Barber 2022

Tom Barber’s 50th – Greek Celebration

May 18 – 28, 2022


  • 2 Nights on Amazing Mykonos
  • 3 Nights on Spectacular Santorini in an all suite hotel facing the caldera
  • 3 Nights on Glorious Crete in sea view bungalows at a Leading Hotels of the World property
  • 1 Nights in Vibrant Athens at a five star hotel in the heart of Syntagma Square
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 3 Dinners (on Crete)
  • Fast Boat (Hydrofoil) over the bluest waters to the islands of Mykonos and Santorini
  • Domestic flight from Crete to Athens
  • Group Transfers by Coach


  • 10 Nights hotel/lodge accommodation
  • All transfers and transportation is by pri­vate, air-conditioned coach with driver/ guide
  • Ferries all booked in economy plus accommodations
  • Domestic flight booked in economy
  • Daily breakfast, 3 Dinners (B-full breakfast, D-Dinner)


  • Personal items
  • Optional Tours
  • Meals unless listed in itinerary
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Early check-in & late check out of rooms
  • Travel Insurance
  • 2 euro per person per night Greek hotel tax (to be paid in cash at checkout to each hotel)
  • International flight, international transfers, seat selection

$2,075 USD per person double occupancy

*Estimated International Flight Cost is $1400 in­cluding all Int’l taxes

Mykonos Image

Detailed Itinerary:


Upon arrival you will need to take a transfer to the hotel for check in for two nights. The rest of the night is at your leisure.

Overnight in Mykonos at Mykonos Beach Hotel, standard room


Breakfast. Enjoy a full free day for independent activi­ties.

Overnight in Mykonos, standard room


Breakfast. Transfer to the port. Join the fast boat (hy­drofoil) to Santorini (2.5 hours).

SeaJets Mykonos to Santorini 9:50AM – 11:45AM

On arrival in Santorini, you will be met and transferred to the hotel in Santorini. The balance of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight in Santorini, at Athina Luxury Suites

MAY 22, 2022 SANTORINI (B)

Breakfast. Enjoy a day of celebrations for Tom Barber’s Birthday including party at the Beach Bar on Perissa Beach and spend a second nigh in Santorini.

Transfers for Tom’s birthday will leave the hotel at approximately 3-3:30PM the party starts at the Beach Bar at 4PM. We will have a dedicated area with food. Everyone can order drinks directly from the bar. The return shuttle will bring people back at 10PM, but you are also welcome to return on your own.

Overnight in Santorini, all suite property

MAY 23, 2022 SANTORINI (B)

Breakfast. Enjoy a day for independent activi­ties. Group departs for catamaran sunset cruise to celebrate Tom’s birthday at approximately 3PM

We begin your 5-hour tour approximately 3.5 hours before sunset to ensure a great afternoon of swimming, snorkeling, dining and an unforgettable sunset cruise. You will have the opportunity to visit the Hot Springs, sail past The Volcano, Venetian Light House, Red and White Beaches and the beautiful coastline. Swim at various locations at your leisure. Dinner is served under sail/power dependent on weather conditions. Suggested departure time varies with the sunset. 

Overnight in Santorini, all suite property


Breakfast. Enjoy the day in Santorini before a transfer to the port to join the fast boat (hydrofoil) to Heraklion, Crete (1 ¾ hours). SeaJets Santorini to Heraklion 4PM – 5:45PM

Then take the transfer to the hotel in Elounda, Crete. Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight in Elounda, Crete, at Elounda Bay Palace

MAY 25, 2022 CRETE  (B, D)

Breakfast then group leaves for bonus added tour:

Spinalonga, Kritsa, Agios Nikolaos: This is an approximate 6-7hrs tour. The guests will leave from the Hotel with a minivan/bus along with a professional English speaking guide and be transferred to Plaka Village. From there they will take a traditional wooden kaiki and sail to Spinalonga Island, where a guided tour will be arranged. Upon completion of the tour they will sail back to Plaka and take the minivan/ bus for the next stop which will be Panagia of Kera in Kritsa. Their final stop will be the cosmopolitan city of Agios Nikolaos before they reach back the Elounda Bay Palace.

Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight in Elounda, Crete, Sea View Bungalows

MAY 26, 2022 CRETE – AT LEISURE (B, D)

Breakfast at hotel and then today is yours at leisure. dinner at the hotel.

Overnight in Elounda, Crete, Sea View Bungalows


I will request to go breakfast at the hotel as we have an early check out. Group will be transferred to the airport for flight to Athens probably around 6AM.  Aegean Airways Flight 303 8:25AM – 9:15AM

Balance of the day is at your leisure or City Tour of Athens including the Acropolis with certified tour guide. 

Overnight in Athens, at NJV Athens Hotel a 5 star property, standard room


Breakfast at the hotel and then this morning you will checkout for your return flight to the US or other individually planned destinations. (Flights separate)



Optional Tours

Crete Tours:

May 26th – Knossos – Archaeological Museum of Heraklion: This is an approximate 6-7hrs tour. The guests will leave from the Hotel with a minivan along with a professional English speaking guide and be transferred to Knossos Palace in Heraklin, where a guided tour will be arranged. Upon completion of the tour they will take the minivan for the next stop which will be Archaeological Museum of Heraklion. A guided tour will be arranged there as well, before they reach back the Elounda Bay Palace.

€221 per person*

*Estimate based on 5-7 participants



All passengers are strongly urged to purchase travel insurance to protect them against cancellation due to illness prior to or during travel. In the event a traveler becomes ill during a tour and has not purchased insurance, all hospital and medical expenses are the traveler’s responsibility and they shall not be entitled to any refund, either total or partial, of passage money paid.


All prices quoted for this tour are based on a minimum group size of 24 and are subject to change or surcharge should the numbers fall below 24 passengers or should the US to EURO conversion have a strong change. (We will confirm the final price to you prior to final payment.)


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