A Luxury Collection Destination, Greece
The southernmost Cycladic island gracefully curves around a caldera, merging the tranquility of the Aegean Sea with a brilliant, rugged landscape. Sip outstanding local wines, duck into jewel-box sized museums packed with artifacts, squeeze in with the locals at inviting tavernas and line up nightly for one of the world’s most glorious sunset shows.
Santorini’s sunsets are famous the world over, and the island’s steep cliffs offer the perfect perch to take them in.
Candlelit processions, singing, traditions and specialty feasts are all part of the highest Greek Orthodox holy holiday.
A brilliant display of fireworks fill the night sky to commemorate the Minoan eruption of 1600 BC that formed the island of Santorini.
Art exhibitions, book talks, and music performances spanning Baroque to rock and many genres in between are part of this free month-long arts festival held in a 17th century mansion.
Of the many religious feast days (or panigyria) Saint Matrona’s in Finikia is a highly celebrated and social event.
Housed in a converted factory, this non-profit arts organization presents a varied program of dance, theater, music, exhibitions, and arts programs to promote Greek culture and heritage.
Travel with us through Greece as we encounter some of the most enchanting culinary moments, experience authentic cooking traditions and explore delicious native ingredients.
Descend into Vedema’s 400-year-old catacomb-turned-wine-bar. Sip exceptional Greek varietals and world-class vintages paired with light appetizers, caviar, or a cheese tasting.
Feast on Greek-inspired dishes such as sea bass with Kalamata crust and tomato broth with ouzo and basil at this dramatic setting overlooking the caldera.
Book in advance for this secluded and romantic five- or seven-course degustation chef’s menu with expert wine pairings that highlights the distinct flavors of Santorini.
Japanese technique meets Cycladic design at this flawless fusion restaurant known for king scallops in soy-yuzu sauce and beef tataki with fire-flamed sake.
Experience beach walks or a hike along hillside trails on a guided horseback ride around the island.
Embark on a private boat trip to the Kammeni Volcano and hot springs, and cap this perfect day with a guided island and wine tour.
Join Executive Chef Melina Homata her for a personalized tasting menu, wine sampling and pairing lesson. Remember this experience with cookbook of local recipes, courtesy of the chef.
Savor a bottle of local wine then, take to the seas for a private sunset dinner sail to Kammeni Volcano and the hot springs. Bring home memories of this breathtaking experience with a book of spectacular local photos.
Sample an array of local liquor and traditional sweets and embark on a private epicurean journey with Executive Chef Melina Homata’s personalized, three-course Mediterranean menu served in a romantic wine cave.
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