Empiria Group 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 6 Luxurious Villas in Santorini and two 5* hotels in Paros. The company’s mission is to offer unique experiences to the sophisticated traveler in order to create lifetime memories and elevate Greek Hospitality, and its vision is to redifine destinations as the leading luxury hospitality brand of Greece. The company opts 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 59 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.
Hommage Villa Collection is a selection of distinctive villas in the most iconic locations of Santorini, characterized by the matchless Cycladic aesthetics and the cave-style architecture. Paying tribute to its visitors and unique surroundings, it ensures an uncommon experience of discovery, relaxation, exclusivity and luxury. Endowed with all modern amenities and bespoke services, including a dedicated Concierge, that completes the experience.
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.
Acron Villas, a member of Marriott Homes & Villas, is a uniquely cultured collection of 24 spacious villas of at least one-hundred square meters big, all endowed with private pools, with minimal Cycladic aesthetics and unlimited views to the infinite blue of the Aegean Sea. Luxuriously appointed with all modern amenities and enhanced by bespoke à la carte services, ranging from a dedicated Concierge and spa treatments to a private Butler or Chef. Acron Villas are located on the island’s northeastern coast, just a few minutes from Kolympithres beach, while the island’s hub, Naoussa is situated just a few minutes drive-away.
Cosme a Luxury Collection Resort. At Cosme, whether you choose your journey or let your journey choose itself, our welcoming team is here to send you on your path. Revel in the spirit of the private beach club, step into the treasures of Anthologist boutique, relax at the sweeping spa, or meet friends for a Medite-grecian meal at Parostia Restaurant by celebrated Greek chef Yiannis Kioroglou.