Best Hotels & Accommodations
Kamini Luxury Villas emerged after the reconstruction of two old kilns in Pyrgos. They are located on a high spot and offer panoramic views of the sea, the caldera and the nearby islands. The Villas have an outdoor pool and jacuzzi, a fully furnished outdoor seating area and a sophisticated interior ...
Zannos Melathron Hotel is a historic unit located in Pyrgos. It offers the opportunity for luxury in an 18th-century building with a uniquely beautiful design. You will find a built-in pool, a spa, an open-air restaurant for fine dining, and a Renaissance-inspired lounge among other wonderful ...
Orizontes Hotel & Villas, built on a cliff overlooking the magical caldera between the popular Fira and the traditional Pyrgos, offers standard and luxurious types. Its rooms are spacious and fully equipped with all modern amenities. Facilities include a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, pool bar, and ...
Things to See & Do
Top Tours and activities
Category: Day Trips, Island
Join this off-road tour and learn everything about the island’s culture. Your day starts when you're picked up from one of the designated collection points, which will be either your hotel, a point near your hotel, or a point near Santorini cruise port. Your first stop will be the Profitis Ilias monastery.
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The area of Pyrgos also boasts several beautiful religious buildings. The churches of Agia Theodosia, Holy Trinity, and Koimisis tis Theotokou all lie within the village. However, the Monastery of Prophet Elias is probably the most noteworthy structure of the region. It sits close to the village and is home to an Icons and Relics Collection. The collection includes ecclesiastic objects, pieces of artwork, and books.
Furthermore, Pyrgos is surrounded by vineyards and hosts some of the best wineries in Santorini. Guests have the opportunity to learn about the history and production of the island's volcanic wines as well as taste densely flavored local wines.
In terms of tourist infrastructure, the village provides several accommodation options for travelers to choose from. The most common lodging types available in the area include lovely villas, hotels, and suites. Since the settlement is situated relatively close to the lively Fira and Oia villages, it is the perfect choice for individuals who seek tranquility but not isolation. Moreover, the village proposes beautiful restaurants and cafes, as well as tourist shops.