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Bella Aurora & Thalassa

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Address: Imerovigli-Santorini, Imerovigli 84700, Greece
Phone Number: +30 22860 24024
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Come! Sail away with us on a memorable voyage.You will board our authentic...
Come! Sail away with us on a memorable voyage.You will board our authentic Brigantine Thalassa at the picturesque old port of Fira.We will set sail for the small port of the volcano. When we arrive your guide will lead you up to the rim of the volcanic crater where smoke rises up and the stones are hot to the touch. Remember to bring good walking shoes and a hat to protect you from the sun.Leaving the volcano, our ship heads for the “hot springs”. There you can bathe in the warm waters (don’t forget your bathing suite and towel) . During the remainder of our voyage, we pass by Thirassia, where you have the chance to swim again in the blue crystal cleal waters while the captain and his crew prepare plenty of traditional Greek meze (appetizers) and you’ll have the chance to taste the renowned wine from Santorini. Next we come to the northern tip of Santorini and the town of Ia with its two small seaports Ammoudi and Armeni. From our sailing boat we have a unique vantage point for viewing the lovely traditional settlement of Ia. Here you can relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery.Then we will set the sails and head back to Fira enjoying the wine and live saxophone music as the sun magically sets into the sea.
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From start to finish this was a magical day... well worth every penny. The crew were lovely and friendly. Nadia was great... lovely boat and unlike the other tour boats this had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Cogolin, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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Cogolin, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

From start to finish this was a magical day... well worth every penny. The crew were lovely and friendly. Nadia was great... lovely boat and unlike the other tour boats this had plenty of room to move about. We did the sunset tour from 3.30pm to 9pm and it was amazing... an absolute must !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

This was my favorite activity of our santorini vacation! You board the boat around 330, and set sail into the caldera, heading first for Nea Kameni. Here you hike up the volcano for about 30 min to reach the top. The hike is vigorous and good shoes are a must...also have water as the volcano is hot mid-day! Tour guide... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This experience was the highlight of our visit to Santorini. The cruise was recommended by Katarina, owner of our rental (Ifestio Villas in Oia). She touted this cruise and we were not disappointed. Upon boarding we noticed that it was a mixed group of passengers. Couples, singles, older folks, young lovebirds, different nationalities, and us, a family group. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Nadia was our tour guide through the afternoon. First stop volcano to see the active but dormant crater - bit of a hike so bring tennis shoes and water but they sell that on the boat. Great tour and history. Next up a sail around the volcano to swim in the water to the Hot Springs. Maybe 5 minute swim... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

A lovely day, largely due to the lady named Nadia who was our guide. She greeted us at the dockside, making sure she introduced herself individually to all who were about to embark on the trip. At the summit of the volcano she was very informative about its history and that of the island. At the end of the day,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My wife surprised me on our honeymoon with this excursion when we arrived to Santorini! We were aboard the Thalassa, the bigger ship they had on their fleet, and it was a great experience! We were met at the dock by Nadia, who was very nice and informative tour guide when we hiked the volcano island. The rest of the... More 

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Huarez, peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I saved the card the cruise hostess gave us, Nadia Dominique Valilou, to make certain I wrote a review as this was by far the highlight of our Greek experience. Nadia was perfect as a hostess making the experience even better. They know how to pack a lot in a very short time; swimming to hot springs; dancing; sailing into... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is a fantastic value for the money. Climbing the volcano, swimming in the hot springs, riding the waves like a roller coaster, a delicious dinner with plenty of wine, then the sunset sail with the saxophone playing.. hours of fun for such a reasonable price. The crew were all very friendly and our guide Nadia was fun and informative.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This was a five hour cruising starting mid afternoon so that we could take in the sunset. First stop was Nea Kameni for a climb up to the top of the volcanic island with excellent guiding from Nadia. Trainers or sensible shoes are essential as there is a lot of scree or shale. The climb up & down took just... More 

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calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My wife booked our afternoon/sunset sailing cruise on a recommendation by Chris at our hotel in Fira (the Enigma Hotel and Suites - best hotel ever!). Not only were we delighted with the walk to the top of the volcano, the stop for swimming in the warm springs, the delicious buffet dinner while in port on Thirassia, and of course... More 

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Address: Address: Imerovigli-Santorini, Imerovigli 84700, Greece
Phone Number: +30 22860 24024
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Imerovigli

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