Eating & Sleeping

Food and accommodation in Oia is of a high quality; reliable and good value for money. There is a range of restaurants and places to stay to suit all budgets. It is the perfect holiday destination for relaxing, trying the local produce, visiting the many sites of interest and enjoying the varied activities on offer.


Seafood is a must when in Oia, but as farming is also an important activity in the region, there are also excellent meats. Local fruit and vegetables thrive in the area’s unique climate so everything adds up to fine produce from sea and land making this a very appealing region for food-lovers.

O Peñasco: Renowned for its well-established cuisine based on top-quality ingredients and traditional slow-cooking. The caldeirada (stew) of fish and vegetables is wonderful as are their themed menus.

Porto dos Barcos: Well-known for its quality meats, fresh fish and shellfish. You can also ask for a simple sandwich, a slice of pizza or a ración (larger tapa style dish).

A Riña: A perfect place to eat quality food but in a more informal setting. Sandwiches, pizzas and simple dishes are on offer in this excellent meeting point. There are two big TV screens for watching sporting events.

A Camboa: Facing the Oia Monastery with wonderful views, it is an idyllic spot to enjoy good fresh fish, meats or raciones. It has an ample garden terrace overlooking the sea and monastery.

A Casa de Henriqueta: Situated in a large stone house in the picturesque streets of Arrabal in Oia. A warm, homely environment for trying their excellent fresh produce and elaborate dishes.

Aguncheiro: Homemade cuisine based on local produce in Porto, a little hamlet just a few metres away from the sea. Their shellfish rice dishes are definitely worth trying!

Glasgow: A hotel complex with accommodation, restaurant and gardens. Over 20 years experience in organizing events and celebrations.


Accommodation in Oia can be found to suit all budgets and personal preferences. You will find competitive prices and comfort a stone’s throw away from the sea, the mountains and many heritage sites.

Hostel ‘Aguncheiro’: A backpacker’s hostel with shared dorms but also offering private rooms and apartments ideal for families.

Camping ‘O Muíño’: First-rate campsite right by the sea which has bungalows to rent as well as the normal pitches for tents and caravans. Ideal for travelling with family or friends.

O Peñasco: Large and comfortable private rooms with friendly service and a private garage below each room.

Talaso Atlántico: Luxury accommodation with sea views. Ideal for relaxing and having all your needs attended to! Enjoy the thalassotherapy centre and a range of therapeutic and relaxant massages. A perfect option for couples.

Glasgow: A hotel complex with accommodation, restaurant and gardens. Over 20 years experience in organizing events and celebrations.