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Antonis Alexandrou

I am a native Greek, born and raised in Athens, a city continuously inhabited for over 3,000 years. As a child, I was always thrilled by the Greek Mythology and enthusiastic about the impressive sights and monuments of Ancient Greece. The origin of my family is the Thermopylae, where the famous battle between the 300 Spartans of King Leonidas and the huge Persian army, took place. For more than two decades now, I organize tailor-made trips to Greece for travelers from abroad. One of the best things for me all these years, is the great privilege, to meet people and make friends, from all over the world.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Cultural Trips, Couples Romantic Experiences, Off the Beaten Path Activities, Family Holidays, "

How did you get involved in travel?

"At the age of 17, I got my first summer job in Athens airport, working in the field of airline's representation. The truth is, that it was very easy to get fascinated by the magnificent world of the airports and the commercial aviation, and experience firsthand the charm of travel. "

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"A 40 days road trip throughout the Greek mainland, with my family, at the age of 13. I remember always being intrigued, by not knowing the next destination and what the coming day will bring!!! "

Antonis is part of the following groups: Greece Travel Agents
Enjoy a full day in Athens
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Villages and Seaside Vistas of the Peloponnese
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Sail into Santorini's Caldera
Athens & Santorini: Best Itinerary Ideas

Seven to 10 days is the most popular trip length for Greece travelers interested in visiting both Athens and Santorini, especially when also including Mykonos. If you're only headed to Athens and Santorini, you can enjoy a comfortably-paced trip in 5 to 7 days. With less time, it's still possible to see the highlights in as few as 4 days. For the best itineraries including Athens and Santorini, keep reading below.

A view of the White Tower in Thessaloniki
Athens & Thessaloniki: Best Itinerary Ideas

Seven to 11 days is a great length for a Greece trip with stops in Athens and Thessaloniki. If you don't mind a fast-paced journey, you can see the highlights of this route in less time—as few as 3 days. With more time, you can enjoy extra activities at each stop or a few days in another region like Crete. See more ideas for Athens and Thessaloniki itineraries below.

Recent trip reviews for Antonis

Best Vacation Ever
Greece | Sep 16 - Sep 28, 2022

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Miguel M.
Palm Coast, FL | Reviewed on Oct 05, 2022

Probably the most wonderful and relaxing vacation we’ve taken in 30 years!!! Our trip to Delphi was both beautiful and educational, and our guide Zaida was an absolute treasure! Our stay on Milos was highlighted by a sailing cruise to amazing coves and beach sights. Folegandros followed with time spent in the quaint Charo and its wonderful Church of Panagia and the beach of Paralia Agkali. Naxos with the Temple of Apollo and it’s historic areas and waterfront dining cannot be forgotten!!... read more

Probably the most wonderful and relaxing vacation we’ve taken in 30 years!!! Our trip to Delphi was both beautiful and educational, and our guide Zaida was an absolute treasure! Our stay on Milos was highlighted by a sailing cruise to amazing coves and beach sights. Folegandros followed with time spent in the quaint Charo and its wonderful Church of Panagia and the beach of Paralia Agkali. Naxos with the Temple of Apollo and it’s historic areas and waterfront dining cannot be forgotten!! The Knossos Palace in Crete was breathtaking!
I’ve not forgotten about the food or the kindness of the Greek people, that needs a chapter to its self. I don’t think that there was anything which we dined on which was not amazing and incredibly fresh! We are already looking forward to visiting again but spending more time there.
We cannot thank Antonis enough for helping us plan this vacation, every detail was perfect and all his recommendations were SPOT ON!! We will definitely use him again on the next trip!!
Thank you Antonis for helping us with a vacation 30 years in the making!!!

Hotel Reviews
GDM Megaron
Heraklion
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Best breakfast buffet ever
Vrahos Boutique Hotel
Folegandros
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Argo Boutique Hotel
Naxos
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Santa Maria Village Resort & Spa
Milos
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Elia Ermou Athens Hotel
Athina
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Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou

Greece Athens and Islands
Greece | Sep 3 - Sep 16, 2022

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Colleen K.
Minneapolis, MN | Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

We overall had a wonderful experience on our trip to Athens, Santorini and Mykonos planned by Antonis. The coordination of transport and excursions made the trip very well worth it. Every excursion planned by Antonis was very fun and worthwhile. We had Zakia as our local guide for tour through Athens and Delphi. She was incredibly knowledgeable, funny and kind which made our tours very enjoyable. Due to winds, we were unable to get to Milos as planned for our trip and Antonis was crucial... read more

We overall had a wonderful experience on our trip to Athens, Santorini and Mykonos planned by Antonis. The coordination of transport and excursions made the trip very well worth it. Every excursion planned by Antonis was very fun and worthwhile. We had Zakia as our local guide for tour through Athens and Delphi. She was incredibly knowledgeable, funny and kind which made our tours very enjoyable. Due to winds, we were unable to get to Milos as planned for our trip and Antonis was crucial in helping us navigate changes with transport and accommodations. We were so appreciative for having easy, reliable contact with him every call and text. When we return to Greece we will be sure to work with Antonis again.

Hotel Reviews
Athenian Callirhoe Hotel
Athens

The staff were kind and helpful. We found the rooms to be clean and well maintained but slightly small unless upgraded to an executive suite.

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Tzekos Villas
Santorini
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Easily walkable and accessible to Fira as well as bus station if needed. Nice to be away from where all the major tourist walking happens.
Staff
Maria at the front desk was incredibly helpful and did work to upgrade us our last night to sister hotel Asma Suites which was much more comfortable.
Cleanliness & Comfort
Rooms were sparsely furnished with non functioning lamps and lack of decor to be comfortable. Room accommodations did not seem fitting of a 4 star hotel.
Ilio Maris Hotel
Mikonos

Ilio Maris was very comfortable and clean. We loved the pool which had great lawn chairs and pool floats that were very fun! The breakfast in the morning was also a good variety to start the day. The hotel allowed for a quick easy walk into town.

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Activity Reviews
Magnificent Athens
Athens

Zakia was a wonderful tour guide of the Acropolis and some surrounding sites of Athens. She was so kind and knowledgeable. Seeing the sites with the history and background surrounding the area supplied by Zakia made the experience much more enjoyable.

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Sunset Cruise
Santorini

The sunset cruise was a wonderful experience. The amount of other travelers on the boat is small enough for everyone to enjoy their time as they wish. The balance of swimming and relaxing on the catamaran while taking in the sites was perfect. Staff were great and the food provided was very tasty.

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Food
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Sailing Yacht Cruise to Rhenia Island & Delos
Mykonos

We had a blast on the boat cruise! Our favorite was the time swimming around Rhenia island. It was very interesting touring Delos island as well.

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Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou

WOW WOW WOW!!!!
Greece | Sep 10 - Sep 18, 2022

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Desi O.
Rego Park, NY | Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

WOW WOW WOW!!!!

We worked with Antonis to create the perfect honeymoon to Greece and let us tell you: IT WAS PERFECT. We spent 9 days there total: flying into Athens (2 nights), Mykonos (3 nights), and Santorini (3 nights). The amount of effort Antonis took to customize, prepare and execute our travel plans was truly astonishing. He left us nothing to worry about: all travel / to and from / check-ins / getting around, etc was completely taken care of. It's so clear Antonis is passionate... read more

WOW WOW WOW!!!!

We worked with Antonis to create the perfect honeymoon to Greece and let us tell you: IT WAS PERFECT. We spent 9 days there total: flying into Athens (2 nights), Mykonos (3 nights), and Santorini (3 nights). The amount of effort Antonis took to customize, prepare and execute our travel plans was truly astonishing. He left us nothing to worry about: all travel / to and from / check-ins / getting around, etc was completely taken care of. It's so clear Antonis is passionate about what he does, because there was so much care in the details. Below are some more details about our trip.

ATHENS:
We stayed at Villa Brown Ermou Hotel and loved it: it's new. The staff is so friendly and accommodating. It's located in Plaka which is "the spot" to visit - shopping, food, etc. Antonis was there to meet us in person the second we arrived to put a face to a name! He debriefed us on our itinerary and asked for any questions and made us feel so excited and safe. We did the Magnificent Athens tour of Athens with Zakia (our guide) and driver Marios. They were exceptional! Zakia is so passionate and knowledgeable. They even customized our tour of Athens to include the Grand Changing of the Guards (Sundays at 11am) which includes a parade of the Greek soldiers. (This is not normally on their schedule.) We visited the Acropolis Museum, The Panathenaic Stadium, and then the Acropolis itself. HIGHLY recommend this if you are staying even one day in Athens. 10/10

MYKONOS:
The pickup from the high-speed ferry can feel overwhelming with so many people, but we found our pickup very quickly and easily and was immediately brought to our hotel. We stayed at the Mykonos Imperial and cannot recommend a hotel more. It was the best hotel experience we've ever had. Two restaurants on property (Sushi and Mediterranean) which were incredible, and the kindest staff -- especially Giota and Victoria! The breakfast is unlike anything we've ever experienced -- endless options of every kind of breakfast option you could dream up. We also utilized the spa *couples massage* and really enjoyed relaxing at the gorgeous pool overlooking the Sea. *This hotel includes beach access* to Elia Beach, just outside the entrance to the hotel, which is huge. Most folks are traveling and paying 75-100 Euros for a daybed. You can use a daybed for free and charge everything to the room. *We also did the jetskis right there, and there are other water sports available. Amazing hotel. 10/10

The Sailing Yacht Cruise to Rhenia and Delos Islands was phenomenal. It's a large motorized sailboat with tons of space onboard and the shared experience with others was a great way to connect with people. At Rhenia jumped off of the boat, and snorkeled. We saw gorgeous fish. Delos is a historical uninhabited island where you'll get off the boat to do a one-hour walking guided tour (with Sia who is wonderful!) to explore the ruins from when the island was populated during the BC era. *Definitely bring a dry change of clothes and comfortable shoes for this! We also recommend towels / jacket / windbreaker on board because the waves produce lots of ocean spray and it can get chilly en route back. 10/10 experience for sure.

SANTORINI:
Our hotel, Secret Legend Suites, was heavenly. Right in the heart of Oia, which is a destination spot of Santorini for sure. There is a sister hotel, the Santorini Secret and with our stay, we have access to their infinity pool (excellent for your social media photos!) with a bar / restaurant and gym. Our room had a private hot tub which we used every day. The staff is wonderful, especially Elina. You are able to pre-select your handmade breakfast from never-ending options and it's delivered to your room at your preferred time. Between the service, the amenities, the views of the Caldera, and the location, this hotel worth every penny. 10/10

The Sunset Cruise is a must! You board in the afternoon, so there's great sun time to explore the different volcanic islands around Santorini (fascinating!) and jump off the boat / snorkel and then of course, you are set in the prime location to view the sunset. *Another picturesque experience* The food on board is magnificent, and the staff are amazing. 10/10

Overall, what set this trip apart from the rest was the incredible care and effort that Antonis put into both planning our trip, and making sure it was going smoothly along the way. We would work with him again in an instant!

Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou

Great Trip
Greece | Sep 6 - Sep 16, 2022

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Zachary C.
Portsmouth, NH | Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

This was our first time booking with KimKim and I will never travel without them again. The website paired us with a Greek native named Antonis Alexandrou who knew all the best local sites to visit, places to eat, hotels to stay at. From the very early stages of planning, Antonis was incredibly responsive, helpful and all around pleasant to interact with. He helped us work through multiple versions of our trip always being careful to plan within our budget and also paying close attention to... read more

This was our first time booking with KimKim and I will never travel without them again. The website paired us with a Greek native named Antonis Alexandrou who knew all the best local sites to visit, places to eat, hotels to stay at. From the very early stages of planning, Antonis was incredibly responsive, helpful and all around pleasant to interact with. He helped us work through multiple versions of our trip always being careful to plan within our budget and also paying close attention to our preferences.

I’m writing this on my way home and I can safely say that the entire 10 day trip throughout multiple cities in Greece went off without a single snag or problem. We loved all the tours and excursions he booked. Complex transportation from hotel to port to ferry to hotel were done effortlessly, efficiently, and without delay thanks to Antonis’s expert planning. We were actually surprised to meet Antonis himself at our first hotel and he was just as lovely in person. He truly listened to the things we liked and didn’t like and the vacation perfectly reflected that. It was almost as if the trip was planned by our very close friend or relative. During our trip he checked in with us frequently and gave some FANTASTIC local food recommendations. I cannot recommend this travel service and this travel agent (Antonis) in particular enough. He is truly a star of the entity and I will continue to use this agency because of him.

Zack + Adrienne

Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Dear Zack and Adrienne,

I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the great review!!
You are a lovely couple, and it was a real privilege to welcome you to Greece and meet you in person!!

I wish you a life full of happiness and love and looking forward to welcoming you to Greece again in the future!!!

With great respect!!

Antonis

Antonis was amazing! Everything was planned p...
Greece | Aug 19 - Aug 31, 2022

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Kelly N.
Oakland Park, FL | Reviewed on Sep 07, 2022

Antonis was amazing! Everything was planned perfectly and other than flights there were no issues. He planned a trip of a lifetime with unique excursions that we would never have been able to do on our own! read more

Antonis was amazing! Everything was planned perfectly and other than flights there were no issues. He planned a trip of a lifetime with unique excursions that we would never have been able to do on our own!

Hotel Reviews
Pelican Bay Art Hotel
Mykonos
SanSal Boutique Hotel
Chania
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Elia Ermou Athens Hotel
Athina
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Tzekos Villas
Santorini

Loved everything except the bed was hard as a rock. :( All else was great!

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Olive Green
Heraklion
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Activity Reviews
Walking Tour of Acropolis and Plaka
Athens

Our guide was so amazing!!!

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Sailing Yacht Cruise to Rhenia Island & Delos
Mykonos

The captain and first mate were amazing!!

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Food
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The Island of Santorini - Tour & Wine Tasting
Santorini

Our guide was amazing!!

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The Real Cretan Cooking Experience - Private Tour
Chania

This was the highlight of our trip! This family was so fun and our guide was amazing!!

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Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on Sep 07, 2022

Dear Kelly,

Thank you so much for your review!!

It's so great to know that you enjoyed your trip to Greece!!!

Looking forward to welcoming you again to our country in the future!!

Best regards.

Antonis

Antonis knows what he is doing!! Amazing trip...
Greece | Aug 19 - Aug 31, 2022

Cindy
Cindy S.
Erlanger, KY | Reviewed on Sep 07, 2022

Antonis knows what he is doing!! Amazing trip from beginning to end!! From our transfers always being on time and in style, the adventures and tours he planned for us to the perfect locations of all of our hotels! Trip of a lifetime! Thank you Antonis and Kimkim!! read more

Antonis knows what he is doing!! Amazing trip from beginning to end!! From our transfers always being on time and in style, the adventures and tours he planned for us to the perfect locations of all of our hotels! Trip of a lifetime! Thank you Antonis and Kimkim!!

Hotel Reviews
Elia Ermou Athens Hotel
Athina

Great location and accommodations

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Very kind
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Pelican Bay Art Hotel
Mykonos

Very authentic Greek hotel! Beautiful views from the pool.

Authenticity & Character
Views, pool, made me feel like I was in a movie
Location
Not many places to walk to to eat but loved quietness
Staff
Very helpful on recommendations
Cleanliness & Comfort
Tzekos Villas
Santorini

In the middle of everything! Most beautiful view from any hotel I have ever stayed in. My only complaint is the definitely need to update their beds!

Authenticity & Character
Authentic Greek hotel
Location
Beautiful views, in the middle of everything!
Staff
Poor bell boy had to carry all of our very heavy luggage up many flights of stairs and did so with a smile!!
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Views from room
Olive Green
Heraklion

Clean and close location to everything

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Location
In the middle of everything
Staff
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SanSal Boutique Hotel
Chania

Clean with the most amazing views!

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Activity Reviews
The Real Cretan Cooking Experience - Private Tour
Chania

The most amazing experience!! From our tour guide to the views to the gracious couple who shared their home and gave us the culinary experience of a lifetime!!

Quality of Experience
Everything!!
Food
Everything was delicious
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Our tour guide was amazing
Sailing Yacht Cruise to Rhenia Island & Delos
Mykonos

Loved everything, just a very hot day for the walking part. I should have brought an umbrella or fan

Quality of Experience
The sailing and swimming was amazing
Food
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The Island of Santorini - Tour & Wine Tasting
Santorini

One of my favorite days. Learning about traditions and the villages. Watching the donkeys carry things up the hills and the wine tasting!

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Guides, Drivers and Staff
Very kind, and adjusted the tour because it was a very busy cruise ship day
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Walking Tour of Acropolis and Plaka
Athens
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Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on Sep 07, 2022

Dear Cindy,

I appreciate your feedback and review!! It's always very important for us to know that our guests enjoy the trips that we prepare in Greece!!

I really liked all the photos that you uploaded from your trip!! You are all lovely!!

Thank you so much!!

Keep smiling!!

Antonis

Overall I thought KimKim and Antonis were exc...
Greece | Jul 20 - Jul 28, 2022

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Mark J.
San Rafael, CA | Reviewed on Sep 07, 2022

Overall I thought KimKim and Antonis were excellent. They helped us put together a last minute trip to Greece that felt truly amazing. There was one thing I did not like however. You do not receive a breakdown of costs for individual hotels, events, transfers or transportation tickets. I have been told by KimKim that this is a function of Greek law, but I still am not a fan of one bill with a total at the end. For that reason I would not use KimKim again unless they were willing to give me a... read more

Overall I thought KimKim and Antonis were excellent. They helped us put together a last minute trip to Greece that felt truly amazing. There was one thing I did not like however. You do not receive a breakdown of costs for individual hotels, events, transfers or transportation tickets. I have been told by KimKim that this is a function of Greek law, but I still am not a fan of one bill with a total at the end. For that reason I would not use KimKim again unless they were willing to give me a price breakdown. Otherwise, the lodging choices were excellent; all transfers went smoothly; we loved the sunset cruise set up by Antonis (best we have ever been on) and we enjoyed our trip tremendously. Thanks KimKim!

Hotel Review
Noble Suites
Athens

A beautiful and unique boutique property with an amazing location. Marianna, the property manager, was a delightful hostess with excellent recommendations. The breakfast was very nice at a quaint cafe just around the corner and Marianna even made us to go breakfast boxes on our last day as we left early for the ferry. Only drawback, our room (for 2 adults and 2 kids) included a comfortable queen and a pullout sofa. if your kids are older (ours are 14 & 15) it may be too small and/or uncomfortable for them, but this is not on Marianna. Just an observation for future travelers here to consider. We highly recommend this property!

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Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on Sep 07, 2022

Dear Mark,

Thank you so much for your review and your kind words!!!

It's so great for us to know that overall you enjoyed the beauty of our country!!

We will always strive to provide the best value for money for your trip!

The trip is sold at a package price, which is we are not able to provide a breakdown.

The final package price also includes the services and planning on our behalf that went into the trip that made it a success.

Looking forward to welcoming you and your lovely family to our country again in the future!!

With great respect!!!

Antonis

Antonis is the absolute best! We booked our t...
Greece | Jul 16 - Jul 23, 2022

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Viana M.
Lindenwold, NJ | Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Antonis is the absolute best! We booked our trip to Greece three weeks prior and Antonis was so amazing. He booked us the most beautiful hotels and such fun excursions. He was so kind and planned everything for us and provided us additional recommendations for shopping and restaurants. He responded very quickly to all questions we had even during our trip. We highly recommend Antonis and appreciate everything he did for us! Best trip ever thanks to him! read more

Antonis is the absolute best! We booked our trip to Greece three weeks prior and Antonis was so amazing. He booked us the most beautiful hotels and such fun excursions. He was so kind and planned everything for us and provided us additional recommendations for shopping and restaurants. He responded very quickly to all questions we had even during our trip. We highly recommend Antonis and appreciate everything he did for us! Best trip ever thanks to him!

Hotel Reviews
Once in Mykonos Luxury Resort
Mykonos

Absolutely beautiful and the most amazing staff!

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Canvas Suites
Santorini

Such a cool hotel with the most amazing view. The staff was so nice and beyond helpful!

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Activity Reviews
The Island of Mykonos
Mykonos

Such a fun tour and our guide was so amazing!

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Private Food Tour of Santorini
Santorini

Great tour!! We had the best time!

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Food
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Catamaran Morning Cruise
Santorini

Such a fun time and so beautiful!!

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Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Dear Vianna,

I would like to thank you for your review and your kind words!!!

It's always very important to us, to know that our guests enjoyed their trip!!

Our communication was excellent from the very first moment and since you were always so positive, I was sure that you and your family will have a wonderful time in our country!!

Looking forward to welcoming you again to Greece in the future!!

My best regards to all of you!!

Antonis

Family Trip to Greece
Greece | Jul 8 - Jul 18, 2022

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Nick T.
Bedford, NH | Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Our first trip to Greece and we were a bit concerned about taking 8 people around the country. We found Kim Kim travel and were connected with Antonis. He was great to work with and easily accessible, even by phone. We gave him an outline of what we were looking to do and presented us with options. We fined tuned the initial trip and he did the rest! From the day we got there to the day we left, it was amazing. All transfers were seamless and all excursions as illustrated. He was always... read more

Our first trip to Greece and we were a bit concerned about taking 8 people around the country. We found Kim Kim travel and were connected with Antonis. He was great to work with and easily accessible, even by phone. We gave him an outline of what we were looking to do and presented us with options. We fined tuned the initial trip and he did the rest! From the day we got there to the day we left, it was amazing. All transfers were seamless and all excursions as illustrated. He was always available for any questions and checked in on us during the trip to ensure we were enjoying our time. We highly recommend his services, you won’t be disappointed!!

Hotel Reviews
Elia Ermou Athens Hotel
Athina

Great location with an amazing view of the Acropolis.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Walking distance to The Plaka and other cool neighborhoods
Staff
Very attentive staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Volcano View Hotel
Santorini

Great views of The Caldera! Amazing property that was highlighted by the even more amazing staff, especially the breakfast team of Petros and Kostas.

Authenticity & Character
Carved into the mountain side. Great panoramic views.
Location
Awesome views
Staff
Petros And Kostas from the breakfast crew, all the front desk staff. Really anyone that worked there was super friendly.
Cleanliness & Comfort
Property was spotless.
Akasha Beach Hotel & Spa
Hersonissos

Not quite our speed, but a really nice hotel.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Nothing really, nice hotel and staff just not an areas that was for us.
Staff
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Elia Agia Marina Hotel
Chania

Only there for 2 short nights. Staff was nice and great location right on the beach.

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Activity Reviews
Magnificent Athens
Athens

Tour guide and driver were great!

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Guides, Drivers and Staff
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Delphi, the Navel of the Earth
Athens
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Sunset Cruise
Santorini

Was supposed to be a semi private tour but ended up being private. Added bonus!!

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Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
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The Palace of Knossos & the City of Heraklion
Heraklion
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Private Cruise to Cramvousa Island and Balos Beach ( Yacht Cigala 45ft)
Chania
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Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Dear Laurie and Nick,

Thank you for your kind words.

It was really great to welcome you to Greece and meet you and your lovely family in person.

I am sure that sooner or later I will welcome you again to Greece and I have to say that I will be delighted to meet you again!!

Smiling guests is always the greatest reward for us!!!

My best regards to you and the kids!!

Antonis

Fabulous family vacation to Greece ( Athens, Santorini, Naxos and Mykonos)
Greece | Jul 5 - Jul 14, 2022

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Christy W.
Solon, OH | Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

We visited 4 different areas (islands) in Greece - Athens, Santorini, Naxos and Mykonos.
The trip was so memorable and a special vacation for myself and my 3 grown children.

Our travel Agent, Antonis Alexandrou was wonderful! He greeted us at our hotel in Athens which was such a wonderful personal touch! He was also available via Whats App with any questions we had during our stay in Greece.

Our favorite island was truly Santorini but all the islands had their own special flare! The... read more

We visited 4 different areas (islands) in Greece - Athens, Santorini, Naxos and Mykonos.
The trip was so memorable and a special vacation for myself and my 3 grown children.

Our travel Agent, Antonis Alexandrou was wonderful! He greeted us at our hotel in Athens which was such a wonderful personal touch! He was also available via Whats App with any questions we had during our stay in Greece.

Our favorite island was truly Santorini but all the islands had their own special flare! The sunset cruise in Santorini was one of our favorite days - we spend one afternoon and evening on the catamaran with a fun group of "new friends" as we saw the beautiful Santorini island from the sea! During several spots we were able to jump off the boat, swim and enjoy the water!

We enjoyed learning about the history of Greece and Athens from our guide (Zakia) as we toured the Acropolis.

Our guide (George) in Naxos was wonderful - very knowledgeable and fun which made for a very relaxing day seeing the smaller towns and countryside in Naxos. The pottery shop in Damalas was one of our favorite stops in Naxos as well as the very authentic lunch with our guide at the Tavern Platsa in the small town of Koronos.

During our free day in Mykonos, we loved spending time on the beaches - we bought a day long beach hopping pass and were able to see all the beaches and we spent time on one of the beaches for most of the afternoon ( Super Paradise Beach) which had lots of people, beach activities and a great place for lunch!

Each of our hotels that we stayed in were unique and special in their own way. Antonis did a great job of booking different type of hotels. ( a quaint place in Naxos, a downtown hotel in Athens, a larger hotel in Santorini with several swimming pools to enjoy and our hotel in Mykonos had a wonderful view of the sunset off our balcony!)

I would highly recommend using Kim Kim for my next travel excursion!!

Hotel Reviews
Argo Boutique Hotel
Naxos
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Cleanliness & Comfort
Poseidon Hotel Suites
Mikonos

The hotel was absolutely beautiful!! Spectacular views of the sunsets from our balcony and very specious rooms! The hotel staff went above and beyond with being available for transportation ( taxi rides) to the various places we wanted to see on the island!

Authenticity & Character
Location
Staff
The front desk manager, Andreas was extremely helpful and attentive!!
Cleanliness & Comfort
Activity Reviews
Traditional Dinner at the Mykonian Spiti
Mykonos

I would not recommend this experience! As it turned out, the other guests that were suppose to be with us never showed up so it was just my daughter and I. The owner of the company who cooked the meal was somewhat offended that we did not eat all the food she had made. There was so much food and she made us feel bad ( she actually thought we didn’t like it since we didn’t eat everything!!) We would have preferred eating at a local restaurant in town instead!

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Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
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The Island of Naxos
Naxos

Our guide, George was wonderful!! Very knowledgeable and fun to be with! Our favorite stop during the day tour was at the pottery shop in Damalas and the very authentic lunch in Koronos.

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Sunset Cruise
Santorini

One of our favorite days while in Greece! We love spending the afternoon and evening on the catamaran - meeting new friends and seeing the beautiful island of Santorini from the water!!

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Food
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Guides, Drivers and Staff
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Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dear Christy,

I hope that you and the kids are all well!!

I am so happy to know that you enjoyed your trip to our country!!!

You are a lovely family and it was so great to meet you all in person!!

Really looking forward to welcoming you to Greece again in the future!! You already got a small taste of our country, but for sure there are many more nice locations to visit and explore!!

My warmest regards to all of you!!

Keep smiling and traveling!!!

Antonis

Fabulous family vacation to Greece ( Athens, Santorini, Naxos and Mykonos)
Greece | Jul 5 - Jul 10, 2022

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Christy W.
Solon, OH | Reviewed on Aug 07, 2022

We visited 4 different areas (islands) in Greece - Athens, Santorini, Naxos and Mykonos.
The trip was so memorable and a special vacation for myself and my 3 grown children.

Our travel Agent, Antonis Alexandrou was wonderful! He greeted us at our hotel in Athens which was such a wonderful personal touch! He was also available via Whats App with any questions we had during our stay in Greece.

Our favorite island was truly Santorini but all the islands had their own special flare! The... read more

We visited 4 different areas (islands) in Greece - Athens, Santorini, Naxos and Mykonos.
The trip was so memorable and a special vacation for myself and my 3 grown children.

Our travel Agent, Antonis Alexandrou was wonderful! He greeted us at our hotel in Athens which was such a wonderful personal touch! He was also available via Whats App with any questions we had during our stay in Greece.

Our favorite island was truly Santorini but all the islands had their own special flare! The sunset cruise in Santorini was one of our favorite days - we spend one afternoon and evening on the catamaran with a fun group of "new friends" as we saw the beautiful Santorini island from the sea! During several spots we were able to jump off the boat, swim and enjoy the water!

We enjoyed learning about the history of Greece and Athens from our guide (Zakia) as we toured the Acropolis.

Our guide (George) in Naxos was wonderful - very knowledgeable and fun which made for a very relaxing day seeing the smaller towns and countryside in Naxos. The pottery shop in Damalas was one of our favorite stops in Naxos as well as the very authentic lunch with our guide at the Tavern Platsa in the small town of Koronos.

During our free day in Mykonos, we loved spending time on the beaches - we bought a day long beach hopping pass and were able to see all the beaches and we spent time on one of the beaches for most of the afternoon (Super Paradise Beach) which had lots of people, beach activities and a great place for lunch!

Each of our hotels that we stayed in were unique and special in their own way. Antonis did a great job of booking different type of hotels. ( a quaint place in Naxos, a downtown hotel in Athens with a beautiful view of the acropolis from the rooftop bar, a larger hotel in Santorini with several swimming pools to enjoy and our hotel in Mykonos had a wonderful view of the sunset off our balcony!)

I would highly recommend using Kim Kim for my next travel excursion!!

Hotel Reviews
Elia Ermou Athens Hotel
Athina

The rooftop bar and restaurant was amazing - we enjoyed an evening cocktail with the beautiful view of the acropolis! Since the Elia Ermou Hotel was downtown, it made it convenient for shopping and walking.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Great for walking downtown for shopping. Great views from the rooftop bar and restaurant!
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
El Greco Resort Hotel
Santorini

We enjoyed the several swimming pools - great place to relax. Our rooms were in great locations to the pools, pool restaurant and breakfast location. We only had a 10 minute walk to the town of Fira.

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Activity Reviews
Magnificent Athens
Athens

Our guide, Zakia was very knowledgeable and we enjoyed learning about the history of Athens as well as the history of the Acropolis. I would definately recommend this experience - it is such a big part of Athens that you truly have to "check the Box" and see the acropolis and learn about the history.

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Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
The Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon
Athens

I would not recommend this experience. After the 5 hour tour of the Acropolis, it was too long of a drive to see the Temple of Poseidon. We were never able to see the Cape Sounion due to the fact that the road was closed off to see the view. My kids were exhausted and we had to spend over 2 hours in the car driving to see the Temple which was not very exciting. The views were pretty but looking back on it, we would have enjoyed a more relaxing afternoon with lunch and swimming or snorkeling in one of the seaside towns that we drove through.

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Sunset Cruise
Santorini

This truly was one of our favorite days in Greece!! We met some wonderful people on the cruise - the barbecue dinner was delicious and the views of beautiful Santorini from the boat were spectacular! Fun to jump off the boat and go swimming!! I would highly recommend this experience!!

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Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on Aug 07, 2022

Dear Christy,

I hope that you and the kids are all well!!

I am so happy to know that you enjoyed your trip to our country!!!

You are a lovely family and it was so great to meet you all in person!!

Really looking forward to welcoming you to Greece again in the future!! You already got a small taste of our country, but for sure there are many more nice locations to visit and explore!!

My warmest regards to all of you!!

Keep smiling and traveling!!!

Antonis

Thank you Antonis!! We had an excellent time ...
Greece | Jul 5 - Jul 14, 2022

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Blake W.
Winston-Salem, NC | Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

Thank you Antonis!! We had an excellent time in Greece and will definitely be using these services again.

This was my first time to Europe and it was a wonderful experience! read more

Thank you Antonis!! We had an excellent time in Greece and will definitely be using these services again.

This was my first time to Europe and it was a wonderful experience!

Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

Dear Blake,

Thank you so much for a fantastic review!! It's the greatest reward for us when our guests have a good time in our country!!

Looking forward to welcoming you again to Greece in the future!! You are all lovely!!

With my best regards.

Antonis

Antonis planned a fabulous trip to Greece!
Greece | May 29 - Jun 7, 2022

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Heather G.
Bethesda, MD | Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

This was my first trip using KimKim and I highly recommend it for anyone! We used Antonis for Greece. Not only was the trip organized precisely the way we wanted it, but Antonis was available via text during the duration of our stay to communicate flight changes, delayed ferries, etc. We especially loved our catamaran cruise in Santorini - truly felt 1st class with an excellent crew, the best food of the week grilled right on the boat, and amazing views. We also LOVED our time in Naxos. What... read more

This was my first trip using KimKim and I highly recommend it for anyone! We used Antonis for Greece. Not only was the trip organized precisely the way we wanted it, but Antonis was available via text during the duration of our stay to communicate flight changes, delayed ferries, etc. We especially loved our catamaran cruise in Santorini - truly felt 1st class with an excellent crew, the best food of the week grilled right on the boat, and amazing views. We also LOVED our time in Naxos. What a treasure of an island. Thank you Antonis for making our trip so easy to enjoy! We loved your country and hope to visit again soon!

Hotel Reviews
Elia Ermou Athens Hotel
Athina

Really nice breakfast spread, great location, and great room!

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Staff
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Tzekos Villas
Santorini

Nice, hardworking staff. Rooms were clean but a little tired compared to the rest of our trip. Amazing views BUT LOTS of steps to carry luggage up and down to get to rooms. Off the beaten path so felt very safe.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Closer to Oiya
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Ilio Maris Hotel
Mikonos

Wow this was our favorite hotel of our trip (with 4 different hotels). Balconies were great, pool was amazing, breakfast was the best and had real peanut butter as well as free flowing fresh squeezed oj. Short walk to the city streets.

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Location
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Naxos Island hotel
Naxos

Super friendly staff and great location. Would definitely not pay extra for room with a jacuzzi - no windows, musty and heard water through pipes all night). Second floor rooms had great view and hotel is short walk to the beach! Staff at the upstairs bar/restaurant went above and beyond to make our stay amazing!

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Activity Reviews
Sunset Cruise
Santorini

TOTALLY first class experience. Worth every penny. Best dinner of the week and crew members were friendly, knowledgable and attentive. Views were priceless.

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Walking Tour of Acropolis and Plaka
Athens

Guide was super knowledgable. Learned alot. One member of our group was not able to walk all the steep steps to get there.

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Discover Naxos by bike
Naxos

Really enjoyed this tour. Electric bikes were great - got some exercise but couldn't have done it without the power. Guide was a little young - super nice but not super knowledgable. Great way to view the countryside and loved stopping in the villages.

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Sailing Yacht Cruise to Rhenia Island & Delos
Mykonos

Nice afternoon but water was super cold so we couldn't swim. Really enjoyed the time on Delos Island. Guide there was not particularly friendly and wouldn't answer any of our questions, but her spiel was interesting and the island was fascinating. Red pasta lunch and fresh greek salad were very good.

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Wine Tasting at the Mykonian Farm
Mykonos

Loved the farm and surroundings but had a hard time hearing our sommelier. Wine and snacks were plentiful, but I feel like this could have been so much more. Hard to buy wine (can't ship and can't take credit cards). Wish I got more info about each wine and the farm itself.

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Cooking Class in Naxos
Naxos

Really enjoyed our guide. She seems to run the island - ha ha. She was super knowledgable and proud of Naxos. The cooking class was very fun and food was delicious. Come hungry! We were somewhat embarrassed because we'd had a late lunch and were 7 women so we didn't make a dent in all the food. I was worried we hurt the chef's feelings. Homeowner and her husband do not speak english but guide did a good job making us all feel comfortable.

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Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

Dear Shaira,

I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for your review .
It was a great pleasure to welcome you to our country and meeting you in person.
I am sure that Greece will remain in your list and I will be able to welcome you again here in the future!! Still plenty of nice locations to visit!!

With my best regards.

Antonis

An amazing and wonderful guide! Could not have had a better experience
Greece | Jun 1 - Jun 7, 2022

Shaira
Shaira B.
Canada | Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

Antonis was an amazing guide and organized the best trip I could have asked for in the short time that I spent in Greece! He was very understanding with the changes I’ve had to make with regards to the total cost and the length of the trip, and he was also understanding with the short time frame I had given him.

The itinerary was nothing short of amazing and included everything I wanted to see in the short time I was able to spend in Greece. During the two days I spent in Athens, I was... read more

Antonis was an amazing guide and organized the best trip I could have asked for in the short time that I spent in Greece! He was very understanding with the changes I’ve had to make with regards to the total cost and the length of the trip, and he was also understanding with the short time frame I had given him.

The itinerary was nothing short of amazing and included everything I wanted to see in the short time I was able to spend in Greece. During the two days I spent in Athens, I was able to see the Acropolis of Athens and the Temple of Poseidon, and was also given ample time to explore the city centre. I also spent a wonderful and relaxing two days in Naxos, during which I was able to spend a day on the beach and explore the town at my leisure. The island is admittedly less busy than Mykonos or Santorini, so it was nice to have a more authentic Greek island experience. Lastly, I spent two days in Santorini, which I have to admit was the highlight of my trip because the island is simply stunning. The architecture of Fira and Oia is beautiful and seeing the important sights of the island during the sunset cruise was breathtaking. I was also able to make new friends during my visit to Santorini, which made it especially memorable for me.

Overall, I could not be happier with my experience in Greece. Not only was the trip organized well and as stress-free as possible, but I also felt safe and accounted for by Antonis and other people too, especially since I was a solo female traveller. Thank you for the amazing trip and I cannot wait to come back to explore more of Greece!

Hotel Review
Caldera Memories
Santorini

I had a wonderful stay at Caldera Memories! They were very helpful during my first day and gave me an overview of the island and the things I could do. The suite I stayed in was beautiful and had an amazing view of the ocean that looked stunning during sunset. They were also very accommodating and even offered shuttle services and other excursions I could try during my short stay. I would definitely stay there again!

Tips for future travelers

It is approximately 35 minutes away from Fira by foot, so without a form of transportation like a car, shuttle, or ATV it can be quite the trek to walk to and from town.

Authenticity & Character
Loved the interior of the suite and the overall architecture of the hotel. The amenities were also nice!
Location
I liked the view and quietness of the location, but I found the walk to town quite a trek.
Staff
Staff were accommodating and helpful with helping me get settled and also gave helpful advice to get around the island
Cleanliness & Comfort
Room was clean and full of all necessary materials!
Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

Dear Shaira,

I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for your review.

It was so great to welcome you to Greece and meet you in person, and I am really happy to know that you enjoyed your trip here!!

I am sure that Greece will remain in your bucket list, since there are many more nice locations of our country to visit!!

With my best regards.

Antonis

With my best regards.

Antonis

Wonderful for a first time visitor! Antonis m...
Greece | May 2 - May 11, 2022

Larissa
Larissa G.
Jersey City, NJ | Reviewed on May 31, 2022

Wonderful for a first time visitor! Antonis made our honeymoon so logistically pleasant. We picked out a great balance of activities and free time which is something not all travel companies can offer. If you are going on an international vacation kimkim is a great option. read more

Wonderful for a first time visitor! Antonis made our honeymoon so logistically pleasant. We picked out a great balance of activities and free time which is something not all travel companies can offer. If you are going on an international vacation kimkim is a great option.

Hotel Review
Sophia Luxury Suites
Santorini

Virginia was so lovely and helpful. I booked a yoga class which was such an amazing add on. The view here can’t be beat.

Tips for future travelers

Know that water isnt potable

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Activity Review
Sailing Yacht Cruise to Rhenia Island & Delos
Mykonos

Our guide was wonderful and we had the most pleasant time walking around the ruins. Great lunch as well onboard

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Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on May 31, 2022

Dear Larissa and JP,

Thank you for your review!! It was great to welcome you to Greece and meet you in person.
From the bottom of my heart I would like to wish you joy, love, and happiness on your new life together!!

Best regards.
Antonis

Antonis was great to work with. We had a won...
Greece | Apr 2 - Apr 9, 2022

Shawn
Shawn B.
Atlanta, GA | Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Antonis was great to work with. We had a wonderful trip.

Local specialist: Antonis Alexandrou
Antonis
Antonis Alexandrou
Local specialist in Athens | Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Dear Shawn,

Thank you for your review and your kind words. It was great to welcome you and Erin to our country and meet you in person!! Looking forward to welcoming you to Greece again soon!!

Antonis