Santorini Panoramic Bus Tour

Duration: 09:45 – 16:45

Description:

Our tour start with Profitis Elias mountain the highest peak of the island (short panoramic photo stop of approx. 15 min).

Then we continue with a walking tour at Megalochori village, one of the most beautiful villages of the island. Typical traditional Cycladic houses, neoclassic buildings and small cave houses blend together in harmony (25 min. stop).

After Megalochori we proceed with the visit of Akrotiri excavations, one of the most important prehistoric settlments of Greece. That was destroyed by a huge eruption during the 17th century BC and buried under the volcanic ash which preserved the whole city in perfect conditions (1 & ½ hours visit).

As you already know Reb beach is forbidden to go, instead we go to Akrotiri village in a place which sells trarditional products and is called Faros market.

We continue our tour with Perivolos black sandy beach, one of the longest beaches in Cyclades and the best beach in Santorini, away of the crowds, offering a big variety of restaurants, taverns, café’, beach bars & water sports. Ideal destination for those who want to combine relaxation, swimming & good food (time at leisure for lunch or swim – stop for

1 & ½-2 hours).

Then we proceed to a local winery for wine tasting. We propose to taste the distinctive wines of the island and learn more about the unique in the word Santorini vineyard. Free time for photos and shopping (45 minutes).

For those we wish to continue our last stop is Oia, the village known for it’s breathtaking sunset. Oia has inspired artists, poets and every visitor of the island. The beauty of Oia is unsurpassed. Small white cave houses dug into the volcanic rock, interspersed by splashes of rich ochre, deep fuchsia, cobat blue, oyster pink and earthy red.

Return after sunset.

Rate: 42 € per person

22 € per child (aged 6-12 yrs old)

Extension to Oia: 11 € per person

Included:

Bus  

English speaking tour Leader

Not included:

Transfers from/to the hotel

Lunch

Drinks

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Volcano – Hot Springs – Thirassia – Oia – Sunset

Duration: 09:00 – return after sunset  

Description:

The bus picks up clients from the designated pick up points and drives them to Athinios port, in order to embark on the traditional boat (caique).

The first stop is at the islet of NEA KAMENI, which is the VOLCANO of Santorini.  There, clients have the opportunity to climb to the crater of the still active, but dormant Volcano, 127meters above the sea level, which last erupted in 1950.

After 1 ½ hour, the boat leaves the Volcano and heads to the small islet of PALAIA KAMENI or HOT SPRINGS, as it is better known, which was formed through the centuries by several Volcanic eruptions.  Along the coastline of the isle there are many hot springs, and clients have 30 minutes to swim in the warm yellow-green waters, which are considered to have healing powers.

The next stop is at THIRASSIA, the second largest island after Santorini in the Caldera.  The island, located opposite of Santorini, is quiet and unaffected by the large numbers of tourist arriving every day.  Here, clients will have 1,5 hours  free time to explore the island, have lunch in one of many small taverns, or swim in the crystal clear waters.        

Finally, the boat departs from THIRASSIA and heads to the traditional port of Armeni, from where the clients take the stairs to OIA village (on foot or by donkeys).  In OIA, clients can explore the traditional settlement, wander in the narrow streets, admire the unique architecture, blending large Venetian houses and small cave homes, and of course watch the world famous sunset.

After the sunset, the buses will be waiting in the parking area to return clients to their hotels.

Rate: 43 € per person

22 € per child (aged 6-12 yrs old)

Included:

Transfers from/to Athinios port   

English speaking escort (on board) 

Not included:

Lunch

Drinks

Entrance fee to the volcano (2,50€ per person)

Notice:

The boat leaves at h.10:30 from Athinios port. Transfer from Oia to Athinios port is not included.

Escort stays on board after arrival in the port underneath Oia.   

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Volcano – Hot Springs – Thirassia

Duration: 09:00 – 18:00 

Description:

The bus picks up clients from the designated pick up points and drives them to Athinios port, in order to embark on the traditional boat. 

The first stop is at the isle of NEA KAMENI, also known as the VOLCANO.  There, clients have the chance to climb to the crater of the Volcano, passing by many sulfur vents. 

After 1 ½ hour, the boat leaves the Volcano and heads to the small islet of PALAIA KAMENI or HOT SPRINGS, as it is called by the locals, formed by several Volcanic eruptions, with many hot springs along its coastline.  There, clients have 30 minutes to swim in the warm yellow-green, from the sulfur, waters, considered to have healing powers.

The next stop is at THIRASSIA, the second largest island after Santorini in the Caldera.  The island, located opposite of Santorini, is a contrast to it, quiet and undeveloped, untouched by tourism.  Here, clients will have 1,5hours free time to have lunch in one of the many small taverns, or swim in the crystal clear waters. Alternatively, they can walk or take a donkey ride to the top of the island and explore the capital, Manolas village.

Afterwards, the boat leaves THIRASSIA and, sailing along the coastline of Santorini, returns to Athinios port, where the buses will be waiting to take clients back to their hotels.

Rate: 39 € per person

20 € per child (aged 6-12 yrs old)

Included:

Transfers from/to Athinios port  

English speaking escort (on board) 

Not included:

Lunch

Drinks

Entrance fee to the volcano (2,50€ per person)

Notice:

The boat leaves at h.10:30 from Athinios port. Transfer from Oia to Athinios port is not included.

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Sunset on board

Duration: 13:30 – return after sunset 

Description:

The bus picks up clients from the designated pick up points and drives them to Athinios port, in order to embark on the traditional boat AFRODITI.

The first stop is at the VOLCANO, as the isle of NEA KAMENI is better known.  There, clients have the opportunity to climb to the crater of this dormant Volcano.

One and a half hour later, the boat leaves the Volcano and heads to the small islet of PALAIA KAMENI, otherwise known as HOT SPRINGS, where clients have 30 minutes to swim in the warm (35°C) waters, which are considered to have healing powers.

Next, the caique sails in the Caldera, and stops under the traditional village of OIA, where dinner on board accompanied by delicious Santorini wine is served, while clients enjoy the unique sunset view.

After the sunset the boat sails along the coastline of Santorini and returns to Athinios port, where the buses wait to take clients back to their hotels.

Rate: 87 € per person

44 € per child (aged 6-12 yrs old)

Included:

Transfers from/to Athinios port  

English speaking escort (on board) 

Dinner

Local wine

Not included

Entrance fee to the volcano (2,50€ per person)

Notice:

The boat leaves at h.10:30 from Athinios port. Transfer from Oia to Athinios port is not included.

Escort stays on board after arrival in the port underneath Oia.   

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CATAMARAN CRUISES

Diamond Cruise

Duration:  09:45 – 14:45 (morning tour), 14:45 – after sunset (sunset tour)

Description:

State of the art catamarans perform the Diamond Cruise. The Lagoon 560 and the Ipanema 58 are the most luxurious yachts in Greece. Unrivaled living space ensures maximum comfort and pleasure. These luxurious catamarans are a combination of innovation, design, brilliance, offering an astonishing amount of interior and exterior living space. Their fly-bridge features a decadent sunbathing beds, a protected helm-station with a big salon and large windows, as well as lounges and tables for entertaining at sea.

The luxury you deserve!
Enjoy the Diamond cruise without compromise. Both vessels start from Amoudi port of Oia and return to the same port, just a few minutes away from the most luxurious hotels in Oia.
Dive into elegance in Santorini’s Caldera and enjoy first class services.
Three stops for swimming and snorkeling with all amenities provided: at the area of the Hot Springs, at the area of Red and White Beaches. Enjoy delicious BBQ meal, seafood, Greek flavors, tastefully presented and open bar service.

Morning Tour:

Duration approx. 5 hours. Tour starts from Ammoudi port at 09:45 (sails below Caldera).

The 1st stop is in the area of the Hot Springs for swimming close to the Volcano (approximately 30 minutes). Sails past Aspronisi, Lighthouse, Indian rock, Black Mountain.

The second stop is in the area of Red beach for swimming and snorkeling (approximately 30 minutes). The third stop is in the secluded area of White beach & Mesa Pigadia, for swimming – snorkeling and for the barbecue on board. (approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes)

The fourth stop is to sail inside the Caldera for photo shooting. Tour ends at Ammoudi port 14.45

Sunset Tour: Duration approx. 5 hours. Tour starts from Vlychada port at 14:45.

The first stop is in the area of the Red beach for swimming (approximately 30 minutes).  In the seculed area of White beach & Mesa Pigadia, for swimming and for the barbecue on board (approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes). Sails past Aspronisi, Ancient lighthouse, Akrotiri and Indian rock.

The third stop is in the area of the Hot Springs for swimming close to the Volcano (approx.30 minutes). The fourth stop is Oia (sail inside the Caldera for photo shooting) for watching the sunset. .

Sails past Aspronisi, Lighthouse, Indian rock, Black Mountain.

The second stop is in the area of Red beach for swimming and snorkeling (approximately 30 minutes). The third stop is in the area of White beach & Mesa Pigadia, for swimming and for the barbecue on board. (approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes).

The fourth stop is to sail inside the Caldera for photo shooting. A stop at the picturesque village of Oia for watching the sunset.

Tour ends at Ammoudi port (after the sunset )

Rate: 157 € per person

50% reduction for child 4-10 yrs old  

Included:

Transfers from/to the hotel

English speaking crew

Lunch

Drinks (soft drinks, white local wine, 1 cocktail, beer, water)

Floating devices

Towels (to be returned to the crew)

Blanket  (to be returned to the crew)

Map with extensive info on the landmarks and destinations

Leaflet with safety instructions on board in En/Fr/Es/Ch/Kr

WC & facilities for washing seawater off (ask the crew)

Notice:

Guests need to bring warm dry clothes, sunglasses, sunscreen, sunhat.
Guest must have a photo of their passport or ID card.
All yachts and boats in Greece cannot moor directly on the beach.
Sunset Oia has selected the best points for swimming and snorkeling, the closest possible

from the beach.

Hot springs: it is good to know that camarans/yachts stop 50m away from the warm sulfuric

Water of the Hot Springs bay. The temperature in the Hot Springs area is up to 4°C warmer than the open water. Guests swim securely close to the Volcano. Dark color swimwear is recommended.

Passengers have to remove their shoes before embarkation.

The duration of the tour is not the same throughout the season, especially the sunset cruise. During June, the tour lasts about 6 hours (daylight is longer), while in October is about 4 hours and 30 minutes.   

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Platinum Cruise

Duration:  09:45 – 14:45 (morning tour), 14:45 – after sunset (sunset tour)

Description:

The Platinum edition cruise performs a small group (up to 7 couples ) experience. Creating a sense of elegance, the Lagoon 450,stands out for the combination of comfort, luxury and performance.All-inclusive cruise around Santorini, with lunch or dinner, complimentary drinks, transportation service.

Morning Tour: Duration approx. 5 hours. Tour starts from Ammoudi port at 09:45. The firststop is in the area of Hot Springs for swimming close to the Volcano (approx. 30 minutes).Boat sails past Aspronissi, Lighthouse, Indian rock, Black Moutain (second stop).

Third stop is in the secluded area of White beach & Mesa Pigadia, for swimming and for the

barbecue on board (approx. 1 hour & 30 minutes).

The fourth stop is in the area of Red beach for swimming (approx. 30 minutes). Tour ends at Vlychada port at h.14:45.

Sunset Tour: Duration approx. 5 hours. Tour starts from Ammoudi port at 14:45 (sails below Caldera.

The first stop is in the area of the Hot Springs for swimming close to the Volcano (approximately 30 minutes). Sails past Aspronisi, Lighthouse, Indian rock, Black Mountain.

The second stop is in the area of Red beach for swimming and snorkeling (approximately 30 minutes). The third stop is in the area of White beach & Mesa Pigadia, for swimming and for the barbecue on board. (approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes).

The fourth stop is to sail inside the Caldera for photo shooting. A stop at the picturesque village of Oia for watching the sunset.

Tour ends at Ammoudi port (after the sunset )

Rate: 136 € per person

50% reduction for child 4-10 years old  

Included:

Transfers from/to the hotel

English speaking crew

Lunch

Drinks (soft drinks, white local wine, 1 cocktail, beer, water)

Towels (to be returned to the crew)

Jacket (to be returned to the crew)

Map with extensive info on the landmarks and destinations

Notice:

Guests need to bring warm dry clothes, sunglasses, sunscreen, sunhat.
Guest must have a photo of their passport or ID card.
All yachts and boats in Greece cannot moor directly on the beach.
Sunset Oia has selected the best points for swimming and snorkeling, the closest possible

from the beach.

Hot springs: it is good to know that camarans/yachts stop 50m away from the warm sulfuric

Water of the Hot Springs bay. The temperature in the Hot Springs area is up to 4°C warmer than the open water. Guests swim securely close to the Volcano. Dark color swimwear is recommended.

Passengers have to remove their shoes before embarkation.

The duration of the tour is not the same throughout the season, especially the sunset cruise. During June, the tour lasts about 6 hours (daylight is longer), while in October is about 4 hours and 30 minutes.   

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Santorini Gems

Duration:  10:15 – 15:15 (morning tour), 15:15 – after sunset (sunset tour)

Description:

The Gems of Santorini. The Diamond-shaped Lagoon 520 and the award-winning Lagoon 500 perform an all-inclusive sailing experience.

Avoid the crowds with this Premium semi-private half-day tour, on a stylish double-decker Catamaran. Relax in style and enjoy an all-inclusive getaway with round-trip transfer, BBQ meal, and seafood, open bar, swimming stops, snorkeling facilities on-board. Admire breathtaking views of Santorini’s cliffs and the world’s largest caldera in detail.

Morning Tour: Duration approx. 5 hours. Tour starts from Ammoudi port at h.10:15 (sails below the Caldera). The first stop is in the area of Hot Springs for swimming close to the Volcano (approx. 30 minutes).Boat sails past Aspronissi, Lighthouse, Indian rock, Black Moutain (second stop).

Third stop is in the secluded area of White beach & Mesa Pigadia, for swimming/snorkeling  and for the barbecue on board (approx. 1 hour & 30 minutes).

The fourth stop is in the area of Red beach for swimming (approx. 30 minutes). Tour ends at Vlychada port at h.15:15.

Sunset Tour: Duration approx. 5 hours. Tour starts from Vlychada port  at 15:15.

The first stop is in the area of the Red beach for swimming (approximately 30 minutes). The second stop is in the secluded area of White beach & Mesa Pigadia, for swimming and for the barbecue on board. (approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes).

Sails past Aspronisi, Lighthouse, Indian rock, Black Mountain.

The third stop is in the area of Hot Springs for swimming, close to the volcano (approx. 30 minutes). The fourth stop is Oia. The boat sails inside the Caldera for photo shooting and then it arrives at the picturesque village of Oia for watching the sunset.

Tour ends at Ammoudi port (after the sunset )

Rate: 120 € per person (morning tour) / 128 per person (sunset tour)

50% reduction for child 4-10 years old  

Included:

Transfers from/to the hotel

English speaking crew

Lunch

Drinks (soft drinks, white local wine, 1 cocktail, beer, water)

Towels (to be returned to the crew)

Jacket (to be returned to the crew)

Map with extensive info on the landmarks and destinations

Notice:

Guests need to bring warm dry clothes, sunglasses, sunscreen, sunhat.
Guest must have a photo of their passport or ID card.
All yachts and boats in Greece cannot moor directly on the beach.
Sunset Oia has selected the best points for swimming and snorkeling, the closest possible

from the beach.

Hot springs: it is good to know that camarans/yachts stop 50m away from the warm sulfuric

Water of the Hot Springs bay. The temperature in the Hot Springs area is up to 4°C warmer than the open water. Guests swim securely close to the Volcano. Dark color swimwear is recommended.

Passengers have to remove their shoes before embarkation.

The duration of the tour is not the same throughout the season, especially the sunset cruise. During June, the tour lasts about 6 hours (daylight is longer), while in October is about 4 hours and 30 minutes. 

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Red Cruise

Duration:  10:15 – 15:15 (morning tour), 15:15 – after sunset (sunset tour)

Description:

Delight in an ideal sailing experience aboard a 74-foot & 80-feet sailing catamaran.
Ocean Voyager & Tahiti catamarans, taking in the beauty of the Santorini coast in its entire splendor.

With their elegant design, advanced functions and long nacelle, these large catamarans are definitely unique.

Sail into the Caldera of Santorini, on an open style catamaran and enjoy a premium shared excursion with transportation, BBQ, drinks. Ideal activity for swimming and snorkeling in the area of Hot Springs and in the area of Red and White beach. The tour starts and ends at Ammoudi port. The cruise runs twice a day.

Morning Tour: Duration approx. 5 hours. Tour starts from Ammoudi port at h.09:30 (sails below the Caldera). The first stop is in the area of Hot Springs for swimming close to the Volcano (approx. 30 minutes).Boat sails past Aspronissi, Lighthouse, Indian rock, Black Moutain.

The second stop is in the area of Red beach for swimming (approx. 30 minutes). The third stop is in the secluded  area of White beach & Mesa Pigadia, for swimming and for the barbecue on board (approx. 1 hour & 30 minutes). Then the boat sails inside the Caldera for photo shooting. Tour ends at Ammoudi port at h.14:30.

Sunset Tour: Duration approx. 5 hours. Tour starts from Ammoudi  port  at 14:30 and sails below Caldera.

The first stop is in the area of Hot Springs for swimming close to the volcano (approx. 30 minutes). Sails past Aspronisi, Lighthouse, Indian rock, Black Mountain.

The second stop is in the area of the Red beach for swimming (approximately 30 minutes). The third stop is in the secluded area of White beach & Mesa Pigadia, for swimming and for the barbecue on board. (approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes).

The fourth stop is Oia. The boat sails inside the Caldera for photo shooting and then it arrives at the picturesque village of Oia for watching the sunset.

Tour ends at Ammoudi port (after the sunset )

Rate: 80 € per person (morning tour) / 87 € per person (sunset tour)

50% reduction for child 4-10 yrs old  

Included:

Transfers from/to the hotel

English speaking crew

Lunch

Drinks (soft drinks, white local wine)

Floating devices

Map with extensive info on the landmarks and destinations

Map with extensive info on the landmarks and destinations

Leaflet with safety instructions on board in En/Fr/Es/Ch/Kr

WC & facilities for washing seawater off

Notice:

Guests need to bring towels and warm dry clothes, sunglasses, sunscreen, sunhat.
Guest must have a photo of their passport or ID card.
All yachts and boats in Greece cannot moor directly on the beach.
Sunset Oia has selected the best points for swimming and snorkeling, the closest possible from the beach.

Hot springs: it is good to know that camarans/yachts stop 50m away from the warm sulfuric

Water of the Hot Springs bay. The temperature in the Hot Springs area is up to 4°C warmer than the open water. Guests swim securely close to the Volcano. Dark color swimwear is recommended.

Passengers have to remove their shoes before embarkation.

The duration of the tour is not the same throughout the season, especially the sunset cruise. During June, the tour lasts about 6 hours (daylight is longer), while in October is about 4 hours and 30 minutes.