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Reviewed 17 March 2008

Palea Kameni is actually one of the 2 volcanoes of Santorini and is located right at the middle of the caldera! It's older than Nea Kameni and there you can find the famous Hot Springs! I visited Santorini in summer 2007 and joined the trip...More

22  Thank nick_23Oregon
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

On our day long boat trip we stopped at the hot springs and were able to swim inshore to their source. We were warned that the rusty mud would stain clothing if you got it on them. We were not warned that it would make...More

6  Thank PipPaul W
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Nice experience. A million tourists at the same time swimming into the big excursion boats. Remember to bring a dark colored bikini as the red colour from the water won't come off. Temperature is not that different from normal Mediterranean summer sea water. To jump...More

Thank XenaPoppins
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

You might think that you are going to experience bubbling water in a hot spring but it’s actually only some seeps of a bit warmer water than the sea and a crap ton of minerals in the water that destroys your swimsuit. But still worth...More

Thank sebbe797
Reviewed 17 October 2017

As per my title, this is done as part of the nea kameni boat trip, it's a much smaller island and unless you are swimming you cannot actually set foot on the island. You'll probably end up going as the island is always part of...More

2  Thank matthow
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My friend and I didn't have a clue as to where we were going to eat while we were at Santorini. We just decided to stop here. What luck! The waiter was grouchy but the food was so worth it. The view is magnificent. We...More

1  Thank Jacque D
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Posted by my 9 year old daughter: Hot.....not! In Santorini, Greece you think you hit the spot and got the best deal. You get to see and hike on an active volcano and swim in hot springs! The volcano was awesome and you're looking forward...More

2  Thank Rick O
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It is not compulsory to swim out here but those who wish to swim in the hot springs have to swim from their boats into the muddy-looking bay. It is not possible for the boat to pull up to land since it is too shallow....More

2  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A liitle rocky island placed right beside Nea Kameni island.Here are the Hot Springs and all the tours make a short stop here.Take care:a swim in that hot springs could blotch your swimming suit as long as the water is muddy and has a lot...More

Thank zuv
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Came here as part of a tour and it was a really nice swim, further in while swimming you get to the hot patches which really is hot with 40C+ compared to the rather cold ocean. I am not sure why people are saying the...More

3  Thank Mattias B
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I went here on a boat tour of santorini. It's a swim up hot springs, so you get to jump off the boat and watch as the water goes from blue to green to yellow . Don't wear any jewelry, real or not, it will...More

1  Thank TinyTraveler001
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Came here in early Oct. The water is tepid, not even warm. The water in tropical beaches probably warmer than this. But luckily it didn't stain our swim suits. The tour guide that we used for this trip sort of "scared" the guests by saying,...More

1  Thank LarasSwania
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