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My wife and I had a great time in Santorini. Everything went smooth, we loved the Loucas hotel, it had a fantastic view and was quiet and secluded despite being right next to downtown Fira. Our tour to the volcano was great too, the hot springs were more warm than hot but how many people get to swim in the Aegean Sea.
Santorini has great views and staying there is relaxing. Our accommodation was not of the best quality or service but it was reasonably clean and comfortable considering the budget we had put into this tour. The tour to the volcano is an experience I enjoyed but not necessarily for everyone, especially those who enjoy scenery with more growth as the view can be quite bare and empty. It is advisable to wear comfortable shoes for walking on uneven grounds.
Great trip. Everything went like clockwork. Picked up in Athens - Armiea Hotel by taxi - taken directedly to fast catamaran - 4 or so hours later in Santorini - met by someone at Port - taken by bus to Hotel Lucas. Included full day trip to volacano. Okay - Hotel was clean and very central at Fira. The views were the best ever - right outside our door we overlooked all the cruise ships. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance - however be prepared for heaps of stairs. We took an optional all day tour of around the island. If you take this you really need to get to the top of the island of the first day to see the sunset at Ora - otherwise it is hard to find time to get there. Pool at the hotel is fine - breakfast is a nice little starter. There is a supermarket and ATMs all close by plus (for Aussies) even a hotel that shows NRL and AFL games. Tips: When doing volcano tour you need good shoes and water - it's hard and hot. Same day the swim at thermal pool will stain any white clothing. Tips: Wine is very reasonable and good at Santorini Winery. Tips: The Fast Ferry still takes a while so be prepared for reading etc. Final tip: Your time will disappear fast at Santorini. Take advantage of great photo ops. Have a swim, dress up, have some wine and take some brillant photos at sunset. I'm sure they will make your new desktop screensaver.
There was some confusion on the excursion - no clear instructions for location of pick up, the same with the pick up back to the port - there was no clear instructions for this pick up either. The trip was good but there needs to be more clarity on these items.
Hotel location is fantastic but the hotel room is not. Hotel rooms needs lots of improvement including the beds. Did not sleep very well. Santorini is must to visit but the trip is overprice. I could have arrange it myself and done a better job. I expected more on this trip
Santorini was great but your organisation leaves a lot to be desired. We were given incorrect information and were left chaseing up our coupons for day trip. We had not reference point as it was the weekend and everything was closed. Thank godness for the concierge at our hotel because she made several phone calls and found the agent and she got our vouchers for the day trip which turned out to be a half day trip.