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Private Tour: Santorini Sightseeing with Photo Stops on the Fira to Oia Hiking Trail
"Choose from a morning or afternoon departure and then meet your guide at your Santorini hotel. Take a seat inside your luxury air-conditioned car or minivan (depending on the size of your private group) and set off to explore the island’s southern coast. As you travel listen to your private guide’s enlightening commentary about Santorini and drink in stunning views of the caldera vine-clad hills and sugar cube houses.Make a brief photo stop at the lighthouse on the southern tip of the island before visiting a family-run store to sample homemade delicacies such as sundried tomatoes capers and goat cheese.Next get a glimpse of old-world Greece as you travel through Pyrgos village. Then
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Private Custom Tour: Santorini in a Day
"With a customized itinerary that is tailored to suit your needs and interests spend your chosen five or eight hours on Santorini visiting the cultural historical and natural landmarks that interest you the most. During your tour speak with your private driver-guide about the types of things you would like to see so that the logistics can be arranged.On the day of your tour meet your driver-guide at your Santorini hotel and then set off in a premium
From EUR50.00
 
Sailing Catamaran Cruise in Santorini
"Setting sail from the southern port of Vlychada and following the coastline you will reach the red beach in Akrotiri one of the most beautiful beaches of the island with a distinct red coloration caused by the rich in minerals and iron soil. Then head to the white rocky beach where a stop for swimming and snorkeling is made and highly recommended. After all no one can resist the crystal clear blue waters with the abounding underwater environment and reefs. Heading to the Venetian lighthouse you will sail below the Indian Rocks through caves and rock formations characteristic of the Aegean landscape. Entering the caldera of Santorini
From EUR100.00

Beaches Tips (12)

Monolithos Beach

Just north of Kamari and on the eastern coast is the beach of Monolithos. Here you will find more peace and quiet than other Santorini beaches, however with all comforts of the other beaches as there...
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Lilasel
Aug 25, 2005

Perivolos beach

Located at the end of Perissa is Perivolos - a meeting point for the young at age and at heart of course, with a quiet beach featuring waterfront restaurants and fish tavernas, bars and clubs with...
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Lilasel
Aug 26, 2005

The Beaches in Santorini

The photo I place in my tip is to show you on the map where the most popular beaches of Santorini are found. My fondest memory was the beauty of the island, its architecture, but to be honest being a...
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greekcypriot
Aug 18, 2010

Kamari Beach

The beautiful black sandy beach of Kamari streches for five miles in length along the eastern coast of the island. You don't have to walk far to find tavernas on the seafront as well as restaurants,...
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Lilasel
Aug 25, 2005

Red Beach

Not far from the ancient sites at Akrotiri, is the red beach with the same name.You couldn't ask for a more breathtaking setting for a swim. Soaring red lava cliffs which drop right to the black sandy...
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Lilasel
Aug 25, 2005

Don't get too excited about the beaches

I read a lot about the black sand beaches on Santorini and was very excited to see them in person. And while they are indeed unique, they are not covered with "sand" at all. Instead, it is large black...
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AcornMan
Apr 15, 2004

Kamari

We enjoyed our few days stay in Kamari - its such a contrast from Fira - and its flat!Its a laid back cosmopolitan beach resort with a black sand and pebble volcanic beach. The sand looked finer...
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sandysmith
Jun 05, 2008

Perissa

Perissa is the other side of the rock to Kamari - there is no direct walking path between the two beach resorts - its up and over the hill. Fortunately a water boat taxi service operates frequently...
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sandysmith
Jun 05, 2008

You can do beaches from a catamaran

We did a 3 hour tour on a yacht called Dreamcatcher (Santorini Saling) ... had fabulous time ... swam at couple of beaches and saw Oia village from the sea .... thanks Vladi (Captain), George (Chef)...
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phardikar
Jun 20, 2012

Oia beaches

Ammoudi Beach is situated directly below Oia, 214 steps to be exact. There are a few charming houses and the old Venetian castle.
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Lilasel
Nov 28, 2004

Akrotiri beach, Santorini island

Not far from the ancient sites at Akrotiri, is the red beach. A majestic landscape with red lava cliffs, black sandy seashore and a clear blue sea...
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Aggeliki
Aug 25, 2003

The Red Beach.

This beach takes its name from the red (orange) lava cliffs surrounding itIt is located near the archeological site of Akrotiri.
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Maurizioago
Jul 13, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Santorini Island

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Fira

The capitol and main city of Santorini ( aka Thera, Thira ), as well as the bus transportation hub, has a full time population of less than 2000, but in season receives as many as 6000 cruise ship...
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Mylopotas Beach

Mylopotas beach is the biggest beach on the island with a lot of accommodation, bars, restaurants and of course water sports. Mylopotas beach is located on the other side of the island but you can...
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