Megalochori holidays offer a peaceful retreat on the beautiful Cyclades Island of Santorini located south of Greece in the Aegean Sea. Sitting on a hill inland, Megalochori is an old picturesque traditional village. Set amid vineyards and typical of Santorini, its brilliant powder white houses and domed churches with splashes of vivid blue, glisten in glorious sunshine. Home to a good selection of restaurants, bars and traditional cafes the village has an appealing ambience with blossom filled courtyards, a traditional village square and historical mansion.
Megalochori Beach Holidays
Megalochori is perfectly placed to enjoy all the great beaches the island of Santorini has to offer. Beach lovers should head eastward to the popular beach resort of Perissa which boasts long stretches of black sand. In the southwest sun worshipper can enjoy the famous red beach of Akrotiri with its fascinating red and black lava cliffs. The beach at Vlyhada is one of the quietest on the island for lazy days relaxing under cloudless blue skies.
A walker’s paradise, visitors will enjoy the trails into the surrounding countryside passing alongside vineyards, attractive traditional settlements and tiny churches. Visit the quaint chapel of Agios Nikolas a lovely white structure built on the cliffs it offers amazing views to the sea below.
Just about eight kilometres away the sparkling white capital city of Fira promises an ancient old city of cobbled streets and shady squares and boasts some fashionable shops, excellent restaurants and traditional tavernas. Enjoy an insight into its ancient history and culture through its museums and galleries. Take the thrilling cable car ride down to the port which sees some of the biggest cruises liners docked from time to time. If you want to experience an insight into ancient Greek civilisation then the Minoan village of Akrotiri, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece, is close by. Why not head to Oia, an exceptionally beautiful town with views of unrivalled heavenly sunset scenes.
At loveholidays we don’t offer standard Megalochori package holidays. Instead we offer the flexibility of a tailor made holiday guaranteed to suit your needs, tastes and budget. Book your cheap holiday to Megalochori online anytime at loveholidays.