4 Tips for the Ultimate Santorini Honeymoon

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This is a guest post by Zoe Price. 

There are reasons why millions of travelers visit Santorini every year. The Greek island is not only beautiful, but it also offers a long list of activities and attractions to enjoy. The towns of Fira and Oia with its white houses are always fascinating. The beaches you can find on the island are just as remarkable.

It is no surprise that Santorini is also a popular honeymoon destination. A romantic trip to this island is the perfect way to spend your honeymoon. These next four tips we are going to discuss in this article will help you plan (and enjoy) the ultimate honeymoon in Santorini.

Think Luxury

You want to enjoy the best of Santorini in order to have the ultimate honeymoon experience. Fortunately, enjoying a luxurious trip to the island doesn’t always mean spending a lot of money in the process.

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Luxurious Santorini villas are available at great prices from sites such as bluevillascollection.com, who have a range of villas around the island for a wide range of prices for people on different budgets. There are honeymoon packages and all-inclusive rates too, so you can travel in luxury without breaking your honeymoon budget.

Being a popular holiday destination, it is also easy to pre-book virtually everything for the trip online. Make sure you arrange airport pickup before the trip. Book activities such as snorkelling or island hopping beforehand for a truly convenient trip.

Go Island Hopping

Speaking of island hopping, there are several interesting islands near Santorini. Spending a couple of days to visit them will add sparkles to your already exciting honeymoon for sure.

The island of Paros lets you sample the authentic Greek culture and cuisines. Crete offers great structures and beaches to explore. Of course, you can’t skip Mykonos if you’re visiting the Cyclades. All of these islands offer unique experiences and visiting them is highly recommended.

You don’t have to spend the night if you want to stay in Santorini. Most trips to the nearby islands are arranged as day trips. They are a short boat ride away and there are boats catering to tourists and visitors all day long.

Try the Cuisines

There are two things you absolutely must do on a honeymoon in Santorini. The first one is trying the local seafood dishes. Nothing beats the incredible taste of fresh, delicately-prepared dishes made from local fishes, clams, and other ingredients. You only need to find a seafront seafood restaurant to have a great meal.

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The second thing you absolutely need to try is the fine dining experience on the island. There are some interesting restaurants with unique ambience to explore. Having a nice meal while enjoying the view of the sea at night is easy. Simply make a reservation and you are set for the night.

Take Long Walks

Santorini is perfect for long, romantic walks. The towns are interesting with their unique architectural features, local shops, and friendly people. The beaches and the nightlife on the island are just as interesting to explore.

Be sure to pack a comfortable pair of shoes if you’re going on a honeymoon in Santorini. Walking is a big part of life on the island. You can go for donkey rides or use one of the available cable cars to reach certain places, but why take cable cars when you can enjoy a nice walk with your partner?

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Walking in the towns can be challenging at times. You’ll get invited to a lot of restaurants and shops, especially when walking around Fira and Kamari. Remember to reject those offers politely and you will have no trouble enjoying a nice walk.

Having a great honeymoon in Santorini is very easy. The island is beautiful and full of vibrant new things to try. These four tips we covered in this article, however, will make your honeymoon in

Santorini a once-in- a-lifetime moment that you will always remember.

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