Hotels in Santorini Island near Thira (JTR-Santorini National)
Thira (JTR-Santorini National) HotelsSantorini National Airport (JTR) reclines on the eastern side of the Cycladic island haven of the same name, or Thira, as it’s otherwise known. A small but bustling hub, serving vacationing families, couples, and honeymooners alike, it provides seasonal connections to a slew of European cities. A volcanic island, with rugged coastal scenery and immaculate sun sets, Santorini boasts ancient history, quaint architecture, idyllic dining experiences, and ribbons of picturesque beaches.Hotels in
Thira (JTR-Santorini National)Like much of the island’s accommodation, the hotels near Santorini National Airport range from lavish spa retreats and glossy magazine-style villas, to rental apartments and more affordable options. The larger resorts generally feature the most amenities, with pools, restaurants, and occasionally gymnasiums. Given the main resorts cliff-perched positions; rooms, balconies, and terraces, often come with a breathtaking 5-star view.Where to stayGingery laid out high on coastal cliffs, the island’s capital Fira is a picture-perfect scene of stark white Cycladic architecture, contrasting against the blue of the sea. It’s home to numerous restaurants, bars, and shops, as well as ancient history at the Museum of Prehistoric Thira. Two kilometers away, the petite town of Imerovigli is known for its sunsets, and the blue dome-topped Agios Nikolaos Monastery.How to get to Thira (JTR-Santorini National)Whilst most scheduled services operate during the buzzing summer period, Santorini National Airport can be connected to year-round via Athens International Airport. If you’re here during the vacation season however, there are regular flights to a raft of European cities. When you’ve arrived you can get to your resort by private or public transport. Buses frequently serve the airport, heading to Fira’s main bus station from where you can connect to most major areas on the island. Private and shared taxis are a good alternative, though it’s wise to book in advance to avoid having to wait when it’s busy. Rental cars are also available.