In order to help you while you prepare yourself to travel to Santorini, Asteras Villas provided for some travel tips, supporting you before and during your vacation in Santorini…
The Santorini International Airport boasts frequent connections with direct flights to and from El. Venizelos Athens Airport quite frequently all year round. Direct flights from Athens airport: Olympic Air // Aegean Airlines // Ryanair
Nonstop air transport to Santorini is also available from many of the largest cities in Europe during the summer months. Flights through discount airlines as well as charter services are available too.For those who enjoy travelling by boat and want to experience the unique arrival at the Island that is best seen from the sea, there are several Catamarans daily (app. 4 to 5 hours) or Ferryboats (app. 9 hours) to accommodate you.
Santorini enjoys the typical Mediterranean climate, which is marked by extended periods of sunshine throughout most of the year, warm and dry summers, and mild winters.
Tap water can be used for washing, bathing, and brushing your teeth.
The main taxi station is situated in the central square of Fira. With prior notice we will arrange for you to be picked up from any location. The Bus Company operates daily bus routes around the Island.The bus terminal is located next to the taxi station in Fira’s central square and of course, we can always assist you to rent a car or a quad bike to freely experience the Island.
Banks in Santorini are open from 08:00 – 14:30 from Monday to Thursday and 08:00 – 14:00 on Friday. ATMs are available in most of Santorini’s villages. Visa Master and American Express card, as well as debit cards from internationally recognized financial networks, are widely accepted.
The currency in Greece is Euro (EUR or €). Notes in circulation are €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, and €500 bills. Coins come in denominations of €1 and €2, and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cents. Click here for a currency converter.
Our national postal service is called “ELTA” and it is recognizable by its blue and yellow colours.
The electricity supply in Greece is 220-250 volt, 50-cycle, alternating current. Adaptors are available at the reception.
Enjoy your vacation in Santorini. Enjoy your accomodation at Asteras Villas!