Lathyrus clymenum is a flowering plant in the Fabaceae family, native to the Mediterranean.
The seeds are used to prepare a Greek dish called fava santorinis
The plant is cultivated for more than 3.500 years on the island and has a Protected Designation of Origin



Villa Fava, one of the most prestige properties on Santorini, consists of 3 individual apartments (2 ground floor canavas and one on 1st floor) that can be used either unified as one house of 194 m2 total area that accommodates up to 11 persons, or as three totally separated apartments called Helios Suite, Gaia Suite and Aeolos Suite. All have specially insulated double wooden doors and with each compartment having its own bathroom with large showers and fully equipped Kitchens. The property offers spacious areas for living, dining and sleeping and 3 spacious outdoor sitting areas under the vineyard and the white grape leaves. The apartment is furnished with 19th century wooden antiques, according to the traditional naval history of the first owners. The internal temperature varies from 21 to 24 Degrees Celsius throughout the summer period due to the bioclimatic vernacular construction of the residence. In the house you will also find Air-conditioning, 24-7 Wi-Fi access, 32 inch plasma TV with satellite channels, safebox, hair dryer, CD player with Classical Music CD's and multilingual Books.
All houses have daily maid cleaning service and change of linen and towels every two days. The breakfast is included in the price. Every morning, a traditional basket with local organic delicacies such as rusks, homemade marmelade, thyme honey, butter, free range eggs, Santorinian tomatoes, cheese from Cyclades and a seasonal fruit will be delivered to your door.
Our concierge will be your guide, whatever you might want to ask or need assistance to do.
A traditional handmade sweet will welcome you on your own Santorini house.