There are many honeymoon destinations around the world, but none are more amazing or beautiful than the island of Santorini. From the minute you arrive on the island until the time you leave, you will be mesmerized by the sights, sounds and aromas that you encounter during your stay. In order to have a fabulous time on your honeymoon in Santorini, there are a few places and things that you need to know about. Here are 7 tips for you that guarantee that you will enjoy your honeymoon and that you will also never want to leave Santorini.
1. Village of Oia
The village of Oia is quiet and picturesque, which may be why it is the most famous of all of the villages on Santorini. You will find the village on top of an impressive cliff at the north end of the island. When you visit the village, you will see magnificent views of the volcanos of Palia and Nea Kameni as well as the island of Thirassia. During your honeymoon, you will enjoy your time spent here in the village as you take long walks amongst the narrow streets and paths. You will want to stay until the sun sets in the evening, because there is no better place on the island to view the sunset.
2. The Beach
Everyone loves to spend time on the beach and your honeymoon will not be the exception. Every beach on Santorini is filled with shiny pebbles, geological formations and black, white and red sand. The most famous beach on Santorini is Red Beach and you will be able to immerse yourself in hot water when taking a swim there.
No honeymoon would be complete without a trip to a winery or two. Thankfully, there are many wineries on Santorini for you to enjoy on your honeymoon. Santorini wine has a unique flavor because of the volcanic soil and the climate of the area. Toast your new life together with a glass of the most famous wines of the area.
4. Hiking Trail
You can see breathtaking views while walking the hiking trail from Fira to Oia. Not only is it a spectacular walk, you also get to see many unique features of the island. You can expect to see many chapels as you walk along the edge of the caldera the entire way.
Time spent in Fira will be well worth it as you will be able to explore the area as you are shopping for souvenirs of your adventures. This is the perfect place to spend an afternoon before your return trip home.
Everyone who visits Greece needs to experience a Greek festival. The locals should be able to let you know which church or chapels are celebrating while you are there. Each Greek festival has wine, delicious food and lots of music for dancing.
7. Take a Cruise
One of the best ways to see Santorini is to go on a cruise out on the sea. This allows you to view the island from the water as well as see the infamous volcano from a distance.
As a honeymooning couple, you may want to spend most of your time in a hotel room together, but Santorini is not the place for that. There is so much do to on the island and the views and other sights are too beautiful to miss. So, you will want to become adventurous and start exploring the many different places all over the island.