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Canaves Oia Epitome

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Villa, Private Pool (Epitome) | Terrace/patio
Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool | Terrace/patio
Hideaway Pool Suite | Hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated
Free daily local cuisine breakfast

Overview of Canaves Oia Epitome

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Canaves Oia Epitome

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel with outdoor pool, near Oia Castle

9.6/10 Exceptional

93 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
The price is $465
Price available on 4/24/2023
Eparchiaki Odos Oia, Santorini, Santorini Island, 84702

Guests rated this location 8.9/10 - Excellent

Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free area shuttle
  • Fitness center
  • Pool bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Babysitting
  • Airport shuttle
For families
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Oia Castle - 9 min walk
  • Santorini Caldera - 1 min drive
  • Kamari Beach - 33 min drive
  • Athinios Port - 37 min drive
  • Ancient Thira - 34 min drive
  • Perivolos Beach - 38 min drive
  • Perissa Beach - 30 min drive
  • Red Beach - 41 min drive

Getting around

  • Santorini National Airport (JTR) - 18 min drive
  • Free area shuttle
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)


  • Πελεκάνος - 13 min walk
  • Hungry Donkey - 14 min walk
  • Lolita's Gelato - 12 min walk
  • Pitogyros Traditional Grill House - 17 min walk
  • Nocturna - 17 min walk

About this property

Canaves Oia Epitome

A great choice for a stay in Santorini, Canaves Oia Epitome features an airport shuttle. Guests indulge in massages, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and a fitness center. The helpful staff and breakfast get good marks from fellow travelers.


English, Greek

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 24 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Babysitting*


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle*
  • Ferry terminal shuttle*


  • Free area shuttle

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Traveling with children

  • Free local shuttle
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fitness center
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Vegan dining options
  • Vegetarian dining options
  • Locally-owned & organized tours & activities
  • Local culture & ecosystem education
  • At least 80% lighting from LEDs


  • English
  • Greek

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Energy-saving features in guestrooms
  • LED light bulbs
  • Water-efficient toilets only

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include massages.

Awards and affiliations

Canaves Oia Epitome is listed in the 2021 Travel + Leisure 500.
The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.00 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between October 28 and April 14.

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 200.0 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


<p>This property does not have elevators. </p><p>This property uses solar energy. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p><p>Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. </p>

Also known as

Canaves Oia Epitome Hotel Santorini
Canaves Oia Epitome Hotel
Canaves Oia Epitome Santorini
Canaves Oia Epitome Hotel
Canaves Oia Epitome Santorini
Canaves Oia Epitome Hotel Santorini

Frequently asked questions

Is Canaves Oia Epitome currently open?
The property is closed between October 28 and April 14.
How much does it cost to stay at Canaves Oia Epitome?
As of Mar 26, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Canaves Oia Epitome on Apr 24, 2023 start from $465, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Canaves Oia Epitome?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Canaves Oia Epitome?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Canaves Oia Epitome?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Canaves Oia Epitome?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Canaves Oia Epitome?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Canaves Oia Epitome?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 2:30 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Canaves Oia Epitome and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and scuba diving. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a fitness center and spa services. Canaves Oia Epitome also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Canaves Oia Epitome?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
Does Canaves Oia Epitome have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around Canaves Oia Epitome like?
Canaves Oia Epitome is located near Paralia Katharos, just a short 7-minute walk from Santorini Caldera and 9 minutes' walk from Oia Castle. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous place to stay - best on the island
The hotel has fabulous views, excellent customer service and outstanding breakfasts. The staff is neons helpful. The 24 hour shuttle was great to have
Nancy, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

M B, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Greatest hotel in Oia! Christina welcomed us and offered cold drinks while we checked in. The gave us a tour of their property..... stunning!! Then upgraded us to our own honeymoon villa!!!!! Love them all!!!!!! Incredible!!!!!!!
Robert, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Maria, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Deepinder, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This was our first time in Santorini and we loved every minute of being there. Our stay at Canaves Oia Epitome was the icing on the cake! I cannot say enough wonderful things about this property. We loved our suite, the food and the amenities. The staff was incredibly kind friendly and responsive. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PROPERTY! You will not be disappointed.
Brandi, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Tanel, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing property. The hospitality is unbeatable. The cleaning staff provide a turn down service in the evening which we thought was a really nice touch.
Puneet, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The most amazing hotel we’ve ever stayed. Incredibly beautiful and fabulous service.
emily, 3-night romance trip
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8/10 Very Good

Barbara, 3-night trip with friends
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