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Why Santorini is the best Greek island

There are so many reasons to love Santorini, and we believe it is exactly that which makes it so popular... it has something for everyone!

Whether you're looking for a quiet, romantic getaway, a party weekend with your buddies, or a fun family vacation, Santorini always delivers.

Now, allow us to compile our own top list:

Our Top 10 Reasons Why Santorini is the Best Greek Island!

In no particular order...

  • Weather!
    Santorini has some of the best climatic conditions in Greece. In summer it is hot without being unbearably hot, and in winter there is still a daily average of 4-5 hours of good sun.
  • Nature!
    Santorini is a true natural wonder of the world. Where else can you sip your coffee suspended over the edge of an active volcano?
  • Food!
    The fertile volcanic soil combined with the unique microclimate provides perfect agricultural conditions, and some of the most flavorful produce in all of Greece.
  • Wine!
    Santorini has a 3,500 year winemaking history and is considered a truly unique wine region. The grape varieties grown today have been cultivated without infestations and the need for crossbreeding. Only a few places in the world can say the same.
  • Romance!
    It is no coincidence that Santorini is one of the most popular wedding and honeymoon destinations in the world. If there ever was an island made for romantic getaways, this is it!
  • Hotels!
    The Santorini hotels are more than a place to sleep. They're designed to stimulate your senses and relax your mind.
  • Beaches!
    Perhaps overshadowed by the famous and spectacular volcano view, the many unique beaches with clear and clean waters may be Santorini's best kept secret.
  • Nightlife!
    Yes, of course, it is a Greek island. Expect a vibrant and happening nightlife. From trendy celebrity hangouts to open beach bars, it's all here.
  • Shopping!
    Many are the visitors who come to Santorini for the purpose of shopping. Jewelry and art, in particular, draw crowds from around the globe.
  • Health!
    Being on Santorini does wonders for your health. Feel your stress melt away as you take in the unique serenity and breathtaking beauty of the volcano.

There you have it. Ten of the many reasons we love Santorini and why we think it's the best Greek island.

Now, let's make this more interesting and see what you think is the #1 Santorini attraction. Vote for your favorite now!

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