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Among the many wonderful tourist trips to the various beautiful islands of Greece, you will find tourism in Santorini distinct and unique from others on those islands and this is what this article will discuss, including the information it contains about this island and the most important tourist places in it.


Let us first begin by answering the following question: Where is Santorini located? It is southeast of Greece, specifically 200 kilometres from the south of the coast of the Aegean Sea, in the middle of the Cyclades archipelago, which makes it very close to the Greek island of Mykonos.

Santorini is one of the most beautiful tourist islands in Greece. It is distinguished by its buildings. You rarely find memorial photos that do not show the white and blue historical buildings on the island of Santorini, in addition to the wonderful beaches.

Santorini is one of the most famous honeymoon destinations in Greece, where it enjoys the breathtaking natural beauty and includes several quiet villages located on high hills and plateaus overlooking charming views of the sea.

Santorini is the most famous island among all the Greek islands and many have described it as the best island in the world because it combines many different means of attractions during tourism trips in Greece, such as its bright blue views of the Aegean Sea, wonderful beaches, and charming landscapes, especially at sunset, and others. of the features.




The island of Santorini was formed by volcanic eruptions called Thera, so its capital was named after the volcano. In addition to the town of Thera, Santorini is also famous for the towns of Fira and Oia, which are located at the top of the rocky slope and the buildings were built in the form of white Cycladic cubes. Santorini is characterized by its abundance of high-end hotels and seafood restaurants, and it is also one of the most romantic islands suitable for honeymoons, and weddings are held in abundance.




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What is the best time to visit Santorini?


Santorini Island is one of the most beautiful islands in the world located on the Mediterranean Sea and is characterized by moderate weather most of the time, and through this article, we will learn about the best time to visit Santorini.



Best time to visit Santorini?

The best time to visit Santorini is the spring season, from April to June, coinciding with the Greek Easter season when the weather is mild, the sky is clear, the sun falls and it rarely rains. The island is filled with wildflowers and the water temperature begins to rise.



Summer in Santorini

The summer season "July and August" is the best period of the year in which you go to Santorini, especially for people who prefer hot weather and recreation on the beaches, where the temperature does not exceed 30 degrees Celsius, so it is crowded with visitors, restaurants are filled and prices rise.



Winter and Autumn in Santorini

The winter and autumn season begins on the island of Santorini in January to February, when it gets cold and the humidity increases and the average temperature is between 5 to 10 degrees Celsius and the rain falls a lot and the number of visitors decreases, so we advise not to visit it in winter and autumn.

Some motives encourage you to visit the island of Santorini in the winter, which are the low prices compared to the summer and spring due to the small number of visitors, and you can also observe the life of the local people from going in the summer, and you can also visit a lot of tourists attractions, archaeological sites, restaurants, markets and a lively nightlife, in addition to To sports activities such as ski centres or enjoy hiking trails in mountainous areas, cycling and horse riding.




Best time to visit Santorini cities

The city of Fira is one of the best cities on Santorini Island to visit, as it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world at all. It is characterized by unparalleled beauty and splendour, so we recommend visiting to enjoy its narrow streets paved with beautiful white gravel and enjoy the beauty of the views it contains, which is also full of hotels and cafes.

It is characterized by low temperatures, especially at night, and dewdrops at the beginning of the autumn and with the onset of winter, the rain falls heavily. As the temperatures rise dramatically and the humidity increases, so we prefer to visit it in the spring and summer, as they are the best seasons of the year to visit to enjoy the mild weather and the clear sky and enjoy wandering in the streets.


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What is the most important tourist places in Santorini?


In this article, we will tell you about the most important tourist places in Santorini and the activities that you can do on this wonderful Greek island.




Red Beach, Santorini

the most important tourist places in Santorini
Red Beach, Santorini


Now let's get to know together one of the most important tourist places in Santorini, which made it one of the most important ten tourist islands around the world, not only in Greece. It is the red beach that will impress you with its red sand, which took it's colour from the volcanic rocks around it.

The Red Beach is the destination of millions of visitors in the tourist seasons. The beach is rather small, so it is crowded in the tourist seasons. One of the things you can do in this place is to climb through the stairs and enjoy a wonderful view of many of the landscapes, watch the red volcanic rocks and buy the delicious grapes that The place is famous for its seaside fruit vendors.




Kamari Beach, Santorini


the most important tourist places in Santorini
Kamari Beach, Santorini

One of the most beautiful places of tourism in Santorini and is considered the most famous among the beaches of the island, about 10 km from the city of Fira, the capital of the island of Santorini, you can see the giant rock that protrudes from the middle of the sea and is famous as Mesa Luna. The evening is one of the most beautiful things to do on the island of Santorini. Several recreational activities are among the best tourism activities in Santorini, such as swimming, fishing, sports, boating and others. Also, you can take a nice stroll along the waterfront and there you will find hotels, restaurants, cafes and bars.




Akrotiri, Santorini


the most important tourist places in Santorini
Akrotiri, Santorini


We advise you to visit this landmark, as it is one of the most important tourist attractions in Santorini, Greece. A visit to Akrotiri is an unmissable opportunity, as it is an ancient city that has been buried under volcanic ash since ancient times. It has been amazingly preserved and restored. It contains many ancient monuments and buildings dating back hundreds of years.

Akrotiri is a famous archaeological site where you will find the ruins of the Bronze Age Minoan settlement about 3600 years ago, which was destroyed by the eruption of the Thera volcano, but the volcanic ash contributed to preserving the remains of the frescoes and artwork in good condition, so this place is one of the most tourist destinations In Greece fame and popularity.




Sailing around Santorini


the most important tourist places in Santorini
Sailing around Santorini


Sailing around Santorini is one of the most unforgettable experiences when travelling to this beautiful island, so whether you are looking for a dinner cruise or you are an adventurer who wants to reach the hidden secrets of nearby Santorini, there is a Santorini cruise that will impress you.




Getting around Fira, Santorini


the most important tourist places in Santorini
Getting around Fira, Santorini


Fira is one of the most beautiful tourist areas in Santorini, famous for the beauty of its alleys and white buildings, where you find its narrow streets paved with beautiful white cobbles and full of shops, cafes and hotels, we advise you to wander in this city and enjoy the beauty of the wonderful scenery. Do not forget to take various souvenir photos of everything you see there and climb on the high peaks of the city to get stunning panoramic views from the top of the most beautiful pictures of the buildings of this beautiful city and the sea.




Walking around and watching the sunset in Oia, Santorini


the most important tourist places in Santorini
Walking around and watching the sunset in Oia, Santorini


Oia overlooking the sea is considered one of the most beautiful places of tourism in Santorini, Greece, where an unparalleled tour between its buildings and streets and take the most beautiful souvenir photos, especially those on its coast near the water at sunset., Wandering around this town is an enjoyable experience That you can enjoy during your trip to the Greek island of Santorini.


the most important tourist places in Santorini
sunset in Oia, Santorini





The best hotels in Greece, Santorini

In this article, we will highlight the best tried and recommended Santorini hotels.


Recommended 5-star hotels in Santorini



Katikies Kirini , Santorini


Recommended 5 star hotels in Santorini
Katikies Kirini , Santorini


The best Santorini hotel, offering stunning views of the blue waters of The Aegean Sea and the dramatic volcano island.


The hotel is located in Oia, a 15-minute walk from the Corniche and a half-hour drive from the International Airport and Port of Santorini.


Visitor reviews summary

The hotel received excellent reviews in terms of location, cleanliness, staff, services and comfort.


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Lilium Santorini Villa


Recommended 5 star hotels in Santorini
Lilium Santorini Villa


One of the best hotels in Santorini, Villa Calderas Lilium offers you upscale and comfortable accommodation with great views of the sea and the volcano, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is located a few minutes drive from Fira


Visitor reviews summary

Good location, clean rooms and a good view, so the villa got excellent reviews.


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Katikies Hotel, Santorini


Recommended 5 star hotels in Santorini
Katikies Hotel, Santorini


Katikies is the best hotel in Santorini, located on the heights of Oia, overlooking the clear blue waters of the Aegean Sea.

The hotel offers upscale accommodations with wonderful views of the sea. The seaside is 3 km from the hotel, and the hotel offers a free shuttle service to it.


Visitor reviews summary

The hotel received excellent ratings in terms of the view, room size and cleanliness, staff and services.



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Best 4-star hotels in Santorini 


Skyfall Suites, Santorini


Best 4 star hotels in Santorini
Skyfall Suites, Santorini


The Skyfall Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Pyrgos on the island of Santorini. The hotel offers elegant and spacious suites with distinctive sea views.


Santorini Airport is 6 km from the property.


Visitor reviews summary

The hotel received exceptional reviews in terms of location, cleanliness, staff and services.


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San Antonio Hotel, Santorini


Best 4 star hotels in Santorini
San Antonio Hotel, Santorini


The best hotel in Santorini, distinguished for honeymoon, as it is located in a quiet and secluded place away from the noise and offers a charming view of the sea.


The hotel is 5 km from Fira, the capital of Santorini.


Visitor reviews summary

Excellent reviews in all respects.


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Porto Fira Suites, Santorini 


Best 4 star hotels in Santorini
Porto Fira Suites, Santorini 


One of the best hotels in Santorini, characterized by its location on a cliff, offering amazing views of Fira Bay and the volcano.


The accommodation is comfortable and quiet, located near the village, where you can take a walk in the old neighbourhoods or go to the volcano by riding a boat.


Visitor reviews summary

Excellent reviews on location, cleanliness, staff, services and comfort.


Booking.com




Santorini 3 star hotels



Smaragdi Hotel, Santorini


Santorini 3 star hotels
Smaragdi Hotel, Santorini


One of the best Santorini hotels in Greece, it is located just 50 meters from the black beach in Perivolos, which includes many sports activities and cafes, and offers elegant accommodation. There are buses available for transportation every 10 minutes.


Visitor reviews summary

Good location, spacious rooms, excellent services, helpful staff, made the hotel an excellent overall rating.


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Dream Island Hotel, Santorini


Santorini 3 star hotels
Dream Island Hotel, Santorini


One of the best hotels on the island of Santorini Greece is distinguished for those who wish to live in the heart of the city, as it is located a very short distance from the centre of Fira.

It offers elegant accommodation with sea views and a free shuttle service to the airport and port. Perissa Beach is a 20-minute drive from the hotel.


Visitor reviews summary

Location, cleanliness and good service gave the hotel overall excellent reviews.


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Santorini hotels with a private pool


Santorini hotels with a private pool
Santorini hotels with a private pool


This island includes a large number of resorts and hotels overlooking the sea coast, which includes private pools and some other facilities.


Here are our top picks for the best Santorini hotels with a private pool




Ananda Retreat, Santorini


Santorini hotels with a private pool
Ananda Retreat, Santorini


Located in the village of Imerovigli, this hotel offers rooms with charming views of the Aegean Sea. In addition to a sun terrace, a garden, an airport shuttle service at an additional fee, a car rental service. The hotel is 4.2 km from Santorini Port and 6.6 km from Santorini International Airport.


Visitors reviews Summary

Ananda Retreat, one of the best Santorini hotels with a private pool, has received an excellent rating in:

Comfort, cleanliness, facilities, staff, breakfast, value for money and Wi-Fi.


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De Sol Hotel & Spa, Santorini


Santorini hotels with a private pool
De Sol Hotel & Spa, Santorini


This hotel features a year-round outdoor swimming pool, as well as an airport transfers, and several other cleaning and reception services.

It is one of the best Santorini hotels with a private pool. The hotel is located 3.6 km from Santorini Space Art Gallery, and 4.3 km from Santorini International Airport.


Visitor reviews summary

De Sol Hotel & Spa is one of the best Santorini hotels with a private pool, with an excellent rating in:

Location, comfort, cleanliness, facilities, staff, breakfast, value for money and Wi-Fi.


Booking.com





Volcano View by Caldera Collection, Santorini


Santorini hotels with a private pool
Volcano View by Caldera Collection, Santorini


This charming beach hotel has many various swimming pools in addition to the swimming pool for some of the hotel's accommodation units.

It also provides many other recreational activities such as table tennis, facilities and services such as ticketing and currency exchange. The hotel is 3.6 km from Santorini Space Art Gallery and 4.3 km from Santorini International Airport.


Visitor reviews summary

Caldera View Bay Hotel, one of the best hotels in Santorini with a private pool has received an excellent rating in:

Location, comfort, cleanliness, facilities, staff, breakfast, value for money and Wi-Fi.



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Katikies Chromata Hotel, Santorini


Santorini hotels with a private pool
Katikies Chromata Hotel, Santorini


One of the best Santorini hotels with a private pool, which offers a variety of recreational activities, such as:

Snorkelling, horse riding, kayaking, bike rental, fishing, diving, hiking. In addition to health care facilities and beauty services such as massages, wellness centre and spa. The hotel is 1.6 km from the Archaeological Museum and 7.1 km from Santorini International Airport.


Visitor reviews summary

Chromata Hotel is one of the best hotels in Santorini with a private pool, with an excellent rating in:

Location, comfort, cleanliness, facilities, staff, breakfast, value for money and Wi-Fi.


Booking.com



FAQ


What is the most suitable area to live in Santorini?

This depends on the preference of visitors themselves, for example, the "Epskopi Gunes" area is considered the best area to live in Santorini for those looking for accommodation close to historical attractions, entertainment and popular markets.

While the “Pyrgos Kallistis” area is considered the best for lovers of lively places, markets and restaurants.

In this article, we have collected the best areas to live with, including the best Santorini hotels that we recommend, with a mention of the characteristics of each area... Read more


What is the average cost of staying in Santorini hotels per night?

It depends on the hotel's rating and location, among other factors.

In this article, you will find the best and most convenient housing options in terms of price and quality of service... Read more


What are the Cheapest (and Highest Rated) Hotels in Santorini Greece?

Smaragdi Hotel, Dream Island Hotel, Skyfall Suites are all hotels that have received the best reviews from visitors.

And their prices are cheap compared to other hotels in Santorini Greece.


What are the best hotels in Santorini for a honeymoon?

San Antonio Hotel, Skyfall Suites, Katikies Hotel are hotels with romantic views and facilities for newlyweds.

It has received excellent reviews from couples.


What are the recommended hotels that overlook the sea?

Dream Island Hotel, San Antonio Hotel and Villa Calderas Lilium are among the best Santorini hotels overlooking the sea, according to visitor reviews.


What is the best-recommended area near the airport to live in?

Exo Gunia is considered one of the best areas near Santorini International Airport and includes a group of hotels on the island of Santorini, Greece.


What are the best Santorini hotels with a private pool?

All the hotels that we recommended in this article offer accommodation with a private pool and have been highly rated by visitors... Read more


How much does it cost to stay in Santorini hotels with a private pool for one night?

The cost of accommodation in the best Santorini hotels with a private pool ranges between $132 and $400, and the price varies according to the hotel’s classification, period of the year.


What are the cheapest and best hotels in Santorini with a private pool?

De Sol Santorini Hotel & Spa, West East Suites Hotel, is one of the Dubai hotels that offer a private pool and are distinguished by their economical prices compared to others.

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