With the most impressive sunset and the most distinct architecture among all Cycladic islands, Santorini is said to be the precious gem of the Aegean, and rightly so. Its rough landscapes, the traditional white and blue painted houses, the breathtaking view of the still active volcano, the stunning caldera as well as the unique black and red beaches, justify why Santorini is the best Greek island and one of the top romantic destinations in the world. Each year Santorini is becoming more and more popular, especially among newlywed couples from around the world. This one-of-a-kind destination can definitely guarantee you the best honeymoon ever!
Here are our recommendations for the top things to do and places to stay if you plan to visit Santorini Island for your honeymoon:
Best Places to Stay in Santorini
1. La Mer Deluxe Hotel & Spa
If you have already chosen to spend your honeymoon in Santorini, the ideal resort for you is the La Mer Deluxe 5* Hotel and Spa. Newly constructed, La Mer is an Adult only Hotel, outstanding for its superb facilities as well as its high-quality services. Its unique aesthetic and style, combining modern design with traditional Cycladic architecture, is why it comes as no surprise that La Mer Deluxe Hotel and Spa is the best resort for your honeymoon in Santorini. Located in Kamari village, La Mer is only 50 meters away from the cosmopolitan Black sandy Beach of Kamari village, where you can enjoy sunbathing and several water sports.
This luxury hotel is clearly indicated for honeymooners or newlywed couples, since the resort provides its guests with splendid hospitality, including private swimming pools featured with modern and alluring environment, reviving massages and treatments as well as Hammam, Jacuzzi and Sauna.
On top of that, La Mer has already taken into account the honeymooners. For this reason, the hotel proposes to you 3 distinct packages, specifically designed for the honeymoon, in order to meet your needs and wants.
So to speak, the following section displays the 3 most romantic packages for the best honeymoon in Santorini ever!
a. Deluxe Package
This package for 2, among other services, includes welcome fresh flowers combined with chilled sparkling wine, room service breakfast, candlelight decoration with scented rose petals as well as private round trip transfer to Sunset Village Oia. The luxury sunset catamaran trip with full BBQ menu and the extremely relaxing aromatherapy massages will definitely amaze you!
b. Executive Honeymoon Package
The executive package is also highly recommended to honeymooners, offering exceptional services as well. Apart from the arrival flowers and the refreshed sparkling wine, it provides guests with the unique experience of cruising in the caldera with the traditional boat during the famous Santorini sunset.
c. Classy Romantic Package
However, there is another package, ideally designed for the romantics at a more affordable price. If you belong to this type of couple, you will doubtlessly be delighted to experience the romantic decoration of the room, including the arrival of fresh flowers and the ambrosial wine.
Choose the best suited to you from the aforementioned options of La Mer Deluxe 5* Hotel and Spa and have the honeymoon of a lifetime!
2. Santorini Gem
Are you planning a Greek island destination wedding? We have the pleasure of proposing you one of the most romantic wedding venues of the world, the Santorini Gem. Santorini Gem is a luxury venue able to host weddings as well as other events, outdoor or indoor. The elegance of that place along with the romantic atmosphere of Santorini Island can offer you the ultimate wedding experience. The magnificent view of the caldera, the serenity as well as the natural beauty of the island, will make the ideal background for your very special moment.
Exchange vows in the beautiful wedding terrace accompanied by family and friends while pleasuring the spectacular view of the caldera. At the same magnificent area, you can also make the after wedding party. Celebrate with a dinner party, in the outside terrace, where the luxury decoration and the superb service will amaze you.
Wake up to the majestic Caldera view! Do not miss to book the wedding package, including the ceremony and the wedding villa. The first morning together will find you in a fantabulous place enjoying amazing hospitality.
Indulge yourself with the unique experience of Santorini Gem, pleasuring the breathtaking view and the famous sunset of the volcanic caldera!
Best Things to Do on your Santorini Honeymoon
1. Catch the Enchanting Sunset while Sailing at the Caldera
Cruising under the Caldera when the sun falls down, is definitely a unique experience for you and your beloved! From the port of Athinios, the Captain will take you to the best spots in order to admire the impressive view of the Caldera and the Volcano as well.
Before the sun starts fading out, the boat will be at the best location, where you can enjoy the astonishing sunset of Santorini. Here is where you can take some of the most iconic shots of Santorini! During this incredible experience, you will also have the chance to taste a delicious dinner, which has already been prepared by the crew.
The most idyllic moment of your honeymoon!
2. Visit the Active Volcano and Dive into the Hot Springs
Start your tour with a visit to the still active Volcano! Admire the wild scenery and the beautiful landscape of Santorini, which has been created due to the volcanic eruption that took place in 1,650 BC. Hike to the top of the volcano to see the craters in person, while you can gaze at the astonishing Caldera and the peculiar formations of the eruption.
After visiting the volcano, the boat will take you to the famous Hot Springs that are located nearby. Jump of the boat and dive into the hot waters of the Aegean Sea.
Awaken your senses with this once in a lifetime experience!
3. Explore Santorini Island in One Day
Another one amazing tour that you can do is to explore Santorini Island in one day. You and your partner you will have the opportunity to enjoy a visit to the picturesque monastery Prophet Elias, which is built on the highest peak of the island. Next, you can stroll around in one of the most scenic villages of Santorini, Pyrgos, exploring its beauties. From Pyrgos village, you will also have the chance to visit Skaros, also known as Skaros Rock, which is an impressive medieval settlement.
The rest of the day you will take a boat tour with King Thiras around the Caldera, visiting the imposing volcano and the unique Hot Springs.
4. Discover the Best Wineries in Santorini Countryside
Highly recommended activity, especially among newlywed couples in Santorini, is a wine tour. Do not miss to explore some of the best wineries of the island and taste the world-famous Assyrtiko Santorini wines, while pleasuring the gorgeous vista of the Caldera and the volcanic islands. Venetsanos, Rouso and Koutsoyannopoulos wineries are some of the most prominent, outstanding for their long wine-making tradition.
If you and your spouse are wine enthusiasts, you should definitely make a wine tour in Santorini, pleasuring these “ambrosia” beverages!