Vacations in Santorini

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Why should you book a vacation package to Santorini?

With gorgeous beaches, a fascinating past, and spectacular sunsets, Santorini is a place that truly enchants. White-painted villages nestle in the hills and along the coast, while tourists in Santorini can take in ancient Minoan sites, historic wineries, or tours of modern microbreweries. Other highlights are the beaches with their colorful sands and hikes along a volcano's rim.

Santorini vacation deals, combining flights and hotels, are the most economical way of enjoying the island. Booking a flight and hotel at the same time ensures the best rates and lets you tailor the trip to your needs. Santorini travel deals will leave more money in your pocket to spend exploring this delightful destination.

When should you book a vacation package to Santorini?

For the best Santorini vacation packages, avoid early April to mid-September. This busy period is also when temperatures are at their peak. For milder temperatures and quieter beaches, April to June and September to October are perfect. Cooler temperatures don't matter on active holidays. For these, choose cheap Santorini vacation packages from December through to March.

You can coincide Santorini vacation deals with annual events. Easter week involves fun and solemnity, especially in Pyrgos where the streets are strewn with candles. Summer events include July's Santorini Jazz Festival and the Ifestia Festival in August when fireworks pay homage to the island's volcano.

Where should you stay in Santorini during your vacation?For any vacation type in Santorini:

Carved from the island's coastal cliffs and with stunning sea views is the Perivolas Hotel in Oia. The hotel's restaurant is a restored wine cellar where guests can enjoy candlelit fine dining. A shuttle service to Santorini Airport is available.

The Grace Santorini Hotel in Imerovigli features modernistic hip decor. This award-winning boutique hotel has an infinity pool while some rooms have plunge pools overlooking the ocean. There is an airport shuttle bus service.

For family vacations in Santorini:

With their own dedicated swimming pool and onsite playground, kids love the Tamarix Del Mar Suites near Kamari Beach, while parents can relax in the hotel spa. The hotel is just a few minutes by shuttle bus from the airport.

The Majestic Hotel in Fira features ultra-modern decor, sound-proof rooms, three pools, and a children's playground, making it perfect for families. It is around 90 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi, bus or rental vehicle.For romantic vacations in Santorini:

With just four suites, four-poster beds, and spectacular sea views, 1864 The Sea Captain's House is a truly romantic destination. Hidden away in Oia, the hotel has everything guests need on its doorstep and an airport shuttle service is available.

With a spa and infinity pool Katikies Hotel is perfect for those special holidays while champagne served with breakfast adds an extra romantic sparkle. The hotel's shuttle service runs from Oia to the airport.For luxury vacations in Santorini:

Set on the volcano's rim and boasting fantastic sea views is the Chromata Hotel in Imerovigli. Deluxe suites, private verandas, and an infinity pool make every guest feel like a celebrity. The hotel provides a shuttle service to and from the airport.

The Mystique Hotel nestles into Oia's cliffs. Styled by Frank Lefebvre, it cleverly combines luxury with hints of cave living. Spa baths in the rooms have dramatic sea views while terraces and the pool perch on the cliff edge. An airport shuttle service is available.For budget vacations in Santorini:

Centrally located in Fira with an outdoor pool is Sweet Pop. Air-conditioned rooms have their own balconies while the decor is colorful but classy. The journey from Santorini Airport takes approximately 90 minutes by bus, taxi or rental car.

The San Giorgio Hotel is in the popular town of Fira. As well as an airport shuttle service, it offers air-conditioned rooms, a swimming pool, and lounges where holiday friendships can be made.