Perissa beach

Perissa beachPerissa is one of the villages along the coast of Santorini, which concentrate most tourists. Perissa emerged in the 60s of the last century – do not expect traditional rural idyll, but rather a modern tourist center with a party atmosphere. This holiday island life boils almost around the clock. Ask you to find a peaceful place, however, always have a place to do it.

In practice, these two beaches are a common long strip popular with younger visitors to the island. The sand and pebbles are black, the result of volcanic activity, and therefore often called black beaches. There are hotels and restaurants and a party atmosphere. This summer visit world DJs who play music in some of the beach bars. Perissa is one of the best places on Santorini for windsurfing, water skiing and diving. The further south you go in the direction of Agios Georgios, the more peaceful it.

From Perissa you can catch a water taxi will take you to the town of Kamari. Mountain path leads to the ruins of Ancient Fira – a trip that you can do on foot or on the back of a donkey. A 20-minute walk from Perissa is quite traditional village of Emporio in which grandparents still smoking and chatting in cafes, and the church was filled on Sunday morning. 20 minutes by taxi is the bustling capital of the island – Thira. The most convenient way to travel around the island with ATV or scooter that you can rent. If you are a larger group, rent a car. If you want to move within Perissa and promenade (about 5 km), you can rent a bike.

Perissa is located about 15 km from the capital of Santorini – Fira.