Hotel Katerina's Castle
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The much awaited trip finally came. We got our tix during the Natas Fair in March. The plannings fell in place, bags packed and off we went. It was a 7hr flight to Doha, 4 hrs more to Athens and a 45min flight to Santorini.
It is a volcanic island in the Cyclades group of the Greek islands. It has a population of 13,000 +.< …
Santorini, what a beautiful place. It would be up there with one of the best spots we've been too. We spent 5 nights here with 3 at Hotel Afroessa and the remaining 2 at Hotel Katerina. We arrived on the first morning flight to the island, watching the sun rise over distant islands. Blurry eyed and tired we somehow grabbed a taxi and were …
... up a nice amount of sulfur-smelling laden steam. So some photos and back we go to the boat. The boat was only 5 minutes late in leaving the island and happy to say that I wasn't the last up or the last down. Good for me.
Around to the next island and she's announcing that to swim, you must jump in and swim towards the brown colored water to get the warm hot springs water. She said that the water in the blue/green sea was around 16C ...
Everybody knows the typical Santorini picture. White buildings, blue top roof. I never thought these buildings would be so hard to find. I imagined arriving in on the ferry and looking up to the cliffs and finding hundreds of these. Its not really the case but the buildings and the rugged cliff edges are stunning all the same.
We spent a lot of our time ...
... it's just divine! The jet lang hit on us and had to get back to our room for a nap. After our nap it was pretty much time for dinner. We head to Nikis. A great restaurant with an amazing view of the crater and the sunset. I got convinced about the place since I had a great chat with the lady who owns the place during our walk in the city. Dinner was great, specially Leesa's lobster. The ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Katerina's Castle Imerovigli
I loved the location and the quaint little hotel. Though it has no pool, the view made up for it. This is where we could catch the sun sets and well as sun rises.
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