Often rated as one of the most beautiful places on earth,
Santorini’s unique caldera was created by a volcanic explosion in approximately 1620 BC - one of the largest in the past 10,000 years.
Its blue domed cycladic churches with their astonishing back drop draw tourists from around the globe But there is much to see and explore beyond the main villages on the caldera - Thira, Oia and Imerovigli. Beautiful volcanic sand and pebble beaches in the south western part of the island provide great swimming and relaxation opportunities with numerous beach clubs, restaurants and bars. A boat cruise gives a spectacular view of the island from the water - including a sunset experience is not to be missed.
Santorini boasts a thriving wine industry. Wine has been cultivated on Santorini since ancient times - being exported thought the mediterranean and Europe by the Venetians in the middle ages. Today Assyrtiko - a dry white wine native to Santorini - is recognised globally as a noble white wine variety.
The rich volcanic soils of the island are also produce the famous Santorini tomato - a variety of cherry tomato that is know for its intense strongly acidic flavour - incorporated in several traditional dishes on the island. A wide variety of restaurants from traditional fish tavernas to high end gourmet experiences await you on Santorini - many offering stunning views and vistas of the island.
On the cultural front, the various phases of Santorini’s history can be explored from the ancient Greek Minoan culture which is evident in various excavations and museums scattered across the island, through to the Venetian period and the remaining architecture of that time - through to the more recent past with museums documenting the development of the wine industry on the island. Ask us about tours, experiences and insider tips!
Black sand beaches
Beautiful volcanic sand and pebble beaches
in the south western part of the island provide great swimming and relaxation opportunities with numerous beach clubs, restaurants and bars.