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- Lunch or Dinner on board: Seafood, chicken fillet BBQ, salads (special diatery requirements available upon request)
- Maps and information about the island
- Open bar with local white wine, beers, beverages, fruits
- Snorkelling gear
- Transportation from/to the hotel with a/c bus
- Welcoming Appetizers
- Walking Tour at Old Port of Fira
- Walking tour at the Volcano
The Sailing and Yachting Center is also found in Vlychada, in the small charming port close to the beach. Small yachts and boats anchor in the marina there and you can enjoy a meal including fresh fish in the local, traditional taverns.
Red and White Beach
More beaches can for instance be found in the south, near the village of Akrotiri (Red Beach and White Beach). Picturesque Red Beach or Kokkini Ammos has reddish sand and a steep and high rising black and red rock / lava cliff behind it. Next to Red Beach is the smaller White Beach or Asprh Paralia which is only accessible by boat. This beach is a pebble beach – an many of these pebbles are quite large – which is surrounded by high white cliffs.
Old Port of Fira
Just below the town of Fira, the capital of Santorini, there is the port of Gialos, commonly known as the old port of Fira. Till a few decades ago, this was the main commercial port of the island. When Santorini started to develop in tourism, this port became a tourist port and the main commercial port was transfer to the location Athinios, where it is found until today.
Hot Springs of Nea Kameni
The island of Nea Kameni, also known as the Santorini volcano, is a volcanic island at the centre of the impressive Santorini caldera. Nea Kameni was formed around 1570 after a series of volcanic eruptions. Its highest point is 127 m above the sea level and it has two ports east (cove of Taxiarchis) and north of the island (cove of Erinia).
The black lava rocks are prehistoric creations with unusual and surreal shapes. Τhis area in the south of the island is not reachable by car. The only way to discover the volcanic beauty of the coast is a boat trip.
- Starting Point!
- First Stop
- Second Stop
- Third Stop
- Fourth Stop
- Final Stop
A luxury mini Van is waiting at the entrance of your Hotel! Our trip starts from Vlychada Port approximately at 10:30!
In the area of Red and White beach for swimming and spectacular photos.
Continue along the coastline by reaching the Old port of Fira, where you can admire the island under the glorious sight of the Caldera.
We start heading to the Hot Springs of Nea Kameni at the Volcano for swimming and snorkeling. You will enjoy the lunar landscape and the volcanic vibes of the sea area.
Black Mountain for swimming and lunch.
Tour ends at Vlychada port (14:30).
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Things to remember for this Tour
Highlights of a morning tour: Admire the island under the glorious sight of the Caldera. The waters are warmer than in the afternoon, so it's the perfect time to discover the bottom with the on-board snorkeling equipment or enjoy the sun at the comfortable net at the back side of the catamaran.
Highlights of a sunset tour : The absolute magic of the most beautiful sunset in the world is here for you. The captain stops in the best place for sunset view, below the picturesque Old Port of Fira.
Pick up point: A driver picks you up, with the mini Van, from your hotel. You will be informed at least 24 hours before, by email, about the exact pick up time. He drives you to Vlychada port where the crew welcomes you on board.
Drop off point: After you finish your trip a driver waits for you at the marine and drive you back at the original meeting point or any other destination you wish.
- Bring with you warm dry clothes, sunglasses, sunscreen, sunhat.
- Do not forget a Photo of your passport or ID card.
- The temperature in the Hot Springs area is up to 4°C warmer than the open water.
- You can swim securely close to the volcano.
- Dark color swimwear is recommended.
- The duration of the tour is not the same throughout the season, especially the sunset cruise