Oia, pronounced as “Ia”, is the best known of all the picturesque villages of Santorini. It is globally famous for its spectacular landscapes, the iconic sunsets and high end hotels with swimming pools hanging above the dramatic cliffside. It is certainly the most iconic part of the island, but also Greece in general. With the jaw-dropping views of the volcano and the island of Thirassia, Oia is a place that will take your breath away.
Oia is a place full of enchanting and dreamy streets, atmospheric restaurants and boutique shops. Here is where you can spot the signature blue domes and witness the iconic Santorini sunsets.
With the huge popularity comes the price tag which you may notice when searching for the best place to stay in Santorini. However, along with ultra-luxurious pool villas there comes more affordable options too!
Save the below hotels for planning your dream escape to Oia, Santorini!
LOW BUDGET HOTELS
-Kastro Oia Houses- Iconic to Santorini’s panorama, Kastro Oia Houses are traditionally decorated suites overlooking the Caldera. The orange, sun-drenched walls blend perfectly with the enchanting streets and provide a homely and cosy atmosphere for your Greek getaway.
-Marizan Cave Suites: On the more affordable side there’s Marizan cave Suites, nestled just above the famous Amoudi. Only a step outside your room will greet you with the most jaw-dropping views of the Bay and cliffs.
-Filotera Suites- The rooms at Filotera are equipped with individual balconies and pools that provide you with a private view of what’s best of Santorini. The moderate budget is another huge advantage of booking a stay here!
-Amoudi Villas: Located right on the water edge, Amoudi Villas are all about the striking Caldera-facing location, authentic Greek experiences as well as the ultimate relaxation. Stay where the red volcanic cliffs meet the deep blue Aegean Sea, and enjoy panoramic views from the comfort of your private terrace and the space of your own apartment.
MEDIUM BUDGET HOTELS
-Charisma Suites: Located below the signature Oia’s windmills, Charisma is a boutique hotel providing cave-style suites and private pool villas. The highly-rated hotel is one of the best options to book for your stay.
-Aspaki Hotel: Located just next to the blue-dome church, Aspaki is a boutique property hosting ultra stylish villas overlooking the bluest Aegean Sea.
-Old Castle Oia: The enchanting location and modern design of Old castle Oia is one of the most unique places to book in Santorini. The spectacular infinity pool has unbeatable sunset views which can also be witnessed from the hot tubs which every suite is equipped with.
HIGH BUDGET HOTELS
-Katikies Santorini: One of the most high-end hotels in Oia welcomes the guests with luxurious amenities, Caldera views and cave-style private pool villas. Perched over 300 metres above the blue waters of Aegean Sea, Katikies hotel is a place to enjoy both- world’s class service as well as dining experiences.
-Canaves Oia: Along with the infinity pool, white-washed cave style interiors, and breath-taking sea views, Canaves Oia Suites and Spa is the ultimate place to stay for those who cherish the luxury stay experiences.
-Andronis Boutique Hotel: Andronis suites reflect traditional Aegean style and combine the modern designs and features. The breathtakingly stunning views over the Caldera are topped with facilities such as the hotel spa, swimming pool, organic restaurant and personalized services.
Canaves Oia Epitome: These high-end, beautifully designed villas are nestled just above the Amoudi Bay. Along with the VIP butler service, private pools, and top wellness centre.