Do you need a car to get around Santorini?
It is possible to get around Santorini without a car, but it is the most expensive way to do so. There are very few taxis on the island (there are 25) and they charge for a set fare, so it may be cheaper to take a bus ride if you want to explore and see more of the beaches.
Is it hard to get around Santorini?
Santorini’s towns are compact with narrow, winding roads, making walking an easy way to get around. Just make sure to keep an eye out for mopeds – these tiny motorized bikes are allowed on both the street and the sidewalk.
How easy is it to drive around Santorini?
It’s entirely possible to visit Santorini for a few days without a car. … Driving in Santorini is pretty straightforward (in the daytime), but it’s hair raising to share winding, cliffside roads with tour buses, pedestrians, ATVs, and the occasional donkey. There isn’t a traffic light on the entire island.
How long does it take to drive around Santorini?
In a car it would take you about 40 minutes to drive from one end of Santorini to the other. Perissa to Oia will take abouit 30 minutes driving and an hour by bus, or longer, since you have to change in Fira. Fira-Oia or Fira-Perissa is about 8 miles.
Is it expensive to eat out in Santorini?
Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Santorini should cost around €15 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Santorini is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.
Are drinks expensive in Santorini?
It’s true that in places, Santorini can be expensive, mainly up in the caldera view villages of Oia and Fira. I always stay in Perissa, and I’d expect to pay about €2/€3 for a large beer, €3 for a standard cocktail, and €5 for something like a JD and Coke.
How much is a taxi from Fira to Oia?
The quickest way to get from Fira to Oia (Station) is to taxi which costs €35 – €50 and takes 11 min.
Where should I stay in Santorini without a car?
Santorini Hotels and Places to Stay
- Apanemo. View Hotel. Akrotiri, Santorini.
- Grand View Hotel. View Hotel. …
- Dana Villas & Infinity Suites. View Hotel. …
- Villa Manos. View Hotel. …
- Anemomilos Hotel And Villas. View Hotel. …
- Scorpios Beach Hotel. View Hotel. …
- Santo Miramare Resort. View Hotel. …
- Aqua Luxury Suites. View Hotel.
Is Santorini safe at night?
Is Santorini safe at night? Any place where there is alcohol, there is some risk. Usual precautions apply but Santorini has very few problems with fights, violence, drugs, or organized criminal activity. The biggest risk at night is walking home down the caldera after too many drinks.
Can you drink water in Santorini?
Santorini really has no sources of natural drinking water. … Needless to say, bottled water is a popular product on Santorini! We recommend that you always use bottled water for drinking. Washing up and brushing your teeth can be safely done using tap water throughout the island.
Are taxis expensive in Santorini?
Please keep in mind that taxis in Santorini are a bit expensive and they do not have taxi meters. They charge based on the destination. So, for example a taxi from the Airport to Fira would cost around 20€. It would be wise to ask for the price before you get in the taxi.
Where do the celebrities stay in Santorini?
CANAVES OIA EPITOME
Located on the northern part of the busy island is this hidden and very exclusive all-villa property. Positioned above the picturesque fishing town of Ammoudi, these stunning villas are quickly becoming the ultimate celebrity escape.