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Boat Tours in Santorini

Catamaran Cruises

Private Luxury Catamaran Cruise in Santorini with full BBQ meal & Drinks

5 hours - 10 hours
Free local wine, beers & soft drinks
English speaking tour guide
Max 16 persons
Private: Only you & your group
Sunset near to Akrotiri
BBQ meal included Main Menu: Chicken fillet souvlaki, Sausages or Sea Bream and Shrimps - Appetizers: Greek salad, grilled vegetables (mushrooms, peppers), feta cheese, tzatziki sauce and pita bread. Vegetarian meal available upon request
Free pickup & drop-off You will be picked up from your stay or the nearest accessible point, by minibus
Vessel information The cruise takes place on a 45ft (15m) Catamaran Lagoon 450 (2014|2019 refitted)
Free cancellation Up to 100% refund according to the cancellation policy
Departure point Vlychada port
Departure time10:00AM or 15:00

A luxurious Lagoon 450 is the ideal vessel for the ultimate private cruise around Santorini and nearby islands. It features modern equipment, lavish indoors and outdoors, relaxing spacious areas and fantastic views. Passengers can explore the coastal gems of the island of Santorini, and not only, in great comfort and live a unique experience, one of the most magnificent one can have in Santorini. There are 3 different private tours to choose from: a daytime, a sunset and a full-day cruise. They all start from the marina of Vlychada and end back there and they include free pick up and drop off service, snorkeling equipment and, of course, a delicious BBQ meal on board and drinks. Keep in mind that as the cruises are private, you can add or remove stops according to your preferences, based on the weather and time limitations. Don’t forget to bring your sun lotion, a hat, a light jacket and a camera.

The Day Private Sailing Catamaran Cruise departs daily at 10:00 whereas the Sunset Private Sailing Catamaran Cruise departs daily at 15:00 and they both last for about 5 hours. They follow the same suggested itinerary setting sail first for the wondrous Akrotiri village where you can set eyes on the breathtaking Red Beach and White Beach, two perfect examples of what makes Santorini a unique volcanic island. You will take photographs of amazing sceneries, red and white volcanic cliffs respectively as their names indicate, and spectacular waters. The first stop for swimming is at Mesa Pigadia Beach, a picturesque small cove where the volcanic rocks compose an impressive landscape once again. It is highly recommended to use the snorkeling gear to explore the amazing seabed. Then, before reaching the sulfur springs of the volcano, you will have the chance to admire Indian Rock, an interesting rock formation on the caldera that resembles an Indian’s face and the adorable Venetian Lighthouse of Akrotiri. At the sulfur springs you will have a special swim in warm mineral waters that own therapeutic properties and constitute one of the highlights of the tour. (Choose dark colored bathing suits for this occasion.)

The next stop is at the residual volcanic islet of Nea Kammeni or at the neighboring island of Therasia, depending on the weather, for more swimming and a lovely gastronomic experience on board. The menu includes Greek salad with organic products and Cretan oil, tzatziki and grilled feta cheese, peppers and mushrooms for appetizers. The main course is either chicken fillet souvlaki, sausages and grilled pita bread or sea bream with shrimps. The vegetarian option is spaghetti Napolitan (red sauce). There is also fresh fruit and unlimited water, sparkling water, beer and white wine. The sunset cruise provides one last stop, the most anticipated one, in order to relish the jaw-dropping spectacle of the sunset in Santorini.

The Full-Day Private Sailing Catamaran Cruise, on the other hand, starts daily at 10:00 and lasts up to 10 hours. What is special about this option is that you can choose the vessel type of your preference and have the opportunity to visit more islands and points of interest, such as the old port of Fira, the charming Armeni Bay, Seven Holy Youths Church and Tripiti Spot, a remarkable cave in Therasia. You can choose to sail around the caldera and the island of Santorini or visit the nearby island of Ios or Koufonisia. Whichever cruise you select, you are sure to have the time of your life and gain an unforgettable experience.

What you will see/visit
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Tour Details
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.
Inclusions
  • Transportation from/to your stay with an A/C mini-bus
  • Meal included
  • Private: Only you & your group
  • BBQ prepared on the spot (Chicken fillet souvlaki, Sausages or Sea Bream with Shrimps)
  • Drinks (soft drinks, white santorinian wine, beer)
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • All taxes
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Towels (to be returned to the crew)
  • Cold plates and salads
  • Full insurance
  • Appetizers (Greek Salad, Grilled Feta Cheese, Grilled Mushrooms, Grilled Peppers, Tzatziki)
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Digital Camera
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
  • A white swimsuit is not recommended at the sulfurous hot springs
  • The schedule is always subject to changes depending on weather conditions.
  • Inform us in advance of any dietary preferences or allergies.
  • If you are taking the cruise in April-May or late September-October carrying a light jacket is advisable.
  • As this cruise is private, you can add or remove stops according to your preferences, based on the weather and time limitations.
Reviews by real customers
5.0
Excellent based on 5 reviews
JL
Jessica L. United States, 12 Oct 2021
Best day of the trip!

Hard to put into words what an amazing experience we had. It started before we ever booked a trip with prompt, informative answers to all our questions. Then, we requested to change days once on the island as the weather looked to be better than the day we had planned. Without and trouble they agreed (we were in a slower season so during the peak tourist time I imagine this may not be possible) Then the boat trip (more in that in a minute). The great service continued when we realized we left a personal item on the boat and they were so easy to work with to get it back. Everyone we interacted with was fantastic. Now the boat- do it. Book it. You will not regret it. If you can afford it, book a private trip with just your family or friends. But I wouldn’t miss this even if you go with an unknown group. The water was as clear as I have ever seen water ...chilly when you jumped in...but enjoyable when the sun was up. The view of Oia, the caldera and the sunset was the best on the island - and we went end to end! Our crew recommended we take a longer trip across to another island with a more private beach. It was a 2 hour +|- ride which allowed us to just sit back and enjoy the ride. On the way home we stopped by the rocks in Amoudi Bay and admired Oia from below. The boat was gorgeous!!! Clean and well cared for!! The crew was kind, helpful and informative. And I haven’t even mentioned lunch!! The food was so good I had to get the recipe! Delicious! All in all- this was the best day for all 9 of us, from our 11 year old daughters, to ur 16 year old daughters, to the 22 year old son and the parents. Across the board the highlight of the trip.

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Ali A. Greece, 24 Sep 2021
Great Experience

A great time with the family and very well worth it. Amazing views. Very good guides and the food was lovely too- I was however disappointed that there is no longer chartered route to the hot springs. Although I have forgotten their names, the crew upon the Kallisti Catamaran was amazing. Especially the tour guide, if I only I could remember his name :/ Nevertheless, everything else was perfect. I would definitely recommend a private catamaran cruise to anyone. I myself would definitely go again :)

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Katy B. United Kingdom, 15 Sep 2021
FANTASTIC!

I hired the catamaran as a surprise for our 10 year wedding anniversary and it didn't disappoint. We had the most amazing day and the crew were absolutely fantastic and looked after us so well. They were so helpful and told us lots about the island :-) I would certainly recommend this company , Wonderful experience!

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Karl N. United Kingdom, 14 Sep 2021
Fabulous in every way possible

We had such an amazing day celebrating my wife's 50th birthday with SantoriniView. From the moment we arrived to being dropped back at our hotel we were treated like royalty. The staff couldn't do enough for us, from explaining this history of this beautiful island to providing drinks and the most amazing lunch. Island hopping and swim stops culminating in the most beautiful ocean sunset couldn't have been more perfect and it was worth every penny to have our own yacht for the day..., A great experience!, Excellent!, Well organized!, Wonderful experience!, A must do., Our guide was awesome!

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Vessel Information
See detailed information on the boat on which the tour/cruise takes place.
Catamaran Lagoon 450
up to 17 45ft (15m) Captain & Crew Build 2014 (Refit 2019)
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 10 day(s) in advance of the scheduled date, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 10 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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