Villa Ilias is located at the highest point (NO steps to reach it) of the most picturesque and peaceful neighborhood of Fira town, Firostefani, which is perched on the cliffs of the Caldera that was created after a volcanic explosion in 1625 BC. Firostefani is the ideal place to stay because it combines the convenience of being close to the town centre (10 minutes on foot) along with the tranquility of its surroundings and the unique beauty.
From the airport: You can take a taxi, telling the driver to drive you to Villa-Ilias at Firostefani. The distance of Villa-Ilias from the airport is approximately 6 km (12 minutes). You can also take the local bus which will drive you at Fira's central bus station. This option is not recommended though, because the bus does not run frequently (every one hour).
From the port: You can either take a taxi or the local bus which runs very frequently. The bus will drive you to Fira's central bus station. The port is 10 km away from Villa Ilias.
From Fira's central bus station: Fira's central bus station is approximately 1.2 km away from Villa-Ilias. In order to reach Villa-Ilias from the central bus station you have the following options: You can walk. (15 minutes on foot). It is not recommended if you carry heavy luggage. You can take the bus which runs to Oia village and disembark at the bus station of Firostefani (note: you must tell the driver that you intent to disembark at Firostefani). Upon reaching the bus station of Firostefani, you just need to walk 150 meters uphill in order to reach Villa Ilias. You can take a taxi from the nearby taxi station.