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Santorini Traditional Cave House

Entire home/apt

3 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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Traditional cave houses in Santorini with terrace and kipo.Yparchoun 3 units of 60m2 with bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom.

The space

Kalitsi is a guesthouse in the picturesque village of Vothonas which is located in the centre of the island in geographically advantageous position with the fast and direct access to Fira, the airport and most beaches. The traditional settlement of Vothona is characterised for the preservation of cultural features and technical architecture.
-Your Stay;
Kalitsi is ideally positioned for those who are interested in exploring in depth this beautiful island. Kalitsi a traditional built cave-house, caved into the mountain providing the appropriate conditions for a fantastic stay. It consists in 60m2, with double bedroom, kitchen fully equipped and bathroom and can easily hospitalize 3 persons. It has been fully renovated to provide the best service for your stay, winter or summer.
The cave house has everything needed for a comfortable stay including kitchen, a washing machine, hairdryer etc. Most of the furniture is traditional and handmade by locals. The view of the houses is into the village. Just outside is a beautiful garden where you can (URL HIDDEN) includes private parking space.
The village Vothonas has narrow streets and alleys that cross an old river towards the canyon that begins from the foot of the Prophet Elijah, ideal for strolls. The maritime tradition of the islanders created a special relationship with the Christian Orthodox Church, and for this reason the village listed 17 small and large churches. In the upper part of the village is the church of the Virgin Mary of hole built into the mountain since 1700, each year on February 2 becomes a local religious festival. Many other small and big festivals take place before the festive day of each church, which expresses the culture with music and local food.
Traditional cave houses in Santorini with terrace and yard.
There are 2 units of 60m2 with bedroom, lounge, kitchen and bathroom.
There is also a unit of 20m2 with bedroom and bathroom only.

Guest access

We provide all the necessary for cooking,towels,sheets,washing machine,hair dryer,cd player,wi fi,parking.

Interaction with guests

Right after your arrival we offer you local and homemade wine. We can also provide you all the usefull and necessary information you may need to make your vacation easier.
We will clean the house every 3 days.

Other things to note

Our guests will find themselves in a relaxing and quiet traditional village.They will see how the locals are in their daily lives.

The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Pets allowed
Free parking on premises

House Rules
Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon)

Just as you care about your house.


Safety features
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

69 Reviews

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Arielle User Profile
September 2017
The house is very beautiful. It's about 15 minute walk to the local bus station in Messaria which is convenient to hop on a bus to towns in Santorini. The bus is literally 5-10 minutes to almost all the locations. The house was very clean. Irini was attentive and would check on us daily to make sure we needed anything. She scheduled our transport from the port, which I recommend if you don't have your own transportation.

Marinos User Profile
September 2017
Irini, Kyriakos and Ro welcomed us to their wonderful house. The place was very clean, with an amazing terrace to sit and relax. The village of Vothonas is conveniently located close to Fira, Akrotiri, Kamari and Pyrgos and just a 30-minute drive to Oia. We would definitely stay again at Irini's during our next visit to the the island of Santorini

Patricia User Profile
August 2017
Irini's appartement is well located into the traditional village of Vothonas. Using the bus system you can get to any destination on Santorini quite easily.

Sarah User Profile
August 2017
Overall really great place! Quiet area and Irini and her husband made everything so easy for us! From renting quads to getting us booked on a great catamaran they were amazing hosts! The room Could use a fan or something because it was definitely alittle hot at times.

David User Profile
August 2017
If I were to make any recommendation for someone planning to stay with Irini, it would be to rent a motorbike or an ATV. While Irini's place is fairly remote in the way of being walking distance to places, with the freedom that an ATV will give you, it will increase your enjoyment a hundredfold. Irini is excellent at arranging stuff like that, and an excellent communicator in general. She arranged transportation for us from the ferry port to her house, and when we asked for an ATV, she had it there within an hour. She is also excellent at giving directions and recommendations for places to visit and ways to travel. On our way to Oia, she recommended we take the beachside road on our way there and the mountain road on our way back, which resulted in a round trip of constantly breathtaking views. The place itself was beautiful (exactly what it looked like in the pictures - they're not exaggerated!) and there were many places to sit outside and enjoy the day. Irini has two lovely, friendly cats (they came and cuddled with me for hours on end) and a dog. In the village there sits a church, and the ringing of its bells is a pleasant sound to hear while relaxing in the sun or in the cave house. The cave house itself was spacious, clean and pleasantly cool. It didn't even need air conditioning because of the natural features of a cave house. I highly recommend staying with Irini, especially if you want to get away from the tourist trap filled cities and have a nice, homey private paradise.

Cheyenne User Profile
July 2017
Irini is super nice and provided us a home made dessert wine upon our arrival. Her place is a nice local neighborhood and better to rent a car/have a car for east commute.

Rumsha User Profile
July 2017
Irini's Cave house is located in the Vothanos village. It was a beautiful location and a great cave-house experience. However, it is a bit far from the main town of Fira. It takes about a 10 minute drive there but there are hardly any cab services that run. The walk from the house to the main street is about 25 minutes. There is a bus that runs there to Fira. The house was great however the Wi-Fi service kept running down and there were many times my friends and I did not have service in the house or in the location nearby. Irini was very accomodating to us. She brought us new towels and laundry detergent. She helped us book cab services and transfers from the airport. Overall, it was a great experience.

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