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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful, quaint village. I felt like I had been transported back 3 centuries! Clean, white and beautiful with just a beautiful people.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NotaPickyGuy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main street leads to the sunset point of Oia and has lots of shops selling souvenirs and gift items since there are lots of tourists every evening. It's worthwhile browsing around before or after the sunset

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank cool_satchmo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come at 5pm so you can experience the most spectacular views of Santorini at it's best. This is the town where most of the best photos you've seen, have come from. High end shops, tourist shops, beautify homes and church domes abound all around you....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JohnSMah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anyone who has been to Santorini would tell you to be sure to experience Oia. I had my doubts given all the hype, but the place actually outperformed my expectations. Since we were there the week before the opening of the "season", the main street...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Beach_Ravi
Reviewed March 26, 2019

Extremely magnificent coastal village, with white-washed houses, and beauty-enhancing, blue-domed roofs on a few buildings. All-in-all, a dream retirement place. Many great photo ops throughout this town, which especially on its main street, has many shops, cafés, and other eateries. The views in almost every...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

All shops are not open but the ones that are have what you would want to buy. A few cafes with great and friendly service and good baklava and beer and wine! Friendly dogs that don’t bother you stroll the streets. Parking is easy. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kelly0630
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Went there for the Parkour World Championship and got stunned by the talent and the fearless guys, but also by the majestic view. You should experience it...

Date of experience: October 2018
24  Thank redman5314
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

We stopped on Santorini on a cruise stop and as an experienced cruiser I never ever book the ship’s excursions. It’s so easy to get to Oia on the local bus - 5e return! Oia was busy however we still managed to find a bar...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank themanstar
Reviewed February 2, 2019

First for the narrow pedestrian alleys mounted on the cliffs, going in a crazy maze of directions to get lost in, lined with shops & restaurants, then second, filled with excited tourists goings in all kinds of directions, really, amazed by the sheer beauty of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank The_Rock_50
Reviewed January 26, 2019

This is a wonderful place to visit the little shops and restaurants. We were there first thing in the morning and watched all the locals open up their businesses. It was peaceful and perfect for a photo safari. After the mid morning hit, tourists flooded...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank OnYourMarkTravel
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August 18, 2018|
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Response from Gabriela G | Reviewed this property |
There are 33 licensed taxi cars on the island. You will find a taxi at the airport. Aggree the price in advance.
August 7, 2018|
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Response from tonield | Reviewed this property |
Most of the little side streets will take you to that point .. there is a great spot though on the roof of a little book shop and the street just after as well. Wen walking the little streets try get to the left as quick as... More
June 2, 2018|
Response from 129beverleyd | Reviewed this property |
Hi wherever you are staying on Santorini you have to go via Fira, we stayed in Kamari & had to do this, the bus station there is very small, about 5 buses it holds so you can’t get lose getting off 1 bus & onto another. We... More