comes to Spa Treatments at Canaves Oia Suite. Located near the hotel entrance is the Canaves Oia Spa, which features two spa treatment rooms.

From skincare and body massage to beauty treatments and aromatherapy, one can choose from a long menu when it comes to spa services. But, whatever you choose, the hotel promises to give the feel of ultimate relaxation from head to toe.


The gym and fitness center feature top-range equipment. Moreover, they offer the most fulfilling and entertaining workout experience to the guests. Specialized trainers are available to provide guests with the fitness plan as per their requirements.

Additionally, one-to-one private fitness lessons by experts are also available for those who want to avail a personalized fitness routine. Thus, rejuvenating amenities, renowned instructors, and unique fitness plans come together to give an unparalleled fitness experience to guests.

Additional Facilities

At Canaves Oia, guests feel at home, thanks to the amazing facilities and luxury amenities available. There are many other facilities that you can avail in addition to what has already been mentioned. These include private yachting experience, sailing trips around the Caldera, and assisted excursions around the island. Moreover, guests will get to enjoy divine Scuba Diving and cooking classes by expert chefs. You can also take part in yoga meditation sessions and adventurous horseback rides.

Furthermore, have memorable wedding arrangements, rent a taxi, or dive in the two outdoor swimming pools with cozy water. There is also provision for a private catamaran cruise to explore nearby islands.


With all the attractions mentioned above, it is really hard not to fall in love with Santorini's most spectacular resort — the Canaves Oia Hotel. Whether you want to enjoy an outdoor aquatic oasis or celebrate your love on the most romantic island, this is the hub for you. You can come to the hotel with your friends, family, or partners to enjoy the most peaceful time of your life. Moreover, the unparalleled hospitality will convince you to stay here every time you visit Santorini.

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Why we love this hotel

  • Its magical setting perched on the cliffs on the highest point of Oia, guaranty the most scenic views to the Caldera and the Aegean Sea.

  • Canaves Oia Hotel has been transformed from 17th-century cave houses, into a coastal haven with enchanting luxurious suites.

  • Enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner with loved ones by the mesmerizing infinity pool, with magnificent views of the alluring Aegean Sea.

Rooms and Suites at Canaves Oia Hotel

From 484 USD

Junior Suite ( 377ft2 )

The contemporary minimalist decorated junior suites comprise an open plan bedroom with King Size bed and a living room area, or a separate bedroom fro...

From 908 USD

Superior Suite with Plunge Pool ( 431ft2 )

Offering the ultimate in modern comforts, the Superior Suites with Plunge Pool offer luxury accommodation with breathtaking views to the volcano and t...

From 1,453 USD

Grande Suite ( 646ft2 )

Spacious and chic, the Grande suite comprises one master bedroom with a King Size bed on an open plan loft, a bathroom with hydro bathtub and a second...

From 1,078 USD

Honeymoon Suite ( 484ft2 )

Newlyweds and intractable romantics, seize the most special moments of your lives in one of the finest luxury honeymoon suites in Oia, Santorini. Fres...

From 1,090 USD

Classic Suite ( 269ft2 )

A spacious, open plan bedroom with Queen Size bed and living room, freshly renovated and elegantly decorated, provokes guests to relax and unwind in d...

From 1,211 USD

River Pool Suite ( 484ft2 )

Delight in luxury and comfort combined with breathtaking views to the velvet blue of the Aegean and the volcanic charm, from the private veranda and t...

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