If you are a couple looking for mainly romantic moments for their honeymoon, if you want to spend the precious and special moments of your life away from many tourists and intense summer adventures in a warm atmosphere of a calm and picturesque island of Greece, then Santorini is one of the best options you could choose from.
It is located in the southern Aegean Sea and specifically in the Cyclades complex and consists of about 20,000 permanent residents.
The capital of the island is Fira and the area of the island is close to 80 square kilometers.
Live your honneymoon in Santorini
Couples in love elope every year to the volcanic island of Santorini. In fact, in recent years the island has been established as a destination chosen by couples to carry out their wedding ceremony or Santorini honeymoon.
Undoubtedly the most amazing island in the Aegean, in the shape of a crescent, Santorini was the area of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world and what remains today is a submerged volcano and a caldera.
Stunning villages have been built on the edge of the caldera, with Cycladic architecture and unique sea views.
Santorini is also known for its romantic sunsets, volcanoes and luxury resorts. Visit Oia, ancient Thira and enjoy the route through the picturesque alleys.
Santorini is considered the pre-eminently romantic destination in Greece.
After all, one does not often find white majestic states built on the edge of the cliff, with picturesque villages, cobbled alleys and impressive churches bathed in light.
Sights for couples in love
Ancient Thira is located in Mesa Vouno, at an altitude of 396 m. It was founded in the 9th century BC. from Dorian settlers, led by Thira and inhabited until the early Byzantine times. The Hellenistic and Roman phases of the city have been revealed
Oia is one of the most famous destinations, known all over the world for its sunset and its cave buildings that extend over Ammoudi and Armeni, to the neighborhood of Perivolas.
It is almost united with Fira. The blue dome of the Virgin “of Agios Theodoros”, has starred in several photos that show Santorini and if it is open it is worth seeing the old image of its iconostasis. At the site of the church there were two small catholic churches, of Panagia and Agios Theodoros.
Trip to the volcano
Santorini is one of the few Greek places that started the interest of science from a very early age.
Its caldera records the history of our planet, which represents many hundreds of thousands of years.
And this unique geological book remains permanently open and accessible to anyone who wants to study this part of history.
On the other hand, the active volcano of Santorini with its occasional small or large eruptions is also a permanent attraction for geologists and volcanologists.
It is no coincidence, then, that scientific research not only has very deep roots on the island, but also that scientific interest remains unquenchable to this day, constantly surprising us with new research discoveries.
What to do in your Santorini honeymoon
Enjoy a wonderful natural path from Fira to Imerovigli and Oia.
A path that for many the most beautiful part starts from the church of Prophet Elias.
Spa in the middle of the Aegean
If you do not have a boat, book a tour of the Caldera with us!
Wild, steep cliffs, secrets, cave churches and old mineral loading ladders will bring you to the islet of Palia Kameni.
Dare to dive in the warm waters and enjoy a natural, volcanic spa.
Sunset in Oia
An experience that is not described in words, but everyone lives it just as powerfully.
Thousands of visitors come here from all over the world. For a few minutes, you will feel the energy of the place.
When the fiery disk sinks in the Aegean, you will have taken this sunset with you, forever.
Where to stay in your Santorini honeymoon
From the many options you have you will not be able to decide!
There are stunning scenery, carved into the rocks, but at the same time luxurious, hotels with elegant suites and private villas, where you will enjoy excellent services and warm hospitality.
Santorini is the island that is caressed by the sunset in the most beautiful way, the island with the view that takes your breath away, the island of surprises.
It is the island of love, that even if you are not in love, you will start to feel that way.
Either gazing from the hotel veranda at the caldera, the Aegean Sea, or walking in its narrow alleys looking at the white houses carved into the rocks.
You will be fascinated when you set foot in Santorini. Either approach the island by boat or by air.
It’s not just that it has the most beautiful sunsets in the world. The view from the Caldera is breathtaking.
The picturesque settlements with their wonderful simple architecture, the romantic restaurants and the cafes on the edge of the Caldera with the endless view of the volcano, compose a magnificent setting ideal for a romantic Santorini honeymoon. After all, which other island has black and red sand?