Located in one of the few remaining unspoiled places of Greece, Onar Andros offers ten holiday cottages only steps away from the sandy beaches of the small island of Andros.
How would you describe Éros Kéros in a nutshell?
Éros Kéros is a constellation of four caringly-built and beautifully-appointed Cycladic houses that feel like your own Greek home where your every need is taken care of.
Warmth, discrete luxury, and being in harmony with nature, are the ideas that inspired the design of Éros Kéros – from the architecture to the details of each room, and even the position of our olive and lemon trees.
Éros Kéros is an elegant place to rest, dream, restore, be inspired, and live beautifully, between the stars and the sea. It is the ideal place for those who appreciate discrete luxury and love being away from everything.
What we have that you can find nowhere else on the planet: a constant, majestic view of Keros, considered by some even more essential than Delos, one of the most important mythological and archaeological sites in Greece. Keros sits directly opposite us and is wonderfully present in the view from every room. At night, Keros slumbers like a woman in repose, by day she shimmers with possibility. She is a magical presence.
What’s the story behind Éros Kéros and what was the inspiration to open it?
We have been in love with the island of Koufonisia since our first visit here, almost 30 years ago. We were completely enchanted by its natural beauty and authentic, easy spirit.
Since our first visit, we’ve spent many years traveling the world, as students of hospitality and design. We then returned home to our most favorite island and put our impressions into action by creating experiences that our guests would love. Our aim is warmth, elegance and total serenity.
How would you describe the atmosphere and the interior design of Éros Kéros?
Éros Kéros sits on a gentle hill with a direct gaze onto the sacred island of Keros. Our guests tell us that from the minute they arrive, they feel a sense of serendipity and ease. We have taken great care to have the architecture integrate with the environment, and to find the most beautiful position for each house, our pool, the yoga pavilion, all the way down to each and every tree and plant.
We didn’t rush, we wanted to see how the light falls, and find the best place to see the moon shadows, sit and listen to the sea, and of course, enjoy the view of Keros and Amorgos islands across the Aegean.
Éros Kéros is a contemporary approach to the traditional Cycladic architecture. Four white houses nestled among traditional stone walls. It is a combination of local craftsmanship and Aegean identity.
We’ve made each house special in its own way, with personally-selected furnishings, as well as my grandmother’s old fabrics and artwork. We’ve also put our love into the details… spacious living rooms, airy bedrooms that all have an amazing view to the Aegean Sea and Keros island, fireplaces, marble bathrooms, private terraces, and our signature yellow windows, inspired by Greek churches, which give a warm light in the house during the day.
The spacious private terraces of each house give our guests the possibility to lounge during the day, read books, and enjoy a light lunch or homemade dinner (on request) during the evening.