Santorini is an awesome island, full of places to visit. We calculated for you the distance from the island’s main sights to the Makris Beach hotel, to allow you to enjoy your holiday in Santorini at the most!

Santorini Villages


Fira (8 km, 16 min)

The capital of Santorini, Fira, consists of classic Cycladic white houses with terraces, flower gardens, and churches with blue domes. Fira is built on the rocks, 300 meters above the caldera.

Oia (20.8 km, 29 min)

Oia is famous for its amazing sunsets, which attract visitors from all over the world, especially during the tourist season of the summer.

Pyrgos (5.2 km, 10 min)

Pyrgos was the capital of Santorini until 1800, before Fira. It consists of whitewashed Cycladic houses built around the ruins of a medieval castle.

Main Sights


Akrotiri Archaeological Site (13.7 km, 25 min)

Near the village of  Akrotiri, the ancient settlement of Akrotiri was buried under the lava after the volcanic eruption of the 16th century BC, which created the caldera. Excavations showed that Santorini was a flourishing island before the eruption and probably excelled in shipping and trade.

Ancient Thira (2.8 km, 11 min)

On the southeastern coast, Ancient Thira dates back to the 9th century BC. You can see the ruins of Hellenistic temples and other structures, as well as the foundations of Roman and early Byzantine buildings. The findings from the region are presented at the archaeological museum, in Fira.

Museum of Prehistoric Thira (8 km, 16 min)

The Museum of Prehistoric Thira presents findings from the archaeological site of Akrotiri. Its collection includes marble figurines, ceramics, tools and weapons. You will find it in a modern white building, in Fira.

Beaches


Red Beach (13.5 km, 25 min)

The famous Red Beach is situated beneath stunning red rocks and is named after it. The beach is accessible via a path from the village of Akrotiri.

Vlychada (12.2 km, 24 min)

Explore the magical canyons of Vlichada and pause at the beach to appreciate the amazing view and take photos.

Perissa (12.4 km, 24 min)

Perissa beach is very beautiful with sand and with many options for umbrellas and sun loungers.

Ammoudi Bay (21.9 km, 32 min)

One of the best swimming spots on Santorini is down the cliff from Oia at a spot just south of the Ammoudi port.

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