About Santorini [google-translator]
Santorini, is the top destination in Greece and among the most romantic destinations in the Greek islands and also in the world.The island of Santorini has been voted as the most beautiful island in the world more than 4 times and is one of the most photographed places in the world.
Santorini is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion dated back 3,600 years and which created the current geological caldera.It is 128 nautical miles away from the port of Piraeus /Athens. 30 minutes flight
The Caldera and the whole cluster of the Santorini islands have been characterized as an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Since 1980, thousands of couples from all over the world have chosen Oia and other Santorini villages for their wedding, or honeymoon tr ip. It is estimated that more than 500 ceremonies take place each year
Santorini is considered to be the most sought after place for a romantic getaway in Greece, since there are not many places in the world where you can enjoy exquisitely clear waters while perched on the rim of a massive active volcano in the middle of the sea!
A visit to Santorini is the ultimate gastronomic experience, as the island is a true culinary paradise! Treat your taste buds to some famous traditional products like cherry tomatoes, white egg plants, fava, caper and “hloró tyrí”, a special kind of fresh goat cheese found on the island, or why not try some of the exceptional wines produced from grapes grown in the volcanic soil of the island!
Venture into Santorini’s seaside treasures and enjoy deep blue waters and beacheswith white, red or black sand or volcanic pebbles, spectacular rock formations and impressive lunar landscapes.
BBC and lonelyplanet named the Greek island Santorini 1st on the top five islands in the world among :
2. Bali, Indonesia,
3. Cape Breton, Canada,
4. Boracay, Philippines,
5. Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Santorini is considered an island for high income tourists. The rental rates for suites looking at caldera are high (500-700€/night). This is why Santorini Properties have a big demand from investors around the World. It has a good weather almost the whole year and many celebrities from around the world visits it every year. The climate and the warm waters because of the volcano have highly concentrated levels of iron and manganese &high levels of sulphur dioxide; all these lovely minerals are known to do wonders for the skin and help with rheumatism, arthritis and other aches.
According to the travelworld.com Santorini’s Volcanic Hot Springs are among the Top Five Natural Baths Around the World