Do you want to visit the beautiful island of Santorini? This destination has become one of the most demanded this summer, thanks to its stunning beaches, delicious culinary options and the fantastic Mediterranean atmosphere. Take a look at our hottest deals for a hotel in Santorini!
The island of Santorini is what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion happened in ancient times, destroying much of the territory of the former Santorini and creating the present form of the island. Thanks to the spectacular beauty of its panoramas, along with the lively nightlife, has made of Santorini one of the most visited Greek Islands and one of the major beach destinations in Europe.
The giant central lagoon with steep cliffs is the most photographed image of Santorini, along with its amazing sunsets. Furthermore, Santorini is considered the most romantic island in Greece, making it one of the most demanded destinations for couples. The main island is half-moon shaped, with a steep and rocky west region, with its cliff, and more sloping on its south side, with dark sand beaches.
Certainly, among the main places to visit we cannot fail to mention is Fira, the capital of Santorini. Fira is leaning on the cliff edge of “Caldera,” the lagoon of the island. It has a small harbor at sea level, few meters below the town, which can be reached with a funicular or climbing the hundred steps either by foot or by donkey. A mystical experience that attracts each year hundred of tourists is undoubtedly the sunsets of Oia. Visitors come to Oia to attend the beautiful sunset; all visitors remain in silence while listening to chill-out music. This experience we assure you that will leave you speechless.
Other attractions that cannot be missed while visiting Greece are the archaeological remains; among the best archaeological remnants of Santorini highlight: Arhea Thira, Profitis Elias, Pyrgos, Thermi, and Vlihada. Did you know that the Greeks believe that Santorini is probably the ancient lost city of Atlantis? Note this fact when booking through HotelNights your Santorini Hotel.
Without any doubt, Santorini attracts much of its tourist''s thanks to the beauty of its beaches, which also have a quiet varied aesthetics. On the one hand, you will find atypical and unique places like Red Beach in the south of the island. It is a beach with a deep red color, with sand and funds of the same color. On the other hand, you can find beautiful and typical idyllic beaches like Perivolos.
Moreover, we can also mention Perissa beach. Perissa is the famous beach of Santorini with black sand that resembles the beaches of the Canary Islands. If you are traveling with kids, we suggest you visit Monolothos beach. This beach is famous for its calm and shallow sea, perfect for kids.