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Oia is the choice of the romantics , very picturesque and artistic, quieter than Fira, but easy enough to hop a bus or grab a taxi into town to visit the capital. Unless you're visiting Santorini to party until dawn, Oia is the place to stay, and has been designated a traditional settlement. Oia is on the northern tip of the island, built on a steep slope of the caldera.

Oia is "famous" for it's sunsets (although really, that's just marketing hype because they are equally as spectacular many places in the Greek Islands ), and it gets quite busy around sundown as visitors pour in from all over the island. There is quite a respectful hush over the town at the edge of the island when the sun sets into the Aegean.

Oia suffered badly from the 1956 earthquake, and the remains are quite evident, adding to the feeling that you have wandered into Escher's impossible staircase painting. Many of the buildings are built into niches in the volcanic rock (they are known as hyposkafa), and it is easy to get yourself lost and end up on the roof of the place you're trying to find. It's quite a delightful experience though, and you never know what you'll stumble upon so relax and enjoy yourself!

The streets are charming narrow passageways that twist their way along the rim of the caldera, and down the slope of the cliff. There are plenty of tourist shops, but they are of a different, more artisan, quality than the more traditional tourist offerings of Fira, and there rare also a number of beautiful commercial galleries. I still fantasize about many of the things I saw in Oia, most especially the exquisite chunky amber jewelry.



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 Caldera Premium Villas
Caldera Premium Villas, Oia
Located in the center of Oia, on the cliff, Caldera Premium Villas overlook the volcano and feature a swimming pool and accommodations with Cycladic décor. more...
 Kastro Oia Houses
Kastro Oia Houses, Oia
Located in the scenic Oia, Kastro Oia Houses offers cave suites with spacious terraces and hot tubs overlooking the Aegean Sea. more...
 Lava Caves
Lava Caves, Oia
Offering an outdoor, cave-style hot tub, Lava Caves is located 2.6 mi from Cape Columbo Beach in Oia. It features a traditionally built holiday home with a patio and panoramic Aegean Sea views. more...
 Aethrio
Aethrio, Oia
Ideally located in the heart of Oia, Aethrio Hotel features spacious rooms and apartments with sunset views. more...
 Anemoessa Villa
Anemoessa Villa, Oia
Anemoessa Villa is only 0.6 mi from Oia’s center. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, homemade breakfast and panoramic views over the Aegean Sea. more...
 Canaves Oia Epitome - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Canaves Oia Epitome - Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Oia
Located on the Northen part of the cosmopolitan town of Oia, Canaves Oia Epitome is set above the picturesque fishing town of Ammoudi. more...
 Evilio Houses
Evilio Houses, Oia
Located in the heart of Oia Village, the traditionally built Evilio Houses offers self-catering accommodations with unobstructed views over the Aegean Sea. Free WiFi access is available throughout. more...
 Zoe Aegeas
Zoe Aegeas, Oia
Built into the rocks of Oia just 1640 feet from Amoudi Beach, Zoe Aegeas offers split-level apartments with Aegean Sea view. Each air-conditioned unit provides a laptop with free Wi-Fi. more...
 Anemomilos
Anemomilos, Oia
Anemomilos Hotel is in the town of Oia, a popular vacation destination, due to its spectacular view of the volcano and the Aegean Sea. more...
 Kiklamino Studios & Apartments
Kiklamino Studios & Apartments, Oia
Located 2625 feet from the center of Oia, enjoying views over Santorini sunset and the Aegean Sea, Cycladic-style and family-run Kiklamino features self-catered rooms with furnished balconies. more...
 Christos Apartments Oia
Christos Apartments Oia, Oia
Close to the castle of Oia and just a 5-minute walk from the main square of the village, Christos Apartments Oia offers accommodations with kitchenette and sea-view balcony. more...
 Aris Caves
Aris Caves, Oia
Carved into the volcanic rock, facing the Caldera, Aris Caves offers self-contained accommodations with breathtaking view over the sea. Free luggage porter service is provided. more...
 Kirini Santorini, The Leading Hotels of the World
Kirini Santorini, The Leading Hotels of the World, Oia
This 5-star hotel, with its traditional architecture and its multi-leveled terraces, perches from the cliff, overlooking the blue waters of the Aegean Sea and the dramatic volcano island. more...
 Oia Santo Maris Luxury Suites and Spa
Oia Santo Maris Luxury Suites and Spa, Oia
Just a 5-minute walk of the center of Oía Village of Santorini and surrounded by greenery, Oia Santo Maris Luxury Suites and Spa offers views of the Aegean Sea, 5 infinity pools and a 24-hour fitness more...
 Andronis Boutique Hotel
Andronis Boutique Hotel, Oia
Andronis Boutique Hotel is set in the quiet town of Oia, 2.5 mi from Paradisos Beach. more...




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