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Santorini, Greece

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Santorini, a Greece island, is familiar to lovers of beach holidays. This island in the Aegean Sea attracts not only with its charming beaches but also with modern hotels and the unique architecture. The main landmark of the island is the tiny white houses with wooden doors, window shutters and blue gates. The picture is completed by a number of colourful flowers and oriental plants. Locals set them out in flower pots right on their backyard.

Santorini, Greece The island’s population goes up to 13 400 people. Most of them work in the tourism industry. Fishing is still the major business in this area. It makes sense to try dozens of fish dishes and quite exotic sea delicatessens in the local restaurants. Guests of the island put the beach recreation at the first place. There you can go diving, the island has outstanding facilities for it.

Except beaches on the island you can see a lot of wonderful landmarks. There has placed a great number of old monasteries and more than 330 Orthodox churches and temples. Santorini is known for its unique archaeological districts. Several years ago, on the Akrotiri Peninsula, the researchers had found traces of the ancient city of the Minoan period. Some historical buildings were rebuilt, thereby, this archaeological place is open for visitors. Even a usual walk in any Santorini city can become unforgettable. More than that, there you can take a lot of wonderful photos. Next - Sozopol

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ATM bankomat: 'Piraeus Bank' located in 1.03 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Fresh Rent' is located in 1.07 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Elin' in 0.4 km
Parking: 'Free Parking' in 2.93 km
Apotheek: 'Farmakio' in 1.07 km
Police station: 'Astinomiko Tmima' in 2.35 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Thira Airport JTR - in 1 km
 »  Paros National Airport PAS - in 74 km
 »  Astypalaia Airport JTY - in 84 km
 »  Milos Island National Airport MLO - in 94 km
 »  Mykonos Airport JMK - in 116 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Santorini

Pleiades Eco Houses

Located in 0 km from Santorini
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Rooms: 5
Using energy-saving air cooling systems, all accommodation types at Pleiades Eco Houses feature a fully equipped kitchen with stove, microwave oven, … More: photo, rates and booking
Villa Arlene

Located in 1 km from Santorini
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Rooms: 10
Decorated with whitewashed walls, each room features a satellite TV with cable channels and a mini fridge. A shower is included in the bathroom. … More: photo, rates and booking
Villa Nikos Kamari

Located in 2 km from Santorini
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Rooms: 9
The simply decorated studios of Villa Nikos have a kitchenette with dining area, fridge and cooking hobs. Each unit is equipped with air … More: photo, rates and booking
Villa Romantic

Located in 3 km from Santorini
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Rooms: 11
Villa Romantic offers rooms with air conditioning and views from the private balconies or access to the courtyard. Each of the rooms features a … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

Santorini Volcano
5 km - Santorini Volcano
Located on the Greek island of the same name, Santorini is one of the oldest and most powerful volcanoes of our planet. According to the researchers, it could cause the disappearance of the Minoan civilization. As scientists suggest, its most powerful eruption happened …
13 km - Amorgos
The Greek island of Amorgos is located not far from the more famous island of Santorini and has started to attract the tourists relatively recently. In addition to the enchanting beaches of unspoiled nature, the island is characterized by a unique architecture. Its …
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
189 km - Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is the fifth wonder of the world. Its history is closely linked with the history of the temple of Artemis at Ephesus. It was built simultaneously with the second temple of Artemis, which was being rapidly restored after the fire. The …
Dimitros-P Wrecks
190 km - Dimitros-P Wrecks
The old 35 meters long rust ship "Dimitros-P Wrecks" has placed not far from the port area of Imeri Gramvousa island. According to the official returns, in January 1968 this huge ship loaded with cement went from Halkida to North America. When the ship was coming near …
Balos Beach
202 km - Balos Beach
The favorite vacation spot among fans of beach activities in Greece is the island of Crete. Here, you can find the world-famous beach of Balos. This fabulous stretch of coast is characterized by unique landscapes. White sand with lots of multi-colored stones covers the …
Elafonissi Beach
213 km - Elafonissi Beach
In search of the most romantic beach of Greece you should go to the island of Crete, near the coast of which is a miniature island of Elafonisi. It is on its territory that the eponymous beach is located. It is among the most romantic beaches of the country. Elafonisi …

Top destination around Santorini - Santorini

Santorini is a resort island with a well developed infrastructure and plenty of entertainment facilities. One of the main benefits of the resort destination is splendid beach areas with the most popular one among them being the Perissa Beach. This part of the coast is embraced with high mountains greatly affecting the weather and atmosphere of the beach area. The Kamari Beach features excellent comfort enhancing facilities. Its guests can enjoy sun bathing, sport attractions or visit one of the attractive cafes located right on the premises of the beach.

Those tourists tending to visiting of new unusual places will love the rest on the Red Beach. The coastal area owes its name to the unique cliff formations featuring vermillion color. The island also offers its guests to pay a visit to the White Beach being a unique and romantic destination. Any moment the visitors can leave the crowded coastal area and set to one of the nearest islands offering atmosphere of privacy.

The resort island of Santorini will be a perfect place for those tourists striving to improve their health during the vacation. The island offers its guests to visit numerous excellent health complexes and day spa centers. The most popular recreational center of the capital of the island is the Kissingfish one. The center features nice design. Every customer will enjoy individual approach and high class service.
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