Activities in Santorini
Explore the epic Santorini
It is not random, that Santorini is an island featured in most people’s travelling wish list: it has a magnetic charm that seems out of this world; wild beauty, authentic architecture, important monuments, unique products and the country’s most creative gastronomic ID; It is an island that offers unforgettable memories in just a few hour’s visit, but it can take years to reveal its true soul to loyal visitors. A blend of tradition and vision is a part of the island’s magic; a blend that makes it irresistible and always fresh.
Santorini Soul Villas
The first habitation at Αkrotiri dates from the Late Neolithic time. The island’s Minoan Bronze Age settlement and one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean, was buried in volcanic ash after the volcanic eruption of 1600 BC. Today, at the archaeological excavation site, the visitor can explore the perimeter of the settlement and admire the preserves remains of delicate frescoes, artworks, and everyday life remains.
The unique geographical features of Santorini created some of the island’s incredible beaches: with deep crystal-clear waters, white, red and black sand, vertical cliffs and strange looking rocks, the unusual landscape of the island offers a very special swimming experience. Red beach, white beach, Perivolos, Vlychada are some of the island’s particular beaches.
The physiognomy of Santorini, impressive and uncommon, shares the same characteristics with its traditional villages and settlements. From the scenic Fira – capital of the island-, to Oia, Imerovigli or Fyrostefani, that face the volcano and the sparkling romantic sunsets,to the picturesque Pyrgos, Emporio or Megalochori, to name just a few; each one of the island’s villages is graced with beauty and authentic color.
The local cherry tomatoes, the fava beans and the delicate wine varieties belong to the island’s outstandingproducts with protected designation of origin.The white aubergine, the capers and the traditional chloro cheese are some of the ingredients that inspire the island’sfabulous plates.Santorini cultivates vines thousands of years, but their unique taste was shaped after the eruption of 1600 BC; In combination with the finest wine making traditions, the island’s wines are world recognized.
A sip of Nykteriis one of the most satisfying ways to experience the island’s essence. In the well-known Santo winery in Pyrgos, winetasting is combined with delicious plates of local cheese and breath-taking views.
Sail around the Caldera, discover amazing views and dive in the impressive crystal waters that are only accessible by boat…The experience of private sailing around Santorini and the joy of island hopping in the Cyclades is a glimpse of the unmatched universe of savvy travellers.