A catamaran cruise is undoubtedly the best experience one can have in Santorini as in a short amount of time you can see some of its top attractions in the best possible way. You will swim in the crystal-clear waters of its most iconic beaches, such as Red Beach and White Beach, and in the therapeutic waters of the volcano’s hot springs as well. You will also enjoy delicious food on board as well as terrific views of the caldera cliffs and the volcanic islands that make everyone gasp. Those who book a sunset cruise will relish the most spectacular sunset in the world below the beautiful village of Oia.

There are plentiful catamaran cruises in Santorini and we have selected the best ones for you. The main differences among them are the food and drinks, the number of participants and the vessel’s size and comfort (luxury catamarans). All cruises include hotel pickup and drop-off service. Treat yourselves a sailing cruise and you won’t regret it since it is a totally rewarding experience that will enhance your vacation.

Sunset Free hotel/Airbnb pickup Cocktails, beers, wine & soft drinks
Free cancellation & 100% refund
All tours/cruises offer free cancellation with full refund according to their cancellation policy.

Romantic Catamaran Cruise in Santorini with lunch or dinner on board

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Avail. from 01 Apr 5 hours  Max 20
BBQ meal Cocktail, wine & beers Pickup/drop-off Ammoudi port (Oia) Sunset under of Oia
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Luxury Catamaran Sunset Cruise with Cocktails and full BBQ meal

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5 hours  Max 18
BBQ meal Cocktails, wine & beers Pickup/drop-off Vlychada port Sunset under of Oia
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Private Luxury Catamaran Cruise with Cocktails, Lunch or Dinner

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5 hours   Private
BBQ meal Cocktails, wine & beers Pickup/drop-off Vlychada port Sunset near to Akrotiri
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Which catamaran should I choose?


Whichever catamaran you choose, you’ll have the time of your life. Their differences have to do with the food and drinks, the passenger capacity, the vessel’s size and the point of departure.

  • -Food: Buffet or BBQ meal, some of them include filet of fish or veal.
  • -Drinks: All of them provide unlimited local wine and soft drinks, some of them include beers and others cocktails.
  • -Passenger capacity: Less passengers means more comfort, but more passengers means more fun and a chance to meet new people - the choice is yours!
  • -Luxury catamarans are larger and more deluxe and thus offer more comfort.
  • -Departure port: If you stay in Oia or Imerovigli, it will be preferable to book a catamaran cruise that departs from Ammoudi port as the travel distance with the operator’s pick-up vehicle is shorter.

The most popular catamaran cruises are “Catamaran cruise in Santorini with Greek food & drinks” and “Catamaran boat tour in Santorini” for the day or “Catamaran sunset boat tour in Santorini” for the sunset. Their differences are that the first one can accommodate 18 persons max, includes a buffet meal and free  wine and soft drinks, while the other two can accommodate 55 passengers max, offer a BBQ buffet meal with free wine and soft drinks (beer is not included).

The rest catamaran cruises include a full BBQ meal and unlimited wine, beers and soft drinks. At the time of the booking you can ask for a fish filet. The “Luxury catamaran cruise with cocktails and BBQ meal” (Day or Sunset) also includes two cocktails per person.

If you seek more luxury and comfort “Luxurious small group catamaran cruise” or “Luxury catamaran cruise with cocktails and BBQ meal” (Day or Sunset) are ideal for you.

On the “Romantic catamaran cruise” you will find yourself in the largest and most luxurious catamaran in Santorini!

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can cancel your reservation and you are entitled to a refund of up to 100% of the initial amount, based on the cancellation policy of the tour/cruise that appears on the product page.

Please visit the page of the tour you are interested in so that you can find out its cancellation policy or contact us. Furthermore, once you have made your reservation, an email with a link from which you can manage/cancel your reservation will be sent to you.

Sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and a light jacket (just in case)

If the tour or cruise is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be refunded the entire amount you paid unless you wish to change the date of your booking with no extra cost.

Yes, in all Private Tours you can adjust the tour itinerary based on your preferences.

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.

They are usually located below the picturesque village of Oia which is the most famous spot in order to relish Santorini’s magical sunset on board and admire the caldera settlement from the sea as well. The alternative location is opposite Akrotiri village, which is equally impressive.

The catamarans sail past the volcano but do not provide a stop on it. If you wish to walk on the volcano, you can choose a volcano tour.

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!

Now! Seriously do so as early as possible because boat cruises are a very popular activity that many visitors choose. Especially from June to September there is a great demand so it is advisable to make a reservation the moment you decide it in order to ensure availability.

Yes, if you are a big group, contact us in order to suggest the best available catamaran to you.

Yes, as long as you choose the same catamaran cruise. Please leave a comment in the Notes of the checkout page to inform us about your company or contact us before making the reservation so that we can organize it for you.

Don’t worry! The tour operator’s vehicle will come to the nearest possible spot to pick you up. After booking, you will receive a voucher via email which contains a map with the pickup location.

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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