The Greek island of Santorini located in the Aegean Sea is a fabulous place worth visiting at least once in your lifetime for memorable holidays filled with entertainment, relaxation and adventure. Its magnificent steep rocks around a volcanic caldera, cliff-hanging whitewashed houses overlooking the azure sea made a perfect setting for many Hollywood movies.
Santorini is world famous as one of the premier luxury destinations for romantic, honeymoon and family vacations. This island boasts a great history dating back to the Bronze Age civilization of the Minoans and enchants visitors with its amazing scenery, volcanic rock beaches, unique Cycladic and Venetian architecture, Greek traditions and hospitality, excellent tourist infrastructure and a bright mosaic of cultural experiences.
Visit Fira, the island’s capital, or Oia, Imerovigli, Firostefani to enjoy their adorable white and multi-coloured cave houses, blue domes, quaint windmills, narrow cobbled streets, medieval castles and fortresses. Very popular with the international jet set, VIPs and celebrities, Santorini offers a delightful romantic getaway in designer cave-house hotels, luxury villas and deluxe resorts with the infinity swimming pools on the edge of caldera cliffs. Travel to this little paradise for magnificent sunset views, try local farm food or the fine Greek cuisine in chic restaurants, savour exquisite local wines on a winery tour, relish great shopping and outstanding museums, swim and snorkel at the famous Perissa, Perivolos, Red Beach and White Beach. The choice of entertainment options is really impressive: a tour to the volcano or
nearest islands with a jet ski, kayak, boat or on a helicopter, hiking the volcano, swimming in the hot springs, exploring the medieval villages of Pyrgos and Emporio, historical sites of Akrotiri and Ancient Thira.
Santorini (Thira) International Airport (JTR) serves charters and flights from most international airports via Athens; you can also get to Santorini by a ferry from Athens (Piraeus port), Thessaloniki and the islands of Naxos, Paros, Ios, Milos, Folegandros, Mykonos, and Crete.