Traditional Farmers Secret Cave #2

Entire home/flat

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1 bedroom

2 beds
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Old style fully and recently renovated traditional cave, in a well- hidden peaceful canyon in Emporio village of Santorini. Experience living in a Cave, leading an agricultural life, hearing nature's sounds, being 10' min away from the beach!

The space

The Cave was originally a farming storehouse which was renovated in 2004 by the owner and architect Babis Chiotis. Turned it into a beautiful relaxing place with a special 'aura', ideal for those who seek peace of mind and privacy, fully equipped with modern equipment and facilities. A “home atmosphere", enhanced by the smell of fresh vegetables and seasonable products from the local community. Experience what is like living in a traditional cave restored to perfection using traditional and ecological materials to accommodate the needs of a modern vacation house.

An atmospheric cave, where the walls have been refurbished keeping the ideal temperature both in summer and in winter time. The house keeps a very comfortable temperature all year round. It has recently been restored with respect to the unique local architecture and has been provided with the basic kitchen supplies and cutleries and a fridge. There is also a dining table, a sofa and of course you can also enjoy your meal at the terrace where you will find table and comfy chairs. The build- in beds and the modern styled furniture combined with the antique objects, give a balance to the place..Sleep in nature! The house can very comfortably accommodate up to 3 persons; there is a double bed (160X 200cm) and a single one.

Interaction with guests

We will welcome you at your check in, inform you about the Cave and all the tips you might need for a pleasant stay. We will always be available for anything you might need to know before and during you stay. Upon request :

-we can pick you up from the port or airport (30€)

-Arrange a car rental from Emporio village or wait for you at the airport.

- Arrange a kayak tour.

- Hiking with professional guide.

- Sailing tour.

-Ride with horses

-Scuba diving

- Massage at your room from a professional

-Yoga classes

We will provide you a seasoning collection of fresh vegetables and fruits from the farms near the house, fresh milk and eggs from goats and chickens living close to the house where you can have access too. Upon request we can order fresh cheese, wine and Fava for you and the best pork or goat fresh meat that could be cooked in the traditional way in a fire oven!

Due to its unique position on the side of a mountain, the guests must rent a car if they are experience drivers or even better a scooter or a 4 wheel motorbike (which is fundamental to visit the island). The only cars that are able to drive through the narrow street that bring to the house are Smart,Athos, Panda,Matiz...

Other things to note

Food & Drinks
1.The Cave of Nikolas, Akrotiri, (URL HIDDEN) to experience greek meze by the sea
2.To Psaraki, Vlychada, (URL HIDDEN) to taste a real fish gourmet experience,
3.Metaxi Mas, Exo Gonia, (URL HIDDEN) to experience a Cretan cuisine, raki and nice meat
4.Brusco Café, Pyrgos, wine, tsipouro, delicatessen products
5.Theros Beach Bar, Vlychada beach, (URL HIDDEN)
6.Tranquilo Bar, Perissa beach
7.Seaside Restaurant & Bar, Perivolos Beach, (URL HIDDEN)
8.Enigma Café, Thira, (URL HIDDEN) nice view of Caldera and good prices
9.Skala Restaurant, Oia, nice view and decent food in case you visit Oia
10.Erotokritos bakery, Kraterados, (URL HIDDEN) best bakery of Santorini, traditional Cretan bakery

Wine Tasting
11.Venetsanos Winery, Megalochori, old traditional winery, (URL HIDDEN)
12.Santo Wines, Pirgos, (URL HIDDEN) wine tasting and market of traditional Santorini products,
13.Sigalas Winery, Oia, (URL HIDDEN) famous wines & food platters

Museums & Archaeological Sites
14.Akrotiri Prehistoric Town, Akrotiri Archeological site
15.Ancient Thira, Kamari, (URL HIDDEN)
16.Archaeological Musuem of Fira, (URL HIDDEN)

Various Activities
17.Kamari Cine, Kamari, (URL HIDDEN) Open air cinemas,
18.Emporio village, in the village of Emporio take a stroll through the streets of the most well preserved Kasteli (Castle City) of Santorini, admire the tall steeples of churches and take unique photographs. It is also worth visiting the church of Panagia Mesiani, the second most important church of the island.
19. Hiking at the old path from Emporio Village to Pyrgos, duration approx. 1h
20.Various hiking tours & walks, (URL HIDDEN)
21.Kayak tour at the east side of Santorini, (URL HIDDEN)


The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities
Pets Allowed
Free parking on premise
Kitchen
Family/Kid Friendly

Prices
Extra people £9 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee £23
Security Deposit £91
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed

House Rules
No smoking
Check in is anytime after 2PM

Cancellations

Safety features
First aid kit

Availability
1 night minimum stay

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Harmony User Profile
September 2017
We had a dreamy time in this wonderful cave home! We love the fact that it was simultaneously secluded and close to beautiful nature AND based in a small town. We loved being abel to unwind each night on the rooftop patio. And we loved Anna's suggestions on what to do as much as we loved her home. They made our time in Santorini truly magical. Thank you! Take care, HG

Kelly User Profile
August 2017
Everything is good. Anna is very friendly. She introduced us Santorini very clearly. Also, provided us some great local food. Highly recommended.

Sara User Profile
July 2017
The house is beautiful, It's good communicated with the rest of the island, Anna and Theo makes you feel like home, they let you know some places they like, if you had a problem they are gonna help you, I recommended for those who loves to travel! :)

Anass User Profile
June 2017
Charming clay house. Warm welcome with delicious local products. Many accurate advices to see the good and more enjoyable aspects of santorini far from tourist traps. Many thanks to Anna & Theo❤️

Ruth User Profile
June 2017
OMG! Anna is amazing along with the beautiful cave room. She anticipated our needs before we even asked. The town is precious and Anna brought us fresh eggs, bread and local goat cheese. I would highly recommend this place.

Tania User Profile
June 2017
We really recommend Anna and Theo's house. It's nice and cosy with a outside area and a splendid view from the the roof terrasse. The house is located in a authentic village but not far from the beach and other "places of interest" of the island. Anna and Theo are perfect host. They do their upmost to make you feel at home and they are always available if needed. A absolutely perfect week +++ NB: we travelled with a 15 months old baby which was not a problem.

Jordan User Profile
May 2017
My time in emporio at Anna&Theo's cave home was magical. The city is wonderfully serene and the view from the balcony is breathtaking. Anna really goes out of her way to create an authentic and comfortable experience. Flourishes abound that set this experience apart from any other; fresh produce, bread and feta cheese from the neighbors, for example. Anna is also a wonderful person and great host, ensuring the cave dwelling is immaculately maintained and really cozy. Cannot recommend this enough!

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Athens, GreeceJoined in September 2012
Anna&Theo User ProfileAnna&Theo is a superhost.

We are a couple based in Athens, Greece, living and working between Athens and Santorini mostly. We like calm, green and our dogs! Theo works in the music sector and Anna in fashion.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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