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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
21  Thank redman5314
Reviewed 11 February 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 2 February 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 27 January 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
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

A “must-see” when you visit Santorini. But as its so popular the place is filled with people and overly crowded. Make sure to get there early to catch the sunset.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kentlimx
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Ora is pretty but I wish we hadn’t been but there you go, I can’t unsee what I saw. The donkeys that they try to push as the tourist attraction of Santorini are abused, with visible open sores from the cruel metal saddles they are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank DebbieS1298
Reviewed 21 December 2018

Oia is the most beautiful town in Santorini. To walk around main street, actually most of the streets surrounding it, is an amazing experience. Its full of shops and restaurants, and it also offers amazing views of the town and the island.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AleArriaza
Reviewed 2 December 2018

My wife and I were here on a Globus tour, and Santorini was part of a Celestyal Cruise Olympia tour (3-days). First we arrived in Oia top for views at ... 5:15pm! Thanks, Celestyal! And that's with DST too! Not a lot of time to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dragon789wv
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Great shopping and dining experience, with views abundant around every corner. Lots on offer from souvenirs to designer stores. I loved the local pottery shop and the linen shops, and we had the fishy foot spa along the way. Enjoy many restaurants during your stay...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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19 August 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.
7 August 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
2 June 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