Destination guide

The cozy city of Emporio awaits you

The area's culture and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Emporio. This romantic and welcoming city entices travelers with its island views and beaches. Red Beach and Museum of Prehistoric Thira are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Emporio

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Emporio a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterpark Santorini (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Boutari Winery (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Gavalas Vineyard (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Antoniou Winery (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Venetsanos Winery (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Estate Argyros Santorini (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Emporio

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Emporio is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Red Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Nea Kameni Volcano (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Perivolos Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Perissa Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Vlychada Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Eros Beach (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Emporio

Fly into Thira (JTR-Santorini National), the closest airport, located 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Emporio?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 939 vacation rentals near Emporio. From 215 Houses to 503 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Emporio for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Emporio?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Emporio. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Oia Castle: 974 vacation rentals
  • Ancient Thira: 927 vacation rentals
  • Wine Museum Santorini Island: 937 vacation rentals
  • Caldera Beach: 926 vacation rentals
  • Skaros Rock: 933 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Emporio listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Emporio?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 215 Houses in Emporio. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Emporio include:

  • Villas: 503 rentals available
  • Cottages: 15 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Emporio?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 408 vacation rentals with pool available in Emporio. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.