Perissa Black Sand Beach, Perissa

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One of Santorini's black volcanic beaches, Perissa Black Sand Beach remains popular for its calm waters and abundance of sea life. Lined with rustic seafood taverns, the beach offers you a chance to snorkel or windsurf the turquoise sea during the day, and explore the island's popular dining and entertainment options at night. The site lies in the shadows of the Profitis Ilias, a 560 m (1,800 ft) high mountain that protects the coastline from the harsh Aegean winds. A rugged trail starts just above the beach and leads to the ruins of an ancient Christian church, which you can explore on foot or by riding a donkey. Make Perissa Black Sand Beach a part of your Perissa vacation plans using our Perissa online trip builder.
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  • One of best beaches in Santorini. We hired sun loungers for the day and basked in the hot sun and the gentle cool breezes that blow over the ocean. The beach stretches for a mile with different types....  more
    One of best beaches in Santorini. We hired sun loungers for the day and basked in the hot sun and the gentle cool breezes that blow over the ocean. The beach stretches for a mile with different types....  more »
  • Thank you, dear Black Sand Beach Hotel, Fransisco you cut through the lock on my suitcase when it was stuck, the breakfast was always a joy, especially Marina's lovely cakes. My partner and I stayed.....  more
    Thank you, dear Black Sand Beach Hotel, Fransisco you cut through the lock on my suitcase when it was stuck, the breakfast was always a joy, especially Marina's lovely cakes. My partner and I stayed.....  more »
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  • The area is beautiful but good luck finding a quiet spot, over run area with tourists.
  • Pretty crowded beach full of restaurants and sunbeds. Very nice water for a swim though.

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