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Check out the sights in Santorini, which is 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the northwest of Santorini Island. Coming from Santorini National Airport in Santorini Island, Santorini lies 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the southwest.

To get a sense of what makes Santorini Island tick, spread your wings and discover nearby neighborhoods like Thira Town, Agia Paraskevi, and Messaria.

You’ll find plenty of interesting cultural highlights in and around Santorini. Discover the museums and galleries of Archaeological Museum, Wine Museum and Megaro Gyzi.

When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Santorini Island, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Explore the stretches of coastline nearby such as Monolithos Beach and Vourvoulos Beach.

Those travelling without kids will enjoy an hour or two at Boutari Winery, Antoniou Winery and Gavalas Vineyard.

To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Santorini Princess Luxury Spa Hotel, the Rocabella Santorini Resort & Spa, and the popular Volcano View Hotel & Villas.

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Where to stay in Santorini

Oia showing a sunset and a coastal town

Oia

Oia
Fira, Santorini, South Aegean, Greece

Fira

Fira

Top hotels in Santorini

Ira Hotel & Spa
Ira Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Firostefani, Santorini, Santorini Island
The price is Rs8,580 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct

Located in the heart of Santorini, this spa hotel is steps from Aegean Islands and Santorini Caldera. Skaros Rock and Old Port are also within 2 miles (3 ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (461 reviews)

"Had a great stay at the IRA hotel this week. Given COVID the hotel was short-staffed but the rooms were cleaned on time, breakfast was reasonable and the hotel manager spent a lot of time recommending places to go and bars/restaurants on check-in. He also gave us an upgrade to a caldera view as the ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Ira Hotel & Spa
Volcano View Hotel Santorini
Volcano View Hotel Santorini
5 out of 5
Fira, Santorini, Santorini Island
The price is Rs9,735 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct

Situated near the airport, this luxury hotel is steps away from Aegean Islands and Santorini Caldera. Old Port and Monolithos Beach are also within 3 miles (5 ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (560 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable rooms. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Stunning views across the caldera"…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

Volcano View Hotel Santorini
Dana Villas & Infinity Suites
Dana Villas & Infinity Suites
4 out of 5
Firostefani, Santorini, Santorini Island
The price is Rs12,841 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct

Located in the heart of Santorini, this spa aparthotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Santorini Caldera, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Oia Castle and Ancient Thira. Perivolos ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (362 reviews)

"The service was SPOT ON. Everything about the staff and the scenery was perfect."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Dana Villas & Infinity Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Santorini

Dana Villas & Infinity Suites
Dana Villas & Infinity Suites
4 out of 5
Firostefani, Santorini, Santorini Island
The price is Rs12,841 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct

Located in the heart of Santorini, this spa aparthotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Santorini Caldera, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Oia Castle and Ancient Thira. Perivolos ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (362 reviews)

"The service was SPOT ON. Everything about the staff and the scenery was perfect."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Dana Villas & Infinity Suites
Atrina Canava 1894
Atrina Canava 1894
4 out of 5
Oia Village, Santorini

Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is steps away from Aegean Islands and Santorini Caldera. Oia Castle is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) away.

4.8/5Exceptional! (105 reviews)

"The pool needs refurbishment. It was very ugly when I was staying there.The room with see view is large and cozy but can't see the sunset. The breakfast was sent to my private balcony."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Atrina Canava 1894
Alexander's Suites
Alexander's Suites
4 out of 5
Oia, Santorini, Santorini Island
The price is Rs8,243 per night from 31 Oct to 1 Nov

Situated in the entertainment district, this romantic aparthotel is steps away from Aegean Islands and Santorini Caldera. Oia Castle is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) ...

4.2/5Very Good! (472 reviews)

"Amazing view! Quiet and private place. I had my own jacuzzi. Staff very helpful. The room was amazing, like a cave! Very unique. Fast check in and check out. Close to the main Oia street. Wifi has to improve."…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2020

Alexander's Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Santorini

Ancient Thira
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Ancient Thira

4.5/5(220 reviews)

Find out about the history of Ancient Thira, one of the top monuments in Santorini. Wander the seaside and beautiful beaches in the area.

Athinios Port
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Athinios Port

3.5/5(81 reviews)

Explore the waterfront of Athinios Port and enjoy activities such as boating in Órmos Athiniós. Stroll along the seaside or discover the area's volcano viewpoints.

Kamari Beach
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Kamari Beach

4.5/5(167 reviews)

Nothing says holiday like spending a lazy day at Kamari Beach, a popular beach in Kamari. Discover the sunsets and cafes in this relaxing area.

White Beach
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White Beach

4/5(80 reviews)

Nothing says holiday like spending a lazy day at White Beach, a popular beach in Akrotiri. Discover the sunsets and volcano viewpoints in this romantic area.

Oia Castle
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Oia Castle

4.5/5(247 reviews)

You can learn more about the history of Oia during your trip to a well-known site such as Oia Castle. Discover the beautiful sunsets and volcano viewpoints in this romantic area.

Perissa Beach
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Perissa Beach

4.5/5(157 reviews)

Nothing says holiday like spending a lazy day at Perissa Beach, a popular beach in Perissa. Wander the black-sand beaches and waterfront while you're in the area.

Reviews of Santorini

4.7

Top Destination

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4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

19 Jan 2020

I was in winter so a lot of renovation

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

19 Jan 2020

Beautiful island and unbelievable views. Worth going now before it becomes too filled with tourists.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

7 Jan 2020

Beautiful scenery and very quiet during the Winter season. You'll be able to enjoy this beauty without all the crowd.

5/5 - Excellent

JT

3 Jan 2020

Lovely city with incredible views

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

17 Nov 2019

Well worth it's reputation but too many tourists make getting around quite hard. We couldn't get taxis unless pre-booked and the buses were over-crowded in a way I have never seen before. Santorini has become a victim of its own success.

5/5 - Excellent

Family

5 Nov 2019

Santorini in particular Fira and Oia is great place to be. Really enjoyed the place.

Cities near Santorini

Messaria

Messaria

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Akrotiri

Akrotiri

Pyrgos

Pyrgos