A stunning destination with beautiful scenery and unique features, when it comes to Greek island escapes it’s hard to beat a holiday to Kamari. Famous for its incredible volcanic beach, which has a mix of black sand and shingle, there are some fantastic attractions to keep you busy when you’re not basking in some warm Mediterranean sunshine.

Unique beach

If you’re going to Santorini to relax, then Kamari’s beach is the perfect place to laze around. With glorious summer weather that peaks at around 30ºC, the beach is ideal if you love being in the hot sun. Settle down for the day under a thatched sun shade, and gaze around at the black sands and plunging Messavouno mountain.

Top attractions

The mountain does more than just frame the beach though, as it’s also home to one of the most historic attractions anywhere in Greece. With almost 3,000 years’ worth of heritage, the site of Ancient Thera should be at the top of your sightseeing list when you’re in Kamari. There are other great ways to spend your time, whether you want to see some art, watch a film at the open-air cinema, or party until the early hours.

Seaside thrills

With its seaside setting, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the sparkling waters of the Aegean Sea on your holiday to Kamari. Go swimming or snorkelling, try watersports at the beach, or set sail on a cruise to the other Cyclades islands. However you plan on spending your time, you’re sure to have a fantastic time in this picture-perfect part of Santorini.