The Greek islands called the Cyclades are an island chain that extends through part of the Aegean Sea in between Greece and Turkey. The island of Santorini has a ferryboat connection with Athens (Piraeus and Rafina Port) and the other islands in Cyclades and with Crete and is especially popular for travelers and is a routine stopover point for much of the high-end cruises that meander through the Greek islands for 7 or fourteen days.
As an outcome of these cruises and the fairly high typical earnings of the visitors they bring there are a substantial variety of Santorini high-end hotels available especially in the islands capital of Fira (where is the primary port) which is simply a brief donkey or cable television automobile flight from the port of the island up a cliff face.
While the journey from ship to the islands capital might not sound especially glamorous, as soon as visitors have show up atop the 2 hundred and sixty foot cliff and are welcomed with a view of the natural Caldera that forms and important part of the islands geological structure they are frequently lost for words.
The other piece de resistance of the island in addition to the spectacular landscape is the well-known Santorini sundown which is magnificent when seen from the top of one the cliffs surrounding the Caldera either from a hotel terrace or among the numerous balconies.
The majority of the Santorini high-end hotels are specifically created to take full advantage of each space’s seeing chances of this product of exceptional natural appeal. Either you choose to remain in Fira, in Oia or in Imerovigli; the sea views of the Caldera are simply magnificent.
All these Santorini high-end hotels are integrated in levels, following the shape of the cliffs. The food on Santorini is likewise amazing with the majority of the Santorini high-end hotels providing their own premium dining establishment and wonderful regional meals made from the finest in your area captured fish homegrown island produce. Santorini island likewise has substantial vineyards that cover a considerable part of the island and lead to some wonderful light Mediterranean wines which a number of the Santorini high-end hotels display for their visitors throughout their stay.
The beaches of Santorini are not like other beaches in Greece. They are much various due to their unique geological functions. Black and red volcanic pebbles lay the coasts of Santorini beaches supplying distinct atmosphere. The Red beach is among the most well-known beaches of Santorini, situated in the south part, near the ancient town of Akrotiri. The cliffs are of red and black colored volcanic rocks, while the sand is black and red.
Near the Red beach is the White beach which is covered by gray, black and white sand, surrounded by substantial white cliffs. The White beach can be accessed by boat just. On the eastern side of the island there are 5 incredibly popular beaches, the Agios Georgios beach, Perivolos beach (which is the longest black sand beach of Santorini), Perissa beach, Kamari beach and Monolithos beach. All them are effectively arranged, with play areas, water sports, dining establishments, bars, coffee shops and naturally high-end hotels, apartment or condos and spaces.