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Greece: Santorini, Sunny Villas

What's it like living in a cave, you ask?

I was dying to stay at Sunny Villas after my endless research on hotels in Santorini. The idea of staying in a CAVE was appealing. In real life, it was a difficult hotel to get to, but I imagine many of the hotels on Santorini to be the case, as the town is built on the side of a volcanic caldera, not to be confused with a crater. And it's STEEP, y'all! Hotel Sunny Villas had incredible caldera and sunset views from the terrace, but the actual cave-like habitat was rather claustophobic, for us. Still, it was incredible to be situated right in front of the Skaros rock, which used to be a medieval fortress, that we hiked on the last day of our trip (more on that later). For now, this.

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Reader Comments (10)

How did you ever leave this place? For real..

April 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJulie Q

I second Julie's sentiment.
Also: All of these gorgeous pictures are empty my bank account as we speak. All of the sudden, it is funneling itself to my "special funds to run off to the Mediterranean and live there forever" account. :)

Hahaahahaa! Hilarious!!

April 24, 2012 | Registered CommenterSmita

And my desire to visit Santorini is even stronger!

April 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKristin

Greece has been on my list for so many years. I was supposed to go when I was 22 after college, but ended up in Bermuda instead.

I'm adding Santorini specifically to my list :)

April 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAlex Elizabeth

Can I please take a photo class from you?! Your photographs are AMAZING!! I love the different angles you use. The subject isn't bad either lol What an amazing place..almost looks magical
P.S. Can't wait for Friday!

dela chic

April 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterChristine

Thanks Christine! Looking forward to meeting you in person!

April 25, 2012 | Registered CommenterSmita

It looks SO cosy!! That view is pretty dangerous though - but wow, what amazing photos you could take (and do a photoshoot in!) :D

April 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPeaches

one of my favorite places in the world!!

May 7, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDaisy

I hear ya Daisy!!

May 7, 2012 | Registered CommenterSmita

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