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Boat Tours in Santorini

Catamaran Cruises

Luxurious Catamaran Cruise in Santorini with BBQ and Drinks

5 hours
Free local wine, beers & soft drinks
English speaking tour guide
Max 18 persons
Sunset under the village of Oia
BBQ meal included Greek salad, shrimp saganaki, grilled chicken fillet or pork chops, roasted vegetables, pasta with red sauce, stuffed vine leaves, vegetarian meal
Free pickup & drop-off You will be picked up from your stay or the nearest accessible point, by minibus
Free cancellation Up to 100% refund according to the cancellation policy
Departure point Ammoudi port for the day cruise or from Vlychada port for the sunset cruise
Departure time 09:45 AM or 14:30 (finishes after the sunset)
Join a terrific 5-hour catamaran cruise around Santorini’s most spectacular landmarks and spots, on board a Lagoon 520 or 550 where comfort is a priority.

Their capacity is 20 people maximum and they are ideal for a premium semi-private excursion. You can choose between a morning tour and a sunset tour ̶ the morning tour starts from Ammoudi bay at 10:15 and ends at Vlychada port, whereas the sunset tour starts from Vlychada port at 15:15 and ends at Ammoudi port. Round trip transfers from and to your hotel are included in the price.

You will visit the world-famous volcano and have the chance to enjoy a unique swim in its hot springs that are known for their therapeutic benefits. You can try snorkeling while swimming in the crystal clear waters of Red Beach, probably the most popular beach of Santorini thanks to its extraordinary landscape and color. Snorkeling equipment, towels and jackets are available on board. There is also an informative map and free Wi-Fi.

Another wondrous beach of Santorini is the secluded White Beach where you can go swimming or simply enjoy the impressive scenery while the crew prepares a delectable barbeque meal on board. The Greek menu is prepared with fine local products and includes Greek salad, grilled chicken and pork skewers, roasted vegetables and stuffed vine leaves. Of course there is a vegetarian meal and a variety of drinks, including beer, soft drinks and the famous white Santorinian wine.

During the tour the catamaran sails below the miraculous caldera and past a neighboring, uninhabited island called Aspronisi, Akrotiri village and its noteworthy ancient lighthouse as well as Indian Rock, an admirable feature of the caldera cliffs, a natural sculpture that resembles an Indian’s face. Of course, no one can deny the dazzling views all around them throughout the cruise. Those who choose the sunset tour will have the opportunity to admire the astounding sunset below the picturesque village of Oia, one of the top attractions of Santorini.

What you will see/visit
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COVID-19 Safety measures
The health and safety of all passengers are our highest priority so the tour operator is implementing the following measures:
Passengers will be encouraged to bring their own snorkeling equipment, if they would like.
There will be fewer passengers on each boat in order to maintain a safe distance between them.
Inclusions
  • Transportation from/to your stay with an A/C mini-bus
  • Meal included
  • Group Tour
  • Greek menu prepared on the spot (greek salad, shrimp saganaki, grilled chicken and pork skewers, roasted vegetables, pasta with red sauce, stuffed vine leaves, vegeterian meal)
  • Drinks (soft drinks, white santorinian wine, beer)
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Map with extensive info on the landmarks and destinations
  • Free Wifi
  • All taxes
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Jacket (to be returned to the crew)
  • Towels (to be returned to the crew)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Full name is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Vegetarian or any other special dietary needs available upon request
  • This tour operates with a maximum of 20 passengers
  • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult
  • A white swimsuit is not recommended at the sulfurous hot springs
  • All yachts and boats in Greece cannot moor directly on the beach. Sunset Oia has selected the best points for swimming and snorkeling, the closest possible from the beach.
  • Children of the age group 4 to 10 years old will be charged half ticket
Reviews by real customers
4.7
Excellent based on 40 reviews
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Timo S. Germany, 25 Sep 2021
A great experience!

Thank you so much for this great tour! A must do for everyone who visits Santorini.

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Alisa B. Switzerland, 23 Sep 2021
A great experience!

We’ve enjoyed this lovely trip very much! The crew was friendly, everything was well organized, the food was delicious. We had a wonderful day. Thanks!

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Evgenia D. 22 Sep 2021
Fantastic day on the boat in the sun

Amazing day out in the sea. Perfect day-time cruise, very friendly team, really well organised (though might find yourself waiting a bit on the other end for the return bus, but it's worth it). The crew on the catamaran was so accommodating, lovely freshly prepared food, gorgeous well-taken care of boat plus the best music playlist made the whole experience feel like an exclusive getaway. Couldn't have asked for a better experience and well worth the money.

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Sofia A. Italy, 21 Sep 2021
Not as advertised - not Happy - would not recommend

We were 12 people on a catamaran which could host max 10 people in terms of sunbeds to enjoy the trip. All the sunbeds were occupied by the other people. Me and my partner found a small spot in the front...we sat BUT we could not lIe down as the other guests. Additionally any time we stopped the catamaran those places needed to be empty - again the other guests could lie down with no issues. Additionally on the plan 7 stops were planned BUT we did just 3: sulfur beach, red beach, White beach. For 130 euro per person this is not what I expected!

Sunset Oia Sailing Cruises

Dear Sofia, I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy as much as you hoped to our tour. Kindly note that this particular catamaran can take up to 23 pax. We reduced it to 17 due to Covid-19 restrictions. Unfortunately the catamarans can't have as many sunbeds as the number of passengers on board, none of them have. There's a lot of space to enjoy and relax. We tell passengers to leave the nets empty when on route because of safety reasons. When we stop again you may sit. Kindly note that we advertise and make 3 stops. Hot Springs, Red and White beach, not 7. In my opinion for what we offer 130€ is a good price considering we provide a wholesome menu on board, freshly made, lots of drinks and water and the roundtrip transfers. Regards, Tasos

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Good to Know

Voucher

Once your booking is complete, you will receive the voucher, which includes the meeting point, time and supplier’s contact information, at your email address. You need to have it with you, in paper form or in digital form.

Cancellation

If you cancel at least 2 day(s) in advance of the scheduled date, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled date, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Passport or Id

Full names of the passengers (as shown on their passport or id). Passengers need to have on board with them their passport or id or a copy of them in case the Port Authority runs a check on the boat, a picture on their mobile will suffice.

Gift coupon

Once your booking is complete, you'll receive a confirmation email which will include the 10% off coupon code to use it on bus tours.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, all catamaran cruises in our site provide vegetarian menus. Please report your preference in the Notes of the checkout page in order to let the caterer know.

Yes, if your children are acquainted with the sea, they will love the catamaran ride. In addition, there is snorkeling equipment available on board. Don’t forget to take sunscreen, a hat and a light jacket with you.

Yes, all catamaran cruises provide free pickup and drop-off service no matter where you stay in Santorini. Please fill in the details of your Airbnb on the checkout page.

There are numerous things to do on board - take delight in the catamaran ride and the amazing views of Santorini from the sea, sunbathe and enjoy the meal the staff will prepare for you or you drink on board!

No. Greece is one of the safest countries to swim in. So, you can enjoy your swimming and your sailing cruises.

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