Santorini: Traditional Boat Cruise with Meal

4.8 / 5

51 reviews

Santorini: Traditional Boat Cruise with Meal

From $109.08 per person

Enjoy a unique cruise in the Caldera of Santorini on a traditional wooden boat with a small, intimate amount of people onboard! Visit the area’s highlights and admire the beauty of the magnificent island with full-menu and white local wine!

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek
Pickup included
Your accommodation in Santorini.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the traditional Greek way of sailing
  • Explore Santorini's coastline
  • See the volcanic caldera & swim at the local hot springs
  • Visit Thirassia island with views of picturesque Manolas village
  • Enjoy a full-menu Greek meal with white local wine
Full description
Start your unique Mediterranean experience with a convenient, pick-up service from your hotel on the island of Santorini. At the agreed pick-up time, your friendly driver/guide will be waiting for you in the lobby of your hotel. Your pick-up time will depend on whether you choose the day cruise, or the sunset cruise. After a short meet and greet with your driver you will head off to the port. On the day cruise, you will enjoy a wonderful and relaxing way to sail along Santorini as you admire the unique beauty of Caldera onboard a traditional wooden boat. Start by sailing along the beautiful coastline and take a dip at the Red Beach, admire the black and red rocky background, the White Beach, and the big Light House. Be enchanted by the imposing beauty of the Volcano, one of the most famous sceneries in the world. Swim at the Hot Springs, and immerse yourself in the warm volcanic waters that possess therapeutic properties. Next, sail to Thirassia Island where you can enjoy a swim and meal. After lunch, continue on your route to Ammoudi bay for disembarkation. For those who select the Sunset Cruise, your tour starts from the old port of Ammoudi, where you will set sail to Thirassia island and continue on to Palea Kameni for a therapeutic dip in the Hot Springs with views of the stunning Volcano. Cruising south, you will see the Light House, the Black Rock of the Indian, the White Beach and the Red Beach as you enjoy the best sunset of the Mediterranean before entering the port of Vlychada. 
Includes
  • Transportation to/from hotel
  • Experienced captain
  • Lunch or dinner with chicken fillet, tzatziki, beans, stuffed vine leaves, salad, fruits, soft drinks, white local wine (vegetarian meal available upon request)
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Maps & info about the island
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
    • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card

    Know before you go

    • Please provide your hotel name and location during the booking process
    • After booking, you will be receive your pick-up details by email from your local tour operator (please check your spam folder)
    • Pick-up begins approximately 60 minutes before the cruise departure time
    • Please bring a swimsuit, sunscreen and a light jacket for the sea breeze
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 / 5

    based on 51 reviews

    Review summary

    • Transportation
      1.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5
    • Safety
      4.8/5
    • Service
      4.8/5
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    Great ride on a small old Greek boat

    Beautiful sunset cruise on a small Greek boat (10 people maximum) departure 3.30 p.m. return 7.30 p.m. to the port. Very nice crew who knew how to make us enjoy a sumptuous sunset far from the hordes of overcrowded maxi catas with a full sound system. Greek meal with very friendly unlimited drink. Really happy with our afternoon

    October 18, 2019

    Excellent trip, small group and we had a lot of fun. The food was good, the crew were excellent as well. The views are just to die for and taking the sunset cruise wa perfect for us. Just the right amount of time on the boat and to swim as well. The driver picked us up with plenty of time, although they never confirmed what time they would come to get us, but we were waiting for them about 2pm (when the tour officially started 3:30pm). All in all, great value for money and awesome experience. We wanted a more traditional and smaller boat, rather than the more- touristy ones that we encountered on the way with lots of people on board and a tacky 'dancer' & show on board.

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    October 12, 2019

    A very relaxing trip which we’d thoroughly recommend. We sailed around in a classic, wooden boat as opposed to the modern yachts other tour providers offered. The experience was great and a highlight of our trip; the intimate setting (there were 8 of us in total) means you have plenty of room to yourselves but also the chance to meet and talk to other passengers over dinner, we met some great folk. The food served onboard was also delicious and we were very well taken care of. One improvement we’d recommend would be to have more time in some of the areas, such as the hot springs, although many boats were coming and going so this is most likely an obstacle faced by all tour providers.

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    September 28, 2019

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