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Amoudi Bay, Oia

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A place of romantic sunsets and traditional taverns, Amoudi Bay sits just below the small port town of Oia. After a swim in the Aegean, scramble up the bay's red cliffs to take in sweeping views of the sea and the coastline, dotted by tiny beaches attracting water lovers from around the world. The bay gets extremely crowded by mid-afternoon, so try to arrive as early in the day as possible. It's best to spend the first part of the afternoon exploring the bay's many seafood restaurants, leaving plenty of time to find a good spot for watching the sunset near the water or up on the cliffs. To find out how to plan a trip to Oia, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Although we didn't choose the best night (in May) to go as it was very chilly as soon as the sun set, the meal was delicious and the service was excellent. As with everything else we experienced in Oi...  more »
  • Just gorgeous place the colors of the rock the staircase the buildings the sea the micro port everything is beautiful but restaurant amoudis very expensive and check twice your order
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  • Small Cove backed with chocolate cliffs, volcanic stone obliges where a few fish restaurants are worth a meal! The boat for Thirasía makes a stopover!
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  • Great food and wine! Great place to watch the sunset with dinner. There’s also an area that’s great for swimming right around the corner and has a few places to cliff dive.
  • I loved Amoudi Bay! The hike down the stairs to the bay offers some fantastic views - just avoid the donkey dung! There are numerous restaurants to choose from and they all have similar fresh seafood offerings. Once down in the bay, you can get to swimming spots by going either direction - there is a cliff jumping spot if you head to the left (after walking down the stairs) which offers great views of the island, or there is a rocky beach quite a ways to the right up a hill and then some. The cliff jumping spot takes about 5-10 minutes to walk to whereas the rocky beach is 15-20 minutes.
  • Slightly pricey restaurants. Gorgeous view. Walk around to the side and jump off the cliffs!
  • Lovely place for a drink anytime of day on the water, Emily pleasant staff
  • Stunning bay to go and have some fresh seafood and enjoy the sun and sea. Easy to access via quad bike because you can drive all the way down and then it is a short walk to the restaurants. Also, if you continue round the cliff edge you will find the famous diving spot, I recommend bringing wet shoes if you wish to dive because there are a few sea urchins! Overall, stunning place, great food choices and great atmosphere
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