When one thinks of the gorgeous Greek Islands, it is the island of Santorini that comes to mind for most people; whitewashed houses cling to the towering and multi-colored cliffs, all against the backdrop of the indigo Aegean Sea.
It attracts over 1.5 million tourists every year, each seeking romantic sunsets, stunning panoramic views, and luxurious resorts. It is no wonder why there is a multitude of incredible Santorini hotels with private pools that are dedicated to making your Grecian dreams come true.
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10 Amazing Santorini Hotels with Private Pool
Situated on top of a cliff, the Chromata Santorini boutique hotel is located within 2km from the capital of Fira and 12km from Ancient Thera. Inside the chic rooms are satellite TVs, free Wi-Fi, minibars and Nespresso machines.
The sophisticated Master Pool Suite and the Chromata Suite both offer open-air plunge pools and private verandas, or for up to five people the San Nicholas Cave House offers a luxurious two-bedroom villa with an outdoor plunge pool.
As well as caldera balcony views with every room, parking and breakfast are complimentary. Facilities within the hotel include a bar, an infinity pool, a sundeck, and a spa.
Built on the side of a cliff, Canaves is a polished all-suite hotel 10km away from the cable car and 11km from the Museum of Prehistoric Thera. Within the rooms are complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs with DVD players, minibars, tea and coffee making facilities, and balconies overlooking the blue.
The Junior, Superior, Honeymoon, River Pool, Infinity Pool, Canaves Grande, and Presidential Suite all offer unique exterior private plunge pools. Free breakfast and parking are available for all guests, as well as access to an infinity pool, restaurant, bar, gym, and open-air spa.
You might also check my selection of the best Airbnbs in Santorini, some with private pools or hot tubs.
Offering caldera and volcano views, Hotel Aspaki is a restored fortress focused on peace and tranquility and located 10km away from the Museum of Prehistoric Thera and the cable cars. The charming and romantic rooms come with complimentary Wi-Fi, minibars, tea, and coffee-making facilities, and flat-screen TVs with DVD players.
The Cave Pool Suite offers a heated indoor or outdoor swimming pool with chromotherapy while the Exclusive and Honeymoon Suites come with private balconies and jacuzzies. Amenities at the hotel include a casual restaurant and a wellness and beauty spa.
Situated 3km from Akrotiri and 12km from the island capital of Thera, the Ambassador enjoys panoramic views of the sea and volcano and features Cycladic architecture throughout. It’s elegant, rock-walled rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, minibar, and even mini wine cellars.
Each of its 20 rooms come with a luxurious spa and private pool, and 2-3 bedroom villas are also available. As well as a classy restaurant, there is an infinity pool with a bar, a tennis court, a spa, a gym, and a private beach for guests to enjoy.
This nature-inspired hotel overlooks the caldera and is 10km from the Museum of Prehistoric Thera and 16km from Santorini Airport. Each room has its own private balcony with dazzling panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and features complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs with DVD players, and minibars.
The Secrecy Villa and The Mystery Villa offers the most luxurious experience with expansive private terraces, outdoor Jacuzzies, and private pools. There are two restaurants, two bars, an infinity pool, and a wine cellar within this stylish hotel.
Once a former winery, this whitewashed boutique is located 10km from the cable car and 12km from the Archaeological Museum of Thera. Its rooms offer hot tubs, stone walls, and spectacular views over the caldera. Guests can find free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and CD players within their amenities as well as a complimentary breakfast buffet.
The Executive Suite offers a private plunge pool while the Prestige and Signature Suites feature private infinity pools. A deluxe restaurant and bar, two outdoor pools, a beauty salon, and a fashionable clothing store are all on offer for guests to take pleasure in.
Selected Tours in Santorini
– Get Your Guide is a great company to book your tours and tickets.
– Santorini Half-Day Wine Adventure visit 3 famous wineries and sample 12 different wine styles, served with cheese and snacks.
– Sunset Catamaran Cruise with food & drinks enjoy some swim and snorkeling, watch the famous sunset and savor a delicious barbeque on board.
– Volcanic Islands Cruise with Palea Kameni Hot Springs. Cruise to the volcanic island of Thirassia, swim in hot springs, admire views from an active volcano and explore the villages of Thirassia and Oia.
– Traditional Santorini Sightseeing Bus Tour with Oia Sunset In this full-day tour by bus see the highlights of the island, from volcanic beaches and traditional villages to the archaeological site of Akrotiri.
Located 12km from the Museum of Prehistoric Thira and 4km from Akrotiri, this romantic all-suite hotel is situated on a clifftop and enjoys breathtaking scenic views. Its spacious and modern rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars, whirlpool tubs, and crystal-speckled ceilings.
While all suites feature a jacuzzi, its Astarte Suite is the only one that also offers a private infinity pool. A complimentary breakfast can be served in-room, while an infinity pool, a bar, and an elegant restaurant are included in its amenities.
Opened in 2015, this serene hotel is located 8km from the city center and is within walking distance to Akrotiri. All its rooms feature Cycladic architecture and come with caldera views, a private hammam, tea, and coffee making facilities, a minibar, a flat-screen TV and Wi-Fi as well as aromatherapy and a hydromassage in the bathroom.
Its Premium Spa Suite offers a private plunge pool while its Deluxe Spa Suite comes with a private outdoor pool. Amenities include in-room breakfast, yachting & helicopter service, and massage programs for the ultimate opulent experience.
Polished, modern, and minimal, Splendour Resort is situated in picturesque Firostefani and is located 13km from Ancient Thera. All rooms have a private balcony overlooking the sea and feature flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. The resort also offers a complimentary breakfast buffet served by the pool.
Both the Superior Suite and the Junior Suite offer private pools hanging above the Aegean Sea, making for a romantic and unforgettable experience. Within the hotel are a bar, a restaurant, a cigar lounge, a private beach area, and an outdoor swimming pool with a sun terrace.
Built with a Cycladic design, Astro Palace offers modern and neutral-toned rooms 5km away from the airport and only a short walk away from the lively town of Fira. The rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and balconies overlooking the ocean as well as complimentary breakfast and parking.
The Executive, Pool, and Astro Suite all feature private pools while the Royal Suite offers both a private pool and an outdoor jacuzzi. Abar, gym, spa, garden, and an indoor and outdoor pool are just some of the amenities included within this idyllic and sophisticated hotel.
Santorini is an utterly breathtaking island with unparalleled panoramic views, and one of the best ways to fully enjoy it is from up high. There is a dazzling selection of Santorini hotels with private pools to choose from, each with its own unique design and luxurious spin.
All of them feature spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and most with caldera views, giving you a sight that you won’t get tired of waking up to every morning; and after all, what better way to enjoy the exquisite beauty of Santorini than in the privacy of your own pool?