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Faliraki

Faliraki is towards the northern end of the east coast. In the past it's had a reputation as an 18-30 destination with large groups of drunken revellers filling the streets but it’s grown and developed over the years into more of a family friendly resort.

Rhodes Town

Rhodes town is the capital and lies on the northern tip of the island. It's separated into 2 sections, the old town with it's cobbled streets and collection of historical sites and the modern, bustling new town with an almost endless amount of hotels, restaurants and nightlife.

Oia

Oia is the second most popular resort on the island behind Fira. It’s a beautiful village perched on top of the caldera with amazing views. It’s a romantic little village and very popular with couples and honeymooners, it also hosts many weddings every year.

Monolithos

Monolithos is a quiet region with a collection of hotels around the beach and harbour on the east coast of Santorini just by the northern end of the airport. It gets it’s name from the large rock (Monolith in Greek) where the church of Agios Ioannis stands.

Fira

Fira is the capital of Santorini, it's a beautiful town that looks like it’s grown out of the hillside with whitewashed and pastel coloured houses, upmarket hotels and restaurants offering stunning views out across the caldera and loads of nightlife options.

Athinios

Athinios is actually the main port of Santorini, this is where the cruise ships land and the ferries for the other Greek islands are based as well. Around the harbour you’ll find a ton of car rental shops and tourist information desks to book excursions or other activities.

Ammoudi

Ammoudi is a very small but charming port on the caldera below Oia, 214 steps below Oia to be exact, at the northern end of the main island of Santorini. There's a handful of restaurants, a couple of places to stay and some bars, all set in spectacular scenery.

Skala Maries

Skala Maries, also known as Skala Marion is a relatively small and compact harbour and beach resort on the west coast of Thassos. It's a beach lovers paradise as it’s actually based around 3 good sandy bays. giving you a choice of beaches whilst staying here.

Skala Kallirachi

Skala Kallirachi is a harbour and fishing village with great views over the Aegean sea, on a clear day you can even see the mainland from here. It's a quiet village that's not been taken over by tourists, despite that there is plenty of shops, tavernas and restaurants.

Skala Potamia

Skala Potamia, sometimes also known as Chrisi Akti is based at the southern end of Golden beach on the east coast of Thassos, it's ideal for a family beach holiday and there’s no shortage of hotels and a wealth of tavernas and restaurants to choose from too.
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