Relax, sun and swim on one of Santorini's famous black volcanic-sand beaches. After tendering from the ship, enjoy a 45-minute scenic ride to Perivolos Beach, where you'll have about 3 hours of free time. Sun beds and umbrellas are available to rent on a first-come, first-serve basis, and you can order food and drinks from the sands. The tour returns to Fira Town, where an escort will lead you to the cable-car station for the ride down to the tender pier.
NOTES: Perivolos beach is a family beach and nude sunbathing is not permitted. Swimming is at the guest's own risk as there is no life guard on duty.
This tour is designed for guests who would like to enjoy free time to relax under the sun and/or swim at one of Santorini’s black volcanic sand beaches.
-Free time: Enjoy approximately 2.5 hours for sunbathing and/or swimming at Perivolos beach
Begin your half day adventure with a short tender ride from the ship to the Athinios Port where you will join your coach for an approximately 45 minute transfer to Perivolos Beach, one of Santorini’s most well-known black sand beaches. Enjoy the sun and the crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea. Spend approximately 2.5 hours at this family-friendly public beach relaxing under the sun and/or swimming. Sun beds and umbrellas are available for rent at the beach on a first availability basis.
At the designated time and place, your coach will be waiting to take you to Fira Town, where your tour will conclude. Your escort will lead you past Mitropolis Church and to the cable car station where you’ll descend to the tender pier. Return to the ship by tender.
What to Bring:
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification when in port
-Towel (available onboard the ship)
-You will need Euros for any purchases at the beach and in the town of Fira if you choose to do additional shopping at the conclusion of your tour.
What to Wear:
-Wear your swimsuit
-Hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended.
-Additional activities such as water sports as well as sun beds and umbrellas are available at the beach for an extra cost and are not part of the tour package. There is a beach taverna nearby for refreshments or a light snack at your own expense.
-Please note that this beach is a family beach and nude sunbathing is not permitted.
-Swimming is at the guest's own risk as there is no life guard on duty.
-The drive from Athinios Pier is approximately 30 minutes and drive to Fira Town is approximately 20 minutes, dependent upon traffic conditions. A one-way cable car ticket to transfer from Fira to the tender loading is included in the return portion of your trip. Waiting and queuing time are expected to enter the cable car station.
-At the end of the tour, there is a distance of uphill walking of approximately 150 yards to Mitropolis church.
-Please note that this is not a shuttle service, if you should miss the scheduled departure from the beach, it will be your responsibility and own expense to return to the ship.
-This excursion will operate from June throughout September.