3 Fun-Filled Days in Santorini

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  • Santorini

  • Active Travel

  • Beaches

  • Greece

  • Outdoors

  • Local Food

  • Sightseeing

view of ocean from an island lookout
Curator’s statement

Santorini is a island off the coast of mainland Greece. It is located in the Aegean Sea and known for it's incredible beauty and it's beautiful sunsets. You can spend the day relaxing by the pool with a view of the ocean or take a swim in the crystal clear waters. There are also many activities to do on the island and several little towns to visit.

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Where to stay In Santorini

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Mystique, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Santorini

Luxe cliffside property overlooking the Aegean Sea with cave-style suites and villas.

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  • $100 hotel / resort credit.

  • Breakfast daily.

  • Upgrade & extended check-in/out whenever possible.

Canaves Oia Epitome

This minimalist cliffside hotel features airy sea-view suites and an understated barefoot luxury.

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  • $100 food / beverage credit.

  • Breakfast daily.

  • Upgrade & extended check-in/out whenever possible.

Katikies Kirini Santorini

Upscale hotel overlooking the Aegean Sea with cave-style suites and fine-dining.

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  • $100 hotel / resort credit.

  • Welcome drink.

  • Upgrade & guaranteed late check-out.

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Things to do In Santorini

Beautiful Santorini
  • Visit Santorini's active volcano - Still considered active, you can visit this volcano just off the coast of Santorini by boat and take a hike up to the top. Don't worry, it is completely safe to go.

  • Swim in the hot springs - Off the coast of the active volcano there is a hot springs that you can swim in. We were able to take a boat tour and visit both of these at the same time.

  • Take a photography tour - There are multiple tours you can take to visit the most photographic areas of the island to get the best picture and beautiful views.

  • Spend a day relaxing on the beach - Visit the black sand beaches of Perissa and enjoy a day relaxing in the sun!

  • Visit Oia - Spend the day shopping in the boutique shops on Nikolaou Nomikou street.

  • Explore the Capital of Santorini - Fira is the largest city in Santorini and the capital. There are multiple shops and incredible restaurants to visit.

  • Visit a winery - most people may not know but Santorini over 20 wineries on the island and you can take a wine tour to visit several of them.

  • Visit Kamari Beach - located near Fira, you can swim and visit the white sands of Kamari beach and explore the crystal clear water.

Places to eat & drink In Santorini

blue water of Santorini
  • Traverna Elia: Located in Fira, this was the best Moussaka we had in Greece.

  • Hungry Donkey : Located in Oia, we decided to try this place out because we thought the name was cute. We were able to get some incredible smoothies here.

  • Breakfast at Mystique: The breakfast at the Mystique in Oia is one of the best I have ever had, plus the view is incredible.

  • Lucky's Souvlaki: Located in Fira, this is the best gyro's on the island. We went there several times.

  • To Steki tou Nikou: We had a delicious meal here and the view just added to it.

Need to Know

For more travel tips, check out Fora Advisor Kaitlynn Schryer’s guide, Immersive Guide to Santorini, Greece.

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