Oia Fortress

Oia is one of the most beautiful villages of Santorini Island, considered by many as one of the most beautiful in the world. Architecture of the village is somehow brilliant and is highlighted by white cave-shaped buildings and the contrasting colorful doors and window shutters.

Village of Oia represents one of the most popular tourist attractions of the Aegean. You will enjoy the astonishing panoramic view of caldera, the volcano, Thirassia Island, and the rest of Santorini. Oia is also favorite inhabitation of artists, so you can find many galleries of all kind of artists affected by the village. And no wonder, who would not be inspired by this magical place! To this day laws protect the natural and architectural beauty of the town from modern manifestations.

Oia is especially well known for its imposing colorful sunsets. Many people visits Oia simply to watch its sunset, having moments of absolute bliss while the sun sinks into the sea. Most of them choose famous Sunset area that spreads from Oia Castle (Kastro) to the well-known Windmills.

Some other might target Amoudy bay or Katharos beach to enjoy watching the setting sun produce an array of colors beyond your imagination. Also common method for enjoying the sunset is to take one of the boat charters from the docks at Thira.

Every available seat, wall, step or patch of ground is occupied during this festival of sinking Sun.

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Santorini Hotels

LandMark
What Amoudi bay is famous for are his traditional Greek taverns with fresh fish and amazingly romantic sunsets. During the sunset this place is over crowded. Come and visit Amoudi, because words can’t describe all.
Restaurant
Restaurant-café Kastro is set on north tip of island just next to the Venetian castle. Perfect place for having a dinner with view of Aegean sea and breath taking sunset. Mediterranean cuisine with a good choice of local wines, friendly service and nice ambient will make your unforgettable moments.
Hotel
Oia Castle by Art Maisons Hotel is a luxurious 5 star hotel in Oia, perched on the edge of this volcanic island and looking out over Santorini's caldera. Guests can enjoy plenty of amenities, including a Jacuzzi and several on-site pools.
Shop
Maria "Baba Vida" opened one of the first shops in Oia, Santorini in 1987. She offers her selections of Greek jewelryband her designs from antique beads, ceramics, lava, wool, cotton, silk and embroideries.
Hotel
Fanari Villas in Oia with its unique and beautiful sunsets over the Mediterranean Sea, is real magical place to spend vacation. Fanari Villas offers you well furnished rooms with unusual carved shelves.
Hotel
One of the most spectacular hotel in Oia with unique location and surrounding. Panoramic view of the entire village, sunset, Caldera and the deep blue Aegean.