The popular Perissa is inviting you to discover the magic of the island through this amazing sea-side village that is the heart of the island as it aatracts annually a wide number of visitors from all over the world. Perissa is a stunning 7km beach situated 15 km southeast of Fira that will remain in your memory thanks to its black sand, crystal clear waters and amazing opportunities for fun but most of all as it is. If you are asking just about everything from a beach then be sure to find in Perissa everything you can think of.
The sand here is blacker, finer, softer and even hotter compared to Kamari beach and you will find it a very organised beach with chairs and umbrellas for rent. The enormous rock called Mesa Vouno that rises from the sea is that will make swimming in Perissa an unforgettable experience as the magic of the scenery will totally amaze you. Visitors from all over the world are mesmerized by the stunning views of the rocky scenery! Be aware that Perissa is not only offering you crystal clear and deep blue waters but is also an amazing resort that is a tourist paradise!
In the middle of the summer the area is full of tourists wishing to relax and unwind. This is why the area has an amazing variety of hotel resorts, restaurants along with many traditional taverns serving original greek tastes. Cafes ad bars are also found here and you will realize for yourself how this area is offering both relaxation and swimming and at the same time all the facilities that you may ask for. From Perissa, a small path crosses the mountain and leads to the ruins of Ancient Thira, so this is an other chance that you have to discover even more about this amazing area that will make your heart beat again!