Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Santorini, GR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $202 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Santorini. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

It's all Greek to me—fun in the island sun

The Greek island of Santorini is a place that was literally millions of years in the making. Formed from the remnants of a volcanic rim, the island is surrounded by the sparkling blue waters of the Aegean Sea, which flood the spot where the caldera once stood. Arrive at Santorini by ferry and the view will take your breath away, as tiny villages filled with blue-domed whitewashed buildings perch precariously on the island's sheer cliff edges. Your Santorini vacation rental is the perfect jumping-off spot for a day at the beach or an adventure at sea.

Things to do

This place is in ruins! Say hello to ancient artifacts

Like most Greek destinations, the past is alive and well in Santorini. Tour the ruins of Akrotiri, an excavated village once buried in 1627 BC, or ancient Thera, the 9th-century BC version of a still-thriving island town. For a greater understanding of the past, visit the Archaeological Museum of Thera, which highlights ancient artifacts unearthed from local excavations. If you've booked a Santorini vacation rental strictly for leisure, spend your days strolling through the island's narrow brick streets, stopping to peruse cozy galleries and shops, or to sample local wines made from grapes grown right on the island.

Activities

Erupt into fun—volcano hikes and water adventures

Sunbathing on the beach is a great way to spend any day, but if you're looking to get your blood pumping, Santorini offers a host of thrilling water activities, including swimming, jet skiing, parasailing, waterskiing, and wakeboarding. During the summer, boats transport tourists to Nea Kameni, a small uninhabited island in the heart of the volcano's flooded caldera. Hike along active sulfur vents before climbing 425 feet for a peek inside the volcano's crater. For the perfect end to your day, make your way to Imerovigli, an elevated village with the best sunset-watching spots on Santorini.

Weather

The island way—surf, sand, and a sunny day

Crowds flock to the island in the summer when daytime highs are in the low 80s and island breezes keep things cool, so book your Santorini vacation rental early. The waters are too cold for swimming in the fall, but nice temperatures include daytime highs around 66 degrees. Santorini is relatively dry, but winter is the wettest season, with 2 to 3 inches of rain falling each month from November through January, and highs in the 50s. It doesn't stay cool for long though, as the island starts warming up in the spring, with highs climbing back into the 60s.

Natural features

Rocky and sandy beaches—it's a shore thing

Santorini offers such a unique and gorgeous landscape, it can leave you speechless. How often do you get to swim in a massive lagoon, the flooded remnants of a volcanic caldera, while surrounded by nearly 1,000-foot-high sheer cliff walls? Even the island's beaches feature a rainbow of colors influenced by nature. While some beaches offer rocky or pebbly shores comprised of solidified lava, the island also includes red, black, and white sand beaches whose colors are determined by whatever geological layers are exposed in the area.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Santorini

The nearest airport is in Thira (JTR-Santorini National), located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Santorini, GR?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,052 vacation rentals around Santorini. From 549 villa rentals to 244 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a beach property near Santorini?

Waking up to sea views and the tidal roar of waves lapping at the sandy shore. Isn't this the stuff vacation dreams are made of? There are 383 beachside vacation rentals to choose from. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has plenty of other choices, including:

  • 318 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 253 village vacation rentals.
  • 167 seaside vacation rentals.

Can I rent a villa near Santorini?

It's time to do like the celebrities do and stay in a private villa with your crew. Space, privacy and elegance await. Best of all, you don't need the bank balance of a Kardashian to afford it. In this destination, you have 648 rentals to choose from. Rates start at $70 per night. Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other popular rental options, like:

  • Hotel: 362 vacation homes. Prices start from $32 per night.
  • Apartment: 287 vacation homes. Prices start from $46 per night.
  • House: 247 vacation homes. Prices start from $107 per night.

Can I stay near Santorini in a large group?

There's nothing better than getting together with old work colleagues or spending a week or so with your loved ones in a sensational new destination. And the best thing, Vrbo has options big enough for everyone. Villa vacation homes are the leading choice for larger sized groups, with 167 available here. In the area, the vacation rentals that are suitable for large groups include:

  • Are you looking for vacation homes that can house 6 of you? We have 282 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just $49 per night.
  • Keen to find a rental property for 5 people? We have 231 that will serve you well. You can get one for as little as $51 a night.
  • On a trip away with 8 guests? We offer 85 vacation homes that fit the bill. Prices begin at just $70 per night.

Your whole squad will be in good hands when you book your Santorini escape through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals near Santorini?

Friends are the family we choose. Create new memories with those who mean the most to you and arrange a cost-conscious vacation with Vrbo. You can always count on there being a fantastic deal waiting for you in or around Firostefani. With 208 rentals available at an average price of $396 a night, a stay in this well-known area is bound to get your trip off to a good start!