Kamari Beach in Santorini
Kamari Beach in Santorini
Information about Kamari
Kamari Santorini: Kamari is a famous beach resort of Santorini situated 8.6 km southeast of Fira, the island's capital. Quite similar to the landscape of Perissa, the beach is covered by black sand while on the left side of the beach is an enormous rock called Mesa Vouno that rises from the sea. The area is extremely attractive, especially at night when the rock shines in the dark. The beach of Kamari is fully organised offering a wide range of facilities like sunbeds, umbrellas and various types of water sports.
The traditional houses line the village of Kamari offering a beautiful view to the sea. Visitors can take a nice walk along the waterfront. Due to the modern amenities including hotels, restaurants, snacks, cafes, bars and night clubs the village becomes quite popular with tourists during the peak season.
From Kamari, a road takes you up the mountain to Ancient Thira.
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How to get there
There are many different ways to get to Kamari beach from any location on the island.
Airport to Kamari: 6 km / 3.7 miles | Port to Kamari: 10 km / 6 miles | Fira to Kamari: 8.6 km / 5.3 miles
Tour: Discover Kamari beach with an organized tour of Santorini, starting from 85€.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Santorini transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Santorini with as little as 14.5 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Kamari beach and many other places of interest in Santorini at their own pace.
Public transfers: In Kamari village lies the terminal stop of the bus route Fira > Kamari. Fira is where the central bus station of the island is located. There are bus connections between this bus station and the most areas of the island. There are buses to Kamari approximately every hour. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
From Santorini airport to Kamari: There’s a bus station at the airport located between the arrivals and departures buildings. The buses that depart from there take visitors to the main bus station in Fira village, which is 5 km away. There is a bus from Santorini airport to Fira approximately every hour. From Fira, visitors should take another bus to reach Kamari, following the route Fira > Kamari.
From Santorini port (Athinios) to Kamari: The bus station is located on the port of Santorini. From there, visitors who have arrived by ferry to Santorini can take a bus to Fira Central bus station, which is 8.5 km away. From Fira, visitors should take another bus to reach Kamari, following the route Fira > Kamari.
Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.