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The biggest surprise may be the variety found within this island group. Chase hedonism on Mykonos or Ios, history on Delos, hiking trails on Andros or Amorgos. Want a romantic break? Try Santorini. To escape reality? Pick Donousa or Anafi. You can ferry-hop to your heart’s content, enjoy long, lazy lunches at waterside tavernas, or simply lay claim to a sunbed by a spectacular beach. You’re living the dream.

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$175.06 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Santorini Caldera Cruise Including Greek Lunch and Drinks

Choose from a daytime or sunset cruise, then begin with a pickup from your Santorini hotel. Hop inside an air-conditioned minivan and relax on the journey to the cruise departure point. On arrival, be greeted by your professional skipper before settling into a comfortable spot aboard a deluxe catamaran. Take in views of the caldera and the cascade of sugar cube buildings as your boat slips away from shore and out onto the open waters of the Aegean Sea. Relax on deck and soak up the sun and island sights. If you’re feeling thirsty, make for the onboard bar to refresh with complimentary sodas, Greek wine and beer. After around 30 minutes, stop near the Red Beach. Here, enjoy free time to swim, snorkel, or simply relax in the sun on board the catamaran. Back on board, dry off with a provided towel as you glide along the coast to southern Santorini’s beautiful beaches. Stop at the White or Mesa-Pigadia Beach, where you’ll have the opportunity to swim in the crystalline waters. Should you wish, pull on a provided snorkel set and flippers, and set off in search of vibrant life below sea level. Lastly anchor near the warm springs by Santorini’s famous volcanos: Nea and Palea Kameni islands. Optionally submerge yourself in the warm sulfurous waters of the volcanic craters for a relaxing and reviving bath. The naturally formed volcanic crater is said to have medicinal powers against skin and bone diseases. When the time comes, enjoy a tantalizing barbeque lunch or dinner (depending on cruise option selected) on board your catamaran, freshly cooked while traveling at sea. Sink your teeth into a selection of light fried Greek fish fillet, grilled chicken fillets, Greek salad, Greek pasta with tomato sauce , bread and Greek spreads and appetizers. Approximately 30 minutes later, start for your return journey. If you’ve opted for the sunset cruise, watch in awe as the sun slips from the sky and ribbons of red, orange and pink spread out around the horizon. Your tour concludes with a drop-off back at your hotel. Please note: the stop at the Red and/or White Beach may be changed to a different beach, depending on your experienced catamaran skipper’s judgement of weather and sea conditions on the day of your cruise. In every swimming stop opportunity, the catamaran boat anchors near the beaches in deep waters as the vessel is not able to dock on the actual beaches in shallow waters.

$128.38 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Santorini Wine Tasting, Vineyard Small-Group Tour

Book your daytime or sunset tour and start your experience with a hotel pickup. Your destinations depend on your chosen tour.Daytime Tour (available April 1 to November 15):Travel by air-conditioned minibus to the first of the three traditional wineries and, on route, learn from your guide about wine production on Santorini and the varietals that you may try during the day.Producing some of the most distinctive wine in the Mediterranean, the island owes its success largely to aspa, a unique blend of volcanic soil that lends its wines a rich minerality and light flavor. Grapes are grown in baskets close to the ground, allowing much-needed moisture from the island’s minimal rainfall to be retained effectively.At each winery, enjoy a cellar tour with your guide to see how the winemaking process unfolds, from harvesting to maturing the wine. Plus, walk around a volcanic vineyard to see the grapes first-hand, and sample glasses of Santorini wine galore – up to 12 glasses in total.Try popular varietals such as assyrtiko and vinsanto, and enjoy local delicacies such as cheese and local snacks.Sunset Tour (available May 15 to September 30): After visiting Estate Argyros or Boutari Winery, continue with a tasting at the old family winery of Gavalas and from there to the renowned Venetsanos Winery in time for Santorini’s legendary sunset. Head to the open-air terrace and enjoy a plate of local cheeses to complement your wines against a stunning backdrop of the caldera and Aegean, just as the sun sets over the sea. Plus, enjoy a delicious sweet surprise here before finishing your trip with a hotel drop-off.  *Please note that Sunset tour lasts 4 hours approx. and Daytime tour 4,5 hours approx. *

$58.35 Cultural & Theme Tours

Santorini Private Customized Half- or Full-Day Tour

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, air-conditioned vehicle. Transport is included, but all meals and entrance fees are at your own expense.During your custom tour, perhaps visit some of the island’s must-see attractions like the archaeological site of Akrotiri, or stretch out on the black and red sand beaches before watching the sunset at Oia village. Alternatively, ask your guide to take you to the places often missed by visitors.See the Itinerary for a sample tour. The activities and attractions mentioned are provided as examples only, and can be tailored to your interests and timeframes on the day by your private driver-guide.

$58.35 Day Trips & Excursions

Santorini Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Moni Profitou Iliou, Santorini, Cyclades, South AegeanChurchDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Perissa Black Sand Beach, Perissa, Santorini, Cyclades, South AegeanBeachDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Akrotiri Archaeological Site, Akrotiri, Santorini, Cyclades, South AegeanArchaeological SiteDuration: 1 hourStop At: Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Vothonas, Santorini, Cyclades, South AegeanWine MuseumDuration: 1 hourStop At: Oia's Main Street, Santorini, Cyclades, South AegeanFree timeDuration: 1 hour

$122.54 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Santorini Sunset Catamaran Cruise with BBQ

Our catamaran starts from the Ammoudi port of Oia or the Athinios port at 2:15pm. There is a round trip transfer from your hotel provided by our mini buses. We will start by sailing close to the Caldera cliffs and Volcano, the first stop will be for 30 minutes at the Hot Springs for swimming and to enjoy a mud bath. Next, we sail close to Aspronisi, and Akrotiri to see the lighthouse and the Indian Face rock. Our second stop will be for 60 minutes at the White beach for swimming and snorkeling. You will then enjoy delicious barbecue freshly prepared on board which includes Greek specialties such as pork suvlaki, Greek salad, tzatziki and ntolmadakia all accompanied with free wine, water and soft drinks. Set off to our final stop where we will be for 30 minutes, at the Red beach for swimming and snorkeling. We then sail inside the Caldera and close to Thirassia Island before heading back to the ports of Amoudi or Athinios. Barbecue meal menu: • Barbeque (3 choices): pork suvlaki, chicken filet or vegetarian option • Greek Salad, bread, tzatziki, Italian pasta, ntolmadakia, • Fruits with honey and cinnamon as dessert

$180.89 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Santorini Sunset Luxury Catamaran Cruise with BBQ

Our brand new luxury catamaran departs from the Vlychada port at 14:15-14:30 pm. There is a free round trip transfer from your hotel provided by our mini buses We first stop for 30 minutes at the Red Beach for swimming and snorkeling. Our catamaran will then sail to our second stop, the White beach, where we will spend 1 hour and you will be able to swim and snorkel. Enjoy an appetizing BBQ on board which includes Greek specialties like pork suvlaki, tzatziki, Greek Salad and baklavas while you sip on complimentary wine and soft drinks.  Next, we will be sailing close to Aspronissi and Akrotiri and stop for 30 minutes at the Hot Springs. Here you can swim and enjoy a mud bath. We will then head to our last stop, below Oia village, to watch the sunset from the best point on the island. The tour finishes in Amoudi and our mini buses will take you back to your hotel. Barbecue meal menu: - Barbeque (3 choices): pork suvlaki, chicken filet or vegetarian option - Greek Salad, briam, bread, tzatziki , Italian pasta, ntolmadakia, - Baklavas (traditional Greek sweets) and fruits with honey and cinnamon as desert. Complimentary drinks* (Santorinian white wine-selection Nychteru, water, soft drinks, coffee and tea, beers).

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