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High on History
The village got its name from a small arch (Greek: Καμάρα, Kamara) that still rises at the south end of its beach and is what remains from an ancient sanctuary dedicated to Poseidon. Today, it stretches along a beach covered with black pebbles, which is the longest of the island. The beach extends in a northeast to southwest direction from Monolithos to the feet of the Mesa vouno mountain that rises up to a height of approx. 400m, being Santorini’s second highest peak.

Top things to Do

Visit Ancient Thera
The Ancient Thera was once a very important city in the area, being built at a height of 360 meters on Mount Messavouno. On the southeast coast of Santorini, Ancient Thira dates from the ninth century BC. The view is marvelous and you can observe the diverse selection of uncovered buildings and admire panoramic views of the caldera and the azure waters of the Aegean Sea. Ancient Thera located on 365 m height from sea level on authentic rocky hill dated before volcanic eruption in 17th century BC.
Open Cinema

Due to the popularity of this new type of entertainment, open air cinemas started being created all over the country, with a unique type of architecture (some of which were designed by famous architects of the time) needing enough space for the screen and audience, toilets, and a bar for refreshments, and the projector room. Open Air Cinema in Kamari is a small outdoor cinema (seats around 50 people) with a nice comfy and relaxing atmosphere.

Water Sports

Kamari offers easy and quick access to all the great sites with dive-boats and most dive centers guarantee the best quality in both services and equipment. Scuba diving and snorkeling  is the perfect activity for those looking to try something new, it will open your eyes to new possibilities and give you a taste of how much fun it is to scuba dive!

Gaia Winery

The Gaia Winery, which is located in Kamari, is an excellent place to sample some of the island’s best. The winery itself is in a great location by the sea, and when you taste, you do so with the water by your side. If you love to sample wine in a relaxing and gorgeous setting, you won’t want to miss this site. Although Greece isn’t necessarily known for its beer, the Donkey Brewery is nearby and you can also sample the beers there once you are done at the winery.

Food & Drinks
The local restaurants and taverns offer a wide range of typical dishes, so don’t miss the chance to try them. Greek cuisine is based on the healty Mediterranean one, but more enriched.
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