volcanic scenes & sunset dreams

There’s something about Santorini that is truly magical; it could be the panoramic views over the caldera, the black sand  beaches or the white & pastel buildings perching on the cliff edge – or maybe it’s a little bit of everything. This picturesque Greek island is often found on bucket lists and it’s very easy to see why. From a long weekend to a week-long holiday or even a spot of island hopping, Santorini is a must.

Many visit for the first time by ship – a cruise around the Greek Isles is an increasingly popular option, for couples & families alike, but if you really want to soak up all that Santorini has to offer, you’re going to need more than a day. From the bustling Capital of Fira (or Thera) to the quaint town of Oia on the Northwestern tip, to the clifftop village of Imerovigli – adorned with luxury hotels – there’s something for everything in this Cycladic island paradise. What does your adventure look like?

imerovigli sunset

Facts about Santorini

Currency – Euro

4 hour flight time

Island has more churches than houses

2 million tourists visit annually

Why should you travel to Santorini with us?

Over the years, we’ve spent a lot of time exploring Santorini so not only do we know all the popular spots to check out, we know the off-the-beaten-path places, too. From cave hotels to infinity pools with endless views; from delicious meze plates to mouthwatering street gyros; from renting a scooter to touring the island on an ATV, our travel experts are here to help plan your perfect island getaway to Santorini. You really do need to witness the sunset yourself to believe how mesmerising it is!

Some of our favourite resorts in Santorini

Mystique, a luxury collection hotel

Carved into the rugged caldera cliffs of Oia, overlooking the expansive turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea, Mystique, A Luxury Collection Hotel is shaped by nature and very much enhanced by style. A favoured destination for Honeymoons and romantic escapes, the resorts 41 suites & villas, 2 pools, rejuvenating spa, 3 dining options and more provide a luxurious retreat on the Northern coast of the island.

On-site dining includes some of the freshest locally inspired cuisine; a high-end gastronomical experience in Lure by Olivier Campanha and a casual venue, occupying the site of a century-old mansion. The aesthetic of the entire resort is a modern, incredibly elegant palette of light, earthy tones & wooden highlights. For a truly romantic stay, our luxury experts recommend an Allure Suite, featuring a jacuzzi & glass cabin shower, as well as a private terrace with dining area & sun loungers.

Grace, an Auberge Resorts Collection

Any hotel which is named as #1 in Greece and #2 in the world* is going to be special – Grace is exactly that – a clifftop escape in Imerovigli with whitewashed walls & panoramic views across the caldera. After your first sumptuous meal overlooking the infinity pool at sunset, you’ll soon be under the spell of Santorini. From Deluxe Rooms to Suites to the Villa, a private retreat awaits in this picturesque location.

Whether you choose to eat at the resort after your sundowner cocktail – with a blend of Greek & Mediterranean flavours by Michelin-awarded chef Lefteris Lazarou – or make the short journey into Fira, a world of flavour awaits, perhaps whilst sampling some of their local wine. Whether you want to unwind in your plunge pool or charter a yacht for a day floating around the Aegean Sea, our travel experts are here to make sure your luxury stay is unforgettable, with a little help from Grace.

(*Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Award 2022) 

Things to do in Santorini

Book with us today

Now is always the best time to book your next holiday and we’re here to take all of your stress away. Simply get in touch with our travel experts for an initial consultation and whether you need a little inspiration or know exactly what you want – with a little help from us – you’ll soon be jetting off to your next destination.