On the top of the world looking down on creation, straight into the sunset from the highest point of the village, above the castle, the unobstructed bird's eye view from Oia Mansion just takes your breath away.The absolute view, one's ultimate choice
The Climax of Architecture and Style. Oia Mansion is a landmark, a point of reference for the island. It retains its authentic Sea-Captain house glorious ambiance: ornamented facade, spacious living room, the high cross vaulted ceilings, epoch chandeliers, hand-finished oak floors with the irregular size strips, rare antique furniture, Venetian mirrors etc.
Hand-finished “built-in” beds, sofas and tables in organic shapes, sculptured forms and fluid lines. Plastered walls recreate the caldera’s texture in colors ranging from bright white to earthly, elegant pastel hues.
Fine screeds on the floors, lime paints and lime washes on the interior and exterior walls, natural materials based on mineral hydraulic binders, mineral aggregates and colored earths. All elements participate in a charming game of cosines', of comfort, discreet luxury and quiet sophistication!
Oia Mansion in Oia Santorini is a large luxury house by island standards, around four hundred square meters. Oia Mansion comprises five levels: ground floor, first floor, terrace, Jacuzzi level and basement.
Wireless internet access is available everywhere. Fully air-conditioned and centrally heated it is one of the very few luxury residences inhabitable all year round.
Oia Mansion's Outdoors:
A Frameless Window to The Eternal Beauty. Wow! Whether on Oia Mansion's terrace, or in the open air Jacuzzi, the balcony or the yards “You‘re on the top of the world…” as the Carpenters would sing.
Oia Mansion's Terrace
At the highest spot of Oia village, the terrace exposes the unobstructed views of the Caldera, the surrounding islands, the abundance of colors and shades, the reflection of the sunset on the water, the singular beauty of the Cycladic architecture with the small white houses built amphitheatrically clinging on the edge of the cliff...
Whatever one’s preconceptions of Santorini, this terrace will exceed your expectations by far.
Whatever, the mood, whatever the occasion, Oia Mansion’s terrace is the place.
The choice for a blessed wedding, romantic surprise proposal or renewal of vows for couples across the globe. You may either dine alone, or stage a memorable reception. Our experienced wedding planner stands by with an assortment of fine options.
The Terrace is also the place to simply relax watching the sunset, have a drink or dine.
Oia Mansion's Jacuzzi level
Jacuzzi! The stylish clue of Oia Mansion's terrace that enhances the pleasure of the scenery!
Have a drink, watch the sunset, the Caldera and contemplate under the stars or make wishes, privately or with company, while the water soothes your bodily strains.
Oia Mansion's Yard
In front of the mansion, the “yard” is really the terrace of the traditional times on the island. It has equally panoramic views, which is complemented by the neoclassical facade.
Pebble paved in the island’s tradition and with a large wooden table, it is ideal for breakfast, dinning, coffee, children’s play, relaxation or entertainment.
Oia Mansion's “Inner Yard”
Decorated in the traditional island mode, the inner yard, is the tasteful architectural surprise element of Oia Mansion.
Harmonious blending of earthly colors and terra cotta, the build sofa and limpet shaped white table, create an ideal ambiance for reading a book, informal meals, card games…
Private balcony with spectacular view to the idyllic sunset. Its reflection on the water creates a golden conduit to the sun.
Read a book or watch the cruise ships with the Aegean islands in the background. Sikinos, Folegandros,Ios, Iraklia, Shinousa, Koufonisia, Amorgos, Anafi and sometimes Milos, Antiparos and Astipalea.
Oia Mansion's Indoors
Be The Noble Lord Of The Mansion...
High vaulted ceilings in the living spaces, integration of tradition in the neoclassical architecture, fluid lines, colors, textures and handpicked furniture were aimed to serve the noble owners and their honorable guests.
Uplifting elegance, “royal” style and contemporary conveniences give you a spontaneous sense of belonging: you are at home.
Reception and Sea–Captain's Office
With elegant decoration, details on the ceiling and soothing colors, the reception and Sea-Captain’s office establish a homely felling.
The Sea-Captain’s office with the antique furniture, the captain’s desk, the typewriter, the chair with sea blue fabric and the portrait of Loucas Nomicos (1st descendant) commences the journey to the glorious era. Equipped with printer and Wi-Fi the sea-captain’s office allows you to keep up with business needs.
Oia Mansion's Dining Area
Dine in “royal” style in Oia Mansion’s dining room, or rather dining area as it is strategically located in the middle of the Living room, inner terrace and the Sea-Captain’s office.
The epoch furniture: the Georgian chandelier, the Venetian hand carved wooden cabinet and mirror, the large dining table that can be extended to seat up to ten persons, the elegant beige textured wall and the curved ceilings make you mentally participate in the majestic old time dinners.
Oia Mansion's Living Room
The living room is an equally gracious space with high cross-vaulted ceilings, beige textured walls, the authentic wooden floors and the large sculptured Venetian mirror.
It has hosted legendary “vengeras”, as were called the evening parties of the era with dinner, music and dancing. Aristocratic though it may be, the living room is comfortable and cozy.
It evokes a serene homely feeling, whereby the engaging pleasure of the space, takes your imagination for ride. It puts you in the mood for dancing a waltz with your partner.
To keep in touch with the present, the living room is equipped with a discrete 42” flat screen 3D TV, cable TV and home cinema that facilitates independent sources like iPod, DVD’s etc.
Oia Mansion's Kitchen
The Kitchen is another hidden jewel of Oia Mansion.
Whereas the space, the original intact floor tiles creating a staircase - serpentine illusion and the elegant door, in Cycladic blue, decorated with forged iron, travel you back in time, its modern equipment (stove, oven, microwaves, refrigerator, espresso coffee maker and a number of other appliances) bring you back to the present.
Conveniently located, it accesses directly and can discreetly service the two yards and the terrace.
Oia Mansion's Rooms
Discrete and traditional Oia Mansion’s four bedrooms make you feel at home, as though you’ve been there before. Special attention has been paid to providing for a good night’s relaxing sleep, a warranty to wake up in high spirit.
Beds, mattresses, pillows and linen by Coco-Mat International, a company specializing in professional bedding systems, guarantee a restful, good night’s sleep, sweet dreams that travel you to the glorious times.
Oia Mansion is looking forward to offer you a life time experience in our traditional hospitality and exceptional standards...
Follow the paved foot path towards to castle. Please take the right path towards the sunset. Once you view the sea & castle from above, Oia Mansion is on your right hand side
Interaction with guests
Oia Mansion offers you full concierge service on a complementary basis. We will meet you at Oia's post office, greet you & take care of your luggage. We will show you around the villa & take care of all your concierge needs as listed below:
•Car - motorbike rental & transfers to & from the airport & port
•Arrangement of tours, helicopter tours, excursions & professional tour guides for all museums e.g. the maritime museum in Oia & the museum in Akrotiri (17th cent BC)
•Arranging restaurant reservations
•Caterer, Cook, Chef and Waiter services
•Procurement and placement in fridge & cupboards of products of client choice from the super market, before your arrival or during your stay
•Cocktails on the terrace during the sunset
•Laundry & ironing service
•Hair dresser, manicure & pedicure services, beauty sessions, yoga & massage
•Arrangement of activities: scuba diving, horseback riding, trekking, sailing, water sports
•Civil Weddings, wedding & reception & Commercial use of the Mansion.
Other things to note
Check our track record on trip advisor. All comments made are excellent.
•St Nicolas islet 20min on foot - 20min by car. Very popular for diving
•Armeni beach 20min on foot. Small beach with a tavern
•Baxedes 10min by car. Large beach on the North side
•Columbus beach 15min by car. Highly recommended
•Kamari beach, Red beach, Vlihada, Perivolas, Perissa, 40 to 50 min. These beaches combined constitute the largest black beach in the world. Perivolas & Vlihada constiyute the most trendy beaches with snacks & drinks served under the umbrella.
Travel. Distances by car in minutes from Oia Mansion:
•Santorini Airport 40 min, Fira Port 45. Transfer shuttle is recomended
•Car park is less than 5 min from Oia Mansion
•Maritime museum located in the town center
•Imerovigli, Firostefani, Fira 20 min by car, Akrotiri 45 min by car (excavations)
In Oia people are very friendly. It is an all year round destination, with a large variety of things to do. It is a place for honeymooners, for couples in love & people searching for their inner self. You should visit the maritime museum which depicts the history of Greek seamen & ship-owners and the very famous book store.
Unique shops, art galleries, restaurants bistorts, bars & the maritime museum. The food is exceptionally good, ranging from the Souvlaki to the fish taverns in ammoudi & the best gourmet restaurants on the island. At night you can enjoy the local bistorts or you can dance at the local bars.
You can buy anything ranging from trendy clothes, to decorative items. There are beauty salons, spa, yoga, raki, gym facilities, post office services, ATM machines etc.
You can arrange daily cruises to the volcano, tours around the island or view the sunset from the sea on a catamaran.
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All our guests treat our premises with great respect and we thank them all for that.
Full breakfast is offered on a complementary basis.
We suggest that you use our chef service & enjoy your dinner on the terrace.
Smoking indoors is prohibited. Our guests are welcome to smoke outdoors either on the terrace and in the yard, where wind proof ashtrays are provided.
From Jun 15 - Sep 15, 2018 the minimum stay is 2 nights.
CURRICULUM VITAE - LOUCAS N. NOMICOS
Nationality : Greek & British Dob: Status :Married with two children
Languages : Greek , English (Fluent) Computer Skill : Microsoft Word & Excel
Telephone : Fax :E-mail
Work Experience :
Since 2008 President & C.E.O. of Novo S.A.
Since 2007 Partner in Solaris Investments Ltd
Since 1997 C.E.O. of Nomicos Lines (NL)
Responsible for the overall management & strategic direction of NL (4 vessels ,200 employees & 250 agencies) and SLC; Identified new business opportunities e.g. Samos route; Negotiated with strategic Investors, constructed business & feasibility analysis; Interacted with banks (NL refinance); Represented NL at NEE ,EEE, YEN and other authorities; Created an MIS based on zero-budgeting and contribution analysis; Monitored & restructured ship repair expenses resulting in large savings & better allocation of funds; Supervised the design & implementation of the ISM code and the upgrading of the on-line sales system.
Sporades Lines Conference (SLC) - General Manager.
Designed and created SLC joining Nomicos and Goutos Lines (4 vessels ,140 employers & 150 agencies); Represented SLC domestically and abroad; Role focused on profit maximization, coordination & supervision of captains, crew and agents, inspection of vessels, construction of itineraries, marketing and advertising plans, budgets & strategic planning; SLC proved very profitable for NL (in Y1 sales increased by 25%,cost decreased by 20%)
1990 DFDS Trainee for 3 months - Mols Linien.
Focused on DFDS’S organizational structure, computerization philosophy, segmentation analysis, door to door freight service, agency structure ,quality on board systems, shipboard management (separate profit-cost centers) and in general how DFDS transformed from a solely shipping company to a fully integrated transport solution.
Aegean Lines Conference (ALC).
Joined together all shipping companies of the group, under ALC (6 vessels ,3 hydrofoils ,300 employees & 250 agencies) and created the commercial name NL; Created a new organizational structure (sales, marketing & advertising depts.), computerized port agents & central offices; Performed feasibility analysis to re-route vessels on existing & new routes; Supervised the hydrofoil operation in Sporades; Performed weekly inspections of vessels & agencies; Supervised reconstruction of various vessels; Prevented the port seizure of Lemnos; Related fuel prices to platch prices.
Part time employment in Nomicos Lines & Loucas Nomicos (England) Co Ltd.
In conjunction with school studies , at family controlled shipping firm in Piraeus and London; Experience in operations : chartering , sale & purchase , insurance , management of both dry bulk and car passenger vessels; Practical experience through postings on board both dry bulk and car passenger vessels.
Educational background :
1993Young Managers Program - Insead Business School.
Finance, Organizational behavior, Marketing , Accounting , Strategy, Service & International Management.
MSc in Shipping , Trade and Finance - City University Business School.
Managerial Finance & Accounting, Financial Markets & Institutions, Currency Risk Management, Quantitative Analysis, Commodity Markets & Trade, Shipping Investment & Finance, Chartering, Liner Shipping, Trade Finance, Marine Insurance; Best business plan award; Thesis: The structure and Economics of Shipping companies with special reference to Greece.
Bsc in Economics - University of Essex.
Micro , Macro , Industrial and Quantitative Economics , Politics , Statistics , Operations Research.
Athens College , Psihiko – Greece.
Apolitirio Likiou , 3 A levels : Further Pure Maths , Economics , Modern Greek.
The Hall , London.
Activities & Seminars :
Member of the BoD of NEE since 1988; Vice Chairman of the Press and Public committee , the passenger ships committee and the committee on shipping policy, safety & environment of NEE; Member of the maritime museum in Santorini; Member of NOE, 1st award for the youngest sailor for 1978-80; Ex member of the BoD of EEE , OLP, President of the demotic Athens college parents association and of the National Council for the Greek Students’ Union in Britain.
Seminars : Putting People First (TMI) , Managerial Grid (Intersystems), Total Quality Management (EMI), Negotiation skills.
Interests & Pass Times : Part time co-ordination of the Nautical Museum in Thera; Water & snow skiing , swimming , sailing , tennis , squash ,cinema , theater & travel.