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Unique things to do in Santorini

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It’s nearly impossible to ignore the romance of Santorini. While this Greek island is a top honeymoon destination, stroll the charming villages such as Oia and it’s hard not to be in a good mood as locals and lovestruck couples chatter over morning espressos and pancakes made from scratch. While boat tours, wine tastings, and shopping are top things to do in Santorini, one of the most unique activities that connects you to the locals: watching a sunset. Explore the secrets and hidden treasures of this whitewashed paradise with Airbnb Experiences.

Top-rated activities

Eat & Walk Santorini Food Tour
Join us on a walking tour through Fira and neighboring Firostefani for a journey through senses – breathtaking views, hidden alleyways, local eateries – all of that while exploring the secrets of Greek cuisine and filling your belly! Choose between a morning tour or an afternoon tour on selected dates to enjoy the most amazing Santorini sunset! After meeting up in Firostefani, we will start our day with a Greek coffee and amazing views. We will follow caldera side footpath to get more of the views and plenty of photo opportunities, stopping for a local beer with Santorini meze. Later on we will explore the windy medieval streets of Fira to visit famous landmarks, and try the best souvlaki in town, do an olive oil tasting, visit a deli and enjoy the most amazing moussaka with a glass of local wine. A traditional Greek dessert put a sweet stop to the Eat & Walk Santorini Food Tour in the center of Fira. Other things to note Wear comfortable shoes and take Greek sun into consideration! We recommend sunscreen and a hat!
Santorini Walk, Drink, Eat Sunset tour
The best way to get to know a place is through its food and we will take you on an unforgettable tasty journey through the scenic footpaths perched at the caldera’s cliffs from Firostefani to Fira. On this Santorini tour, you’ll immerse yourself in the yummy local culinary culture and capture countless of your best photos with the fabled Santorini sunset. Do not forget to post your once-in-life Instagram stories! What you are going to SEE//HEAR//TASTE//EXPERIENCE: -Walk along the caldera footpath while you eat and sip your way -Explore the most picturesque part of the island on foot and strike a pose for that million dollar view photo -Enjoy a Greek liqueur & a local sweet with superb views -Catch the last light while sipping an ‘explosive’ local craft beer with local seasonal tapas -Taste Santorini’s most delicious local dishes & the best-in-town souvlaki and see why it’s, by far, the king of Greek street food -Learn about famous local gastronomy & wines while savouring a Santorini seasonal dish & a glass of volcanic wine -Feel like a true Greek by enjoying a 3-glasses Greek spirits tasting session. -Avoid the tourist traps & visit famous spots, historic haunts & hidden gems Other things to note We can accommodate vegetarians and other dietary restrictions.
Santorini Private Photo Shooting
It is all about living the moment and having great memories in the pictures I will give you as a result. This experience is located in a neighborhood of Imerovigli Village. All images shown, are my photos of the Airbnb​ experience, not stock images. While taking candid portraits of you with the famous Blue Domes and the Volcano backdrop, as I am almost a local, you can also get insider tips for your stay. Hence it's more than a portrait shoot, it's rather a travel experience. We'll start in the morning for two reasons. Morning light will let you enjoy an even more enchanting view and on the other hand, we can beat the crowd. Whether your images are for a single shoot, family/couples, groups, or for social media platforms, rest assured we'll make it happen. The photoshoot is intended to be fun and casual. All you need to do is bring a lot of smiles. Notes: 1. This is s Private tailor-made Experience. Meaning high-quality service. 2. Location: Imerovigli village. 3. Other locations have an extra fee. 4. Sunset photo shoots are available with different pricing. 5. Wedding proposals photo shoots are available. 6. If you want to book for more than two people or different hours contact me, I am open to chats. Other things to note: - Express editing delivery within 24 hours - extra fee. - We can arrange a transfer from your hotel if needed - extra fee.
Santorini photoshoot tour
We meet at Oia village , first to drink coffee to know each others and to explain more our program and then we go directly for shooting we will visit the most instagrammables spots ;) for 2 hours and half . We will take spontaneous pictures at the streets of oia wile walking between the spots ... When you book a session with me, you will find that I blend your natural movements, smiles, and personality with some poses in order to Capture an image that expresses the most authentic part of your personality.  My mission is to assist you with feeling comfortable and relaxed in order to Capture the true you in an image at this magical place :) Other things to note •For a couple photoshoot you will have 80 edited Pictures and for individual you will have 45 edited pictures in terme of Colors and contrast , make up Photoshop and body are not included in price ... .This is a group experience ,if you requise a private photoshoot send me MD
The authentic wine & food with Anydro
ANYDRO FARM produces, processes a variety of local organic products, with tomato “caviar” paste being one of the most celebrated Santorinian products. The farm is a series of traditional caves, located in the undiscovered southeast part of the island. We will handpick local season products from the farm and we will offer you a cooking class on how to prepare some traditional dishes. During lunch, we will vividly introduce you to the waterless farming of our local products. WALKING in Megalochori Village Megalochori is a beautiful traditional village. We will walk through the “kadounia”, stone pathways forming a maze, where you can feel the authentic island vibe, away from the tourist masses. WINE TASTING AT CANAVA GAVALAS We continue our experience with tasting different varieties of Santorinian wines – accompanied with Greek cheese and oven-baked cheese. VENETSANOS WINERY: During our last stop, we will visit Venetsanos Winery Museum and we will take another tasting of Venetsanos wine overlooking the famous caldera and volcanic bay. An image will never forget! Other things to note anydro.gr is our official website!There you will find even more information about the tour. Includes food and wine, transfer from your hotel to all the destinations!

Sip your way through local vineyards

Santorini wineries & brewery tour
You will learn about specific conditions required for growing the grapes on volcanic soil and discover unique ways of winemaking. We will taste at least 12 different kinds of wines which will be presented by an experienced wine expert, and 3 local beers. All tastings will be paired with plates of local cheeses. Firstly we will see a local brewery “Crazy donkey”, “Yellow donkey” and the “Red donkey” and will taste 3 different local beers. Our next stop will be a traditional winery "Art Space" located in a picturesque little village of Exo Gonia, its secrets hidden among volcanic stones. This winery named “Best winery of Greece” and its cellars are located under the ground in a cave. After we will visit the Argyros Estate. This sleek estate offers a fully modern aesthetic while adhering to traditional methods of wine production, such as using mules to plow the fields and using grape byproducts to enrich the soil. A Cliffside winery with a remarkable view of Caldera will be our last stop, followed, of course, by wine tasting. The Venetsanos winery will inspire you to take many pictures as you admire the incredible sunset! Other things to note Guests staying at Emporeio, Perissa, Perivolos and Akrotiri the pick-up and drop-off location is the Fira Bus Terminal.
Horse riding to the Black sandy beach
The owner couple, Nikos and Zsanett try to preserve the heritage and tradition of Santorini and upholding to the highest standards the ancient practice of keeping horses, offering unique authentic riding experiences in stunning natural landscape of the sea and vineyards in the south of the island. This horse riding tour goes to the beautiful Black sandy beach which is one of the most gorgeous untouched beach in Santorini. Starting at the stables in Megalochori,see their traditional layout, and along the south trails that lead to the secluded Eros Beach. These paths were created by the great eruption, which formed the island. As you ride you will see small gorges and ravines carved into the volcanic rock and can marvel at the unique Santorini landscape. The guide takes photos on the best spots with your phone. Our trained instructor-guides will match you to a horse that will suit you and your riding experience, they live and work with the horses 365 days of the year. They have a strong bond with their animals based on respect and trust and we kindly ask you to also show a respectful attitude to your chosen horse and the guides.
Santorini Wine Tasting Tour
In this 4-hour car tour you will have the opportunity to explore 3 major local wineries: 1/ Gavalas Winery: one of the oldest wineries in Santorini, Gavalas winery is situated in the traditional village of Megalochori. The purpose of Gavalas family is to highlight the particular characteristics of the "terroir" of Santorini. Totally respecting the local varieties, these four-generation wine producers are focused on limited production bottlings. Gavalas winery vinifies the most vibrant varieties in Greece: Assyrtiko, as well as Aidani, Mandilaria and Mavrotragano. 2/ Estate Argyros Winery: The Estate Argyros Winery, located in Episkopi and established in 2015, is a cutting edge establishment, certainly one of the most impressive on the island, covering more than 3000 m2. Argyros family has been involved in wine production since 1903. It is the largest private owner of vinyards in Santorini and the current landholdings exceed 120 ha, a vast, four-generations-long investement. 3/Avantis Anhydrous Winery: is well known for its high quality wines that "speak in the heart of the winelovers". Created in 2012, this winery operates exclusively as a production area where the top quality grape of Santorini is vinified, preserving the typical characteristics of the native varieties of the island, while respecting its incomparable volcanic terroir.
Discover Santorini island in five hours with vip car tour
Explore the panoramic views of Santorini beyond your imagination .At Santorini there are not only the fabulous views of Caldera , there are the traditional villages and houses, the blue domes of the churches designed like nowhere else in the world! There are unique place to visit and we will do together! Also Santorini is famous for the wines and wineries that built in caves , for the traditional cuisine, culture , and of course one of the world’s biggest volcano explosion in humans history. You will get to see , taste and experience all of the above. This will start by picking you up from your hotel with a Luxury Mercedes limousine or an Land Rover suv. We will drive to the top destinations of the island,where we visit the charming buildings and breathtaking views of Oia , Imerovigli and Firostefani, then we will go to Pirgos village which is at the highest point of Santorini with 360 view, also there is one of the oldest monastery of the island. Then we will visit Megalochori village for a walk...after that the Red beach of Akrotiri and the lighthouse where you can see the whole part of caldera. Our last destination will be the famous black sand beach of Perivolos! There also we could stop for launch (is up to you)! I am flexible with my clients preferences,so you could always add something you would like to do or visit during our tour such as a winery for wine tasting etc.
Discover the traditional village of Megalochori on a cultural tour
Want to discover the real Santorini, off the beaten track? Join me for a stroll through the traditional village of Megalochori, a place that has retained its typical charm on this island where everything goes very quickly. As a resident of this village, I will be delighted to guide you through its alleys, and share with you its secrets. You will get to know Santorini's history and local culture through the village of Megalochori. Exploring the white alleys, I will share with you: - The history of the village as a hideaway for pirates - The devastation from the volcano and the earthquakes - The peculiarities of the vineyard of Santorini surrounding the village - Practical reasons for the Cycladic architectural style and the presence of "Cave Houses" in Megalochori - Traditions and local life - Why I wouldn't live anywhere else in Santorini! During the visit, we will take a short break at a beautiful traditional cafe, also called "kafeneio". Finally, we will end our morning with a 45-minute cultural and musical experience in a magical Megalochori venue called Symposion. The talented artist Yannis will passionately narrate mythological stories and play Ancient Greek instruments.

Most popular in Santorini

The Premium Catamaran Sailing Experience
* Your day starts with a ride from your hotel to the port, where we pick you up in an air-conditioned minibus. * We set sail from the southern port of Vlychada and cruising along the coastline, reaching the Red Beach, which is admired for its distinct red hue, caused by the rich in volcanic mineral soils, making it an ideal spot for a photoshoot. *We do not drop you off at the Red Beach. *We pass by the White Beach and stop for our first swim & snorkel session at Mesa Pigadia cove. *We do not drop you off at the White Beach. *We head towards the Venetian Lighthouse, the Indian Rock next to astonishing rock formations. *As we enter the Caldera of Santorini, a canvas that words cannot describe, will unravel in front of you. *We sail around the crater of the Volcano and get a full view before stopping at the Hot Springs for our second swimming session at the sulfurous waters, offering you a natural spa. * The Hot Springs can sometimes be rather warm or even cold, depending on the weather. * We do not drop you off at the Volcano. * We then sail to a secluded cove, away from crowds, right next to the Volcano for our last swim, while our crew prepares your meal and drinks. * The afternoon cruise enjoys the majestic sunset of Santorini, before heading to the port. * Our cruise ends at Vlychada port, where our driver awaits to get you back to your hotel.
Oia by Night Walking Tour
Oia is probably the most beautiful village of Greece, but it’s also the most touristy one ! But here’s a secret : Oia is EMPTY by night !!! And it's absolutely stunning. The tour starts shortly after sunset and lasts 1h15min. We will meet at the Oia Bus Terminal, just outside of Oia's old center. Our first stop will be the world famous “Blue Domes” of Santorini. During the day, you have to queue for 10 minutes to get a picture there, but nothing of that by night ! Next up : the narrow cobblestone alleys in front of the “Captains’ Houses”, luxurious mansions of the 18th century. This is where I will explain how this tiny village in the middle of the Aegean Sea ended up being one of the most important trade centers of Europe. Finally, we will reach the Old Venetian Castle of Oia, iconic landmark of Santorini and undoubtedly the best viewpoint of Oia. This is where the tour will end. But before that, I will give you a couple of recommendations on what to do on the island (best restaurants, underrated villages etc.).
Santorini Photoshoot by a local
My IG is santoriniphotoshoot. What I really love about Santorini is walking around Oia, and get lost in the narrow winding streets. I will take you on a walking tour in the most popular village on the island, stopping occasionally for shooting some great moments. -We offer also the option to rent a flying dress, (it's not included in the price). Please send me a message for more info. -If you want a wedding photoshoot, you have to book a private session with me and not a group session.
Santorini Platinum Catamaran Cruise
After departing from Vlychada Port, sail to your first stop at the Red Beach. Enjoy its unique colors and the beauty of its wild cliffs. Enjoy sightseeing combined with swimming and snorkeling. Sail by the White Beach covered with limestone and the Venetian lighthouse, where you can take photos with the 125 year-old Venetian Lighthouse of Akrotiri. Stop by the volcano hot springs to swim in waters with healing properties. See the stunning caves and volcanic beaches. Your last stop is Thirasia Island, one of Santorini's best-kept secrets. Enjoy swimming followed by a delicious lunch or dinner. The menu includes a variety of finger food, ΒΒQ chicken and pork, seafood pasta, Greek salad, Greek anchovy meze (γαύρος), a vegetarian meal (Greek ratatouille), and a Greek fruit salad. Enjoy an open bar with white wine, beer, soft drinks, and water. Moschato D’Asti sparkling wine is an also an option at sunset.
Hands on Cooking class in Santorini with the Pro
Enter your friendly chef's kitchen in a small restaurant overlooking the island of Santorini and live an amazing cooking experience with your friends and family. Taste a delicious aperitif and learn to cook the most traditional Santorinian recipes with your professional, local chef. Your enthusiastic chef will lead you through the elaboration of a 4-courses Greek meal, which you will cook while exchanging experiences with your small group classmates from all over the globe, sharing laughter, wine and local food to nibble on throughout the cooking lesson. At the end, you will enjoy and taste the menu you prepared together with great local wines. Be engaged in a true Greek gastronomic adventure and let your chef share with you all his knowledge and personal experiences, as well as cooking tips and techniques. Enjoy your yummy and tasty menu which will include a Greek Salad, tzatziki, tomato fritters, plus Greek Moussaka as a main dish or a vegetarian Moussaka version (according to your dietary ), and of course a traditional Greek dessert. After the course you will be handed a set of printed recipes so you may take all the notes and surprise your guests back home !

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Santorini Photoshoot by a local
My IG is santoriniphotoshoot. What I really love about Santorini is walking around Oia, and get lost in the narrow winding streets. I will take you on a walking tour in the most popular village on the island, stopping occasionally for shooting some great moments. -We offer also the option to rent a flying dress, (it's not included in the price). Please send me a message for more info. -If you want a wedding photoshoot, you have to book a private session with me and not a group session.
The Premium Catamaran Sailing Experience
* Your day starts with a ride from your hotel to the port, where we pick you up in an air-conditioned minibus. * We set sail from the southern port of Vlychada and cruising along the coastline, reaching the Red Beach, which is admired for its distinct red hue, caused by the rich in volcanic mineral soils, making it an ideal spot for a photoshoot. *We do not drop you off at the Red Beach. *We pass by the White Beach and stop for our first swim & snorkel session at Mesa Pigadia cove. *We do not drop you off at the White Beach. *We head towards the Venetian Lighthouse, the Indian Rock next to astonishing rock formations. *As we enter the Caldera of Santorini, a canvas that words cannot describe, will unravel in front of you. *We sail around the crater of the Volcano and get a full view before stopping at the Hot Springs for our second swimming session at the sulfurous waters, offering you a natural spa. * The Hot Springs can sometimes be rather warm or even cold, depending on the weather. * We do not drop you off at the Volcano. * We then sail to a secluded cove, away from crowds, right next to the Volcano for our last swim, while our crew prepares your meal and drinks. * The afternoon cruise enjoys the majestic sunset of Santorini, before heading to the port. * Our cruise ends at Vlychada port, where our driver awaits to get you back to your hotel.
Professional photo shoot in flying dress in Santorini
PHOTOSHOOT FOR: Couples, Love Story, Wedding Proposals, Families, Surprises (Birthday, Honeymoon), LGBTQ friendly. Photo session will take place in Oia or Imerovigli or in any other beautiful places of the island. If necessary, I can pick you up at the hotel with my car (at extra charge) I'll show you the best locations in Santorini! I will send you all photos in the format JPG (about 200 -250 photos) after photoshooting within 1-2 days and then you will send me back only last 4 numbers of every photo you choose ( up to 40 photos) for processing. After one month I will send the edited photos back. On the shooting results you receive up to 40 photos per 1 hour. All photos will pass through color correction, contrast and sharpness. You will get also a gift from me 2-3 videos shot on I-Phone. Photoshoot is for two people and more. Flying dress and assistant who is helping dress to fly is not included in price.
Santorini Platinum Catamaran Cruise
After departing from Vlychada Port, sail to your first stop at the Red Beach. Enjoy its unique colors and the beauty of its wild cliffs. Enjoy sightseeing combined with swimming and snorkeling. Sail by the White Beach covered with limestone and the Venetian lighthouse, where you can take photos with the 125 year-old Venetian Lighthouse of Akrotiri. Stop by the volcano hot springs to swim in waters with healing properties. See the stunning caves and volcanic beaches. Your last stop is Thirasia Island, one of Santorini's best-kept secrets. Enjoy swimming followed by a delicious lunch or dinner. The menu includes a variety of finger food, ΒΒQ chicken and pork, seafood pasta, Greek salad, Greek anchovy meze (γαύρος), a vegetarian meal (Greek ratatouille), and a Greek fruit salad. Enjoy an open bar with white wine, beer, soft drinks, and water. Moschato D’Asti sparkling wine is an also an option at sunset.
The Luxurious Sail with BBQ & Cocktails
* Your day starts with a ride from your hotel to the port, where we pick you up in an air-conditioned minibus. * We set sail from Ammoudi bay or Vlychada port and cruising along the coastline, reaching the Red Beach, which is admired for its distinct red hue, caused by the rich in volcanic mineral soils, making it an ideal spot for a photoshoot. We do not stop for swimming. We do not drop you off at the beach. *We pass by the White Beach and stop for swimming and snorkeling at Mesa Pigadia cove. We do not drop you off at the White Beach. *We head towards the Venetian Lighthouse, the India Rock next to astonishing rock formations. *As we enter the Caldera of Santorini, a canvas that words cannot describe, will unravel in front of you. *We sail around the crater of the Volcano and get a full view before stopping at the Hot Springs for our next swimming session at the sulfurous waters, offering you a natural spa. * The Hot Springs can sometimes be rather warm or even cold, depending on the weather. * We then sail to a secluded cove, away from crowds, right next to the Volcano for one more swim, while our crew prepares your meal and drinks. * The afternoon cruise enjoys the majestic sunset of Santorini, before heading to the port. * Our cruise ends at Vlychada port or Ammoudi bay, where our driver awaits to get you back to your hotel.
The Greek Wedding Show-Minimum two guest
We are very excited to introduce The Greek Wedding Show the first and only open-air theater in Santorini, Greece, and the ultimate must-see attraction on the island. The performance is a mix of musical, traditions, culture, dance, plates smashing all together in a wedding celebration of the '40s. You participate as a guest, meet the family, listen to live music, smash plates, drink wine and enjoy the best homemade appetizers as part of the package. The show is in ENGLISH but they dance to greek songs and play&sing Greek music. The Greek entertainment press and international travel guides, refer to ourselves as a leading, innovative and unique product, that embraces everyone that wants to "experience" Greece. We are pleased to bring to our public not only something different but an amazing show & activity to attend by night. Our goal is to offer an unforgettable experience to visitors bringing to people tradition and culture in a fun way. You come to the show as tourists and leave as family members. The sense of connection keeps its dynamics, even outside the theater. We imagine what anyone wanted to encounter in Greece and to offer you this experience, fulfilling all the wishes of a foreign visitor to the island. We have no availability for a private single table. Kindly inform the date you wish to attend, so I can give you the option to see the show on a shared table.
Premium Vip Nightlife in Fira Santorini
Experience the Ultimate VIP Nightlife at the most Luxurious and VIP Clubs in Santorini. Party like a fashion diva or a rock star and enjoy the pleasure of being treated as a VIP as we offer the ease of making instant & hassle-free VIP Services at some of the finest nightclubs in the Island and help you make your nightlife experience in this island simple majestic! We are aimed at offering impeccable services & extensive experience to our clientele who wish to enjoy Santorini nightlife like never before. Make your nights unforgettable when in Santorini as you get VIP access to the hottest and the most happening Santorini nightclubs. Either you are celebrating your birthday , having a special night out with your partner , friends or family , or you’re willing to have a bachelor party , you will get tables booked in some of the clubs and dance along in the rest of them . A Luxury SUV Mercedes Benz is available for pick up and drop off before and after the Party making this experience one of a kind as you don’t have to worry about the transportation and waiting on the street to get the overpriced taxis. Let us plan your night out and help you enjoy it all night long and give you the most memorable experience by having Zero worries . Reach out to us now & have a gala time!
Eat & Walk Santorini Food Tour
Join us on a walking tour through Fira and neighboring Firostefani for a journey through senses – breathtaking views, hidden alleyways, local eateries – all of that while exploring the secrets of Greek cuisine and filling your belly! Choose between a morning tour or an afternoon tour on selected dates to enjoy the most amazing Santorini sunset! After meeting up in Firostefani, we will start our day with a Greek coffee and amazing views. We will follow caldera side footpath to get more of the views and plenty of photo opportunities, stopping for a local beer with Santorini meze. Later on we will explore the windy medieval streets of Fira to visit famous landmarks, and try the best souvlaki in town, do an olive oil tasting, visit a deli and enjoy the most amazing moussaka with a glass of local wine. A traditional Greek dessert put a sweet stop to the Eat & Walk Santorini Food Tour in the center of Fira. Other things to note Wear comfortable shoes and take Greek sun into consideration! We recommend sunscreen and a hat!
Santorini Walk, Drink, Eat Sunset tour
The best way to get to know a place is through its food and we will take you on an unforgettable tasty journey through the scenic footpaths perched at the caldera’s cliffs from Firostefani to Fira. On this Santorini tour, you’ll immerse yourself in the yummy local culinary culture and capture countless of your best photos with the fabled Santorini sunset. Do not forget to post your once-in-life Instagram stories! What you are going to SEE//HEAR//TASTE//EXPERIENCE: -Walk along the caldera footpath while you eat and sip your way -Explore the most picturesque part of the island on foot and strike a pose for that million dollar view photo -Enjoy a Greek liqueur & a local sweet with superb views -Catch the last light while sipping an ‘explosive’ local craft beer with local seasonal tapas -Taste Santorini’s most delicious local dishes & the best-in-town souvlaki and see why it’s, by far, the king of Greek street food -Learn about famous local gastronomy & wines while savouring a Santorini seasonal dish & a glass of volcanic wine -Feel like a true Greek by enjoying a 3-glasses Greek spirits tasting session. -Avoid the tourist traps & visit famous spots, historic haunts & hidden gems Other things to note We can accommodate vegetarians and other dietary restrictions.
Hands on Cooking class in Santorini with the Pro
Enter your friendly chef's kitchen in a small restaurant overlooking the island of Santorini and live an amazing cooking experience with your friends and family. Taste a delicious aperitif and learn to cook the most traditional Santorinian recipes with your professional, local chef. Your enthusiastic chef will lead you through the elaboration of a 4-courses Greek meal, which you will cook while exchanging experiences with your small group classmates from all over the globe, sharing laughter, wine and local food to nibble on throughout the cooking lesson. At the end, you will enjoy and taste the menu you prepared together with great local wines. Be engaged in a true Greek gastronomic adventure and let your chef share with you all his knowledge and personal experiences, as well as cooking tips and techniques. Enjoy your yummy and tasty menu which will include a Greek Salad, tzatziki, tomato fritters, plus Greek Moussaka as a main dish or a vegetarian Moussaka version (according to your dietary ), and of course a traditional Greek dessert. After the course you will be handed a set of printed recipes so you may take all the notes and surprise your guests back home !
Try Scuba inside the Caldera of Santorini
Joing us in your best life experience! Try scuba diving in the Caldera of Santorini and explore the volcanic reef! You will get detailed briefing before you enter the water, from your Instructor, regarding everything you need to know about ( the equipment and the human body underwater, in order to feel 100% comfortable and have a great experience).
Santorini Private Photo Shooting
It is all about living the moment and having great memories in the pictures I will give you as a result. This experience is located in a neighborhood of Imerovigli Village. All images shown, are my photos of the Airbnb​ experience, not stock images. While taking candid portraits of you with the famous Blue Domes and the Volcano backdrop, as I am almost a local, you can also get insider tips for your stay. Hence it's more than a portrait shoot, it's rather a travel experience. We'll start in the morning for two reasons. Morning light will let you enjoy an even more enchanting view and on the other hand, we can beat the crowd. Whether your images are for a single shoot, family/couples, groups, or for social media platforms, rest assured we'll make it happen. The photoshoot is intended to be fun and casual. All you need to do is bring a lot of smiles. Notes: 1. This is s Private tailor-made Experience. Meaning high-quality service. 2. Location: Imerovigli village. 3. Other locations have an extra fee. 4. Sunset photo shoots are available with different pricing. 5. Wedding proposals photo shoots are available. 6. If you want to book for more than two people or different hours contact me, I am open to chats. Other things to note: - Express editing delivery within 24 hours - extra fee. - We can arrange a transfer from your hotel if needed - extra fee.
Santorini wineries & brewery tour
You will learn about specific conditions required for growing the grapes on volcanic soil and discover unique ways of winemaking. We will taste at least 12 different kinds of wines which will be presented by an experienced wine expert, and 3 local beers. All tastings will be paired with plates of local cheeses. Firstly we will see a local brewery “Crazy donkey”, “Yellow donkey” and the “Red donkey” and will taste 3 different local beers. Our next stop will be a traditional winery "Art Space" located in a picturesque little village of Exo Gonia, its secrets hidden among volcanic stones. This winery named “Best winery of Greece” and its cellars are located under the ground in a cave. After we will visit the Argyros Estate. This sleek estate offers a fully modern aesthetic while adhering to traditional methods of wine production, such as using mules to plow the fields and using grape byproducts to enrich the soil. A Cliffside winery with a remarkable view of Caldera will be our last stop, followed, of course, by wine tasting. The Venetsanos winery will inspire you to take many pictures as you admire the incredible sunset! Other things to note Guests staying at Emporeio, Perissa, Perivolos and Akrotiri the pick-up and drop-off location is the Fira Bus Terminal.
Horse riding to the Black sandy beach
The owner couple, Nikos and Zsanett try to preserve the heritage and tradition of Santorini and upholding to the highest standards the ancient practice of keeping horses, offering unique authentic riding experiences in stunning natural landscape of the sea and vineyards in the south of the island. This horse riding tour goes to the beautiful Black sandy beach which is one of the most gorgeous untouched beach in Santorini. Starting at the stables in Megalochori,see their traditional layout, and along the south trails that lead to the secluded Eros Beach. These paths were created by the great eruption, which formed the island. As you ride you will see small gorges and ravines carved into the volcanic rock and can marvel at the unique Santorini landscape. The guide takes photos on the best spots with your phone. Our trained instructor-guides will match you to a horse that will suit you and your riding experience, they live and work with the horses 365 days of the year. They have a strong bond with their animals based on respect and trust and we kindly ask you to also show a respectful attitude to your chosen horse and the guides.
Oia by Night Walking Tour
Oia is probably the most beautiful village of Greece, but it’s also the most touristy one ! But here’s a secret : Oia is EMPTY by night !!! And it's absolutely stunning. The tour starts shortly after sunset and lasts 1h15min. We will meet at the Oia Bus Terminal, just outside of Oia's old center. Our first stop will be the world famous “Blue Domes” of Santorini. During the day, you have to queue for 10 minutes to get a picture there, but nothing of that by night ! Next up : the narrow cobblestone alleys in front of the “Captains’ Houses”, luxurious mansions of the 18th century. This is where I will explain how this tiny village in the middle of the Aegean Sea ended up being one of the most important trade centers of Europe. Finally, we will reach the Old Venetian Castle of Oia, iconic landmark of Santorini and undoubtedly the best viewpoint of Oia. This is where the tour will end. But before that, I will give you a couple of recommendations on what to do on the island (best restaurants, underrated villages etc.).

Your guide to Santorini

Where do locals hang out in Santorini?

Santorini is in many ways what you imagine — cliffside villas topped with blue domes overlooking the Aegean Sea — but it’s also a laid-back island with year-round residents. Locals live, work, and play in villages such as Oia, situated on the northwestern tip of the island, but many live in the quieter (and equally beautiful) Pyrgos, Messaria, Emporio, Vothonas, and Katherados to escape the crowds. Here are some ways to get off the tourist track and enjoy Santorini like a local.

Visit the museums

Locals do love their beach days here, but another way to beat the heat is enjoying local museums including the Museum of Prehistoric Thera and the Archaeological Museum in Fira. Neolithic pottery, early Cycladic marble figurines, and plant fossils are among the artifacts excavated on the island that are now on display in the cool caverns of these museums.

Enjoy the tavernas

Yes, have the meal with the seaside views, but also be sure to try the family-run tavernas across the island. Fresh, seasonal ingredients and grandma’s recipes are on the menus in villages like Akrotiri, where you can still get beautiful water and sunset views in a quieter setting.


Where are the most unique things to do in Santorini?

Cook with locals

Whether you’d like a private chef to visit your Airbnb for a special dinner menu, or you want to learn to make your own souvlaki, a cooking experience is a great way to connect with locals over the shared love of Mediterranean cuisine.

Attend a Greek Wedding Show

The family-friendly live performance is a fun way to learn the Greek traditions of the wedding among other local customs. Drink wine and laugh as talented performers walk over broken plates, sing, dance, and show you what a big fat Greek wedding is really all about.

Tour the wineries and the brewery

Join locals for a day of wine tastings and a stop at Santorini’s beloved brewery. You will learn about specific conditions required for growing the grapes on volcanic soil and discover unique ways of winemaking.

Explore Akrotiri

This archeological site predates Italy’s Pompeii. It’s a place to admire the ingenuity of the Minoans of the Bronze Age, who built elaborate two- and three-story homes with heating systems, indoor toilets, and other modern-day amenities. A catastrophic volcanic eruption buried the civilization in ash, leaving ancient Thera (or what is now Santorini) for centuries. Today, you can visit the site’s ruins and grab a bite in the nearby village of the same name.


What are the best local beaches in Santorini?

While revelers love to take off to Mykonos by private boat or ferry, and Santorini’s Red Beach is as beautiful and unique as you may have heard, there’s plenty of quieter coves to discover for swims, lounging, and water activities. Here are just some of the local favorites.

Mesa Pigadia

This practically hidden pebble beach, near the village of Akrotiri, includes a cave you can swim in for postcard-perfect waters. Visit a local taverna for fresh seafood for lunch, and stay for the sunset if you have time. (It’s also near White Beach and Red Beach for those who want to do some beach hopping.)

Monolithos

This family-friendly beach can be found on the eastern coast of Santorini. Go kitesurfing, lounge on day beds, and play around in the black sands.

Kamari Beach

Even locals enjoy this beach resort, which has been awarded a Blue Flag for its eco-friendly practices. Snorkeling, sailing, paddleboarding, and windsurfing are all water sports you can enjoy here at the base of Mesa Vouno Mountain.

Kalafatis Beach

For those who travel to Mykonos, this uncrowded beach is known for its windsurfing. It’s about 7 miles from Mykonos Old Town.

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