The Stunning Santorini Island – Greece

Greece has a large number of islands, with each offering something different and unique. Santorini is definitely one of those islands that there’s something to appeal to everyone. Simply its name is more than enough from those seeking secluded white, red and black sandy beaches, breathtaking sunsets and scenery, impressive traditional houses, balconies with view to the Volcano, to visitors searching for bustling lively nightlife and fine dining. Santorini or Thira, is definitely one of the most popular and romantic destinations in Greece located in the Cyclades islands, in the middle of the Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea between Ios and Anafi islands. It is considered as one of the most stunning landscapes in the world.

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Fira the capital

Santorini Island and the other small group of Greek Islands was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in history and what remain today are a submerged volcano and a caldera (volcano cauldron). Santorini itself was formed out of the lava from the volcanic eruption in 1660 BC; it is the only inhabited Caldera in the world. Santorini has famous villages like Fira the capital , Imerovigli or Oia, the towns on the top cliff of the caldera, mostly know around the world for their spectacular sunset. The volcanic colored rocks of the cliff are spectacular offering fantastic views of the Aegean Sea and submerged volcano. The weather of Santorini is the same as most of the Cyclades Islands. It is hot sunny in summer and dry winters. The weather is nice and sunny from April till September. The beaches of Santorini are of special geographical features, Santorini have dark-colored beaches while specifically popular are Perissa, Kamari and Perivolos ideal for scuba diving amidst the caves, reefs and walls.

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Fira the capital

You may visit Kamari beaches; Kamari is a famous beach resort of Santorini located 10 km southeast of Fira, the island’s capital. The beach is famous for its black sandy beach, attractive and fully organized with sun beds, umbrellas, water sports and diving giving a wide range of facilities and different types of water sports. Or Perissa beach; the beach of Perissa is the longest in Santorini gets very crowded in summer. The beach is well organized too. Or Monolithas beach; It is one of the most family- oriented beaches due to the shallow waters making it good for families. It is surrounded by few hotels, restaurants and cafes. Also there is playing area for children. Also Red beaches; It is one of the most beautiful beaches on Santorini surrounded by red lava cliffs. You will admire the unique landscape of red and black volcanic rocks. As Santorini is the most attractive and Romantic Island in Greece, many luxury hotels serve the tourists with many facilities like; Hotels with Caldera view. Most of these luxury hotels are located high above the caldera cliff, where any tourist can have a breathtaking view of the volcano and the Aegean Sea with open pools and spa facilities. Holidays in Santorini are a daydream for many people where they can enjoy the gorgeous beaches, fascinating folklore and fresh seafood. As it is the top tourist destination in Greece In fact, it is frequently included among the best destinations in the world.

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Fira the capital

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Imerovigli

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Oia

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Kamari beaches

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Kamari beaches

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Kamari beaches

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Monolithas beach

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Monolithas beach

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Monolithas beach

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Perissa Beach

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Perissa Beach

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Perissa Beach

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Perissa Beach

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Perissa Beach

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Santorini’s Red Beach

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Santorini’s Red Beach

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Santorini’s Red Beach

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Santorini’s Red Beach

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Santorini’s Red Beach

 

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