During the 16th century, a Theran eruption occurred that buried the city of Akrotiri. Since the evacuation in 1967, the city has revealed incredible works of art and frescoes, which has survived due to proper preservation. Apart from the arts, the city also offers plenty of fun places and activities to participate in. If you’re traveling on a budget, here are the hotels you should check out.
Acrothea Suites and Villas
If you’re looking for self-catering accommodation on a friendly budget, this hotel is the right place for you. Every room offers you a view of the volcano and caldera so that the first thing you see when you wake up in the morning is the beauty of nature. There is also free Wi-Fi, air conditioner, and kitchens fitted with coffee makers, and refrigerator to keep your food items in good condition. When you’re ready for outdoor activities, the famous White Beach is only 300 meters away from this hotel. You can’t get better luxury at a low price other than this place.
You won’t believe this is a budget-friendly hotel when you get here. What makes Sunset Faros exceptional is already presented in its name; it’s a place with gorgeous sunset experience. There is a pool surrounded by Palm Beach umbrellas, where you can either sit alone or with a couple of friends. The hotel also has a garden, free Wi-Fi, restaurant, bar, and a shared lounge. There are 24-hour room service and front desk, and tourists can also be helped with tour organizing, which is the best way to experience the city and local lifestyle.
Villa Maria Rooms
One of the things that make people keep coming back to this hotel is the delicious food they serve. Here, guests are offered amazingly delicious Greek cuisine that contains plenty of fresh fruit. There is a flat screen TV, air-conditioning, and en-suite bathroom with free toiletries. Other facilities are an outdoor pool, swimming pool, and family rooms with windows overlooking the Aegean Sea. From the property, you can easily visit important places like the Red Beach and the archeological site of Akrotiri, both of which are within 15 km distance. Also, if you decide to visit the capital city of Fira or the old port, its only 10 km away and you can do so via different means of transportation. Villa Maria Rooms are cozy, presented in minimal styles, and offer a wonderful time for visitors whatever their desire may be.
The Fisherman’s House
Staying at The Fisherman’s House is a dream comes true. This traditional guest house has everything you need to have a wonderful time in Akrotiri. Every room is presented in a minimalist way even though they are very clean and have the most important facilities like air-conditioning and satellite TV. The Fisherman’s House is involved in the arranging of transfers and departure for their guests, and they can also help take you around the village. It’s a nice place for couples to enjoy themselves while they experience comfort and class, in a budget-friendly property.