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Santorini
Travel Guide

Fira featuring general coastal views and a coastal town

Check out the sights in Santorini, which is 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the northwest of Santorini Island. Coming from Santorini National Airport in Santorini Island, Santorini lies 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the southwest.

To get a sense of what makes Santorini Island tick, spread your wings and discover nearby neighborhoods like Thira Town, Agia Paraskevi, and Messaria.

You’ll find plenty of interesting cultural highlights in and around Santorini. Discover the museums and galleries of Archaeological Museum, Wine Museum and Megaro Gyzi.

When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Santorini Island, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Explore the stretches of coastline nearby such as Monolithos Beach and Vourvoulos Beach.

Those travelling without kids will enjoy an hour or two at Boutari Winery, Antoniou Winery and Gavalas Vineyard.

To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Santorini Princess Luxury Spa Hotel, the Rocabella Santorini Resort & Spa, and the popular Volcano View Hotel & Villas.

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Where to stay in Santorini

De Sol Spa Hotel
De Sol Spa Hotel
5 out of 5
Fira, Santorini, Santorini Island
The price is £131 per night from 20 Jun to 20 Jun
Situated near the airport, this luxury hotel is steps away from Aegean Islands and Santorini Caldera. Athinios Port and Old Port are also within 3 miles (5 ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (284 reviews)
"Everyone who worked there was very kind."

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2021

De Sol Spa Hotel
Hotel Sunny Villas
Hotel Sunny Villas
4 out of 5
Imerovigli, Santorini, Santorini Island
Situated in Santorini, this romantic hotel is steps away from Aegean Islands and Santorini Caldera. Skaros Rock and Old Port are also within 3 miles (5 km).
4.6/5Exceptional! (490 reviews)
"This is a stunning property with helpful staff. Warning that you and your luggage will have to navigate steep stairs to get anywhere on the property. The rooms are largely glazed cement in elegant, beautiful styles. Breakfast is served on your balcony - in our first room, that meant with a beautiful ..."

Reviewed on 1 Nov 2020

Hotel Sunny Villas
Volcano View Hotel Santorini
Volcano View Hotel Santorini
5 out of 5
Fira, Santorini, Santorini Island
The price is £184 per night from 21 Jun to 21 Jun
Situated near the airport, this luxury hotel is steps away from Aegean Islands and Santorini Caldera. Old Port and Monolithos Beach are also within 3 miles (5 ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (586 reviews)
"The staff were very cheerful, friendly and helpful . The hotel views were amazing.The food was super delicious. The chef was a true artist. The breakfast buffet was very rich in each item and had a wide variety of a lot of yummy food."

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2021

Volcano View Hotel Santorini
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Vallas Apartments & Villas
Vallas Apartments & Villas
3 out of 5
Firostefani, Santorini
The price is £64 per night from 22 Jun to 22 Jun
Situated in Santorini, this aparthotel is steps away from Aegean Islands and Santorini Caldera. Skaros Rock and Old Port are also within 1 mile (2 km).
4.3/5Excellent! (134 reviews)
"Gutes und preisgünstiges Appartement! Absolut geeignet um die ganzen Eindrücke der Caldera zu geniessen!!"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020

Vallas Apartments & Villas
Enigma Suites
Enigma Suites
4 out of 5
Fira, Santorini
The price is £203 per night from 23 Jun to 23 Jun
Situated in Santorini, this aparthotel is steps away from Aegean Islands and Santorini Caldera. Old Port and Skaros Rock are also within 2 miles (3 km).
4.9/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
"Highly recommended. Location: The location is amazing. There are so many restaurants around. Room: We enjoyed the famous sunset from our room. Sitting in the terrace and watching the sunset was just amazing! Breakfast was served in the terrace. The staff who brought us breakfast was very polite and ..."

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2020

Enigma Suites
Aspa Villas
Aspa Villas
3.5 out of 5
Oia, Santorini, Santorini Island
The price is £92 per night from 30 Jun to 30 Jun
Situated near the beach, this villa is steps away from Aegean Islands and Santorini Caldera. Oia Castle is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) away.
4.5/5Wonderful! (126 reviews)
"We loved our stay here. It was our one splurge for our 3 week Greek Island trip and it was well worth it. We had the suite with a large private balcony overlooking caldera. Our fridge was stocked with breakfast items and a bottle of wine which we shared at sunset. The private balcony the hotel had ..."

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Aspa Villas
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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