Perivolos

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The picturesque beach of Perivolos is ideally located in close proximity to Perissa which is a mere 3 kms away.

Description

The picturesque beach of Perivolos is ideally located in close proximity to Perissa which is a mere 3 kms away. The beach is conspicuous by its sparkling azure blue waters and is among the most tranquil beaches in the whole of Santorini. Perivolos beach is easily accessible from Perissa. Buses and cabs can be hired that will take you to the Perivolos beach. Visitors with high energy levels can choose to walk the distance and the walk is indeed invigorating as the surrounding countryside is bewitchingly beautiful.

Who goes to Perivolos?

Perfect for everyone who wish to relax.

Destination Profile

Perivolos boasts the longest beach on Santorini. Its black sand and sparkling azure water make a captivating sight and from the beach enjoy watersports or hire snorkelling gear to explore underwater life.

There are bars, tavernas and restaurants along the beachside in this modern resort and Olympic Holidays offers luxury accommodation, in traditional Cycladic-style, for couples and families. Look out for the reduced child prices.

Climate

Max Temp C Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Santorini 17 19 25 27 27 24 21
London 13 16 20 22 21 19 13
Sunshine Hours Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Santorini 8 9 11 12 12 9 7
London 5 6 7 6 6 5 3


Perivolos Holidays - 5 Day Forecast

Highlights

  • Blue waters
  • Tranquil beaches

Things To Do

Fira: An abundance of bars, shops, cafes and tavernas, some offering views of the Caldera. Beautiful cobbled streets, mixing old with new. Some night clubs to dance the night away.

Oia: Hosts the most fantastic view on Santorini. Spectacular sunsets. Beautiful white washed and blue domed houses. This is the most picturesque village in Greece so ensure you do not forget your camera.

Pyrgos: Large village retaining its medieval features. Highest point on the island.

Walking: Recommended throughout the island. Push bikes can be rented too.

Things To See

Hot Springs: Possible to visit by boat and a fantastic way to relax on your holiday. Here you can soak up the therapeutic mud and enjoy a leisurely swim. Located at Palea Kameni, next to Nea Kameni (old burnt one), which is the volcano.

Ancient Thira: The site of Ancient Thira is situated on the rocky headland of Mesa Vouno, 370 metres above sea level on the southeast coast. This site was re-colonised after the great eruption.

Akrotiri: An ancient Minoan city, located in the village of the same name, where excavations in Santorini still continue to this day. There is also a castle (Goulas) which is now ruined (after the Turkish invasion in 1617).

Fira Architecture: The capital with the spectacular architecture of its dazzling white houses. The volcano lies exactly opposite, still emitting puffs of steam. The town is situated 27.5 metres above sea level.