Santorini Island offers tourists a wonderful shopping experience. There is so much to explore and buy at local stores, shopping malls and art galleries lined up in several cobblestoned streets and squares. From designer clothes, jewelry, and other accessories to Greek artworks to wine stores, here are the best shopping spots in Santorini.
Oia is a very famous area in Santorini, bustling with numerous activities and shopping is one of them. You will find various boutiques selling high-quality designers clothes. There is also a plethora of gift and art craft shops lined up in streets. Visit some of the gift shops and get original art pieces, some of which are made locally, while others are imported.
Among the lifestyle shopping stores in Santorini, a popular one is Stardust. Get a varied selection of chic clothing, accessories, jewelry, leather footwear, and even ceramics from Stardust store. Renowned for their excellent service, Aquamarine Jewelry, as its name sounds deal mainly on a wide range of outstandingly crafted handmade jewelry. Anemi Artcrafts is another popular place where you can purchase several gift items and souvenirs, including carved wooden and ceramic vase, plates, among others.
The ever-busy capital of Santorini, Fira is a popular place on the Island. Known as one of the famous shopping spots in Santorini, Fira has quite a large number of small boutiques lined up in its cobblestoned streets. Walk into any of these clothing and accessories stores to purchase fashionable designer outfits. If you are thinking of buying gift items to take back with you, you will find them in abundance, as there are a lot of stores selling handcrafted and handmade products here. Popular designers stores located in this town include Adidas, Ammos, Bassegio, Bazaar, etc. If you are an art enthusiast, you can pick a piece of unique masterpieces from Orion Art Gallery.
Imerovigli is famous all over Greece for its architecture as it has Cycladic influences. This region has one of Greece’s most dramatic positions. It is located at the edge of a volcanic caldera and has extensive vistas of the sea. The natural feature of Imerovigli is a major tourist attraction in this area of the Island. Shopping is another activity most locals and visitors find attractive in this region. You will find several clothing and accessories stores on the cliffs of Imerovigli while exploring the area. Sand Lily Boutique is a well-known clothing store that offers a diverse selection of clothing and accessories (bags, sandals, and jewelry) for women which are made by Greek designers.
Pyrgos has various whitewashed stone structures and labyrinthine streets which has Cycladic influences. Unlike other towns such as Oia and Fira, Pyrgos has less lifestyle shopping stores. This town is an ideal location for a wine experience, as well as local food items shopping. Products you can get from the local stores in Pyrgos include white eggplant seeds, tomato seeds, Santorini Raki, canned goods, and local Canava ouzo. Check out Art Space winery and other similar places to taste and purchase great wines.