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Ammoudi Bay: Our most recommended tours and activities

Santorini: Private Catamaran Cruise with BBQ Meal and Drinks

1. Santorini: Private Catamaran Cruise with BBQ Meal and Drinks

Explore the shores of Santorini on this cruise from Ammoudi Bay. Admire sights like Indian Rock and the Venetian Lighthouse. Have the option to choose between a sunset tour with dinner or a day tour with lunch. Sip on delectable local wine with your meal. Sail in a comfortable catamaran to the warm therapeutic waters of the volcanic hot springs. Head towards Aspronissi Island and pass by the Indian Rock formation and the 19th-century Venetian Lighthouse. Stop at Mesa Pigadia which is next to the unique White beach. Indulge in a Greek barbecue lunch or dinner and pair your meal with fine regional wines. Dive into the dazzling waters of the famous Red Beach and capture pictures of its reddish sand.

Santorini: Scuba Dive Experience

2. Santorini: Scuba Dive Experience

Start from the beautiful Bay of Ammoudi, where the boats are moored. A professional team will assist you with finding the right sized diving suit and all necessary equipment. Depending on the weather and level of experience of the group, visit a selection of the best sites around Caldera and Volcanic islands.  Take a boat ride to two different diving locations. In the underwater world of Santorini, dive in clear blue water amongst reefs, lava formations, wrecks, and cliffs. Experience wall diving and cave diving in sites around the islands. At the end of the activity, return back to the Amoudi bay to transfer back to the drop off location.

Santorini: Traditional Wooden Boat Tour with Meal and Wine

3. Santorini: Traditional Wooden Boat Tour with Meal and Wine

Marvel at Santorini's natural beauty on a cruise around the island in a traditional wooden boat. Stop to swim, snorkel, and visit the hot springs. Relish an included Greek lunch or dinner with local white wine. Choose the sunset option to admire Santorini's famous sunset too. Start your tour with a convenient pickup service from your hotel on Santorini. Meet your driver-guide, then get transferred to the port in an air-conditioned van or minivan. Upon arrival at the port in Vlychada, hop aboard the wooden boat and enjoy a welcome drink. Sail close to the Red and White Beach before making your first stop ashore by the Black Mountain for a swim. Put your goggles on and experience the crystal-clear water. Next, continue past the Venetian Akrotiri Lighthouse, entering the majestic caldera of Santorini. Hear about the island from your guide, and fix your eyes on the spectacular volcanic area of colorful cliffs. Head toward the hot springs, and let the energy of the volcano fill you up as you swim in the geothermal waters once there. The next stop is Thirassia island, a fishermen’s island ideal for swimming and snorkeling. After, restore your energy levels with a menu featuring chicken fillet, traditional Greek dips, beans, stuffed vine leaves, Greek salad, and fruits. End the cruise in the old harbor of Ammoudi, though there might be some spare time for a pit stop at Agios Nikolaus before disembarkation too. The sunset option visits the same places but in reverse order, beginning in Ammoudi and ending in Vlychada. On the sunset cruise, enjoy your meal in the hidden coves of the Black Mountain before marveling at Santorini's magical sunset.

Santorini: Majestic Catamaran Cruise with Meal and Drinks

4. Santorini: Majestic Catamaran Cruise with Meal and Drinks

Enjoy the spectacular beauty of the Caldera and the beautiful Santorini sunset, while sailing with a luxury catamaran. Select from the Day Cruise or Sunset Cruise options which both offer a unique chance to admire Santorini’s beauty, sailing through the deep blue waters of the island. Start your Day Cruise journey from the old port of Ammoudi and head to Thirassia Island, a fishermen’s island ideal for swimming and admiring the unique view of Manolas village. Explore the unmanned volcanic beaches or sunbathe on the deck. Feel the energy of the volcano while heading to the hot springs. Sail towards the Black Mountain and the big light house south of the Caldera, as you head to the White Beach and the Red Beach for a swim when anchored, a delicious lunch is served onboard with wine and dessert. The Sunset Cruise begins with a stop at the Red Beach for a refreshing swim and stops at all the same locations as the Day Cruise. On the Sunset Cruise, enjoy dinner with wine and dessert served onboard.

Santorini: Private High-Speed Boat Rental with Skipper

5. Santorini: Private High-Speed Boat Rental with Skipper

Enjoy the comfort of a spacious 5.65m high-speed rigid inflatable boat (RIB) accommodating up to 8 guests. Explore Santorini on private on a trip ideal for couples, families, and small groups of friends, all the while cruising with a professional skipper as your guide.   Swim in volcanic hot springs, sail to the famous Red Beach, see volcanic caves, admire the Santorini cliffs from the sea, and much more. For your enjoyment, you can also make use of the snorkeling equipment, cool box, towels, a waterproof bag for your gadgets, and waterproof jackets if needed.

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What people are saying about Ammoudi Bay

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 188 reviews

The captain and crew are very professional and friendly. The food was great. It was a very windy day so the crew has warned us that it won’t be the original itinerary. We have the choice to cancel and get reimbursed or continue. We choose to continue anyway and had a great trip! Thank you !!

A must do. Best views of Santorini and the caldera. Incredible service, excellent food served for lunch. Definitely worth the price- one of the coolest things we've done on any vacation.

Very welcoming staff, guided you through the whole process. They take you on the reef of the caldera from amalfi bay. Would 100% recommend, great for beginners.

A fantastic day out with a small group, gest food and great places to swim. Collection from our hotel was a huge help.

See the island from the water with great bathing stops and good food!