Santorini is one of the best known Greek island. Positioned in the middle of the Cycaldes Archipelago the island has about 7000 residents who are scattered in 10 different villages over the whole island. The capital of Santorini is Fira and Ia is one of the best villages, world famous for the magical sunsets that can be seen from there. The island has as unusual landascape : volcanic rocks, steep cliffs and black beaches. The name Santorini cames from the roman who called the island Santí Irene. The first name, when the shape of the island was round, was Stroggili (Round) but was changed in the 15th century due to the volcanic eruption that occurred and sunk the middle of the island creating what we today know as the Caldera. In caldera at a depth of 400m you can see the gigantic crater, which is 10km big.
It is said that during the eruption throughout the Aegean the sky turned black and the waves were 250 metres high and had the speed of 300km per hour, destroying in their wake the Cretan Minoan Civilazation. There are some theories that connect this catastrophe with the fall of the Altantis. The Architecture of the island is a mix of Cycladic style and needs of the locals. Visiting Santorini you will be amazed by brightly painted houses that are buried into the rocks and cliffs of the island. Santorini is also an island for walkers lovers. In all the island the are thousand of steps so best way to visit the island is by foot. Santorini is good for starting your sailing vacation among the Greek islands of cyclades Archipelago. It is really central so from here you can easily reach some of the best sailing destinations like Piraeus, Paro, Thessaloniki, Io, Anafi, Mykono,Naxoz, Syros Sikinos, , Milos , Kimolos, Kynthos, , Serifos, , Sifnos ,Tinos, Heraklion, Folegandros, Astypalea, Kasos, Volo, Kerpathos, Diafani, Rhodes, Xhalki, , Skyros and Skiathos. Santorini with Mykonos is the island with more tourist among the cyclades. Every summer the clubs, bars and restaurants filled up and stay opened all night long. His harbour is filled with luxury yacht of V.I.P of the international jet set that every year spend their holidays with luxury motor yacht charters among the Greek Islands. Come and Visit Santorini : amazing nature wonderful beaches and surprising nightlife for you luxury sailing charter and, why not, for you romantic sailing honeymoon among the Greek Islands. But yacht chartering is not just a glamorous holiday option: it can also be the ideal business incentive, or the venue for corporate events. An onboard party for a special event or a trip with your clients as guests can be just what is needed to create the setting for a business meeting requiring total discretion or a memorable incentive for your executives. Team building and bonding exercises are ideal held during a luxury motor yacht sailing cruise among the Greek islands.