Sunset in Oia, Oia

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Thousands of visitors come to Santorini just to experience the famed Sunset in Oia, one of the island's major attractions. A small town precariously perched on the crescent-shaped volcanic cliffs of the island, Oia has been a popular sunset-watching spot for centuries. A major stop for cruise ships touring the Aegean, the town gets quite crowded by mid-afternoon. It's best to arrive early in the day, leaving plenty of time to explore the town's narrow streets and find the best place for watching or photographing the setting sun. The western side of the town offers the finest views and attracts the majority of visitors, so claim your spot as early as you can. Make Sunset in Oia part of your personalized Oia itinerary using our Oia attractions planner.
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  • Watching the beautiful sunset is an awesome experience! Place was not crowded but stunning views to watch.  more »
  • Had heard so much about it but it all depends on the weather, Went in May 2019, when it was supposed to clear. Perhaps really unlucky for us and the thousands who had come over. It was cloudy and it.....  more »
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  • Great sunset catamaran sail. Food was excellent and the boat staff were helpful and friendly. Highly recommend to do the Platinum sail with max 7 couples on the boat
  • We had quite an upsetting time with their customer service and ended up having to shift around our schedule to make the catamaran tour work. We asked if there would be compensation, they said they would ask, and then never got back to us. Their booking said that they would contact us the day before with our pickup information and the day before we received an email simply saying they did not know where to pick us up even though we had written where to pick us up. We emailed them back and never received a response so waited at that location specified for over an hour. We finally called them (before the cruise was meant to take off) and they told us that it had left without us (early) because we had not provided information. I explained to the man, George, the situation and he said he could not explain why they left without us. He said he would book us on the next day and ask about compensation but we did not ever receive a response of where to wait for the next day pickup or if we would be receiving compensation. So, we had to call again to get this information. We constantly had to reach out to them instead of them contacting us like they said they would. In the end we took the cruise (a day later than we had booked it) and it was beautiful and staff on board were awesome but we wish we had booked with a different company.
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