No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Santorini
... elements, which makes it a cooler option
to enjoy on hot days However, since most
of the items of interest have been moved to the Thera Historical museum or the
National Archeological Museum in Athens, it does not take long to get through
the exhibits on the grounds.
The other option in Akrotri is to visit the Red, White,and
Black beaches by small boat. For 5 euro,
local water taxi drivers will pick you ...
... an amazing place - as we approached it looked like a cake with icing dribbling down -these were the houses perched in tbe top. Santorini is what remains of a volcanic island which blew 1600BC. The harbour is in the crater as the wbole side had been blown out. There is no port, so were went ashors by tender boat. To get to the town at the top of the cliff tgere are 4 choices , tour bus (we weren't booked on a tour), ...
... Only upon our return, did one of the guests at our hotel point out that there is an ancient city buried under volcanic ash near the beach that was recently excavated. We missed that so will have to do that, once again, on our return.
The highlight of today was Amoudi Bay for dinner. It was spectacular and my favourite tourist spot in Santorini. Its a small bay and an old fisherman's spot, right ...
... exodus was complete, we took one of the tenders across to the old port and spent an hour or so browsing the souvenir stores and enjoying a glass of wine with Saganaki Cheese by the waterside. Back on the ship, we had dinner in the Seven Seas Restaurant, while the sun went down and the ship got underway. The lights of Santorini remained visible astern for quite some time as we headed back to ...
Morning stroll along Perissa beach to Perivolas beach, said to be most popular swimming spot on Santorini, maybe due to actual sandy foreshore (rather than pebbles) and reputably warmer water due to black sand. Hmm, water not quite warm enough to entice us in, but we enjoyed the shoreline walk; bit like walking from Trigg to Scarborough. Chilled out on beach chairs, sipping a cold drink and reading our books for the rest of the morning…very relaxing.