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SANTORINI

The volcanic island of Santorini is a major attraction because of its energy and mystery. A massive explosion, that happened thousands of years ago at the Aegean Sea, created the biggest Caldera in the world, now offering an amazingly beautiful scenery with the most spectacular views on earth.

OIA

One of the most sophisticated villages of Santorini, with picturesque colourful houses and the most beautiful vistas. The village was devastated in 1956 by a strong earthquake and it has managed to fully recover since.
The best location to enjoy the spectacular views to the romantic sunsets is at the ruins of the old Castle area.

VOLCANO CRUISE

Sailing to the volcano is among the highlights of Santorini experiences. There are private cruises that leave from the Vlychada Port, sail towards the Red and White beaches, stop by the Volcano and turn inside the Caldera; guests may swim in the therapeutic Hot Springs and have a delicious barbeque meal on board, while enjoying the most spectacular sunsets.

FIRA TOWN

The capital of the island, Fira, offers a variety of activities among them great shopping from local and designers brands, unique jewelries, art galleries as well as a wide selection of restaurants and bars. A visit at the Archaeological and Prehistoric Thira Museums, as well as the Orthodox Metropolis are a must-see! The Historical and Cultural Archaeological Museum contains artifacts from excavations on the island. Noteworthy are a fine collection of geometric red and black vases from the fifth century BC Inscriptions are plentiful among the displays in the museum and a certain amount of Minoan ware is also on exhibit.
The museum also hosts impressive frescoes as well as sculptures of the Hellenistic period, Byzantine works of art and even some remains of prehistoric times.
The Museum of Prehistoric Thira houses finds from the excavations at Akrotiri, and rescue excavations at various other sites on the island.

BLACK SAND BEACH

The black sand beach is a must-do experience, while on the island. Mystique offers complimentary use of its private beach facilities in Perivolos beach. Access is very easy by car or taxi and the duration is approximately 40 minutes driving.

ANCIENT CITY OF THIRA

An antique city on a ridge of the steep, 360 m high Messavouno mountain. It was named after the mythical ruler of the island, Theras, and was inhabited from the 9th century BC until 726 AD. Starting in 1895 the city was systematically excavated there until 1904. Findings from these excavations are on exhibit at the archaeological museum in Fira.Open to the public and can be reached on a winding road that starts at Kamari or several foot paths from both sides of the mountain.

PYRGOS

Pyrgos can found at the highest point of Santorini, with panoramic views of the whole island all the way to the village of Oia. This hillside village was declared a protected settlement in 1995.
Pyrgos is a typical Fortress Settlement of the Cyclades. On the hilltop you can find ruins of Kasteli Castle, one of the five 'kastelia' on the island. It became the capital of Santorini after the abandonment of Skaros Castle in the mid 18th century, and before Fira, which is the capital of Santorini today. Traditional architecture, remains of neo-classical mansions, narrow winding paths leading up the hillside, small white houses, galleries, vineyards, churches, breathtaking sunsets ... Pyrgos is truly magical.

MEGALOCHORI

Megalochori is one of the most picturesque villages on the island. Its existence is recorded back to the 17th century. Home to historical mansions, old traditional houses, pirate hideaways and wine canavas, it has a history of merchants and wealthy land barons exporting Vinsanto wine that the island still produces.
Located in the heart of the village, Mystique’s sister property, Vedema Resort, is built around a 400 year old winery with volcanic stones and features a great restaurant and bar, ideal for wine tasting, under the mythicall lights of candles.
In the center of the village, there a wonderful traditional square with taverns, restaurants and trees providing shade for a quick cup of coffee.