Santorini — volcanic island with special energy and unique wild beauty offers you a variety of activities, combining romance and adventure. So stuck up your bucket list: these are the 7 most exciting Things to Do in Santorini.
1. Santorini Sailing (Day or Sunset Trip)
The Volcano is one of the biggest attractions in Santorini and the newest land in Europe. A cruise excursion with catamaran inside the Caldera and around the volcanic islands is one of the Must Do during your visit. While cruising you’ll have the opportunity to see the colored beaches of Santorini. These are the beautiful and unique Red Beach and secluded White Beach, which is accessible only by boat.
The most adventurers can choose the morning cruise form ore swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing before and after a lunch.
Romantics should choose the afternoon cruise, where you are able to admire the wild beauty of the Caldera along with the sunset colors while having dinner on board and watching the famous sunset from the best possible angle.
Transportation from/to hotel, snorkeling gear, towels, lunch or dinner, soft drinks and local wine are included in the price.
2. Wine Tasting
The second most famous attraction are the traditional vineyards, giving unique wine varieties and tastes because of the volcanic ground. A wine tour, in small groups or private, will give you the opportunity to visit some of the best wineries, learn their history and how they produce their wine through the ages. Wine tasting, local products tasting or cooking classes are some of the options during the tour.
3. Ancient Cities of Santorini
For history lovers, a visit at the excavations of the Prehistoric town in Akrotiri and Ancient Thera, would be the most interesting part of their trip in Santorini. You may visit the archaeological sites individually or organized; you also may have tickets to visit both excavations and Ancient Thera along with the archaeological and prehistoric museum in Fira.
Of course, these activities can be organized as a land tour, in small or bigger groups or either private. Tour guides will pick you up from the hotel, drive you to all the attractions on the island, answer your questions and offer you a true “Santorinian” experience.
4. Helicopter Sightseeing above Santorini
If you love flights, a Helicopter Sightseeing around the island will blow your mind. In a private helicopter flight you can enjoy the island from above, having the opportunity to see all the beauties in a way that only few can. Exclusive and unforgettable experience for all who want to feel the excitement of seeing Santorini with a Bird’s Eye View!
5. Sea and Land Activities
The adventurers have the options of scuba diving in the volcanic seabed, horse riding, kayaking along Red and White beach or hiking the ancient paths admiring the breathtaking views of Santorini. If you wish a more spiritual activity a hike to Scaros rock will charge your soul with energy and peace.
6. Visit Kamari, Perissa and Perivolos Black Sand Beaches.
Santorini not only offers history and adventure, but relaxation and cosmopolitanism. The famous Black beach in Kamari, Perissa and Perivolos is full of traditional taverns, elegant and sophisticated restaurants and beach bars to enjoy the sun and the sea.
7. Night Life
Fira town and Oia settlement offer markets open till late at night where you can find traditional and brand clothing, jewellery, local products and souvenirs to bring back home. Cafes, traditional and fine dining restaurants hanging on the Caldera cliff offer spectacular views of the volcano and the sunset. If you wish to enjoy a drink after dinner, in Fira you will find lounge bars, pubs and clubs for an all-njght party.
Transportation in Santorini
Concerning your transportation in Santoriru, local buses could get you everywhere in the island. If you don’t like crowds, taxi service is available. For more comfort and independence car rentals, scooters, ATVs and Buggies are available too.
Our front office could make all the arrangement for you, prior, upon or during your stay. We will be glad to arrange your tours, transfers, rentals, lunch or dinner reservations, or anything else you may wish and need.
We wish you a pleasant stay in Santorini creating magical memories, in a magic place!