Santorini holidays transport you to a very attractive island in the Aegean. The island is surprisingly beautiful as it is the result of a huge volcanic eruption and the island is actually the top of the submerged volcano and the caldera. While the hillsides are fairly barren, the white houses with their blue doors and shutters and the blue domes of the churches, more than make up for the lack of vegetation. Pot plants and the trailing blossom add to the romantic picture. With a mixture of black and red beaches, clear warm waters, and fantastic sunsets, a Santorini holiday will leave you with pleasant memories.
Santorini is a charming volcanic island with a unique landscape. Born out of a massive eruption, it has a wild beauty that is complemented by its pastel blue and white architecture. It is a romantic island where, for the most part, the pace of life is slow. Towns and villages perched on the top of sheer cliff faces give spectacular views and the sunsets at Oia are renowned for their vividness.
Beaches, mainly grey volcanic pebbles, are not ideal for young children although at Perissa there is a grey sandy beach.There is good provision of water sports.
Hotels, apartments and villas provide a range of accommodation to suit most budgets. With modern amenities and good service, they are sure to please. A variety of restaurants and tavernas serve a diverse cuisine from traditional Greek dishes to fast foods and international fare. Shops supply your holiday essentials as well as gifts and souvenirs. The narrow cobbled streets of Fira have a market atmosphere and are filled with hundreds of shops of every description.
Santorini holidays can be as relaxed or as active as you wish as there is a wide range of recreational activities and sightseeing opportunities. Excursions to the caldera and to see the Oia sunsets are top of every sightseeing list.
With a guarantee of summer sun and warm and welcoming islanders, Santorini holidays are sure to satisfy.