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Kamari seaside village is situated on the southeastern side of the island. It has its own unique character and boasts plenty of entertainment, sightseeing, and watersport options. Kamari in Greek means arch, and the place got its name from an ancient sanctuary dedicated to the god of the sea, Poseidon. The village is located on the foothills of Mesa Vouno mountain, which stands above Kamari at approximately 400m.
Kamari's 5km long black sand volcanic beach has received a Blue Flag award. Kamari Beach is one of the most famous beaches on the island. It is well-organized, with umbrellas, sunbeds, and beach bars. A stone-paved promenade along the beach offers all kinds of amenities like a scuba diving center, restaurants and bars, and boutique shops.
What To See In Kamari?
⦿ Perivolos Beach is a cosmopolitan beach resort with many visitors. If you want to party, enjoy cocktails, high-end restaurants, and go windsurfing or jet skiing, then Perivolos is a must!
⦿ Swimming in Vlychada Beach is a must when you're in Kamari. A 20-minute drive away, this wild black sand beach with its steep cliffs is a natural wonder!
⦿ Gaia Winery is situated in Exo Gonia, near Kamari. It offers a great wine-tasting tour of local wines.
⦿ Are you a movie lover? The open-air cinema in Kamari is a great option to spend your evening. You can check their website to see their program.
⦿ Navy's Waterworld diving center is a well-organized scuba diving center offering courses and diving equipment to both beginners and advanced. Explore the seaworld and the local marine ecosystem with the best instructors!
⦿ Mesa Pigadia is a black sand beach near Akrotiri. You will be amazed by the spectacular volcanic cliffs as you swim into its deep blue waters. Hungry after swimming? The taverna in Mesa Pigadia offers traditional food and fresh fish that will make you experience the authentic Cycladic taste.
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Kamari is an ideal location to explore the island's south side. You can drive to Perissa, Emporio, or Akrotiri in just 20 minutes. Moreover, if you arrive in Santorini by airplane and your hotel is in Kamari, the airport is an 8-min drive away from Kamari.
If you arrive in Santorini by ferry, you can reach Kamari with your car in 20 minutes. Either way, a car rental is the ideal and most flexible option to enjoy a worry-free holiday. Imperial Car Rental has incredible offers on a large selection of holiday cars to choose what suits you best. You can book a rental car without excess, without a deposit, and with no hidden fees. What we want is to ensure the best possible service to the top-quality driving experience in Santorini!
H4- Where To Eat In Kamari?
⦿ Located in Kamari, To Pinakio offers mouthwatering choices for everyone's taste. From vegetarians to meat lovers, you'll get to eat quality homemade food. Combined with its warm and friendly atmosphere, that'll make you feel like a local.
⦿ Fistikies Restaurant in Kamari has received excellent reviews. The restaurant offers exquisite Mediterranean cuisine dishes and a wide variety of Greek wines.
⦿ Taverna Sellada is a traditional restaurant located 200 m from the seafront of Kamari. You can choose between many seafood and vegetarian options at affordable prices. Also, the warm and friendly atmosphere will make you feel truly welcome.
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What most people know about Kamari, apart from its famous beach, is the archaeological site of Ancient Thera. Situated between Kamari and Perissa and atop Mesa Vouno Mount, Ancient Thera was inhabited by Minoans during the 15th century BC and by Dorians during the 9th century BC. Many buildings, objects, and temples were found by the excavations in 1896 and 1961. It is a must-see location for history lovers, and it's also well worth the visit to admire the wonderful landscape.
Note that the road from Kamari to Ancient Thera is steep, with many zigzags. The parking area is located at Sellada, around 2 km from Ancient Thera. Alternatively, there are hiking trails from Kamari and Perissa to Ancient Thera. If you decide to take the 2 km trail, you will have to walk for about an hour. Remember to carry sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses because it can get really hot during the summer.
In any case, you will be captivated by this beautiful location. It may be tricky to reach the sight, but the views and energy truly compensate you!