Holiday rentals in Oía

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Situated across the islands of Santorini and Therasia, Oia gives tourists a genuine taste of Greece at its finest. One of the main draws for staying in Oia is its bewitching sunsets, which are arguably the best across the country, if not the world. Tourists and locals alike share this part of the day, flocking to the area around the castle and watching the sun dip into the Aegean Sea. The Oia sunset is a perfect time of the day to unwind after sightseeing or hiking, so a few Mythos beers or a decadent picnic of local delicacies is a must while you lap it up.

Renting holiday accommodation in Oia

Often when people are looking to book a holiday they do not think beyond a hotel or bed and breakfast when it comes to accommodation. This does not have to be the case though as there are much more cost-effective and authentic options out there, including HouseTrip’s holiday accommodation in Oia. When renting a self-catering villa or apartment in Oia, you are granted much more freedom to come and go as you wish, as well as being able to use facilities like a washing machine and kitchen.

Where to stay in Oia

Greece is famous for its food and you can sample many of the traditional Greek staples and local delicacies across Oia’s thriving restaurant scene. Popular dishes include local white aubergines slowly cooked with tomatoes and lashing of Greek olive oil, while spanakopita filo pastry parcels are filled with feta cheese and spinach. After finishing things off with a customary ouzo, you can stroll back to your own central Oia apartment. If you are travelling in a larger group then make the most of your villa by cooking up some local lamb on the barbeque, serve with mint and vine leaves – be warned though, the smells will mean that your neighbours will be asking if you have any leftovers. HouseTrip offers an array of Oia accommodation to cater for your culinary needs.

Oia with the family

If you are looking to get away from the crowds of tourists that flock to the western side of the island around the castle in the hours preceding sunset, take a cruise from Santorini from docks that are reportedly the oldest in the world and feel inspired as your boat follows the sunset for an extended viewing period. After acclimatising to life on Oia, take a boat trip and island hop, visiting Los and Anafi amongst others. If you are looking for something culturally enriching for the kids after day sunbathing and gorging, you should consider a visit to the Naval Maritime Museum, which offers much in the way of local history.

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4.6 out of 5 based on 21 reviews
Katie
Stayed 16 Aug - 3 Sep 2014 in:
I absolutely LOVED this home. I felt so safe and comfortable and happy. I didn't want to leave. I spent 3 weeks here - on holiday and working. I love being... More
Lars Harald
Stayed 2 - 5 Aug 2014 in:
Fantastic location! Discovered that the frontpagephoto of several of my Greece-books really is taken from this very apartment. Also is was a pleasant surpris... More
Marie
Stayed 31 Jul - 4 Aug 2014 in:
Lovely appartment and nicely decorated! Eleni and her husband were adorable, they gave us lots of informations about the places to visit, restaurants and fil... More
Anja
Stayed 21 - 23 Jul 2014 in:
We loved every second of our stay here. The place is very nice, spacy and comfy, with lovely rocking chair inside and loungers outsides. You can really rest ... More
John
Stayed 29 Apr - 2 May 2014 in:
This pair of villas, was everything we hoped them to be. Right in front of the churches of St Spyrithonas and St Anastasia, it is a breathtaking view of the ... More

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