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TravelPod Member ReviewsDina's Place Santorini
Had a really good stay at Dina's Place. The host George was awesome to deal with and had lots of information about the island. Location was perfect as well. Would recommend Dina's to a friend.
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We were welcomed to Greek island of Santorini with flawless birds eye views, courtesy of the deep blue Mediterranean and the feeling of deep anticipation was mutual among us three amigos. With picturesque hilly cliffs speckled in white and blue buildings, a 30 degree forecast and most importantly, Greek food, its obvious why were riddled with …
... between a donkey and a horse!)
We caught the bus up the cliff road from the new port and the driver was playing 'Stairway to Heaven' by Led Zeppelin which seemed very appropriate!
We are staying in a complex of four apartments above Yannis' palatial home. He gave us a lovely big room with a sitting area and a balcony and some sea views. It is a few minutes walk from the town ...
... dead calm. The other thing we loved about Villa Ilias was Mary, the loud, over the top, dramatic, but incredibly helpful receptionist, who gave us some great suggestions for day trips and was a pleasure to chat to each morning at brekkie.
We were unsure of how long we would spend on Santorini. Initially we booked 7 nights, with the aim of working out whether to island hop somewhere else, or fly/ferry straight across to Athens. Being the middle to end of October, the ...
... After that we had time to get a coffee and explore the village. There were a few shops, that sold the usual souvenirs, i had a look at the shops and then went for a walk.
Soon we got back on the bus and drove to marble town. Along the way getting some good views as we got to the highest points in the island, seeing some amazing churches and small little towns, also going on windy roads. At the marble village our guide walked us to the ...
... this is because it is a maze. I dropped off my buggy and walked back to the hotel/hostel.
After dropping off my stuff i went for a walk along the St George's beach. I walked right to the end, had a swim, then walked back to the other end of the beach and had a drink at the bar. I then walked back to the hotel/ hostel.
Here i meet some new roommates, did some reading, then headed out into town. I went to the main square, walked around, found a tour place and booked a tour ...