Istoria

5* out of 5 stars

A retreat for the senses, Istoria in Santorini derives its name from the Ancient Greek word for story, and trust us when we say that you’ll be telling everyone stories about this luxurious resort upon your return home. Décor wise, expect the island’s architecture narrative to be reflected; handcrafted textiles, volcanic stones and luxurious wooden furniture blend harmoniously with the views of the turquoise Aegean Sea. The hotel welcomes guests aged 14 and above, and is located on the eastern side of Santorini away from the busy tourist areas, on Perivolas Beach for complete peace and quiet during your Santorini holiday. The delicious on-site restaurant is an eatery of pure culinary genius and the chefs ensure each mouthful of the contemporary cuisine is akin to a religious experience. All in all, from the elegant accommodation options to the lavish peaceful surroundings, a stay at Istoria is promised to be the cherry on top of your Santorini holiday cake.

The Spa at Istoria

Relaxation, rejuvenation and replenishment are the golden rules when it comes to your holiday to Santorini. Istoria is home to the Asian Spa where therapeutic ingredients are organic and regionally derived to create luxurious treatments for every guest to feel like they’re on cloud nine. Featuring two treatment rooms, the wraps, massages and facials use only the finest natural oils and techniques. The Asian Spa believe that being offline is a luxury and to be fully immersed in the tranquil environment, mobile devices must be switched off. From post-sun cooling facials to hot stone massages, being in your element on your Santorini holiday truly goes without saying.

Things to do at Istoria

Istoria is located directly adjacent from Perivolos Beach, perfect for long walks, sunbathing or a dip in the sparkling Aegean Sea. The hotel also offers an outdoor pool with sun loungers and umbrellas, not to mention some of the suites feature whirlpool tubs or private pools. The spa is designed to relax and rejuvenate every guests and offers a wealth of spectacular treatments. Should you want to explore the beauty of Santorini, the historic ruins at Ancient Thera are just a short drive away.

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Accommodation

Saga Suite

Saga Suites are located on the hotel’s upper floor and feature a king-size bed with luxury linens, individually-controlled reading lights, large windows, climate control, high-speed wireless Internet, flat screen smart TV, telephone and a laptop-sized safe.

Recit Suite

Recit Suites feature a king-size bed with luxury linens, individually controlled reading lights, large windows, climate control, high-speed wireless Internet, flat screen smart TV, telephone and a laptop-sized safe.

The suites also include a sitting area with a comfortable sofa and armchair. The guest bathrooms feature a luxurious shower, plush bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer and indigenous bath products.

Tarina Suite

Tarina Suites are located on the hotel’s ground floor. Entering the suite, the first sight is an impressive hall with water elements inspired by the stables that were housed in the ground floor of the building. Tarina Suites feature king-size beds with luxury linens, individually controlled reading lights, large windows, climate control, high-speed wireless Internet, a flat screen smart TV, telephone and a laptop-sized safe.

Rakonto Suite

The Rakonto Suite is located on the hotel’s second floor and features an airy bedroom with a king-size bed, luxury linens, individually-controlled reading lights, large windows, climate control, high-speed wireless Internet, flat screen smart TV, telephone and a laptop-sized safe

Conte Suite

Located on the hotel’s first floor, Conte Suite features a king-size bed with luxury linens, individually controlled reading lights, big windows, climate control, high-speed wireless Internet, smart flat screen TV, telephone and a laptop-sized safe.

An airy living area with a comfortable sofa can accommodate an extra guest. The bathroom features a luxurious shower, plush bathrobes, slippers, hairdryers and indigenous bath products.

Storia Suite

The Storia Suite is located on the hotel’s second floor and features a spacious bedroom with a king size bed, luxury linens, individually controlled reading lights, large windows, climate control, high-speed wireless Internet, a flat screen smart TV, telephone and a laptop-sized safe. An airy living area with a comfortable sofa can accommodate an extra guest. The bathroom includes a luxurious shower, plush bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer and indigenous bath products.

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Food & Drink

Mr. E

Every dish at Mr. E tells a story. While soaking in the calmness of the relaxing surroundings, your stay will be enriched by a wealth of things to enjoy, from the sublime wines of Santorini, to the food prepared by the celebrated chef Alexandros Tsiotinis. Just a bite tells the story of its ingredients, the story of the locally sourced vegetables from the hotel’s organic garden, the story of the freshly caught fish, of the hands that prepared the food, evoking stories of hospitality and sharing.