Santorini is one of the most unique islands in Greece, largely because of its landscape. Evidence of volcanic activity can be found throughout the island, and it gives the place a unique quality. It also provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic vacation. Here’s a look at some of the most romantic things you can do while here.
Watch the Sunset
Santorini has some of the best sunsets in all of Greece, and watching them is a nice activity for couples, especially during the summer months when the weather is at its best. There are some great places to see the sunset, but one of the most popular is in the village of Oia. Find your ideal spot early so that you don’t miss out, Oia gets busy as sunset approaches!
Lounge on the Beach
There are some great beaches on the island and most of them have unique qualities that will enchant you. Red Beach in particular offers a unique experience for visitors. Red and black volcanic pebbles dot the beach, and the sea water is unusually warm. White Beach, whose breathtaking cliffs make for a stunning backdrop, is another great place for couples to visit. Cape Columbo is another can’t-miss venue. Though more isolated, the wind and wild waves over the centuries have carved out memorable landscapes and unmatched quiet beauty. Achilles himself couldn’t resist a good lounge on these beaches!
Go Wine Tasting
The climate and geography of Santorini makes it a great place for grapes used for making wine to thrive. Because of the mineral content of the soil, these grapes, and therefore the wines of Santorini are unique. Be sure to book a tour to taste for yourself the rich flavors derived from Santorini’s warm climate. Test the grapes with your own hands and bask in the unforgettable scenery. Taking advantage of the wine tasting opportunities that Santorini offers isn’t just fun, but romantic as well!
Take a Romantic Cruise
Since this island is so unique, consider booking a romantic cruise for two! It is a great way to enjoy the inimitable landscape of the island. For an even more special experience, book a sunset cruise. You will be poised to enjoy the legendary sunset from a different perspective while enjoying romance at sea.
Santorini is an incredibly popular place for a destination wedding. There are countless weddings here each year and many specialists available to help you plan your wedding. If you are an Orthodox Christian, you can even get married in one of the churches on the island. This is a great island not only for a quiet wedding, but also for those wishing to host a larger party. Your wedding photographs will be especially memorable with the island’s scenery in the background!
Santorini is an incredibly romantic island, which means that you’ll want to enjoy it with someone you love. Consider having one of these experiences while here!