- 1 Which part of Santorini is the best to stay?
- 2 Where should I stay in Santorini for the first time?
- 3 Should I stay Oia or Fira?
- 4 Does Santorini have good beaches?
- 5 Is it expensive to eat out in Santorini?
- 6 How many days do I need in Santorini?
- 7 Where do celebs stay in Santorini?
- 8 Where did the Kardashians stay in Santorini?
- 9 Is there Uber in Santorini?
- 10 Is Fira cheaper than OIA?
- 11 Are there beaches in Oia?
- 12 How do you pronounce Oia Santorini?
- 13 Are there sharks in Santorini?
- 14 Can you swim in the ocean in Santorini?
- 15 Is there a nudist beach in Santorini?
Which part of Santorini is the best to stay?
What are the Best Areas to Stay in Santorini? The best places to stay in Santorini are the towns of Fira, Oia, Imerovigli, and Firostefani that are located along the caldera cliff on the western side of the island. All of these towns have wonderful views of the volcano and caldera.
Where should I stay in Santorini for the first time?
The best area to stay in Santorini for first – time travelers is Oia. This is a charming village on the cliff, with gorgeous views of the caldera and the volcano, full of amazing restaurants and the place where you’ll see some of the most beautiful sunsets during your ultimate vacation!
Should I stay Oia or Fira?
Oia is the more luxurious village with romantic restaurants and high-end shopping. Both Oia and Fira have some great places to eat (and some average ones), but I would give a slight edge to Oia for the quality of restaurants. Oia has more fine dining restaurants, while Fira has more casual restaurants.
Does Santorini have good beaches?
Santorini offers some of the finest beaches in the Aegean Sea. Most of Santorini beaches have the famous black volcanic sand and deep blue waters that any visitor to the island remembers. Some beaches have red or white sand with pebbles. Everywhere you visit, you will see spectacular rock formations.
Is it expensive to eat out in Santorini?
Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Santorini should cost around €13 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Santorini is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.
How many days do I need in Santorini?
We recommend 3 to 5 days in Santorini in order to visit as many places as possible. Santorini is a very interesting island and except from Oia, the volcano and the amazing views, there are many things to see and do. But you can also do it in 24 hours and many day trips are proposed from other nearby islands.
Where do celebs stay in Santorini?
Cavo Tagoo, Imerovigli Cavo Tagoo in Mykonos is a legend and a must-be place for all celebrities and Instagram stars. The one in Santorini is also nothing short of extraordinary. It is one of these luxury, high-end hotels where you wanna stay forever. Each room has a private pool or jacuzzi.
Where did the Kardashians stay in Santorini?
The Kardashians stayed at Celestia Grand (back when it was part of neighboring Volcano View Hotel) in Santorini during their vacation in Greece. It’s an awesome luxury villa collection, located south of Fira (about a 30 minute walk into town or an easy ride with a taxi or their complimentary shuttle).
Is there Uber in Santorini?
There is no UBER or Lyft in Santorini.
Is Fira cheaper than OIA?
Fira (also spelt Thira) is another stunning village in Santorini with the white buildings and beautiful sunset views. It tends to be a little less expensive than Oia but is still home to luxury hotels and restaurants.
Are there beaches in Oia?
There are several beaches around Oia where one can swim, which can be accessed either on foot or by vehicle. The first one is the northern Baxedes. One can go there either by bus or on foot, though it is a rather long walk. The route includes the small settlement of Tholos and several little chapels.
How do you pronounce Oia Santorini?
Oia ( pronounce ee`yah) is the most photographed place but it is not the main village.
Are there sharks in Santorini?
All sharks are rare in Greece, and those that are seen or caught by fishermen are usually from less-dangerous types—basking sharks, thresher sharks, and dogfish. So if you’re wondering if there could be a “Sharknado” in Greece, don’t. Sharks are rare in Greek waters and are usually harmless.
Can you swim in the ocean in Santorini?
The idyllic best beaches in Greece are located elsewhere. However, swimming in the clear blue water of Santorini is wonderfully refreshing. Since the beaches have coarse sand, there’s little dust to cloud the water. Most of the best Santorini beach hotels are located at Kamari, Perissa, and Perivolos Beaches.
Is there a nudist beach in Santorini?
Vlychada resembles more than other beaches of Santorini to a moonscape; all covered with black sand and surrounded by enormous rocks sculptured by the winds. Part of Vlychada beach is organized, offering sun beds and umbrellas, while the other side is more remote. Nudists prefer to head there for more privacy.