Golden Route: Santorini Caldera Cruise with Ammoudi Bay Views


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    Santorini Day Tours

    Santorini Day Tours is Santorini’s exclusive day tour operator specializing in private tours and top-class daily experiences ranked #1 on

    From first-time visitors and cruise travelers to honeymoon couples and TV celebrities, 18.000+ happy guests have joined our tours and daily experiences since 2012.

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    • 5 Hours
    • Group Tour
    • Santorini

    Witness unparalleled views of the sunset onboard our catamaran yacht under the cliffs of Oia, at the old port of Ammoudi Bay which is considered amongst the top spots sunset spots in Santorini.

    After your hotel pick-up with our shuttle a/c minibus, start your catamaran golden-route cruise from the port of Vlychada and cruise around Santorini and its caldera (flooded volcanic crater).

    After embarking from the port, cruise towards the Red and White beaches and enjoy a swim at the Nea or Palea Kameni volcanic springs of the Santorini volcano where parts of the water are warmer due to the volcanic activity. 

    During your sunset catamaran cruise enjoy plenty of fresh & crisp Santorini white wine and Greek beers offered by the crew as a gesture of warm Greek hospitality.

    Anchor at a secluded bay of the Santorini volcano for a second swimming opportunity while the crew prepares a generous full Greek dinner including pan-fried fish fillets, BBQ chicken, pasta, spreads, and Greek salad served al-fresco onboard the catamaran. 

    As Golden Hour approaches  Santorini, you will be experiencing the views of the sunset while cruising towards the old port of Ammoudi under the cliffs of Oia, filled with romantic seafood restaurants. 

    A sunset cruise is essential when you visit Santorini, and our golden route with numbers limited to 18 guests total will ensure the feeling of a small-group experience while onboard the comfort of a modern catamaran yacht.

    When the tour finishes you will be dropped off back to your hotel or Airbnb with our a/c shuttles, to relax after a remarkable evening at the Aegean waters of Santorini.


    • Enjoy cruising during golden-hour around Santorini on board a modern catamaran of up to 18 people.
    • Cruise towards the Red and White Beaches of Santorini.
    • Enjoy a swim/volcanic bath at the warm springs, on a secluded bay of the Santorini volcano.
    • Dine on a rich Greek lunch including pan-fried fish fillets, bbq chicken, Greek salad, pasta, spreads, and complimentary Greek wine & beer.
    • Capture stunning panoramas of picturesque Santorini from the old port of Ammoudi bay, under the cliffs of Oia town.
    • Round-trip transportation with modern a/c mini bus from all Santorini Hotels & Airbnb’s included.

    Price Includes

    • Hotel / Airbnb pickup and drop-off.
    • Professional Greek skipper and crew members
    • Complimentary drinks (white wine, Greek beer, sodas, and mineral water)
    • Snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, and fins)
    • Beach Towels
    • Restrooms / Changing room
    • Full lunch including pan-fried fish fillets, BBQ chicken, Greek salad, pasta, spreads and drinks (wine, beer, sodas, water)
    • Round trip Transportation with modern a/c mini bus from all Santorini Hotels & Airbnbs

    Price Excludes

    • Gratuities (optional)

    Good to Know

    • This is a shared sunset cruise on board a modern catamaran that can accommodate up to 18 guests total (plus crew members).
    • Duration of the tour is 5 hours approx.
    • Drinks such as wine and beer are being offered complimentary from the crew while on board, under a moderate consumption, and within alcohol safety limits scheme, as per the Greek sea law for travelers on board organized sea excursions.
    • Boarding of intoxicated guests will not be allowed on this trip for safety issues.
    • The catamaran vessel that is used on this tour is both motor-powered and wind-powered(sails). Its sails might or might not be used/opened, subject to weather conditions, and captain’s judgment. This is a gentle note for guests that are opting for a pure sailing experience onboard a non-motorized sailing boat.
    • The alcoholic drinks served on board are only white wine and beer.
    • Please wear only dark-colored or black swimming suits, as the sulfurous waters at the Palea or Nea Kameni volcano (warm springs) may alter the color of your swimming suit.
    • The size of the catamaran vessel used for this trip varies from 38 to 44 feet.
    • Santorini Day Tours reserves the right to sub-charter additional vessels / operators for this trip, whereas the exact same offerings, boat size, and itinerary/stops will be applied/included as per the original description advertised.
    • The port (Vlychada marina) where this small-group modern catamaran cruise starts might be up to a 20-40 min drive approx. from Santorini Hotels & Airbnb’s, depending on accommodation location. The catamaran cruise shuttle van may stop at various local hotels/airbnb’s prior to the start/finish of the trip to pick up and drop off other guests along the way.
    • Depending on weather conditions and captain/skipper’s judgement the final itinerary may slightly differ from the original in a continuous effort to offer the best possible service/experience on the water to all of our guests and/or for safety reasons.
    • Beach towels are being provided onboard the catamaran cruise.
    • The catamaran vessel has WC that can be used both as a restroom and/or changing room.


    Golden Route
    €170 EUR / person