SANTORINI – MYKONOS 15 DAYS
Arrival at the Athens International Airport and transfer to your luxury hotel in Athens. Depending on the time of your arrival there are additional activities if time permits.
Breakfast and transfer to the port for a short sail to the island of Mykonos. Then transfer to your private villa where you will be welcomed with a beautiful basket with fresh fruits, local wine and delicatessen products. Relax by your private pool with a glass of fine local wine while you gaze at the endless landscape of the Aegean Sea. In the afternoon you can enjoy the beauties of Mykonos capital, the Chora. You can walk through the whitewashed alleys, admire the traditional Cycladic architecture or shop from the local market and enjoy your ouzo at a local traditional taverna by the sea.
Breakfast and transfer to the port for a private cruise trip around the nearby islands. You will have the chance to explore and enjoy all the hidden beaches, accessible only by boat and dive into the crystal clear waters of Aegean. Snorkeling and swimming is so enjoyable all around that you will not want to stop and get on the boat. Enjoy your on board lunch, prepared by the staff of the boat according to your specific taste. At night, you will have the chance to experience the rich night life of the island, have a cocktail in Little Venice with your feet touching the water or dine at a cosmopolitan restaurant.
Breakfast and transfer to the port for a short sailing to the uninhabited island of Delos to visit the ancient site. This island is dedicated to god Apollo and goddess Artemis (Diana), as is their birthplace. Temples, beautiful mosaics, statues and well preserved sites stand for thousands years, waiting for you to explore them and have an idea of the history of Greek civilization here from the 3rd century BC.
Today you will have a personal treatment by professionals. Spoil yourself with the ultimate relaxing experience of a unique massage session by the pool, which can include aromatherapy, lava shells, deep tissue, body scrub or hammam. Indulge your senses and fight the last night’s hangover at the privacy of your villa. At noon, you may enjoy a traditional Greek lunch by the sea with fresh fish, seafood and local delicious appetizers at a seaside taverna.
Today we will depart Mykonos to sail to Santorini Island. After your check in at your luxurious villa, feel free to explore the island. Walk around the Cycladic alleys, watch the breathtaking view of Caldera and shop unique items from the local shops, all at the capital of Fira. A dinner at a Caldera view restaurant is with great value this afternoon.
Today you will have the chance to spend the day in the unique villages of Perissa and Kamari famous for their black sand and beaches. Enjoy your moments doing whatever sports activity you like. Watersports centers offer big variety of options such as Jet Ski, water ski, scuba dive, parasailing, fly board and lot more. And a meal by the sea during this great time in one of the several beach restaurants of Santorini, will be proved ideal.
Today you will have an island tour to pass by various villages and beaches to admire the beauty of each, beaches that are accessible easier by boat. Then you will visit Akrotiri, one of the most well maintained ancient cities of Greece, thanks to the volcanic dust that kept all the findings preserved in an excellent condition. A guided tour here will familiarize you to this ancient part of civilization. The afternoon will be at leisure to enjoy a beautiful meal and taste all the local goodies of Santorini, such us the famous cherry tomatoes, various wines and local cheeses.
Today you will have a private cruise around the Volcano and the surrounding uninhabited islands. The sail normally lasts 5 hours and you will have the chance to explore the unique coastline of the Red beach, the White Rocky beach, Palea and Nea Kameni volcanic islands. Enjoy full privacy as you dive into the crystal clear waters, away from crowded locations. End your boat tour, with a splendid full meal on board with various types of local wine, beer and soda.
Breakfast and transfer to the beautiful picturesque village of Pyrgos accessible by foot due to the narrow alleys of the village. Walk up to the top and you will have a panoramic view of the whole island. Photos there will keep all the travel memories alive. Continue the visit to a traditional winery for some wine tasting with light meal to taste local products. Santorini has the unique climate for producing different varieties of grapes and worldwide known wines.
Breakfast and transfer to a beautiful beach where you can take a horse ride right next to the seashore. An experienced instructor will show you the secrets of horse riding, while you enjoy a fully nature’s time. Conclude your day with a gourmet meal, a fancy cocktail and some cool music enjoying a picturesque ambient by the beach.
It’s the day for fishing tour by a local fishing boat that will induct you to the secrets of fishing art. Then you will cook and eat what you caught in your nests and have the most memorable meal on board. This afternoon you will visit Oia village, famous for its sunset worldwide and have free time to explore the village and taste its products.
Today we will say goodbye to Santorini and sail or fly to Athens. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. If time permits, you will have free time in Plaka area, the ancient portion of the city, and a dinner looking the Acropolis Hill.
We will have a city drive during which we will see the ancient marble Panathenaic Stadium, The Zappeion Hall, the former Royal Gardens, the Parliament House at the Constitution Square as well as the Academy of Sciences and Arts. We will see also the old University building and the National Library and a few of the most beautiful new classical style buildings of modern Athens. Then we will head to the Sacred Rock of the Acropolis. There we will have the chance of admiring all the masterpieces of architecture built during the time of Pericles, the Golden age of Athens in the 5th century BC. We will see the Propylaea, the temple of Athenian Nike, Erectheon and the world-known Parthenon temple.
It’s time to say goodbye to Greece with the unforgettable memories and with the dream to return back.