Santorini is one of the Cyclades group of the Greek islands, right in the Aegean Sea
This popular tourist destination is well-known for its wonderful sea view and stunning sunsets such as Red Beach, Paralia Vlichada Beach, and Nea Kameni
Its Capital village namely Fira has great shopping spots like Greco Gold at Gold street and Drakkar Shop
Staying Cliff Side Suites or Aqua Luxury Suites make your trip unforgettable
Don't skip capturing your moment at Byzantine Castle Ruins or The Arkotiri Lighthouse
Red beach is the top-ranked destination that you should go to. This is one of the most scenic and beautiful beaches on the island with the view of the red cliffs. Do not skip exploring the Paralia Vlichada beach for its natural beauty including large rock, black sand, and its moon-shaped landscape.
Going to Old Port of Fira will be an amazing trip when you go there by walking through the donkey's trail or experience riding the Cable car at Santorini Cable Car. You will be greeted by the magnificent viewpoints of the island. Visiting the Museum of Prehistoric Thera would be an unforgettable moment during your holiday. They have a large number of ancient artifacts for you to explore here.
Gold Street is the central shopping center in Fira, Santorini. Situated in the small blocks, it is the biggest and most famous shopping spot famous for jewelry. Do not forget to go to Greco Gold, the oldest jewelry store here. Another shopping destination is Drakkar shops, you can find elegant fashion items from both Greek and international designers.
Santorini is famous for tasty cuisine and healthy Mediterranean dishes. Must-try dishes here are Gyros and Souvlaki. Both are the grilled meat served with a side of vegetables, fried potatoes, tzatziki, and pita bread. The differences being that Gyros are served as sandwiches. The most popular drink on this island is Mashita liqueur, it has a unique herbal aroma with a hint of pine.
Get Greek culture of Santorini trough exploring the landmarks, archeological museums, and temples here. Monastery Of Profitis Ilias and Art Of The Loom Gallery are the evidence of cultural places in Fira, Santorini. Many fascinating festivals also exist every year such as Santorini Jazz Festival, International Music Festival, and the Megaron Gyzi Festival.
The perfect time for enjoying Santorini island is between late April and early November when it still warn and there is little rain. While experiencing sunbathing and swimming, the best time is between June to September.
Cliff Side Suites is the most popular place to stay in Santorini. It is a luxury hotel with private pools in front of the room. Catching the sunset is perfect through your room here. Another option is Aqua Luxury Suites which located in imerovigli, one of the most romantic spots in Santorini. Your night stay will be much more amazing with panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and Caldera cliff.
Don't forget trying Greece's local cuisines at Metaxi Mas, most favorite restaurant among tourists since its spectacular food taste. Oven-baked asparagus with graviera cheese and grilled octopus tentacle are the best and phenomenal menus in this place. Yalos Santorini is also good place for having meal, since it offers UNIQUE dining with sea view of Exo Gialos. So you can grab the delicious foods in a very relax athmosphere.
For having a fun night, Enigma is the best option. This is the most favorite place for dancing among locals and visitors located in the village of Fira. Feels the awesome atmosphere while having your cocktails here Don't forget to visit the Tango Bar, a bar offering beach view and fresh fruit cocktails.
Experience great adventure at Nea Kameni Volcanic Park and Tholos Naftilos while exploring Santorini. In this Volcano lands, you can get stunning landscapes while dipping your body in the hot spring area. Do not skip the archeological site of Arkrotiri where you can learn historic places of Santorini. You can learn about the prehistoric settlement of the Aegean here.
Oia castle and Byzantine Castle Ruins are the best spots for taking pictures. These two places are included as the historical sites in Oia, Santorini. Do not forget to capture your moment at Akrotiri Lighthouse while waiting for the sunset. This is a 19th-century square tower located 10 m higher from the houses.