Information about Santorini

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Santorini, a very special and dazzling volcanic island in the Cyclades complex that is located between Ios and Anafi islands, is welcoming annually thousands of visitors from all over the globe. The shape of the island is a result of the volcanic activity in prehistoric times but apart from the volcano and its caldera -that is one of the most rare and really worth seeing phenomena- the island has something for every traveler eager to discover its unique character. The live volcano is undoubtedly one of the must-see sights of the island as the views from the top of the cliff are amazing and you should not miss it! However, the island of Santorini is the ideal place to get married, as many couples -apart from the fact that they fall in love with the island itself- decide to have a private wedding on this amazing Greek island.

If you are still wondering why choose Santorini for your holidays there are hundreds of reasons to do so. One of them is the island’s authentic tastes and gastronomy along with its special wine selections that will make you fall in love with wine!

The island’s deep blue waters and amazing black sand along with the rocky surroundings will remain in your memory as the beaches of Santorini might as well be the oddest you have ever seen! Its coastal treasures have been profoundly influenced by the volcanic nature of the island and of course here you are given countless options. In the northern part of the island the beaches around Oia will amaze you. Ammoudi, on the harbor of Oia, is a stunning beach lined with a variety of cafes and restaurants, Baxédes is a tranquil beach with black sand and black-grey sand are giving you countless opportunities to enjoy the Greek sun and sea. On the south-eastern side of Santorini you will find Monolithos, highly recommended for family holidays or the cosmopolitan Kamari and it so popular beach! Perissa, Perivolos and Ayios Georgios, stretch out one after another to create the longest black sandy beach with beach bars, water sports and the fun goes on!

The island’s vivid lifestyle and center in Fira will make you fall in love with the island if you haven't already had! Twinkling lights over the Caldera will make your eyes sparkle and once you discover the variety of bars, cafes and restaurants covering every taste, it is certain that you will not want to leave this island and head back home!