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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Fira, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean

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Natalie W
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“The best in santorini”
Reviewed 7 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

This villa is the most amazing place to stay. It is in the best location with the most beautiful views over santorini. The hosts are wonderful people ready to help with anything you need. They are very kind, helpful and thoughtful as when we arrived late in evening it was my sons birthday and they had baked a cake for him. Everything they did for us made our holiday even more enjoyable. I would recommend the day trip that they offer around the island and the villa is the best to stay in santorini. Would love to be able to return one day. Thankyou.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Alex T
Texas
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“UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE”
Reviewed 4 June 2014 for a stay in September 2013
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Santorini is without doubt the most beautiful island we have ever been to…and with hospitality not found anywhere…BIG THANK YOU to Joanna and Memos for the unforgettable nine days at the Villa Dakoronia. Your warm and gracious hospitality made us feel at home right away. We loved your beautiful Villa and had a blissful, comfortable sleep! So much that we saw the sunrise only one time during our stay :o). Our stay will always be remembered - an experience beyond all expectations. Thank you so much for a beautiful stay in your little piece of paradise!! We can almost still hear your words of wisdom: “keep swimming” and “there’s always a solution…” Peace and blessings to you both…take care and hope to see you again!!

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Liked best: Hospitality and location of property
Travelling group: Friends
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Sue S
Mackay, Australia
1 review
“Santorini's best accomdation with two of the nicest hosts you could have the pleasure of meeting.”
Reviewed 25 May 2014 for a stay in August 2013

I had the pleasure of staying at Villa Dakaronia with friends in August 2013. The accommodation was excellent. It was immaculate with everything you would need to be self sufficient. The views were to die for and each day bought a different perspective from the Villa. The changing light, sunshine and of course the sunsets!!! Totally breathtaking. To top of this amazing experience, the hosts, Memos and Joanna, were two of the most beautiful people you could ever hope to meet. They were so accommodating to all of our requests....and there were a few...and they never let us down. They were so kind and helped our Santorini experience be one that I will remember for the rest of my life. It is my wish to return to Villa Dakaronia again some day. Thanks Memos and Joanna for making my holiday experience one to cherish forever.

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Liked best: The location and of course the hosts
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Friends
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CaliGirl2...
San Francisco, California
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“Amazing Vacation!”
Reviewed 16 May 2014 for a stay in July 2013

We loved our time at Villa Dakoronia, and can't wait to return! From the first moment our group (5 people) arrived and were met at the airport by Memos, we knew we were in good hands. Upon arrival at Villa Dakoronia, we met his lovely wife Joanna. They were both so kind and welcoming to us. They showed us around the home and explained everything to us. Everything about the home was great - the location is amazing, and very convenient to town, scooter rentals, shopping, restaurants, etc. Everything is less than a 5 minute walk from this location. The views are stunning, and we thoroughly enjoyed its beauty from all different times of day - quiet and peaceful mornings, bustling afternoons, and magical evenings. It could not have been any more perfect!

The photos and listing description are accurate, but we think everything was even better in person! The home was very clean and well maintained, and Memos and Joanna even provided a cleaning during the middle of our stay, with new sheets, towels, etc. It was very comfortable for all five of us, and we never felt crowded while inside the home. Most of our stay, we enjoyed spending time outside on the upstairs terrace, or downstairs in the front courtyard. The location is so incredible; you will want to be outside as much as possible!

Memos and Joanna were wonderful hosts. For our first morning in the home, Joanna baked delicious bread for us, along with a trio of marmalades she had made. A few days later, she welcomed us back from a day at the beach with a homemade chocolate/banana cake. They were available for us daily, so if we had any questions, needed recommendations, etc., they were always available. We are so thankful for all of their kindness.

Our vacation in Santorini was amazing, and we are so fortunate that we were able to stay at Villa Dakoronia. It was truly a 5-Star experience. We hope to make this a regular vacation home for our family in the years ahead, and look forward to spending more time with Memos, Joanna, and Villa Dakoronia.

Travelling group: Friends
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Robert K
1 review
“If you are looking for a wonderful spot in paradise, look no further”
Reviewed 15 May 2014 for a stay in October 2013

My wife and I, along with a close friend, spent a spectacular week on this property. Access to our two floor villa was from the first floor, where our gracious hosts, Joanna and Memos, lived and catered to our every need without being too intrusive. Our top floor consisted of an ensuite 3/4 bath and queen bedroom which opened out onto a lovely and spacious rooftop lounging area overlooking the Caldera. Our main floor was our living area, complete with 3/4 bath and king bedroom. As we exited our property on the first floor, we were able to enjoy a very comfortable sitting area next to a wonderful herb garden. Out front they had placed an elevated table and chairs, from which we had lovely views of the sea, the cruise ships, all the tourists walking by wishing they were with us, and the most spectacular sunsets in all of Santorini. The villa is located within a very easy walk to restaurants, shopping, the cable car, and public transportation (bus), which was terrific and inexpensive. My wife and I travel a great deal, and we have never enjoyed a week more. Lord willing, we will definitely return here one day, and to this same property.

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Liked best: The view, the amenities, and our hosts
Liked least: The power lines, though grateful we had them
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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