Santorini Journals

Santorini sun

A June 2000 trip to Santorini by offtrack

Quote: Santorini's combination of remote beaches and bustling villages is a perfect trip for those with varied interests a great opportunity to balance sightseeing with complete downtime.

Santorini sun

Overview

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The sunset in Oia, the northernmost city. There is little elsewhere that compares.Quick Tips: See my extended write up on Dolphin-Hellas (in my Athens Adventure journal). As far as I'm concerned this is the BEST tip that you can have when it comes to travelling anywhere in Greece. Also, I would recommend staying in Fira, the island capital. It's central and the island is small enough that youc an really do day trips to pretty much anywhere else on the island from here.Best Way To Get Around: Within the villages there are just pedestrian roads. Anywhere you'll need to go within one village is accessible by foot (or donkey)! To travel across villages, car rentals are availab...Read More

Hotel Kavalari

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Hotel

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A bit sparse but location, location, location! Kavalari is just steps off the main promenade and provides breathtaking views of the harbor. The hotel is basically carved into the island''s cliff so the rooms stay quite cool even without using the available air-conditioning. Our room was fairly small but clean and comfortable. Two twin beds, an armoire, nightstand, minifridge and a dresser occupied most of the available floor space. You will hear some foot traffic in and out of the hotel but nothing to keep you up at night. We had access to the multilevel terraces that are shielded from the busy thoroughfare above that so that we enjoyed the magnificent Grecian sun in relative peace. A...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on March 13, 2001

Hotel Kavalari

Santorini, Greek Islands