Disney has announced that they are now offering a cruise in Santorini, Greece! Now you will not only be able to enjoy the fun Disney Cruises has to offer, but you have an amazing destination to look forward to as well. Here’s what you need to know about Disney Cruises and one of its newest destinations:
Aboard the Disney Cruise
Cruises in general are amazing experiences, but if you’ve ever been on a Disney Cruise, you know the experience is magical on top of that. Now is the perfect time to introduce yourself and your family to the cruising lifestyle. If the features of the ship itself aren’t enough to convince you, the backdrop of the Greek Islands is sure to change your outlook.
There’s so much to do on the cruise that it almost guarantees a fun trip for the whole family! Families have a chance to experience the best that Disney has to offer in a wonderful destination. The ship itself features multiple pools, including some with waterslides and some that are geared towards younger children and toddlers.
The ship also offers a full-service salon and spa, shopping, nightclubs, lounges, a variety of dining options and much more! Known for their hospitality, Disney hasn’t cut corners here and host a variety of live shows, deck parties, and character experiences for guests of all ages!
Destination: Santorini, Greece
Santorini, Greece is an island in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea. The island is full of beauty, history, and culture. It’s the perfect destination for the entire family. During ancient times, Santorini was known as Thera. The Minoan civilization thrived on the island. During the Bronze Age, they were supported by overseas trade.
A large volcanic eruption would be the downfall of the Minoan civilization and the Mycenean civilization would later rise. Santorini is known for its white-washed houses, which you will likely be able to see from the cruise ship as you approach the port.
What to Do off the Cruise
There is a lot to do in Santorini once you are there. Religion plays an important role in Santorini, so there are some stunning churches to visit if that’s up your alley. There are gorgeous beaches with views you won’t see anywhere else. The beaches on the island of Santorini are all unique do to the volcanic eruptions. The pebbles on the beaches can be red, white, black thanks to the lava that once flowed there. Santorini is also abundant in wineries, shopping, and museums.
You’ll also want to pick up a souvenir or two to remember this stop by. Since you’ll only have a limited amount of time to try and fit in everything you want to do, you should consider taking part in a Port Adventure. A Port Adventure is a specially selected shore excursion hosted by Disney that will make sure you have the opportunity to see what you want to see while you’re visiting. The tour times will be adjusted should the cruise arrive a little late, so there’s no stress on your part. Port Adventures vary, so you can check with your specific cruise and pick what you and your family would most enjoy.
Santorini, Greece is making Disney Cruises an even more magical experience. This destination is one you shouldn’t miss out on. Enjoy the fun of the cruise followed by the sight-seeing and delicious food of Santorini. This may be the most unique and enjoyable way to get to Santorini!