Santorini
Things to do for adults

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our most recommended Santorini Things to do for adults

Santorini: Horse Riding Trip from Vlychada to Eros Beach

1. Santorini: Horse Riding Trip from Vlychada to Eros Beach

Begin your horse riding adventure by having an expert show you the basics and provide you with all the necessary equipment. After starting your journey at the magical dunes of Caldera Beach, you’ll be guided to the Santorini mountains to admire the unblemished beauty of nature, taking in panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and the local culture. Next, your path will lead you to the black beach of Eros, where you’ll ride along the shoreline dipping in and out of the water’s edge. Here you’ll have the chance to stop and take photos of the surrounding landscape and to appreciate the picturesque sand dunes all around. Finally, you’ll continue along a route that takes you back to your stable, finishing your journey where you began but enriched with memories that will last a lifetime.

Santorini: Sea Caves Kayak Trip with Snorkeling and Picnic

2. Santorini: Sea Caves Kayak Trip with Snorkeling and Picnic

Discover the natural wonder that is Santorini’s caves, which turn blue when the lights hits the water. Red Beach is one of the best on the island. From here, you can explore the sights of the island, located in the south coast where your sea kayak activity will begin. Paddle along the coastline of Akrotiri, admiring many little caves and formations. You will reach Black Mountain. Explore sea caves along the way and enjoy snorkeling. Return to your starting point with a dose of adrenaline from cliff jumping at White Beach.

Santorini: Sea Kayaking with Light Lunch

3. Santorini: Sea Kayaking with Light Lunch

With a transfer arranged for you, arrive at Mesa Pigadia, the black beach on the south coast of the island where your sea kayak tour will begin. Paddle along the coastline admiring beautiful rock formations and cave houses built into the cliffs. You will reach Black Mountain and the Akrotiri lighthouse, exploring sea caves along the way. Paddling east, pass by White Beach named for the imposing white cliffs above, and continue to Kampia Beach. Enjoy a fresh, nutritious snack at the traditional tavern at Kampia Beach and go snorkeling. Back in your kayak, paddle to Red Beach and marvel at the colors, a vivid evidence of volcanic activity. Return to your starting point at Mesa Pigadia beach and sit down to a traditional Greek lunch at a local taverna. Following the meal, you will be driven back to your pick-up location.

Santorini: Sunset Sea Kayak with Light Dinner

4. Santorini: Sunset Sea Kayak with Light Dinner

Enjoy a unique tour that will offer you a private and peaceful view of the Santorini sunset, away from the hustle and bustle of the touristy parts of the island. This tour will have you sitting in a kayak as you watch the Mediterranean sun disappear under the ocean's horizon.  Enjoy a relaxing start to your tour with a transfer service to and from your hotel. You will be picked up at your accommodation and taken to Mesa Pigardia, a Black Beach on the south coast of the island where your kayak tour will begin. Paddle east along the coastline as you pass White Beach, named for its spectacular white cliffs that loom above. Continue on to Red Beach and marvel at the colors created by volcanic activity.  Take some time out for a break on Kampia Beach where you will receive a fresh snack at a tradition taverna. After your meal, you will go snorkeling on the beach. After you have spent some time exploring life under the water, you will head back to your kayak where you will paddle west to admire the beautiful rock formations and cave houses built into the cliffs. Shortly after you will reach the Black Mountain and the Akrotiri lighthouse, exploring sea caves along the way. Here is where you will experience one of the most epic sunsets of your lift.  Return to your starting point at Mesa Pigadia, and change into your dry clothes before sitting down to a traditional Greek dinner at a local tavern. Following the meal, you will be driven back to your pick-up location.

Santorini: Wine Museum Tasting & Entry with Audioguide

5. Santorini: Wine Museum Tasting & Entry with Audioguide

Head to a winery with a difference—the Santorini Wine Museum and family winery in one. Benefit not only from a wine tasting, but also a visit to the museum in the old cellars to learn more about Santorini’s wine traditions. Explore the wine museum, a carved labyrinth contained inside a 300-meter long cave eight meters below the ground. Check out historical exhibits and get a glimpse of what life was like as a winemaker on a Greek island from the 1600s onwards, including peeks at rare machinery and tools  Enjoy the museum for 40 minutes with an audio guide available in 14 languages or guidebook available in 22 languages.  Then head to the winery of the Koutsoyannopoulos family, who offer 4 generations of winemaking knowledge. Be treated to an hour-long tasting, with 4 of the best wines made at the winery in a specially made wine-tasting area.  Taste wines such as an Assyrtiko (white), an Orange Wine (white), an Ambelones (red) and a Kamaritis (dessert red wine) to delight your taste palettes.

Santorini: Akrotiri Prehistoric City Audio Tour

6. Santorini: Akrotiri Prehistoric City Audio Tour

At your own pace, explore one of the most significant archaeological sites in Greece on a self-guided audio tour. Experience the Akrotiri Prehistoric city with an engaging and informative self-guided audio tour designed by experts. Uncover the great insights into the most iconic landmark of Santorini by a downloadable audio guide on your smartphone. Begin your tour from the sheltered site and listen to the fascinating stories about the discovery of Akrotiri. On this engrossing journey, learn about the rise and fall of one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the world. Hear the tales based on an award-winning storytelling concept with an audio tour. Continue to explore the Akrotiri Excavations and unwrap the valuable insights into the history immerse yourself in the surroundings in an entirely innovative way. See the magnificent three-storeyed building Xeste 4, the square of the double horns, and many Akrotiri Sculptures. Explore Akrotiri at your own pace with an engaging and informative audio guide.

Santorini: Tomato Museum Admission Ticket with Audio Guide

7. Santorini: Tomato Museum Admission Ticket with Audio Guide

Journey back to the industrial past of Santorini at the Industrial Tomato Museum, the historical tomato factory of D. Nomikos in Vlychada. Explore the 3 big areas of the complex at your own pace with the audio guide and learn about the cherry-sized tomato of Santorini. At the museum, get guided through the cultivation, processing, and production of the tomato that has been cultivated on the island since the end of the 19th century. Enjoy a unique experience discovering the history of one of the most famous and traditional products of Santorini. Find out about all the traditional methods followed by the island’s tomato producers. See a wide range of exhibits, from processing machinery to audiovisual material of former factory workers providing their firsthand experiences of a bygone industrial era.

Frequently asked questions about Santorini Things to do for adults

What are other things to do than Santorini Things to do for adults that are worth visiting in Cyclades?

The other unmissable things to do in Cyclades are:

Which Santorini Things to do for adults are taking additional COVID-19 precautions?

Other Sightseeing Options in Santorini

Want to discover all there is to do in Santorini? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Santorini

The best experience in my life. I didn’t want to leave anymore. My horse was Margot an amazing horse very good, sweet and friendly. My partner and I enjoyed the experience especially to professionalism of Barbara, Manos and Alex. They are so friendly and kind and they are able to convey all the love they have for this job. The horses are perfect and in excellent condition thanks to them and thanks to how much they love them. We had the best time in Santorini thanks to these fabulous people. Highly recommend!!!!! If I will back in Santorini Barbara, Manos and Alex will be my first visit ❤️

We absolutely loved it, definitely worth the time and the money! The tour and the guide were perfect. Alex was great, we enjoyed the conversation and he made sure we were having a great time. The beach was stunning, and he took photos and videos of the entire trip. The farm was beautiful and they prepared us well before riding outside the farm. I 100% recommend it to anyone looking for activities in Santorini!

The tour absolutely could not have been better! Kallaiopi was prepared for everything and anticipated our needs! Amazing views of the red white and black beaches from the sea and so much fun going into the caves and snorkeling and seeing the beautiful underwater cliffs followed by a fabulous lunch! I would go on this tour again without a thought! Keep up the amazing work!!

Absolutely amazing was so much fun the guides were one of the highlights panos and costas so helpful and really engaged with group so helpful for anything u need had a blast the traditional Greek food was a nice experience well worth it highly recommend it

Very good horseback riding! The staff is welcoming and very friendly! thank you