Santorini, Greece

Island Frolic
September 25 – October 1, 2019

Santorini, Greece

Join us in Santorini, the most popular island in Greece, for a deliciously luxurious getaway! Santorini, known for its spectacular scenery, beautiful beaches, amazing restaurants, and even an active volcano, absolutely does not disappoint. The stunning views and breathtaking sunsets make this one of the most desirable destinations in this part of the world. A true culinary haven as well, Santorini is sure to please the palate of the most discerning traveler. Also known for its delicious wines and entertaining nightlife, the city has so much to offer to ensure you have an unforgettable vacation. Between our indulgent foodie events, you will have time to explore and perhaps climb the 587 steps from Skala to Thira, the clifftop capitol of the island, or relax on a beautiful awe-inspiring black sand/pebble beach. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to soak in all the historic magic of Santorini!

 

Trip Information

  • Dates: September 25 – October 1, 2019
  • Duration: 6 nights
  • Total Trip Cost: Single Occupancy $4,597, Double Occupancy $3,897, Activities Only: $1,697
  • Non-refundable Deposit: $497 (this is non-refundable)
  • Payment Plan:
    • Single Occupancy:  Deposit + 6 payments of $694/month
    • Double Occupancy:  Deposit +  6 payments of $577/month
    • Activities Only: Deposit + 6 payments of $210/month
  • Payments are due on the 8th of each month for 6 months following deposit. All payments due in full by August 15, 2019.  Prices are in USD
  • Age restrictions:  All Global Gastronome guests must be 21 years of age or older

 

Itinerary Summary

Below is a brief summary of our activities and only details part of all that you will experience.  We can’t give away all the goodies just yet.  You will receive a detailed itinerary complete with locations, addresses, restaurant names, etc. approximately 6 weeks prior to the start of our adventure in Santorini.

  • September 25 – You will be met at the airport by your driver who will whisk you away to the hotel.  Check into accommodations.  Enjoy a delicious welcome dinner with your host and other Global Gastronome special guests.
  • September 26 – After breakfast, we get moving with a walking foodie tour!  Spend the rest of the day shopping, exploring the area, at the spa or on the beach! (breakfast and lunch included)
  • September 27 – Rise and shine! After breakfast, prepare yourself for Santorini vineyards and gourmet olive oil tasting.  Weather permitting we will enjoy a vineyard repast as we bask in the glow of the Grecian sun.  Make sure you purchase enough bottles to bring home. (breakfast and lunch included)
  • September 28 – Our hands-on cooking class will have you making authentic Greek delicacies at home like a pro!. (breakfast and lunch included)
  • September 29 – Today, you are on your own to explore one of the many beautiful beaches or schedule a photo shoot before any of the world-famous Santorini backdrops. (breakfast included)
  • September 30 – Our final full day in Santorini is spent sailing through the beautiful azure water surrounding the island. Later we will share a final toast at the farewell dinner. (breakfast and dinner included)
  • October 1 – Departures (breakfast included)

Choose your package

Want to book double occupancy but don’t have a roommate?  We can help with that.  Book double occupancy and we will match you with a roommate!

Single Occupancy

1 person, 1 room, 1 bed
.

$4,597

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 6 payments $694/month

Double Occupancy

2 people, 1 room, 2 beds or
2 people, 1 room, 1 bed (couples)

$3,897

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 6 payments $577/month

Activities Only

Book your own hotel, join us
for activities and meals

$1,697

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 6 payments $210/month

Would you like to speak to a live person before booking? Click the button to the right and you can schedule a call with one of our customer service representatives who will answer your questions.

Activities Only – another Global Gastronome exclusive!  Several of our former and potential guests have expressed a desire to join us in the festivities of a Global Gastronome adventure without having to book a hotel room.  We heard you!  Now, you can book the Activities Only portion of our trip and stay with friends or relatives, an AirBnB or at home (if you’re local) while enjoying all the fun of a Global Gastronome excursion.

Included In Your Trip…

  Single Occupancy Double Occupancy Activities Only
6 days/ 5 nights Hotel Accommodations X X  
Transportation to/from International Airport X X  
Breakfast every morning X X  
Welcome Dinner X X X
Global Gastronome Swag Bag X X X
Walking Foodie Tour X X X
Guided Tour of Santorini Vineyards and Olive Groves X X X
Optional Private Photo Shoot (at group rate) X X X
Transportation to/from all scheduled excursions X X X
Hands-On Cooking Class X X X
Farewell Dinner X X X
Global Gastronome GastroBox X X X
Professional Photographer X X X
Global Gastronome onsite Representative X X X
Private Facebook Group X X X
Pre-departure Conference Call X X X
Afternoon cruise around Santorini X X X
  • GLOBAL GASTRONOME EXCLUSIVE– Approximately 3 weeks after you return home you will receive The GastroBox – box full of authentic spices, recipes and cooking implements used during our Greek adventure!
  • 5 nights accommodations 
  • 1 authentic Greek cooking class
  • Daily breakfast, other meals as mentioned above
  • Excursions to landmarks
  • Guided walking foodie tour
  • Vineyard tour and Olive Oil tasting
  • Afternoon cruise around Santorini
  • Round trip transportation to and from the airport upon arrival and departure
  • On-site Global Gastronome representative to assist make your adventure worry free

Roommates

Don’t have a roommate but want to book double occupancy package?  No worries, we will assign a roommate to you! Simply check the box marked ‘I need a roomie’ on your registration form.

Transportation

Transfers to and from the airport to the hotel are provided as-well-as round-trip transportation to all scheduled events.

Not Included In Your Trip…

  • Airfare
  • Cost of travel visa
  • Souvenirs
  • Additional hotel costs (bar, massages, telephone calls, etc.)
  • Mandatory trip insurance (all attendees are required to have travel insurance)
  • Excursions not listed above
  • Alcoholic drinks, snacks and remaining meals
  • Transportation for non-included activities
  • Discretionary gratuities

Insurance, Cancellations, and Refunds

Trip Insurance

We understand that sometimes life gets in the way of us having a great time.  This is why Global Gastronome requires all participants to purchase trip insurance – both cancellation and medical.  Once your booking is processed, you will receive a link to purchase trip insurance.

Cancellations and Refunds

Package and/or all other travel arrangements are non-refundable (unless otherwise stated) but may, in some cases, be transferrable 60 days or more prior to departure.  For all changes and cancellations, please notify us at info@globalgastronome.com .Change and cancellation terms are subject to change without notice.

What do I do next?

Choose your package below and click Book Now.  Once your booking is processed, you will receive a confirmation email that has all the information you need to purchase trip insurance, gain access to the private Facebook group, gain access to the private membership group and much more!

Single Occupancy

1 person, 1 room, 1 bed
.

$4,597

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 6 payments $694/month

Double Occupancy

2 people, 1 room, 2 beds or
2 people, 1 room, 1 bed (couples)

$3,897

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 6 payments $577/month

Activities Only

Book your own hotel, join us
for activities and meals

$1,697

Per Person
Payment Plan: deposit + 6 payments $210/month

Payments are automatically drafted from your account every 30 days. Final payment is for full remaining balance.  You will receive a reminder email 5 days prior to each payment.

Please note that this itinerary is subject to change. Due to the unique nature of our scheduling, each excursion is custom designed and, occasionally activities listed on this itinerary may not be available due to acts of nature, availability or political climate. Please rest assured that our team takes special care in planning each excursion and will do everything in our power to provide activities of equal or greater value in the event of a substitution.  Please read Global Gastronome Terms & Conditions for more information.