Santorini called it “the top side” since it covers the upper, northern part of the island. Visitors who succeed n the live and to learn, even for a few days, call it “top side of the world.”
Oia is not a beach that you find on the south coast of Santorini. Oia has no clubs where you get to Fira. Oia has the large number of hotel rooms or rented you can find in Fira or Kamari for example. But Oia will travel to the past, or choose the role of the observer or the owner’s or the merchant or the notables of the island. Oia has finesse, has nobility, is the heart of the wealth of Santorini.