Oia

Oia holidays

Looking for Santorini’s most iconic village? Ta-da, its Oia (pronounced la)! White churches, whirling windmills and beautiful blue domes hug the rugged cliffside creating a honeypot spot that’s truly mesmerising. Thought this was as enchanting as it gets? Just wait until the sun sets… Paradise found.

Katikies Santorini
Indulgent Escapes
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£1962pp
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  • Bristol, Wed 19 Oct 2022
  • 7 Nights, Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 Adults, 0 Children

Katikies Santorini

Oia, Santorini

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Based on 1356 reviews

  • Perfect for honeymoons
  • Infinity pools
  • Traditional Cycladic style
  • Stunning caldera views
  • Romantic setting
Mr & Mrs White Santorini
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£788pp
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  • London Stansted, Fri 29 Apr 2022
  • 7 Nights, Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 Adults, 0 Children

Mr & Mrs White Santorini

Oia, Santorini

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Based on 20 reviews

  • Beautiful caldera location
  • Perfect for couples
  • Contemporary boutique hotel
  • Stylish, modern design
  • Stunning views
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A captivating tale

You’ll see the remnants of the village’s seafaring past as you explore Oia. Look out for the quaint cave houses carved into the rocks. They were originally built for the ship crews and were considered dwellings for the poor, while the wealthy ship owners lived in towering two-storey mansions.

Marvellous marble

You’ll feel like royalty as you meander the main marble walkway. Wandering past art galleries, gift shops and bougainvillea-cloaked cafés is made even more magical when you’re pottering over this pretty polished stone. It’s a popular plot, so expect crowds!

Boutique browsing

Bobbing in and out of Oia’s boutiques is an attraction in itself. Gaze at goodies from Greek designers and admire the artistry of local crafts. Bit of a bookworm? Don’t miss Atlantic Books – the exterior’s painted in the style of a bookshelf! And inside? Well, you’re in for a treat.

Ammoudi

Ammoudi

Santorini

Wander down 300  steps from Oia to visit charming Ammoudi. This teeny port is nestled in a tranquil bay surrounded by towering red cliffs, making it one of the island’s most picturesque places to...
Ancient Thera

Ancient Thera

Santorini

Located on the ridge of the Mesa Vouno mountain, you’ll find what still stands of Ancient Thera, an old capital that once proudly looked over the island. It was named after the mythical ruler of...
Cocktail and jazz bars

Cocktail and jazz bars

Santorini

Pitch up by the sea and order ice-cold cocktails as the sun goes down. Many of the bars in the area are small and atmospheric, so you can immerse yourself in local life. Trade in nights by the beach for the...
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