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Santorini

Greece’s iconic island of love boasts towering cliffs, stunning sea views, and a dormant volcano in the midst.

Our most recommended Santorini Extreme sports & adrenaline

Santorini: Catamaran Tour with BBQ Dinner, Drinks, and Music

Santorini: Catamaran Tour with BBQ Dinner, Drinks, and Music

Climb aboard the 74-foot Ocean Voyager or the 80-foot Tahiti catamaran for a 5-hour cruise around Santorini in the Aegean Sea. Set off on a journey of discovery that will first take you to the hot springs, then the Red Beach, and finally the White Beach. Swim and snorkel and tuck into a delicious meal onboard. Start your adventure with a comfortable hotel pickup and set sail for beautiful Red Beach to swim and snorkel for 30 minutes. Continue to a secluded White Beach, only accessible from the sea, for more swimming and snorkeling in the shadow of the towering white cliffs. Onboard the catamaran, savor a barbecue supper of salads and grilled meat and veggie options. Continue sailing inside the crescent-shaped Caldera, close to the volcano, and enjoy a final dip in the Hot Springs, before sailing back to Oia as the day ends with a spectacular sunset.

Santorini: Luxury Catamaran Day Trip with Meal and Open Bar

Santorini: Luxury Catamaran Day Trip with Meal and Open Bar

Drop anchor on a luxury catamaran tour around the Santorini caldera while enjoying a delicious traditional meal with refreshing drinks from the open bar. Sail in the morning or at sunset on a cruise with a maximum of 20 guests. After being picked up from your hotel, unwind as you’re taken straight to the port. Take advantage of the snorkeling opportunity with a half-hour stop off the coast of Red Beach, plus 1.5 hours to snorkel in the sea caves of White Beach. Bathe in the lagoon’s hot springs and snorkel in clear waters. Taste the flavors of Greece on board a menu of local Santorini delicacies for lunch or dinner, depending on the time of day you choose, with meat and vegetarian options. The menu includes barbecue skewers, dolmadakia (rice-stuffed vine leaves), Greek salad, and other local dishes. Sit back and unwind with a post-meal cocktail and music. Stay refreshed with unlimited drinks on board, including local white wine, Greek beer, and soft drinks. Continue past the two uninhabited volcano islands of Palia Kameni and Nea Kameni and take in other sights such as Aspronisi island and the Akrotiri lighthouse. Later the cruise sails in the caldera below the town of Fira and past the old port. If you chose the late afternoon option, stop below the village of Oia and be wowed by the striking sunset lights adorning the skies with vibrant, pastel colors. This is sure to be an unforgettable highlight to an already unforgettable cruise experience. At the end of your Santorini excursion, relax as your minibus driver conveniently drops you back at your hotel.

Santorini: Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling, Meal & Open Bar

Santorini: Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling, Meal & Open Bar

Set sail on a luxurious catamaran cruise from Santorini's Vlychada Marina, welcomed with a glass of wine or soft drink. Explore the island's vivid coastlines while learning about its history and geology from an onboard local guide. Your journey begins at the stunning Red Beach for swimming and snorkeling among the red cliffs. Enjoy mezedes onboard as you sail to White Beach, capturing photos of the Indian Rocks and the Venetian Lighthouse at Akrotiri. The journey proceeds into the caldera, steering towards the volcanic hot springs known for their therapeutic properties. After soaking in these sulfur-rich waters, savor the iconic view of cliff-side villages. The final stop is Mesa Pigadia for more aquatic activities. During this time, savor a BBQ lunch with options like chicken, Neapolitan pasta, Greek salad, and Greek Ratatouille and a traditional greek dessert, complemented by an open bar offering wine and soft drinks.

Santorini: Catamaran Caldera Cruise with Meal and Drinks

Santorini: Catamaran Caldera Cruise with Meal and Drinks

Our brand new tailor-made catamaran offers all the amenities for a perfect day out on the crystal-clear waters of Santorini, including a large deck for sunbathing and a dining area spacious enough for enjoying meals and drinks, and even a bar for relaxing. The Comfort Max cruise takes in the highlights of the island, including the stunning caldera and Thirassia island, so passengers aboard are sure to have an unforgettable experience. Start your sailing adventure from the traditional port of Ammoudi.Let us unravel for you the hidden treasures of Santorini. Explore the unmanned volcanic beaches or sunbathe on the deck. Feel the energy of the volcano while heading to the hot springs. We continue sailing in the Aegean blue waters, passing by Aspronisi and moving across to the Indian Rock & Venetian Lighthouse with cinematic landscapes ideal for photography and video.We then sail to Mesa Pigadia, White and Red Beach for approximately 60 minutes where you can relax, swim or snorkel. When we anchor, a delicious dinner prepared on board is served with traditional Greek appetizers and your choice of BBQ Skewers (Souvlaki). Return to Ammoudi Bay full of lifetime memories!.

From Heraklion/Crete: Santorini Island Guided Day Trip

From Heraklion/Crete: Santorini Island Guided Day Trip

Enjoy a roundtrip tour to Santorini. Travel comfortably on a modern boat and in air-conditioned buses while learning about this island's history and mythology. Capture pictures of Santorini's famous Aegean architecture and narrow, winding streets.  Travel to Heraklion port where you will depart on a high-speed boat for Santorini. Enjoy ocean views on the 2.5-hour cruise to the island and pickup a snack from the bar onboard.  Arrive at Port Athinios and hop aboard the bus for the guided tour. Travel 40 minutes to Oia, where you will admire the blue and white houses built over the cliffs. Learn about the city before enjoying free time to admire the volcanic caldera at your own pace. Next, travel 30 minutes to Fira, the main town of Santorini, built on the edge of a 300-meter cliff. Check out its narrow streets, white vaulted houses, and bright blue domes. Have the option to take a cruise from Fira in a wooden boat to the volcano and hot springs (for an additional charge) or spend more time exploring the city. Return to Port Athinios where your guide will help you board the return ferry.  Take in the late-afternoon views on the boat before arriving at Heraklion port.

Santorini: Catamaran Tour with BBQ Meal and Unlimited Drinks

Santorini: Catamaran Tour with BBQ Meal and Unlimited Drinks

Explore the clear Mediterranean waters of the Santorini Caldera on a brand new Lagoon 450 catamaran. Make 2 swimming and snorkeling stops, then feast on a barbecue meal.  Once out on the water, the first stop of the tour will be a 30-minute visit to Red Beach, so named for its bright sand. After some relaxed swimming and great snorkeling, get back aboard the sailboat and continue to White Beach, featuring equally striking rock colors and more excellent swimming and snorkeling.  After swimming, the crew members will serve a delicious barbecue meal onboard. From there, take some time to take in the views from the beach before sailing past the beautiful uninhabited islands of Aspronissi and Akrotiri.  The tour's last stop will be at the hot springs for 30 minutes of relaxation, with the chance to go for a soak in the springs. The tour finishes at the port where you'll board a minibus for a transfer.

Santorini: The Greek Wedding Show Entry Tickets

Santorini: The Greek Wedding Show Entry Tickets

Enjoy a night of interactive theater, Greek culture, and appetizers in a 200-year-old home situated in the capital town of Fira. The performance is a mix of musical, traditions, culture, dance, and plates smashing all together in a wedding celebration of the '40s. Participate as a guest, meet a Greek family, listen to live music, smash plates, drink wine, and enjoy the best homemade appetizers as part of the package. The show is in English but they will dance to Greek songs and sing in Greek. The show consists of an interactive performance of approximately 2 hours, with singing, dancing, acting, and live Greek music. Your theater experience begins inside the home of a Greek family. Afterward, move out onto the patio where the guests are seated. After being brought to your table you’ll be served cold traditional meze, water, and local wine. 90% of the show is live Greek music and in the end, you get plates to break.

From Crete: Santorini Day Trip by Boat with Oia & Fira Visit

From Crete: Santorini Day Trip by Boat with Oia & Fira Visit

Board a high-speed vessel and enjoy a nice ferry cruise from Heraklion or Rethymno to the island of Santorini. Upon arrival in Santorini, you will be transferred from the port to the magnificent village of Oia in the north. During the transfer, an experienced guide on the bus will share many interesting facts about Santorini, its history, features, and secrets. In Oia, you will have approximately 2 hours of free time to visit picturesque spots and viewpoints and enjoy breathtaking views. The town of Oia is famous worldwide for its iconic panoramic views, Cycladic architecture with white houses and churches with blue domes. After Oia, the tour continues to the capital of Santorini - the town of Fira. Fira is just as beautiful as Oia, with breathtaking views of the sea and Caldera from its streets. You can visit the big Orthodox Cathedral on the main square in the center of Fira and walk through the city. Fira is full of interesting and picturesque spots and corners. You will have almost 1.5-2 hours there to explore on your own. The tour will end with a transfer to the Santorini port, where you will take a return trip to Crete. The day trip ends at the port of Heraklion or at your hotel area if you select the option that includes hotel transfer.

Santorini: Volcano and Hot Springs Sunset Dinner Cruise

Santorini: Volcano and Hot Springs Sunset Dinner Cruise

Take in the views of Santorini's coastline on a Sunset dinner cruise. Enjoy free time at Nea Kameni volcano, soak in the hot springs, and sail across the underwater craters to Thirasia Island. Benefit from pickup at your hotel, and then drive to Athinios Port to board a boat. Cruise to the island of Nea Kameni and get the chance to climb to the top of the volcano. Continue to Palia Kameni to dive and swim in the hot springs created by the underwater powers of the volcano. Sail above the underwater craters to Thirasia Island, and anchor close to the shore. Relax with a buffet dinner of pork rolls, chicken rolls, rice, and baked potatoes, along with Greek salad, tzatziki, bread, and seasonal fruit, all served with local wine. Set sail as the sun begins to sink into the sea and experience the true romance of Santorini from the water.

Santorini: Port Transfer to Hotels and Airport

Santorini: Port Transfer to Hotels and Airport

Experience hassle-free transfers in Santorini with this port pickup and drop-off service. Navigate between the port and your hotel using a well-kept bus, car, or van, ensuring ample space for both you and your belongings. Opt for either pickup or drop-off, from the port to your hotel or vice versa, for a direct and smooth transfer experience. Whatever your transfer needs are, our local team is here to address them. Benefit from a ride in a modern vehicle equipped with up-to-date technology, ensuring a seamless and stress-free transfer. If you're orchestrating events like weddings, conferences, or other special occasions, you can rely on this top-notch transportation to cater to all your guests efficiently.

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Santorini: Catamaran Tour with BBQ Dinner, Drinks, and Music

Santorini: Catamaran Tour with BBQ Dinner, Drinks, and Music

Climb aboard the 74-foot Ocean Voyager or the 80-foot Tahiti catamaran for a 5-hour cruise around Santorini in the Aegean Sea. Set off on a journey of discovery that will first take you to the hot springs, then the Red Beach, and finally the White Beach. Swim and snorkel and tuck into a delicious meal onboard. Start your adventure with a comfortable hotel pickup and set sail for beautiful Red Beach to swim and snorkel for 30 minutes. Continue to a secluded White Beach, only accessible from the sea, for more swimming and snorkeling in the shadow of the towering white cliffs. Onboard the catamaran, savor a barbecue supper of salads and grilled meat and veggie options. Continue sailing inside the crescent-shaped Caldera, close to the volcano, and enjoy a final dip in the Hot Springs, before sailing back to Oia as the day ends with a spectacular sunset.

Santorini: Luxury Catamaran Day Trip with Meal and Open Bar

Santorini: Luxury Catamaran Day Trip with Meal and Open Bar

Drop anchor on a luxury catamaran tour around the Santorini caldera while enjoying a delicious traditional meal with refreshing drinks from the open bar. Sail in the morning or at sunset on a cruise with a maximum of 20 guests. After being picked up from your hotel, unwind as you’re taken straight to the port. Take advantage of the snorkeling opportunity with a half-hour stop off the coast of Red Beach, plus 1.5 hours to snorkel in the sea caves of White Beach. Bathe in the lagoon’s hot springs and snorkel in clear waters. Taste the flavors of Greece on board a menu of local Santorini delicacies for lunch or dinner, depending on the time of day you choose, with meat and vegetarian options. The menu includes barbecue skewers, dolmadakia (rice-stuffed vine leaves), Greek salad, and other local dishes. Sit back and unwind with a post-meal cocktail and music. Stay refreshed with unlimited drinks on board, including local white wine, Greek beer, and soft drinks. Continue past the two uninhabited volcano islands of Palia Kameni and Nea Kameni and take in other sights such as Aspronisi island and the Akrotiri lighthouse. Later the cruise sails in the caldera below the town of Fira and past the old port. If you chose the late afternoon option, stop below the village of Oia and be wowed by the striking sunset lights adorning the skies with vibrant, pastel colors. This is sure to be an unforgettable highlight to an already unforgettable cruise experience. At the end of your Santorini excursion, relax as your minibus driver conveniently drops you back at your hotel.

Santorini: Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling, Meal & Open Bar

Santorini: Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling, Meal & Open Bar

Set sail on a luxurious catamaran cruise from Santorini's Vlychada Marina, welcomed with a glass of wine or soft drink. Explore the island's vivid coastlines while learning about its history and geology from an onboard local guide. Your journey begins at the stunning Red Beach for swimming and snorkeling among the red cliffs. Enjoy mezedes onboard as you sail to White Beach, capturing photos of the Indian Rocks and the Venetian Lighthouse at Akrotiri. The journey proceeds into the caldera, steering towards the volcanic hot springs known for their therapeutic properties. After soaking in these sulfur-rich waters, savor the iconic view of cliff-side villages. The final stop is Mesa Pigadia for more aquatic activities. During this time, savor a BBQ lunch with options like chicken, Neapolitan pasta, Greek salad, and Greek Ratatouille and a traditional greek dessert, complemented by an open bar offering wine and soft drinks.

Santorini: Catamaran Caldera Cruise with Meal and Drinks

Santorini: Catamaran Caldera Cruise with Meal and Drinks

Our brand new tailor-made catamaran offers all the amenities for a perfect day out on the crystal-clear waters of Santorini, including a large deck for sunbathing and a dining area spacious enough for enjoying meals and drinks, and even a bar for relaxing. The Comfort Max cruise takes in the highlights of the island, including the stunning caldera and Thirassia island, so passengers aboard are sure to have an unforgettable experience. Start your sailing adventure from the traditional port of Ammoudi.Let us unravel for you the hidden treasures of Santorini. Explore the unmanned volcanic beaches or sunbathe on the deck. Feel the energy of the volcano while heading to the hot springs. We continue sailing in the Aegean blue waters, passing by Aspronisi and moving across to the Indian Rock & Venetian Lighthouse with cinematic landscapes ideal for photography and video.We then sail to Mesa Pigadia, White and Red Beach for approximately 60 minutes where you can relax, swim or snorkel. When we anchor, a delicious dinner prepared on board is served with traditional Greek appetizers and your choice of BBQ Skewers (Souvlaki). Return to Ammoudi Bay full of lifetime memories!.

From Heraklion/Crete: Santorini Island Guided Day Trip

From Heraklion/Crete: Santorini Island Guided Day Trip

Enjoy a roundtrip tour to Santorini. Travel comfortably on a modern boat and in air-conditioned buses while learning about this island's history and mythology. Capture pictures of Santorini's famous Aegean architecture and narrow, winding streets.  Travel to Heraklion port where you will depart on a high-speed boat for Santorini. Enjoy ocean views on the 2.5-hour cruise to the island and pickup a snack from the bar onboard.  Arrive at Port Athinios and hop aboard the bus for the guided tour. Travel 40 minutes to Oia, where you will admire the blue and white houses built over the cliffs. Learn about the city before enjoying free time to admire the volcanic caldera at your own pace. Next, travel 30 minutes to Fira, the main town of Santorini, built on the edge of a 300-meter cliff. Check out its narrow streets, white vaulted houses, and bright blue domes. Have the option to take a cruise from Fira in a wooden boat to the volcano and hot springs (for an additional charge) or spend more time exploring the city. Return to Port Athinios where your guide will help you board the return ferry.  Take in the late-afternoon views on the boat before arriving at Heraklion port.

Santorini: Catamaran Tour with BBQ Meal and Unlimited Drinks

Santorini: Catamaran Tour with BBQ Meal and Unlimited Drinks

Explore the clear Mediterranean waters of the Santorini Caldera on a brand new Lagoon 450 catamaran. Make 2 swimming and snorkeling stops, then feast on a barbecue meal.  Once out on the water, the first stop of the tour will be a 30-minute visit to Red Beach, so named for its bright sand. After some relaxed swimming and great snorkeling, get back aboard the sailboat and continue to White Beach, featuring equally striking rock colors and more excellent swimming and snorkeling.  After swimming, the crew members will serve a delicious barbecue meal onboard. From there, take some time to take in the views from the beach before sailing past the beautiful uninhabited islands of Aspronissi and Akrotiri.  The tour's last stop will be at the hot springs for 30 minutes of relaxation, with the chance to go for a soak in the springs. The tour finishes at the port where you'll board a minibus for a transfer.

Santorini: The Greek Wedding Show Entry Tickets

Santorini: The Greek Wedding Show Entry Tickets

Enjoy a night of interactive theater, Greek culture, and appetizers in a 200-year-old home situated in the capital town of Fira. The performance is a mix of musical, traditions, culture, dance, and plates smashing all together in a wedding celebration of the '40s. Participate as a guest, meet a Greek family, listen to live music, smash plates, drink wine, and enjoy the best homemade appetizers as part of the package. The show is in English but they will dance to Greek songs and sing in Greek. The show consists of an interactive performance of approximately 2 hours, with singing, dancing, acting, and live Greek music. Your theater experience begins inside the home of a Greek family. Afterward, move out onto the patio where the guests are seated. After being brought to your table you’ll be served cold traditional meze, water, and local wine. 90% of the show is live Greek music and in the end, you get plates to break.

From Crete: Santorini Day Trip by Boat with Oia & Fira Visit

From Crete: Santorini Day Trip by Boat with Oia & Fira Visit

Board a high-speed vessel and enjoy a nice ferry cruise from Heraklion or Rethymno to the island of Santorini. Upon arrival in Santorini, you will be transferred from the port to the magnificent village of Oia in the north. During the transfer, an experienced guide on the bus will share many interesting facts about Santorini, its history, features, and secrets. In Oia, you will have approximately 2 hours of free time to visit picturesque spots and viewpoints and enjoy breathtaking views. The town of Oia is famous worldwide for its iconic panoramic views, Cycladic architecture with white houses and churches with blue domes. After Oia, the tour continues to the capital of Santorini - the town of Fira. Fira is just as beautiful as Oia, with breathtaking views of the sea and Caldera from its streets. You can visit the big Orthodox Cathedral on the main square in the center of Fira and walk through the city. Fira is full of interesting and picturesque spots and corners. You will have almost 1.5-2 hours there to explore on your own. The tour will end with a transfer to the Santorini port, where you will take a return trip to Crete. The day trip ends at the port of Heraklion or at your hotel area if you select the option that includes hotel transfer.

Santorini: Volcano and Hot Springs Sunset Dinner Cruise

Santorini: Volcano and Hot Springs Sunset Dinner Cruise

Take in the views of Santorini's coastline on a Sunset dinner cruise. Enjoy free time at Nea Kameni volcano, soak in the hot springs, and sail across the underwater craters to Thirasia Island. Benefit from pickup at your hotel, and then drive to Athinios Port to board a boat. Cruise to the island of Nea Kameni and get the chance to climb to the top of the volcano. Continue to Palia Kameni to dive and swim in the hot springs created by the underwater powers of the volcano. Sail above the underwater craters to Thirasia Island, and anchor close to the shore. Relax with a buffet dinner of pork rolls, chicken rolls, rice, and baked potatoes, along with Greek salad, tzatziki, bread, and seasonal fruit, all served with local wine. Set sail as the sun begins to sink into the sea and experience the true romance of Santorini from the water.

Santorini: Port Transfer to Hotels and Airport

Santorini: Port Transfer to Hotels and Airport

Experience hassle-free transfers in Santorini with this port pickup and drop-off service. Navigate between the port and your hotel using a well-kept bus, car, or van, ensuring ample space for both you and your belongings. Opt for either pickup or drop-off, from the port to your hotel or vice versa, for a direct and smooth transfer experience. Whatever your transfer needs are, our local team is here to address them. Benefit from a ride in a modern vehicle equipped with up-to-date technology, ensuring a seamless and stress-free transfer. If you're orchestrating events like weddings, conferences, or other special occasions, you can rely on this top-notch transportation to cater to all your guests efficiently.

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What people are saying about Santorini

Overall rating

4.6
(22,184 reviews)

We had a great day out on the boat. The staff were super helpful with sorting out a pickup from our location which was fantastic. Especially since we were staying in Perissa. We did leave about 20-30mins late but that’s only due to the amount of boats in the small bay and you can’t really expect anything less in summer. Swimming was great, food and drinks were good and staff were friendly. Overall loved it.

The photoshoot was amazing! Gesti, our photographer was on time at the meeting spot and was very professional. He knew all the nice spots away from the crowds and suggested poses for the photos. Also, he allowed us the freedom to suggest our own ideas for the photoshoot. Overall, I would highly recommend this experience!

Very nice cruise! We got to see so much and also have fun swimming. BBQ was very nice as well. Staff was also kind. Unfortunately for me I got very seasick along with a few others, because the waves were very rocky. I was still able to enjoy the cruise and especially the magical sunset. Many thanks.

Absolutely loved the experience! Highly recommended. The owners were so friendly and welcoming. They loved their beautiful horses. The scenery was stunning.

Great tour ! Our guide was a wealth of information about the Island . Would highly recommend