Perissa is a popular summer resort on the South East coast of the island, separated from Kamari by Mesa Vouno mountain.
The beach is long and spacious, with black sand and clear deep blue waters. Perissa, as well as the adjacent beaches of Perivolos and Agios Georgios, is well organized with straw umbrellas and colourful sunbeds. Here you can find the best water sports facilities and the most fancy beach bars. Also, there are many tavernas and restaurants, most of them on the beachfront, serving very good Greek and international cuisine. You can stay in very nice accommodation on the beachfront or close to it. This resort is ideal for enjoyable holidays!
Location: 12 km from Fira, 15 km from airport, 10 km from port.
Transportation: Frequent bus service to Fira, boat service to Kamari, taxis, car rentals, motorbike rentals.
Beach: Black sandy beach, 6 km long, with clear deep blue waters and three organised beaches one next to each other: Perissa, Perivolos, Agios Georgios
Water sports: Scuba diving, water-ski, windsurfing, jet-ski, paddle boat, banana boat, parachute.
Sports: Beach volley, horse riding.
Dining: Restaurants and tavernas serving Greek and international cuisine, most of them on the seafront.
Nightlife: Bars, dancing clubs
Shopping: Mini markets, clothing shops, souvenir shops.
Sight seeing: Archaeological site of Ancient Thira, Byzantine Church of Agia Irini
Traditional festivals: On 29th of August and 14th of September, traditional festivals at Byzantine Church of St. Irene and the Holy Cross.
Excursions: Pick up point for many excursions to all important sites of the island.
Accommodation: Hotels of all categories, pensions, studios, apartments, many of them located on the sea front or close by