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Grace Hotel, HelloAuberge Resorts Collection,it is a sparkling white minimalist wonder carved into a cliff face in a Greek paradise at sunset. The hotel leans on the cliff and is situated steeply on several levels with a view over the right side of Skarosklippen and its own floor. The party scene extends to the long terrace of the infinity pool at night, when all the glitter comes to life.
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Twenty-one, including 12 apartments and a villa.
11.00, but flexible for 50 percent of the room rate. Earliest check-in, 15:00.
Double rooms from £1,262.88 (€1,455) including 13.5% tax.
Prices usually include a regularly changing 5-course alcoholic breakfast and a welcome glass on arrival.
Free pilates and yoga classes are held daily in the 2nd floor studio near the boutique gym. Souvenir lovers should head to the resort's concept store, which sells artwork, flowy clothing by super-cool Greek designers Zeus + Dione, and trinkets from the Cycladic Museum of Art. Local artwork is also on display in Lounge 363. Make your stay even more luxurious with the hotel's Bespoke by Grace service, which allows guests to personalize their stay with a selection of pillows, a selection of fragrances and bath products, a bespoke set of - in-room cocktails and a personal fitness kit.
At the hotel
Fitness center, yoga and pilates studio, shop, laptop rental (Mac and PC), free Wi-Fi throughout the building, concierge. In the rooms: Smart TV with flat screen, Apple TV, Nespresso machine, bar with local drinks and snacks, air conditioning, free mineral water, tea and coffee making facilities, care packages and large Apivita bath products. Guests staying in an apartment or villa receive a bottle of sparkling wine and strawberries upon arrival.
Our favorite rooms
Choose the Grace Plunge Pool Suite for double the fun in the pool - you get one inside, with a partition so it can face the ocean or be completely private, and an extra one outside on the deck. The VIP suites are similarly equipped, only their pools are larger, they also have steam baths and flashing light installations. All rooms are chalk white with bright cushions and rugs that break the peace.
The hotel has an indoor model heated infinity pool (the largest in the caldera) that runs along the front of the hotel, perfect for swimming while viewing the Skaros rocks; there are well-cushioned double sunbeds, a wet bar and an outdoor shower.
Colorful outfits that will highlight your occasion; money laundering is hard to come by.
The hotel's enviable clifftop location means access is via a series of steps - not ideal for those with limited mobility.
Guests over the age of 14 are allowed in the hotel (except the villa, where children of all ages can be accommodated). Extra beds cost EUR 200 per night.
Food and drinks
For a cozy evening meal, ask for one of the two cozy alcoves overlooking the infinity pool and caldera bay.
Shiny and sexy; and no bare legs for men after dark.
The intimate high-vaulted Santoro restaurant serves modern Greek cuisine courtesy of award-winning chef Spiros Agious: sauteed squid with grass-fed tenderloin and Apiliotis wine reduction, gyoza filled with fava beans and Volaki cheese, and lamb fricassée with candied lemons and lime foam. There is an open kitchen and more of the same bleached and flowing black lava. Or enjoy light meals and cocktails by the pool; We love the cabins with a view of the sea. An exceptionally fresh yellowfin tuna sandwich and a very tender lamb burger are the highlights of the menu. Breakfasts are hearty five-course meals that change regularly so guests can try something new each day. Day one: Cretan pancakes with Xinomizithra cheese and thyme honey; day two: eggs benedict with a piña colada cocktail; day three: filled with spinach and fetateam captainkage…
The pool bar extends from the restaurant, with half facing the kitchen and the other half facing the infinity pool. Sit back to the sound of Greek jazz and enjoy a unique cocktail. Lounge 363 (above the restaurant) has a contrasting interior with elegant cream upholstery and sharp black volcanic stone. Located 363 meters above sea level, the view of the caldera from the terrace is more staggering than the bar's long list of wines and cocktails. Grace Rose's signature drink (created by connoisseur Spyros Efstathiou) is a heady blend of Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé, Gray Goose vodka, lemon, raspberry and rose water; The other signature drink, the Grace Cocktail (created by the equally au fait Salvatore Calabrese) is a combination of Gray Goose pear, lemongrass, honey, mint and fruit juice, which is wonderfully refreshing in the heat. Chef Spiros Agious' appetizer list is delightfulRee- (salted cod roe) and starters with caviar, freshly shucked oysters, platters with cheese and cold meats and filling salads. Santoro and 363 Lounge regularly organize live music nights.
Breakfast is served from 8:00 to 11:30, dinner lasts until 19:00. Dinner will then be available in Santoro until 11 p.m.; Lounge 363 is open until midnight.
Breakfast and daily snacks (salads, pizzas and puddings) can be ordered between 08:00 and 23:00.
Santorini Thira Airport is less than half an hour's drive away. There are direct flights to the island from London Gatwick every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday in summer, or from Athens in 45 minutes. The Smith24 team can arrange flights on request (phone 03334 143 696 24 hours a day).
The hotel is in the village of Imerovigli, but the nearest large town is Fira, a two minute drive away. There is a car park in the village square where porters will meet you.
Athinios port can be reached by boat from Athens/Piraeus and other destinations such as Mykonos or Crete; see www.gtp.gr. The fast boat from Piraeus takes three and a half hours, but others are slower, so it's definitely worth checking the timetable.
Worth getting out of bed for
Imerovigli focuses on simplicity at the highest level. The beauty of this sleepy village is not in the crowded route, but in the slow, relaxed pace and stunning views. Sprinkle your stay with relaxing experiencesarranged by the hotel staffprivate winery tour, tour with a professional photographer, catamaran rental for two or 90-minute guided tour of the archaeological site of Akrotiri (Minoan Pompeii), followed by a seafood lunch. Head to Skaros Rock, the former capital of the island, to see the remains of a church and fortress. It is especially spectacular at sunset.
Handling(+30 22860 22336) is a traditional tavern within walking distance of the Grace Hotel, famous for its moussaka. Go to the restaurantKapari Nature Centerfor incredibly fresh Mediterranean cuisine overlooking the Aegean Sea; The menu includes calamari stuffed with fennel, grilled peppers and smoked cheese. For good fish, give it a tryCaptain Dimitri's Tavern(+30 22860 82210) in Oia. Koukoumavlos (+30 22860 23807) in Fira is the place for adventurous dining with a view.
Door Dave Wu, epicurean word garland
When it comes to stunning views, there are places in this world that flout the rules of fair play. From the very beginning, they conquer the heights and force you to submit with an incredibly beautiful view. Some literally take your breath away with their high-altitude landscapes - Namaste,Bhutan! – while others convince you that you have moved to another dimension entirely. The latter is more or less what we felt when Mr. Smith and I first stepped onto the spacious terrace of the Grace Hotel and gazed upon the famous volcanic caldera.
The island is crescent-shaped and encloses a large blue lagoon that was formed thousands of years ago when devastating volcanic explosions caused the center of the island to collapse into the sea. Almost every vantage point along the high cliff, the inner edge of the crescent, is surrounded by masses of white buildings. In full summer it dazzles. Here and there, blue domes mark the chapel, while azure bands, visible from the narrow paths winding through the terraced buildings, invariably point to the hotel's swimming pool.
On Santorini, location is everything. Oía, a picturesque town on the northern tip of the island, has an abundance of tourists and streets filled with tourist buses. Thera, in the center of the island, is just as busy. Fortunately, Grace is a 40-minute walk from Thera in a quiet enclave of hotels (catering from low to high budgets). Here the illusion of seclusion is complete, especially when the morning fog covers the highlands.
But on the afternoon we checked in, Santorini lay before us in the majesty of Olympus, the gentle whoosh of the wind blowing over the Buddha bar's low tracks echoing from the stereo. Far below us in the caldera we saw three cruise ships circling the flat sapphire water like fat little whales. Charming silence hung over the blue sky.
It is a view that even four days later we will never tire of it. "I never want to leave here," I said at the end of the first day as we closed the blacked out thermal windows. And why would you use it? The Grace is one of those hotels that conspire to keep you happily trapped: if you've ever wondered what it's like to be a victim of Stockholm syndrome, this is the place to try.
The hotel's 20 rooms, gym, restaurant, library, pools and sun deck are terraced on the cliff side in a cascade of white walls and black buttresses. Inside, the rooms are completely covered in white and the floor is cool, polished gray concrete. The bookshelves, bedside tables and chairs are carved out of the rock, giving the room a very pleasant atmosphere of Francis of Assisi and the four seasons. Our bed is a large strip of white sheets floating over triple layers of coir and rubber mattress, all padded with layers of plump pillows; while the huge rain shower bathroom is stocked with eye-catching bath and body products from local Greek brand Apivita.
With an aromatherapy pillow ordered from the pillow menu, Mr. Smith at the view of the caldera through the slanted windows. "Maybe I should get goosebumps instead?" I wondered aloud, impressed by the seriousness of such Solomonic decisions.
And that was more or less the pattern of our time. When we weren't gently swimming in the heated outdoor jacuzzi, we lay on our backs under umbrellas next to lavender beds buzzing with lazy, fat bumble bees. The April weather was still a little too cold for diving in one of the two spectacular pools that extend on different levels. "Maybe we should stay until it gets really hot?" I suggested hopefully over a breakfast of Greek yogurt with nuts and flower honey and poached egg.
One morning, driven by an unusual surge of energy, we descended the wide donkey stairs past the resort, past the 15th century bijoux chapel, then climbed Scarpa, the irregular rock cliff that was once the capital of the island. it was destroyed by an earthquake.
Today, the drama of nature is entirely botanical. The rocks were adorned with yellow daisies and bunches of purple flowers. A gentle breeze swayed the sea below. We sat on a pile of shale and looked out over the Aegean Sea, assuming that the fabled city of Atlantis - long rumored to be based on Santorini - lay right there in the little hollow where a cruise ship now anchors.
It was also a bit surreal to think that Prince William was marrying Kate in London at the time. "I hope they're happy," I murmured, shielding my eyes from the glare of the sun. We sat in friendly silence. Seagulls flew across the land, and the wind carried the smell of grass and the coming summer.
A moment later Mr. Smith said, "Come on. It's lunchtime."
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