Welcome to Santorini, Greece! Santorini island is a very popular tourist destination. Tourism is the main industry in Santorini, the island's beaches being the primary attraction. The main port and population centre on the island, Santorini town, is also the tourist and cultural centre, with whitewashed buildings including many hotels, restaurants and a number of nightclubs forming the Santorini town "barstreet". Being a Greek island, the economy of Santorini has close relationship with the sea. However, with the rise of tourism, it plays a minor role during summer. Santorini's primary industry is tourism. Agriculture also forms part of its economy, and the island sustains a wine industry, based on the indigenous Assyrtiko grape variety. White varieties also include Athiri and Aidani, whereas red varieties include mavrotragano and mandilaria. Santorini has a semi-arid climate (Bsh in the Köppen climate classification) with Mediterranean characteristics. Santorini's primary industry is tourism, particularly in the summer months. The expansion of tourism has resulted in the growth of the economy and population. Akrotiri is a major archaeological site, with ruins from the Minoan era. Santorini was ranked the world's top island for many magazines and travel sites, including the Travel+Leisure Magazine, the BBC, as well as the US News. An estimated 2 million tourists visit annually. The island's pumice quarries have been closed since 1986, in order to preserve the caldera. In 2007, the cruise ship MS Sea Diamond ran aground and sank inside the caldera. As of 2019, Santorini is a particular draw for Asian couples who come to Santorini to have pre-wedding photos taken against the backdrop of the island's landscape. Private jet chartering, helicopter transfer flights, motor yacht & catamaran charter, luxury cars rental - hire ... in Santorini - Greece VIP services!