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Bella Aurora & Thalassa

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Address: | Old Port of Fira, Imerovigli 84700, Greece
Phone Number: +30 22860 24024
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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Excellent! The crew was fantastic. We got to see a great sunset. The service was awesome. They picked us up from our hotel and returned us. I highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent! The crew was fantastic. We got to see a great sunset. The service was awesome. They picked us up from our hotel and returned us. I highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fabulous trip on this stunning boat . Great friendly crew, your guide Cristina a lovely energetic bundle of fun! So welcoming. The boat is jaw droppingly beautiful . Lovely food, lovely experience . Just perfect!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were very happy to book Thalassa for our sunset cruise in Santorini. I booked the cruise in advance and to my surprise, responses on email were prompt even during late night hours. They were very helpful and patient answering my long questions and also accepted my request for discounted rate. Thalassa boat is like a pirates sailing boat and... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a traveller i was looking for a cruise that i will have the opportunity to live something different and i made the right choice to participate in this cruise! So i decided to catch the boat from the Old Port of Fira, i met the crew who greeted me when i arrived! First stop is the volcano, it's about... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the tour of our lifetime on the Thalassa. Cristina, the guide, was amazing, giving us a lot of details of the volcano and Santorini. The rest of the crew was great too. We had the luck that Saturday there was a fireworks show in the volcano and we witnessed it from the ship. Just amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A relaxing and enjoyable afternoon in the sun to sunset. Staff on the Thalassa were friendly and Christina the guide was most informative. I really enjoyed the fact that we could move around the boat freely and avoided the crowds...unlike other boats that were packed like sardines. There is not a lot of shade from the sun...so don't forget your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chartered Thalassa for a cruise on 16 August to celebrate our 2nd wedding anniversary with around 32 friends and family on board who came from the UK, Santorini and even South Africa and Kenya. We met with Antonis Kondylis (the owner) beforehand in May to discuss arrangements and he was very warm, welcoming and accommodating to us in tailoring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend this to everyone. Great place to relax and see the island from a different perspective. The hike up volcano wasn't has hard as it looked and the tour guide told you all the interesting facts about the caldera. Recommend going for a swim in the hot springs and they even supplied life jackets for the not so confident... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really loved this tour! First stop was the volcano, a mild 30-45 min hike up for anazing views. Its quite a steep walk, so glad we wore sneakers. Its quite slippery in points. Bring water too :)! We hiked back down, back to the boat to head to the hot springs. Definately worth the swim to shore. Luke warm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended us this romantic sunset cruise and it was the highlight of our trip! We were the only Greeks on board and Christina our guide made the tour in both languages (English and Greek) although we told her we were fine with English! The hike to the volcano was fantastic and informative and the 2 swimming spots great... More 

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