Condé Nast Traveler’s ‘Reader’s Choice Awards’ Crown Canaves Oia Hotel #1 Resort in Europe!

Canaves Oia Hotel, Santorini’s boutique gem, is overwhelmed to have received the title of Europe’s Leading Resort, within this year’s ‘Reader’s Choice Awards’.

Not only has Canaves reached number one in Condé Nast Traveler’s ‘Top 30 Resorts in Europe’ but the charming property was also placed #34 in the category of ‘Top 100 Hotels and Resorts in the world’.      

Located on one of the highest peaks, shadowing the picturesque town of Oia and boasting breath-taking views, the hotel’s position is unparalleled. The unique set up of the property is infused with a trendy, authentic twist throughout, which includes; a blend of modern and traditional interior, state of the art facilities (including a magnificent infinity pool with underwater bar), award-wining cuisine and genuine, warm hospitality.

Canaves Oia Hotel is joined by sister-properties, ‘Canaves Oia Suites’ and ‘Canaves Oia Villa’ both displaying exquisite accommodation options, opulent facilities, spectacular views and private settings. The Canaves complex offers all guests the chance to experience ‘luxury at it’s finest’.

Friends, couples, honeymooners and families visit the property, along with an array of A-listers. In fact, many famous faces regularly choose the Santorini retreat for their summer hideout. Guests include, American beauty Jennifer Lawrence, multi-talented actress/screenwriter and director, Helen Hunt and basketball hero Kobe Bryant.

Canaves Oia Hotel strives to ensure all guests enjoy a smooth, unique and forever memorable visit during the summer season. The lavish touches, attention to detail and impeccable hospitality are the key elements, which have secured the hotel its place as Europe’s ‘Top Resort’ this year. 





Notes to editors:


  • Canaves Oia Hotel (which originally opened its doors in 1985) was previously known as part of ‘Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites’ but this year undergoes a complete re-branding and re-positioning. ‘Canaves Oia Hotel’, ‘Canaves Oia Suites’ and the newly built ‘Canaves Oia Villa’ are three distinct and separate properties but share the same owners, philosophy and quality standards.


  • Facilities and Information:
    ‘Canaves Oia Hotel’ has 17 suites in total, 10 of which come complete with a plunge pool. The property is modelled on a boutique aesthetic, with the all-white, contemporary interiors complemented by warm sandy tones and antique furniture accents. The property is in operation from 1stApril – mid-November.
     Location: Situated in Oia, a unique and picturesque village on the northern tip of Santorini Island. All facilities are shared between guests of both properties.

Starting price per room per night (rates 2015): 365 Euros (approx. £290) Rate includes American champagne buffet breakfast or American room service breakfast.


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Address: 84702, Oia, Santorini, Greece 

 Tel: +30 22860 71453 71427.


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About Canaves Oia

Located on the boutique island of Santorini, Canaves Oia Luxury Properties is one of Greece’s hidden gems: The complex, consisting of a hotel, suites and a villa, has been awarded the number one resort in Europe; its scenic views of the caldera, unparalleled luxurious nature, beautiful décor, unrivalled privacy and lavish touches ensure Canaves Oia lives up to its first class title.

The resort, located on one of Santorini’s highest peaks and shadowing the picturesque town of Oia, is home to: authentic-white washed architecture, contemporary amenities, lavish furnishings, breathtaking views and outstanding services; placing Canaves Oia as THE idyllic choice for honeymooners and couples alike, looking for those extra special qualities.

Canaves Oia
Unit 3 Canbury Business Park, Elm Crecent
KT26HJ Kingston Upon Thames
London - UK