Wake to the spectacular panorama of the caldera.
Positioned directly above the idyllic Skaros rock and commanding 180 degree views from Oia in the south to Akotiri in the north, Orana Residence Santorini provides its guests with thrilling views from morning to night; the ultimate position to experience the world-famous Santorini sunsets.
Orana Residence Santorini is centrally located on the island - a few steps from the vibrant restaurants, cafes, clubs, bars and boutiques of Imerovigli. It provides an ideal base from which to explore the island with the famous Imerovigli to Oia walk and access to the island’s public transport network only a few hundred meters from your doorstep.
Renovated in 2021, Orana Residence Santorini is designed for families or groups traveling together.
Santorini–The lost city of Atlantis?
Often rated as one of the most beautiful places on earth, Santorini’s unique caldera was created by a volcanic explosion in approximately 1620 BC - one of the largest in the past 10,000 years. Its blue domed cycladic churches with their astonishing back drop draw tourists from around the globe. But there is much to see and explore beyond the main villages on the caldera - Thira, Oia and Imerovigli. Beautiful volcanic sand and pebble beaches in the south western part of the island provide great swimming and relaxation opportunities with numerous beach clubs, restaurants and bars. A boat cruise gives a spectacular view of the island from the water - including a sunset experience is not to be missed.
What we enjoy
A trip to Santorini is not complete without a boat trip! Catch the boat departing from Akrotiri (also the site of a Minoan excavation) to visit beaches best reached by the water - Red Beach, White Beach and Black beaches. View the stunning cliffs in ever-changing hues created by centuries of volcanic activity. Swim and snorkel in the crystal clear water.
The walk from Imerovigli to Oia is a fantastic daytime outing. Experience the beautiful scenery of the caldera and various churches along the way. Oia itself is well know for its Venetian castle which is a popular spot to view the sunset. Below Oia lies the harbour of Ammoudi Bay - which can be reached by stairs from Oia or by car. A gorgeous place for lunch or dinner (with sunset) right on the waters edge. Bus services depart regularly for the trip back to Imerovigli from Oia.
Ask us about tours, experiences and insider tips!
About the owners
We are an international ex-pat couple (Australian and German) who established a base on Santorini over a decade ago.
Having travelled extensively - and experienced hospitality in many countries - we have created Orana Residence to an international standard to fully enjoy the beauty of its stunning location.
Through our knowledge of the island and community, we are more than happy to provide any additional recommendations to help ensure your stay is even more enjoyable. Ask us about some insider tips!
Orana is an Australian Aboriginal and Torres Straight Island word meaning “welcome”.
Welcome to Santorini and welcome to the Orana Residence.