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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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It was amazing we love it thalassa :-)

the hotel we stayed at recommended us to go to this cruise and it was amazing! very good greek food, free wine, perfect guide Nadia explained about the history of Santorini and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the hotel we stayed at recommended us to go to this cruise and it was amazing! very good greek food, free wine, perfect guide Nadia explained about the history of Santorini and live saxophone music for sunset. Perfect you should go!

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1 Thank Adriatik
Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sailed on the Thalassa daily sunset cruise and enjoyed it so very much. The ship is beautiful and the itinerary outstanding. We especially enjoyed the short hike up to the volcanic crater which lent an extra dimension to our Santorini visit, seeing the coastline from the water, including Oia, and watching the sunset. A highly recommended way to spend... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The Thalassa was recommended by my daughter who had been on the cruise a few years ago. I was on a stopover in Athens and was strongly encouraged to go to santorini even if only for a night. The booking on their website was swift and efficient. The cruise itself was wonderful..just the right amount of relaxation and information. The... More 

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Giannitsa, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

We booked this excursion after our receptionist's recommendation. As it turned outwe did good to follow her tip of advice. Starting from the old port of Fira, we firstly visited the Nea Kameni island (aka the volcano) where our tour guide, Nadia, explained to us some interesting stuff about the volcano's history. The view from up there was breathtaking. Later... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

The day-trip with "Thalassa" boat was what we needed to make our stay to Santorini a perfect holiday! First visit to the volcano (amazing scenery), then two stops for swimming and jumping from the ship first to the hot water springs of the volcano and then into the clearest waters of the island of Thirasia, some food and then sailing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We took the sunset cruise on the Thalassa and it was a great experience. Our guide Nadia was full of energy and knowledgeable how history shaped and reshaped Santorini . We stopped several times for swimming and there was a ladder for easy access to the boat. The food was very good and plentiful . After sunset one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

My wife and I always look for sunset/dinner cruises on our vacations near the sea so we were excited to board the Thalassas. The cruise boarded from the old port in Fira, Santorini and we were amazed at the crews efficiency given the cruise ship tenderning going on! The first stop was Nea Kameni which is the active volcano cone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

The sunset cruise on the Thalassa was fantastic. First call is a guided walk up the volcano. Wear decent shoes. Then a stop off where you can bathe in the hot springs. If you are not a strong swimmer then they will give you a life jacket for your safety. Then a stop in Thirassa bay where they dish you... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

My husband and I were looking for options for a cruise. We decided to go for the thalassa cruise as recommended and arranged by our hotel. This was really a great experience and I believe no trip to Santorini is complete without it. The boat is looks like a pirate ship, very traditional but with modern amenities. The cruise started... More 

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Clifton Park, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Three of us went on the sunset cruise. What a wonderful experience. Nadia, our tour guide was phenomenal. From the stop at the volcano, to the two swimming stops to the beautiful sunset, everything was fantastic. We were served traditional Greek appetizers and drinks. To top it all off, we danced to the traditional Greek dance. This is a must... More 

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