The Island of Beauty
In the heart of the Aegean Sea lies a small island that hides enormous beauty. An island forged by the power of the volcano that erupted in 1600 BC and changed it forever, an island that towers proudly over the eternal blue of the sea and shines its precious beauty for the world to see. Its fascinating caldera, bedazzled with the iconic white cubic houses carved in the volcanic rock fascinates visitors reaching its shores since antiquity; the unique volcanic products and local experiences take over your senses, and before you know it, you are in love with Santorini. Amazing surprises await you in every turn and every moment; breath-taking sunsets, mesmerizing wines and mouth-watering tastes; thrilling sights and beauty as far as the eye can see. Are you ready to fall in love with Santorini?
Santorini offers an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. Whether you seek to discover the history, culture or natural beauty of this unique island, there are a few must-sees around the island certain to wow every fiber of your being. Starting with the archaeological excavation of Akrotiri, where a highly advanced bronze era civilization was buried under lava, to remain intact and re-emerge millennia later. Ancient Thera, on top of Mesa Vouno Mt., is also worth a visit, both for the intriguing findings but also for the spectacular views of the entire island, whereas the medieval Kastelia of Pyrgos, Emporio, Skaros, Akrotiri and Oia are extraordinary beyond words. Local museums around Santorini highlight its history and culture, such as the Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Prehistoric Thera at Fira, the Maritime Museum in Oia and the Nomikos Industrial Tomato Museum at Vlyhada, whereas local wineries showcase the distinctive wine-making traditions of the island in tours around their vineyards and canavas. Our concierge would be happy to suggest sightseeing attractions and help you out with all the details, for you to explore Santorini at ease!
Nature and Fun in Harmony!
There is ample choice when it comes to exciting activities, especially revolving around the majestic nature of Santorini. The quintessential cruises around the island and the volcanoes are the top choice among visitors, with options for private or semi-private experiences, day or sunset time cruises, luxurious crafts and onboard meals, with wine-tastings and vineyard tours a close second. Watersports are a must for summery moments in the sea, and the perfect places for such thrills are the black sanded Perivolos, Perissa and Kamari beaches, whereas horse riding expeditions, cycling or hiking tours are the perfect ways to explore the beauties of Santorini’s nature. No matter what activities intrigue you the most, the people of Blue White Suites will help you choose the best ones for you and your loved ones and assist you with all the details. All you need to do is ask!
The volcanic lands of Santorini and the unusual climatic conditions – with scarcely any rain throughout the year – have created a unique terroir that yields supreme wines and spectacular produce. The local fava is renowned for its smooth, velvety taste that makes it a delightful treat for the palate, and it’s worth trying some inspired versions of this staple Santorinian dish, such as fava with caramelized onions, octopus or the zesty local capers. The local white eggplants are also exceptional in taste and texture, as they absorb no oil when fried making them simply irresistible, whereas the fiery local cherry tomatoes elevate any dish with their fiery brio. Try the superb local delights in restaurants around the island, always paired with a glass of local wine or Vinsanto and savor the authentic taste of Santorini for a memorable gastronomic experience.