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NOUS Santorini: Inside the Greek wellness resort offering Vitamin bars, Yoghurt facials and Milkshake hair treatments!

Santorini, the exotic Greek treasure renowned for its magnificent beaches and crystal-clear waters is one of the most well-known and magnificent getaways in the world. With a wealth of cycladic architecture, mediterranean seas and an abundance of fresh produce, Santorini has quickly become one of the most popular vacation spots for wellness travelers.

This summer welcomes a new addition to the island, NOUS Santorini – a modern contemporary resort in the heart of Mesaria Thiras. Offering 119 rooms and private suites, spanning over a large architectural gem of a property with incredible views, exceptional cuisine and a bespoke wellness experience, NOUS Santorini is your one-stop-shop for all things wellness living.

Upon arrival, guests are welcomed with a drink and a tour of the hotel’s amenities. A majority of the rooms at the resort have their own private pools and gardens with spacious suites ensuring each guest has their own space to relax and unwind.

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But their fun really starts in their in-house spa, which boasts five treatment rooms designed to bring the outdoors in, with unique open rooftops adding a sense of unique character to the space. Immersing you in an atmosphere of calm, the spa comes equipped with a sauna, a steam room and a cold tank.

Based upon the principles of “Ef Zin” – the Greek translation of good life, the theme for this hotel is rooted in the foundations of restoration for each guest.

For those who want to exercise, it is possible to hire a personal trainer for a gym session or use the Yoga outdoor area. On-site facilities also include a beauty salon offering milkshake hair treatments to go alongside your manicure and pedicure.

Travellers will also discover the Vitamin Bar, a wholesome location where a variety of unprocessed nutritional meals are offered on-site or for takeaway. For those who want to eat healthily or maintain their current diet plans, smoothies, juices, fresh salad and nutritional meals are offered onsite to ensure you keep on course.

Alternatively, guests have access to the resort’s poolside bar and lounge and in-house restaurant, Elios. An Italian-American chophouse serving prime steaks with locally sourced ingredients from Santorini and around the Cycladic region.

Wine drinkers will know Santorini is famous for its home-grown white grape varieties and at NOUS, guests can get the chance to partake in a wine tasting of their delicious regional wines.

Owned by modern-art collector Dakis Joannou, the YES! Hotel Group is the first hotel chain to introduce this concept of contemporary style to the Greek hotel space.

Through the architecture of the building, you get the best of both worlds with the exterior upkeeping the traditions of Greek architecture, with the use of the same original materials and textures from around the island, but, reinterpreted in a modern way.

To find out more about booking a stay at NOUS Santorini, click here.

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  • Lisa Hanley

    Lisa Hanley is both the Founder and Editor of Ankha Azzura Magazine, a media platform that blends her passion in wellness, science, and holistic living. Having spent over a decade working in media, beginning with local radio and print and later transitioning to producing and luxury travel writing, Lisa established Ankha Global in 2022. She attended three universities in the UK to study Journalism and Media studies and currently resides in London with her partner.

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