Kanava Hotels & Resorts is a privately owned Greek company created on 1989 by Antonis Eliopoulos. Today, Antonis Eliopoulos with his wife Kalia Konstantinidou own and manage successfully 3 well known and awarded 5* hotels and 8 Luxurious Villas in Santorini and one 5* hotel in Paros. The company’s mission is to be the Ambassador of the Luxury yet Authentic, Greek Hospitality, offered in the most exclusive destinations by the most caring and positive associates.
Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort, member of Marriott International Inc, is located in the medieval village of Megalohori, in Santorini, Greece. Vedema was the first 5 star resort, opened in Santorini on 1993 and has been the pioneer to introduce the luxury hospitality on the island. Vedema has taken its name by the Italian word “Vendemia” that means grape harvest, as it is a hidden gem surrounded by the emerald vineyards of Megalohori village and having a 400 years old winery in the heart of its premises. It houses 46 suites and villas, 2 restaurants, 3 bars, a fitness center and a spa, offering its guests an Authentic Village Retreat in an Exclusive Setting.
Nafsika Estate, Vedema’s ultimate accommodation, located on the cliffside of Megalohori and enjoying 360 panoramic caldera views, is a 350 sq.m. Villa with 5 bedrooms spread in 2 levels, connected by both indoor and outdoor stairs. Nafsika Estate sleeps 10 people and comes complete with Vedema’s staff, including among others, an Executive Chef and Butler.
Mystique, a Luxury Collection Hotel, member of Marriott International Inc, is located in the village of Oia, in Santorini, Greece. It is composed of 41 suites and villas, opened on 2007, offering panoramic breathtaking views to the active volcano and the turquoise Aegean sea. Mystique’s design follows the emblematic Cycladic architecture and it is a perfect getaway for couples. Among its facilities, there are 2 restaurants, 2 bars, a fitness center and a spa. Mystique has received several awards and was recently voted as the #1 Hotel in Greece & Turkey, as well as in the top 10 in Europe and the world at the Conde Nast Traveler (CNT) Reader’s Choice Awards 2018.
Istoria, a member of Design Hotels, is located on Perivolos beach, in Santorini, Greece. It is inspired by storytelling, deriving its name from the Greek word ‘ιστορία’ which means story. Istoria opened in 2018, featuring 12 suites, each with a name in a different language, which translates to the word ‘story’. It is home to Mr. E Restaurant, led by celebrated Chef Alexandros Tsiotinis, that serves modern Mediterranean-Greek cuisine created by fresh, seasonal ingredients and seafood garnered from the Aegean sea. Made for the beach-lovers, within just a few months of operation, Istoria was characterized by “The Telegraph” magazine as the most instagrammable hotel in Santorini.
Parilio, a member of Design Hotels, the name of which is derived from ‘Paros’ and the Greek word for the sun ‘ilios’, is a 33 suite retreat characterized by the cycladic simplicity. Parilio Hotel which opened July 2019 is the new entry in our portfolio and is located on the island’s northeastern cost, between stunning Kolympithres beach and the jewel town of Naousa. Mr. E Restaurant immigrates to Paros, as initially inspired and created by the celebrated Chef, Alexandros Tsiotinis being a rhapsody to the Greek and Mediterranean cuisine combined with Paros local products and casual elegance.