• Greece, a home to passionate music, inspired cuisines, thrill seeking activities, and an unbeatable glorifying history is a beautiful destination with ancient sun-bleached ruins that pierce the blue skies and the endless coastlines. However, these are not the only thing that makes Greece a beautiful dwelling place.

    If Greece is the heaven, than the Greek islands are the Angles! The Greek islands ignite the imagination of a traveler and on the other hand satisfy the soul with their history laced in mythical tales, which are told through ancient, sun bleached ruins. 

    These Islands will make you sink your toes deep into the sand and listen to the warm Aegean lap of the shore that will leave you bewitched melted in the beauty of the Greek islands.

    You will find many islands that will surely fascinate you with all means but the best of the rest is the Santorini Island that is regarded as the supermodel of the Greek island. It is the most beautiful island that you will find in the whole Greece. 

    There are multicolored cliffs that are out of a sea-drowned Caldera, which is also topped by drifts of whitewashed buildings. It is mostly regarded as the best honeymoon destination in the country, because of its dazzling panoramas, romantic sunsets, and its volcanic sand beaches. And due to these capturing beauties it attracts and hosts 1.5 million tourists and travelers annually.

    So to get you the best out of the place, we are here with the best Santorini honeymoon packages that offer you an extravagant honeymoon in Santorini.

  • Couple Things To Do In Santorini

  • 01Romance With Humor - Donkey Ride

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    Have you ever experienced a donkey safari with your partner? If not then this is the right place to do so, as the Santorini honeymoon package allows you to go on a donkey ride with your partner and explore the Santorini Island. 

    This unique and amazing idea may sound absurd to some people but as said by the tourism people, it is one of the best ways to explore the Santorini Island with your partner.

    Location: Fira. This amazing place is situated near the old port at Fira which is the capital of Santorini.

    Distance: The distance between the main old port in Fira and the Santorini Airport is just 7.6 km away from your reach. Hiring a taxi is the easy way to cover the distance.

    What to do: The Santorini tour and travels allow you to go for an adventurous trip around the island. It mainly depends on your convenience that where you want to go riding on a donkey's back and what places you want to see.

    Packages: There are many interesting packages that are provided by the donkey rider’s society, which includes three main packages, Fira port ride, that will cost you US $2388 (INR 1,28,015), Imerovigli to Oia is US$ 5,390 (INR 3,45,175) and the sunset horse ride costing US $12,000 (INR 7,68,480), per person.

  • 02Mud Bath By The Volcano

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    If you are looking for some exotic place to hide away from the hectic busy schedule of the city life then the volcanic view of Santorini is the best place to go. 

    The volcanic mountains, Palea and Nea Kameni, are the two most amazing places to get away with your partner.

    Location: Santorini caldera, in the eastern Mediterranean.

    Distance: it is mainly located in the outskirts of the Santorini Island. The distance can be covered by using a private vehicle or even you can take tourism buses and cars to take you there. From the airport, it would be a couple of hours of ride.

    Things to do: There are many amazing places as well as activities that can be done and visited near the Santorini volcano. You can visit the Nea Kameni which is just 2 km away from the volcano spot or else you can visit the Dakoutros Bros J.V which is just 1km from Santorini volcanic spot.

    This place is an amazing sight for couples who can go for a sail in the private boats getting dipped in the beauty of the darkness.

  • 03Sunbathe On Perissa Beach

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    One of the best beaches that is present in the Santorini Island, Perissa Beach will make you bewitched with its beauty and exotic environment. 

    The beach is famous for its sunbath activity. It offers ultimate relaxation experience after laying down on the sand and getting tanned.

    Distance: The distance from Santorini Airport to the Perissa beach is just 4.5 km away and can be easily reached by hiring a car or any tourism vehicle.

    Main attraction: the main feature of the Santorini Perissa beach is the black sand that makes it more unique. Not only that you can find plenty of restaurants and motels to munch on some delicious local dishes and even fresh seafood along with cheaply available alcohol. The restaurant named Cornman who serves the best chargrilled corn on the cob.

    The black sand beach of Perissa beach is a beautiful destination for a newly married couple who can stroll on the beach and enjoy the mystical environment. They can also go for a long and romantic walk during the sunset time and enjoy the beauty of the setting sun.

  • 04Swimming At Red Beach

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    Red Beach is a beautiful beach that adds up its name in the most beautiful beaches in the Santorini Island.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 13 kilometers. You can take a bus to Fira and boat/trek the rest of the distance.

    The main attraction: the thing that makes up the beauty of the red beach is the impressive red rock formations, which form a breathtaking unique volcanic landscape, which makes it irresistible.

    Things to do:  Access involves a walk from the harbor of Akrotíri (around 10 minutes) or by boat from Kamári, Akrotíri and Períssa, but the all-red landscape is certainly worth the trek. You can even give a visit to another nearest beach; the white sand beach that is another stunning seascape that you simply must not miss! Black sand, big grey and white pebbles and gigantic white rocks form a bizarre setting like you’ve never seen before.

    Know before you go: It is also a destination for scuba diving at the cape of Tripití at Thirassiá, Paliá Kaméni (the shipwreck), Mésa Pigádia, Ammoúdi, Arménis (wall dive), Asproníssi. All the trips and sports are included in your Santorini honeymoon packages to give all the benefits of being in a honeymoon in Santorini.

  • 05Visit Mediterranean Beauty - Akrotiri Lighthouse

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    Standing on the southernmost tip of the picturesque Greek island of the Santorini, is the Akrotiri Lighthouse. The famous lighthouse stands at 36 21' 05" & 25 21' 05" at S.W. side of Santorini island, 350 m from the edge and at 100m elevation.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 15.9 km. The best way to reach is to hire a taxi from the airport to directly take you to the lighthouse.

    Best time to visit: The best time to visit the lighthouse is the time of sunset, in order to enjoy the setting sun. The clear view from the stone lighthouse walls of the evening red sun dropping into the azure blue Aegean Sea is a wonderful experience. 

    Location: Lighthouse road, Akrotiri, Greece.

  • Best Places To Visit In Santorini

  • 06Akrotiri Minoan Site

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    Located on the southern side of the island, between the village of Akrotiri and the famous Red beach, the archaeological site of Akrotiri is one of the main attractions of Santorini.

    Location: It is situated in the Akrotiri district if the Santorini island.

    Distance: The distance from the Santorini Island to the Akrotiri Minoan site is just 12 km, which can be easily covered with in 23 to 25 minutes by the help of any private vehicle or even one can use the tourism vehicle.

    This is one of the most historical sites of the Santorini Island that was originally constructed around 4,500 B.C. but in the 17th century B.C. it was destroyed by an earthquake. It is a beautiful place for the historians and travelers to visit and explore the breathtaking ruins of the Akrotiri Minoan site.

  • 07Prehistoric Thera Museum

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    This prehistoric museum is quite spectacular even from the outside. It hosts a rich collection of finds from the excavations in the sites of Akrotiri and other Cyclades islands. Museum is quite spectacular even from the outside. It hosts a rich collection of finds free excavations in the sites of Akrotiri and other Cyclades islands.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 5.2 kms and can be made within 11 minutes.

  • 08Church of Holy Cross

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    Located in the Perissa city of the Santorini Island, just above the beach, the church of Holy Cross is among the largest churches in Santorini. 

    It was originally constructed in 1835-1840, but after the severe earthquake of 1956, the church was reconstructed.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: Lies close to the airport and can be walked to right from the airport exit.

  • 09Agios Nikolaos Monastery

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    Located in the Firostefani area of the Santorini Island, the historical female Monastery of Agios Nikolaos is located between the villages of Firostefani and Imerovigli in Santorini. 

    The monastery is dedicated to three saints, Agios Panteleimon, Zoodochos Pighi (which means life giving source in Greek), and Agios Nikolaos.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 231 kms via Iraklio. It would be about an 8 hours f drive.

  • 10Skaros Rock

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    This beautiful place is located in the Imerovigli of the Santorini Island. Skaros is a rocky headland that protrudes out to the azure blue Aegean Sea. 

    In the earlier days, a majestic castle was located here and used to be the principal place of Christian congregation in Santorini till the beginning of the 1800s.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 8. Kms via Epar. Od. Firon-Ormou Perissis

  • Best Places To Stay In Santorini Island

  • 11Kirini Suites & Spa

    Located in the main street of Oia Kirini Suites and Spa is among the top places to stay Santorini. This place is a beautiful amalgamation of luxury with Cycladic architectural tradition and the satisfying scenery of Aegean.

    The honeymoon suites are a combination of beautiful design, Mediterranean colors, and the charming view of the Caldera gives sheer romantic setting. One of its striking features is each suite has its private Verandah and open air Jacuzzi.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 15.3 kms via Epar. Od.

    Accommodation for two will cost around US$1016 (INR 65,064) per day.

  • 12Rocabella Santorini Resort & Spa

    A peaceful and romantic retreat for couples seeking a life changing experience during their Santorini Honeymoon, Rocabella Santorini Resort and Spa is located in the picturesque village of Imerovigli far away from the bustle of the city but within easy reach of the capital. 

    Perfectly designed with Aegean Architecture it ensures a pleasurable and romantic stay for couples.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 9 kms via Epar. Od. Firon-Ormou Perissis

    A stay for a couple costs around US$656 (INR 42,010) per day.

  • 13Gold Suites

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    One of the recently build complexes in Imerovigli village, Gold Suites is a fusion of contemporary design. 

    Art pieces in gold and white makes it one of the recommended stay for couples on a Santorini honeymoon. Rooms feature a private verandah with grand view of Caldera and private pools.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 8.5 kms via Epar. Od. Firon-Ormou Perissis

    Price: A stay for a day will cost around US$1171 (INR 74,990).

  • 14Santorini Secret Suites & Spa

    The beautiful suites and villas in Santorini Secret Suites and Spa stick to the traditional Cycladic architecture, with bright colors in the stylish decorations giving them a contemporary view. 

    Located in Oia, the suites are a perfect retreat for those who want to experience the best of Santorini. A large terrace with a private view heated pool is just a bliss, while enjoying the soothing view outside.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 16 kms via Epar. Od. Firon-Ormou Perissis

    Cost: Accommodation in the honeymoon suite will cost around US$1406 (INR 90,040) per day.

  • 15Carpe Diem Suites and Spa

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    Located on the hillside above the medieval city of Pyrgos, Carpe Diem Suites and Spa is a perfect escape for couples enjoying their honeymoon in Santorini. 

    The honeymoon suites bring together luxury, romantic aura, and Greek hospitality. The rooms feature a grand terrace made of lava rock that gives a wonderful romantic experience to the couples.

    Distance from Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 5 kms towards the village of Pyrgos.

    Cost: Accommodation for a day will cost around US$875 (INR 56,035).

  • Best Beaches In Santorini

  • 16Red Beach

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    This is one of the most famous and beautiful beaches of Santorini. It is located few steps away from the ancient site of Akrotiri. It provides an eye catching view of the different colors of cliffs. 

    The beach size is small, and hence it is mostly crowded but the unique landscape can still be enjoyed from the top.

  • 17Kamari Beach

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    It is a very famous beach resort of Santorini situated 10 km southeast of Fira, the island's capital. The beach is of black sand while on the left side there is a large rock called Mesa Vouno that rises from the sea, and is also the main attraction of the place. This area is very attractive especially at night, when the rock shines in the dark.

  • 18Perissa Beach

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    Perissa beach is situated 15 km southeast of Fira extending for 7 km on the southeastern side of Santorini. Black sand, crystalline waters, and various beaches are its unique characteristics. 

    But the Mesa Vouno rock shining in the dark is the best part of this beach. One of the most visited places, and hence also included in the Santorini Honeymoon package.

  • 19Perivolos Beach

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    The beautiful beach of Perivolos is located in close proximity to Perissa which is 3 km away and lies on the southern end of the island. 

    You can enjoy a stroll with your partner by the sparkling blue water in the calm atmosphere. There are numerous taverns, pubs, and restaurants in the area, where local cuisines can be enjoyed.

  • 20Vlychada Beach

    Vlychada beach has a smooth approach while getting down to it. Two large chimneys can be seen as you go down. One is directly behind the beach and other one is nearby. 

    But fortunately this factory is no longer in function and the brick structures are actually quite pleasurable to look at. The beach is covered by dark grey sand and watching rock formations behind it really satisfying.

  • Watersports In Santorini

  • 21Wave Sports

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    The Wave Water Sports is located on the beautiful beach of Perivolos in Santorini, the southernmost island of the Cyclades. 

    From its start in 1994, it has attracted a lot of tourists and is also loved by couples coming for Honeymoon In santorini.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 12 kilometer.

    Attractions: It has many attractions like parasailing, jet ski etc.

    Price: The rides for two people will cost around US$179 – US$240 (INR 11,468 – INR 15,369)

  • 223sx Sports

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    Located at Kamari beach 3sx Sports Center has got collection of all types of water sports and also the facility of learning the same from experts.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 12 kms.

    Attractions: The special attraction is the Kayak boats a must in the to do list in a Santorini Honeymoon.

    Price: The rides for two individuals will cost around US$23 – US$500 (INR 1472 – INR 32,023)

  • 23Santorini Waterpark

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    This water park is the best place for couples who do not have keen interest in extreme water sports. It is located in Perissa beach against a backdrop of barren hills. 

    This is the best place to enjoy variety of water slides and few relaxing moments in the pool. One can also savor some good food when here.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: 8 kilometers.

    Ticket for adults: US$9.5 (INR 600) per head. For kids, it’s about US$3.59 (INR 230).

    Special attractions:

    Two water slides

    One swirly slide

    Crazy bar

    Swimming pool

  • Most Romantic Restaurants In Santorini

  • 24Kapari Wine Restaurant

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    Kapari Wine Restaurant is one of the best restaurants that you can find in the Santorini Island. It boasts about its charming taverns and the typical Greek food. 

    It is a beautiful place to enjoy the setting sun while sipping a glass of fine wine as it has a seaside terrace that coveted the sunset view. 

    This restaurant is actually located in the Kapari Natural Resort, perching on the highest point of the island. In addition, the restaurant also provides the best treatment that is included in your Santorini honeymoon packages.

    Location: Kapari Natural Resort, Imerovigli.

    Distance from the Airport and how to reach: The Kapari wine restaurant is 2 km away from Fira, 8 km away from the Santorini airport and 10 km from the port.

    Nearby attractions and beaches: As it is located on the highest point of the island, the restaurant hosts a spectacular view of Volcano, Caldera along with the beautiful sight of the Aegean Sea. You can also enjoy the majestic sunset coupled with an amazing food.

    Price for two: The price ranges between US$323 and US$10000 (20,702 INR to 64,322 INR) that is also based on average rate of a standard room.

    Amenities: The restaurant as well the resort provides you with the best facilities like bar and lounge, airport transportation, concierge as well as free parking. The Kapari wine restaurant serves the finest of the Mediterranean Greek cuisines that is also based on the homemade recipes using traditional and local ingredients.

    Activities: You can go for many activities like swimming in their private pool, dining in the fine restaurant, trying the hot tub or even getting drunk in the bar.

    Best time to visit: The best time to visit the resort in order to enjoy the sunset is during the fall or winter season, the best time for a honeymoon in the most romantic place.

    The must haves: There are there amazing and mouth watering cuisines that one should must have on their visit to the restaurant, they are the Fava, the island's signature dish, white eggplant and the Santorini cherry tomatoes.

    If you are visiting the restaurant then you should also take time and stay at the amazing Kapari natural resort and get pampered by the best.

  • 25La Maison

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    If you are looking for innovative tastes and professional services then the best place to go is the La Maison restaurant. It features a romantic atmosphere coupled with delicious food.

    Location: This beautiful restaurant is located on the caldera of the picturesque village of Santorini.

    Distance from the Airport: The La Maison is 8 km away from Fira and 2 km away from the Santorini airport.

    Restaurant features: The beautiful restaurant consist of outdoor seating, it serves the best alcohols, and along with that amazing Greek cuisines to munch on.

    Things to do: If you are done with your food in the restaurant and have some time in hand, you can go to the Santorini Sailing centre that is just 1 km away from the restaurant. You can enjoy a sunset sailing in the sea with your beloved and even can bask on the Skaros rock which is just 6 km from the hotel.

    Best time to visit: The hotel is open to the visitors all over the year but the best time to get a good package is during the month of July, a little chilly a little hotness blended together for a perfect honeymoon experience.

  • 26V Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar

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    The best of the alcohol can be found in the V Lounge Cafe that is situated on the rooftop of the Panorama Boutique hotel. 

    It is mainly known for its impeccable service accompanied by chilled music and a relaxing atmosphere with a romantic setting to refresh your mood and make you feel relaxed.

    Locations: Ipapantis walkway, Panorama Boutique hotel, Fira

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: The distance from the Santorini airport to the Panorama Boutique hotel is just 10 minutes away, while the distance from the port is just 15 minutes away.

    Restaurant features: The restaurant famous for its brilliant sunset view is also known for its after hour meals, outdoor seating and also for the best traditional and international cuisines. The restaurant is also known for its special coffee and also for the fresh fruit cocktail that are prepared by the professional bartenders. The V lounge cafe and cocktail bar consist of the best collection of the finest alcohol in the entire Santorini, like scotch or Irish whiskey, rums, bourbons, vodkas, tequilas, and also for its gins.

    Things to do: There are many places and things that you can visit or can even do while visiting the restaurant. You can have a visit to the two brother’s bar which is just 1 km away from the restaurant, or else you can go for a little shopping to the Ontario jewelry famous for its traditional Greek jewelries and is also just 1 km away from the spot.

  • 27Lauda Restaurant

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    Lauda is best known for hosting Santorini’s finest gourmets and also is the first stop to find it. The restaurant is located in the heart of Caldera. 

    It consists of traditional organic Greek products as well as the international culinary trends. The restaurant is situated on the edge of the cliff which makes it a hallmark of elegance.

    Location: Andronis Boutique Hotel, Oia.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: The distance from the Santorini Island is not too long. The Andronis Boutique hotel, where the Lauda restaurant is situated is only 15.5 km away from Santorini Airport, which will take you just 30 minutes to cover the distance and reach your destination.

    Things to do: If you are done with your intimate time in the restaurant having wine and delicious cuisines and have some more time to spare, you can go on a shopping spree to the nearby places which are nearer to the resort. Just in the nook of the restaurant you will find the Eponymous store and the aquamarine jewellery shop where you can get trendy and beautiful things for you and your beloved. If you are an art lover you can explore the Nam midi art shop which is just 1 km away from the restaurant.

    Restaurant features: The Lauda restaurant is itself unique with its features. The restaurant is more preferable because of its view from the cliff, bar scenes and for the delicious local cuisines served with a tint. The hotel also includes the range of best alcohols in Santorini along with best fusion of local and international dishes blended together to surprise your taste buds.

    Best time to visit: The best time to visit the beautiful elegant hotel is must say is during the month of July. The place is mainly can be enjoyed after a sunset accompanied by some chilly air to add some more fragrance in to your romance.

  • 28Metaxy Mas Tavern

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    Are you in for a delicious treat? Then there’s no better place than Metaxy Mas Tavern. This place is the best way to start your food exploring journey throughout the Santorini Island. 

    The beautiful restaurant is situated in Exo Gonia and gives you a beautiful tavern to spend some relaxing and comforting time with your loved ones. The restaurant is also blessed with two beautifully decorated cool yards that ensure your next visit.

    Distance From Santorini (Thira) National Airport: The exotic Metaxy Mas restaurant is not so far away from the Santorini’s mainland. It’s just a 5 minutes drive from the Santorini Airport to the restaurant as it is just 2 km away.

    Distance from the Airport and how to reach: The Kapari wine restaurant is 1 km away from the Santorini airport. It would be about 10 minutes of drive.

    Location:  Exo Gonia, Pyrgos, Greece.

    PriceAverage : The average cost of the one night stay in the hotel ranges between US$24 and US$36 (INR 1,541 and INR 2,311).

    Restaurant price: The beautiful tavern is a homely place opened to each and every party and functions. It serves mouth watering cuisines of Mediterranean, Greek, and many local dishes to munch on. Apart from the Wifi feature, the restaurant is a destination to an outdoor dining with a great view of nature. They also do serve fine wine and beer to enjoy the environment while getting wasted.

    Must haves: The restaurant serves some of its local and famous dishes that would make your taste buds go nuts.  You can have the authentic Santorini salad and Cretan with healthy veggies. You can also try the local island cuisine with fava and white eggplant or even can order the main dishes like filet with Vinsanto sauce or boneless pork chops with orange sauce and jacket potato.

    THINGS TO DO: Just 1 km away from the place you will find one of the most talked about destination in Santorini, the Ever After days, this cool place helps you to get married in the last minute with all the chaos and celebration. If you are a wine lover and want to sip down the finest wines that can be found in the Santorini Island, than the Art Space is a perfect destination for you. It is just 1 km away from the hotel and can be easily reached with a help of a car or a private vehicle.

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