Santorini is one of the most popular places to visit in Greece, especially in the summer when the island buzzes with activity 24 hours a day, and restaurants and shops stay open well past midnight. Planning a holiday to Santorini is easy and cheap with Direct Flights.
A spectacular volcanic island surrounded by picturesque beaches, Santorini is the ultimate beach paradise. Travel to Santorini and book with Direct Flights now to get the best deals in flights to and accommodation in Santorini.
Officially known as Thira, Santorini is located within the Cyclades Islands of Greece. There are beautiful beaches all over Santorini, with the most typical being black sand and pebbles due to the volcanic nature of the island. Although surrounded by miles of water, Santorini has no natural source of consumable water and has water delivered to the island from Crete. Nevertheless, visitors to Santorini are cautioned against drinking the water due to high lime content.
Santorini is one of the most popular places to visit in Greece, especially in the summer when the island buzzes with activity 24 hours a day, and restaurants and shops stay open well past midnight. The capital of Santorini is Fira, a busy little town filled with white cobblestone streets and shops, pubs, cafés and restaurants. This city also houses one of the few museums in Santorini, the Museum of Prehistoric Thira, as well as the archeological site of ancient Thira.
Not far from Fira is Oia, also referred to as Ia, a Santorinian city with quintessential white washed buildings and blue-domed cathedrals overlooking azure waters. Residents and travellers alike crowd around the beach to watch a breath-taking sunset, reputed to be one of the best sunsets in the world. Book accommodation in this charming town with Direct Flights; choose from hostels such as the Oia Youth Hostel, which is a short walk away from the beautiful black-pebbled beach of Paradissos, or at serviced villas such as the Fanari Villas.
Planning a holiday to Santorini is easy and cheap with Direct Flights, book a cheap flight to Athens from Australia, and then choose to fly directly into the island, or take a ferry, catamaran, or hydrofoil across the Agean! Book everything from cheap airfare, discount accommodation and travel packages that won’t break your budget with Direct Flights. Starting planning your Santorini holiday today with Direct Flights.