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HELIOS or SISTERHOOD of traveling pants + hot tub

Comfortable & clean, this authentic cave house always fresh even in hot weather!
17 reviews
Comfortable & clean, this authentic cave house always fresh even in hot weather!
NATALIE: Ever since seeing the Sisterhood movie, I've dreamed about spending time in HELIOS cave!
HELIOS is located just bellow the famous Castle of Oia!
DON: There were hundreds of people around us watching the famous sunset and we had the best seats!
The side door & window of HELIOS have unobstructed  view to the sunset, Ammoudi bay & Thirassia isle
PEGGY: There were comfortable chairs and a cushioned bench area to relax with a glass of wine!
HELIOS overlooks the Aegean straight down! Ammoudi bay is at 15 min walking!
DIANE: I saved Helios House for our last stop because it was truly the most perfect and magical spot
PEGGY: The crisp white walls are indicative of a traditional island cave home!
A donkey on its way to Ammoudi bay to take guests up to Oia
the beautiful, traditional entrance of HELIOS cave house
blue and white: the colors of GREECE
NATALIA:HELIOS is in the perfect location-you can leave your door and just walk down to Ammoudi bay!
HELIOS: Living on a cloud above the steep red cliffs!
amazing private sunset view from the patio door!
Caldera, Thirassia island and sunset view!
View, location, comfort.....A perfect combination! Jenny P.
amazing view from HELIOS terrace
What an amazing place to spend some quiet time with the one you love!  HELIOS is a little love nest!
It Doesn't Get Any Better Than This! Diane B. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
HELIOS  is an authentic, clean and well-supplied apartment! Joel F. U.S.
Waking up was so relaxing with the white washed walls & Maria's beautiful art! HELIOSs one of a kind
Waking up in the morning was just so relaxing! The Helios Cave is one of a kind!
the cave house is washed by the astonishing light of the Greek islands !
original statue, study of a live model by Maria
Staying with tradition,  no inside doors between the living & sleeping areas.
The Helios House is a little love nest that you will never forget! Frank & Sandy
full kitchen: well-stocked for breakfast & drinks! Diane B. Honolulu, Hawaii, US
View even from inside the kitchen!
the beautiful, roomy, newly redecorated, bathroom includes a shower. Peggy K. N.Y.
A unique space has been re-purposed as a massage room so our guests can have a personal experience.
HELIOS Cave House, stairway to Ammoudi begins here!
We had our breakfasts on the tucked away love seat just outside one of the doors!
Private hot tub  with sunset view at your disposal just 3 minutes away from home!
DIANE: Maria has one of only a handful of private patios that have a 100% direct view of the sunset!
Oia & sunset from SANTORINI PARADISE reception terrace. You are invited for wine & meze on the house
'You can enjoy the twinkling stars in the sky and the lights from Oia & towns across the water!'
day cruise to the Caldera
PEGGY: An additional advantage: HELIOS is located on the main pedestrian walkway leading to Ammoudi
going down to Ammoudi beach
Enjoying the amazing sunset from the Castle of Oia, just above HELIOS
CARLO: The view of the sunset is stunning and ideally located.
DON: The sunset view from the rooftop patio of the Helios house is out of this world!
PEGGY: I enjoyed a hearty walk down the stairs to Ammoudi Bay for a meal & a swim at St Nicolas isle
By air: HELIOS cave house is situated at the top of the road leading to Ammoudi bay.
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Oia, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean
HELIOS Cave house is located in the heart of old Oia, one of the most beautiful and desirable spots on the island. Most importantly, its location is perfectly situated for guests to have unobstructed view of the famous sunsets in Oia from your private terrace! An additional advantage, HELIOS is ideally located just bellow the Castle, the famous sunset point of Oia, on the main pedestrian walkway leading to Ammoudi bay.

That is why SISTERHOOD of the traveling pant' was filmed THERE! Most of the film, especially the first part, was filmed in front of HELIOS Cave house. At the last scene you can see the facade of HELIOS as Lena rides a donkey on the steps from Ammoudi to Oia!
The second part was filmed in Ammoudi bay. The steps of HELIOS lead to Ammoudi and to St Nicolas island, where the jump off took place! (write Lena & Kos...
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About the Owner, MARIA O
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 114 reviews and 4 properties
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in September 2017

If I could only use one word to describe Helios, it would be magical. The house is everything you imagine when you picture yourself staying in Oia, dream like. The inside is exactly as pictured, charming, clean & full of cute nooks. A yummy breakfast was delivered each morning at 9am (greek yogurt, fresh fruit, spanakopita) & the fridge was...

Chicago, Illinois
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in September 2017

Just got home from a long 15 hour day of traveling and I made it a point to write this review immediately (I haven't even showered away that airplane air off me). What can I say? It was our 3 year anniversary and my wife always dreamt of going to Greece. I opted for Paris, but glad we chose Greece....

Monique B
1 review
Reviewed 13 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

The location of this home is PERFECT. You are put in the best part of the city with the best VIEW of the city. Maria is the perfect host, with a fully stocked fridge, and homemade treats! The neighbors are even amazing. Watching the sunset from our private terrace made our experience more than we could've imagined. It was perfect...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Cleaning included. Price exclude exchange & bank fees
suppl person:70 e/day Jun-Sept, , Oct-Apr: 50 e/day
Cancellation when refundable: 21 days before arrival no charge.
0-20 days prior to arrival =100% cost of stay
Balance:21 days before arrival
The above rate includes
1) Bottled mineral and sparkling water, wine, juice, homemade sweet and homemade liqueur upon arrival.
2) Breakfast provisions:honey, butter, marmalade, wheat rusks, cereals, 3 kinds of coffee and tea, cocktail of herbs.
3) Maid service: daily (April-October), Maid service: twice a week (Nov-Mar), change sheet, bath and beach towels every three days.
4) Satellite TV, Wi-Fi and Air Conditioning.
5) You will be offered 15% discount at the Lounge Cafe Pool Bar called “Lyogerma” where you can swim for free (May – October). It is open all day long and it has the best view to the Sunset! The Cave House is 5 minutes walking distance from “Lyogerma”.
6) By showing our card, you have discounts or free deserts to many restau...
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About the neighbourhood
Oia, the village of the fascinating sunsets

Oia, the traditional, most charming and well preserved of all of the Santorini villages, is located on the northern top of the island, high on a cliff-top (caldera edge) 12 km from the main town of Fira.
It is famous as the place with the most magnificent view of Santorini with a picturesque road, cliffs on one side and the sea on the other. The old ruined castle overlooking the Caldera attracts most of the visitors to enjoy the unique and idyllic sunsets.
The main square overlooks the sea and visitors are tempted with another truly fascinating viewpoint. Below is the beach of Ammoudi and across the bay are the Burnt Islands. Ammoudi, accessible by car as well, is 214 steps below, and Armeni beach is 286 steps below.
The architecture of Oia...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: http://en.aegeanair.com/?_ga=1.236593089.1711260590.1420839723: 16.0 km
Ferry: http://www.bluestarferries.gr/site/content.asp?sel=&loc=2: 24.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 1.6 km.
Nearby cities
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