Perissa is a popular long beach covered by black sand at the southeast of the island. It is one of the longest beaches of Santorini and lies at the base of Mesa Vouno mountain that separates Perissa from Kamari, just before Perivolos Beach. It has black sand, crystal clear waters and it is E.U. Blue Flag awarded (2017).
It is well organized with lifeguard, offering various facilities and services to keep you here all day long. There are beach bars which stay open from the morning until late at night, serving coffees, cocktails and light food at the bar or at the sunbeds on the beach. Some of them offer the sunbeds, umbrellas and showers for free under the condition that you buy something from the bar.
In some parts of the beach there is a slippery volcanic stone in the sea, so you should be cautious when getting in and out of the sea.!
For the children, there is an organized water park with three water slides and pools.
Restaurants and hotels of all kinds can be found at the area near Perissa Beach and the prices are relatively lower compared to other places on the island. There is also a camping at the beach which attracts many young people.