Nestled on the rim of the stunning caldera, this picturesque village boasts panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and the volcano. In Oia, as the sun sets, the sky transforms into a canvas of brilliant hues of orange, pink, and purple, painting the perfect backdrop for a romantic evening. And for foodies, Oia offers a wide range of fine dining options, serving up delectable dishes made from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients that perfectly complement the island's stunning
Oia's Luxury Villas, an Unforgettable Experience
One of the most popular types of accommodation in Oia is luxury villas. These villas are designed to offer guests the ultimate in comfort and style, with spacious living areas, private outdoor pools, cave pools, and hot tubs with breathtaking sea views. Staying in Oia luxury villas is a truly unforgettable experience of romance and relaxation, but keep in mind that if you are looking for a more active holiday, the villas also offer a range of activities and excursions, including cruises, wine tours, hiking, and sailing. The staff will be happy to arrange these for you, so all you need to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy.
Upon arrival at your villa, you will be greeted with a warm welcome from the friendly staff who will be on hand to assist with anything you may need during your stay. Oia’s luxury villas are beautifully designed, with traditional Greek elements combined with modern touches to create a truly unique and luxurious experience. Each suite is equipped with all the amenities you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay, including air conditioning, satellite TV, high-speed internet, and a fully equipped kitchen. The spacious living areas and bedrooms are perfect for lounging, with comfortable furnishings, great materials and plenty of natural light. One of the highlights of staying in a luxury villa in Oia is the private pool. This is the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun, surrounded by breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea and the island's iconic white-washed buildings.
The Must-visit list
Trust us, it's tempting to just lounge in your swanky suite on vacation, but you're missing out if you don't explore some of Santorini's must-visit spots. Check out what caught our eye during our last trip to this stunning island:
- Watch the sunset at Oia Castle: The famous sunset views from the castle ruins are a must-see in Oia.
- Explore the blue-domed churches: Oia is famous for its picturesque, blue-domed churches, and it's worth exploring a few of them.
- Make a reservation at one of the following restaurants: Lauda, Lycabettus, Ambrosia, or Melitini.
- Take an afternoon stroll in the port of Ammoudi, one of the most beautiful spots on the island. A ten-minute walk (or 214 steps) from Oia, Ammoudi is ideal for a swim in the Aegean Sea, seeing the magnificent sunset, and of course, enjoying fresh fish.
- Visit the best bookstore in the world according to National Geographic, Atlantida, located in the heart of Oia.
- Taste Vinsanto wine, made with grapes grown in Santorini's volcanic soil, is a must-try for wine lovers looking for a unique and delicious taste experience.
- DON’T use a donkey for transportation, consider an alternative. While donkeys may be a beloved symbol of Santorini, their overuse for tourist rides has become a source of concern for animal welfare.
- Step into the Past, and explore Megalochori Village and the Lost Atlantis Museum to gain insight into the volcanic eruption that created the Caldera and possibly destroyed the mythical city of Atlantis.
- Visit the Traditional Village of Pyrgos, featuring the Venetian castle "Kastelli" and historic monasteries, and end the day with a delightful evening meal.
Don't wait until the last minute! Booking early has its perks. Not only does it secure your spot, but it often results in better deals and more options. Plus, you can relax knowing your trip to Santorini is all set, allowing you to fully enjoy the anticipation of your travels. Book your trip to Oia today and discover a destination where history, beauty, and culinary delights converge for an experience like no other!