Half-Day Catamaran Cruise of Santorini with BBQ and Drinks

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Fira

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from$109.91
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Sail around Santorini on a Catamaran during this 5-hour Cruise, departing from Vlychada Marine. Sail past the island's highlights, such as the Venetian Lighthouse, the Indian Rocks, the Red & White Beaches and the Village of Akrotiri. Stop at the White Beach for a swimming and snorkeling session and enjoy scenic views of the Aegean Sea as well as the neighbouring Greek Islands on your way back. Buffet Lunch or Dinner & Open Bar on board the boat are included. Choose between Daytime or Sunset Cruise upon Booking,
Your luxurious catamaran tour of Santorini begins on land. You’ll be driven down to the port of Vlychada on the island’s southern coast. Embark at 10:30am if you’ve registered for the Daytime tour, or at 3:30 p.m. for the Sunset tour. Either way, five hours charting the turquoise Aegean Sea await you.Setting sail from the southern port of Vlihada and following the coastline, you 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, you will head to the white rocky beach, where you have access only by boat. Leaving the white beach and heading to the Venetian lighthouse, you sail below the Indian Rocks through caves and rock formations, characteristic to the Aegean landscape. After sailing below the lighthouse the yacht will turn and enter the caldera of Santorini. There you will see everything opening in front of your eyes. The picturesque white houses hanging from the cliffs like grapes, the cliff formations and the volcanic islands of Palea and Nea Kammeni. There you will have the chance to sail bellow the traditional villages of Fira and Imerovigli and the overwhelming rock formations consisted of basalt and pumice. From there you will head to the crater of the volcano, you will sail around it to have a full view of it and stop at the thermal springs for swimming at the sulfurous waters, that offer a natural spa. Palea Kammeni, an inhabitant volcanic island next to the volcano, offers unique private bays and beaches, ideal for swimming and snorkeling, perfect to enjoy your own privacy away from crowded locations. As you enjoy yourself the attentive crew will prepare freshly on board a delicious meal consisted of meat variety on barbecue, Greek salads and appetizers, accompanied with local wine and cooling beverages. The tour concludes after you disembark at Vlychada Marina.

What’s included

  • Complimentary Hotel pickup and drop-off with air-conditioned minivan
  • Complimentary Towels, snorkeling & Safety equipment
  • Greek Buffet with Local Wines & Soft Drinks onboard.
  • All taxes, fees & handling charges

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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