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Great day trip to the volcano

This was a great day trip by boat to nea kameni the hot springs and pale a kameni. The walk up to the volcano having paid our 2 euros to land was a nice hike. Take bottled water... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This was a great day trip by boat to nea kameni the hot springs and pale a kameni. The walk up to the volcano having paid our 2 euros to land was a nice hike. Take bottled water with you if it's a really hot day but I guess it's always best to have fluids with you. We didn't actually... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The hot springs aren't very warm at all, and the water is very salty from the sulphuric acid that is present. Not really worth the while.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Don´t expect anything like the Blue lagoon. The "Hot springs" are located in a tiny bay easily distinguished by yellowish water which can only be reached swimming from the ship - non-swimmers, be warned. There is a sensible difference of water temperature in the bay from the sea, yet calling it "hot" is a bit too much. Moreover, I´d say... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Palea Kameni is one of the stops of sea excursions in Santorini. Here are the hot springs which aren't necessarily hot but still warmer than the rest of the sea. When going there wear a dark bikini/bathing suit because the water contains a lot of sulfur so it can stain your bathing suit. Also take qater shoes with you as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I have never been to a hot spring of this kind! You can get there by boat that will stop about 400 meters from the shore. I like the experience of swimming in iron water and you can see how it bubbles up from the underground. It's very touristic but I liked it. Wear only dark swimming suits and clothes... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stopped at the hot springs as it is included in our 3-hr tour of the volcano. The boat anchored about 20 metres from the hot springs and you have to swim there. The water was cold initially (this is July) but it got warmer as you get closer to the hot springs. It gets very crowded at the hot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Our sailing boat excursion took us to the hot spring. After you jumped out of the boat, you can swim to the little bay. You can feel the water changed temperature. And as the mud get shallower, you can apply it to your body.. or your face as you wish. It was fun and a nice experience for us!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This was one of the highlights of a fantastic trip to Santorini. I visited as part of a boat tour and was delighted to discover that you had to jump of the boat to swim out to the warmer mud. A quick swim later I was covered in orange muck, but days later my skin still feels fantastic. I could... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

On our day long boat trip we stopped at the hot springs and were able to swim inshore to their source. We were warned that the rusty mud would stain clothing if you got it on them. We were not warned that it would make your fingernails 'rusty' for several days afterwards. Nor that it was bad egg smelly!! Some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

If you come here during yout boat tour, don't forget to go for a swim in the hot springs. The water is cold at first, but it gets warmer and warmer, and it's quite hot at the end of he bay. Had a great time there, pieces of orange mud swim by you. Such fun :)

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