Perissa Holidays

from £175 per person

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1 Room
2 Adults
1 Room
2 Adults
7 Nights

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Greek (modern)

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Perissa holidays 2021

Whether you’re in search of relaxation or romance, you’ll find it on holidays to Perissa. This small village and its beautiful black-sand beach are among Santorini’s most charming spots.

Perissa sits on Santorini’s southeast coast, in the shadow of the mountain Mesa Vouno. Its white villas and blue domed church are typical of the island, the backdrop to a beautiful black-sand beach and the sparkling waters of the Aegean. The appeal of Perissa holidays is slowing down and kicking back, whether your idea of beach-break bliss is centred on spa days or watersports.

Hiking from Perissa

Perissa breaks might not be renowned among hikers, but there are plenty of easy routes for those keen to stretch their legs after one too many days on a lounger. The ancient trails that lead up into Santorini’s rocky interior offer magnificent views over the coast – and you don’t need experience or special kit to tackle them.

Most popular Perissa hotels

Veggera Hotel

Veggera Hotel

Perissa, Santorini

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Aqua Blue Hotel

Aqua Blue Hotel

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Antoperla Luxury Hotel & Spa

Antoperla Luxury Hotel & Spa

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Kouros Village Hotel - Adults Only

Kouros Village Hotel - Adults Only

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Anastasia Princess Luxury Residence & Suites - Adults Only
From £404 per person Check availability
Perissa Bay

Perissa Bay

Perissa, Santorini

From £222 per person Check availability
Margarenia Studios

Margarenia Studios

Perissa, Santorini

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Villa Olympia

Villa Olympia

Perissa, Santorini

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Your guide to Perissa holidays

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Top attractions

Top attractions

There’s plenty to do on holidays to Perissa, from setting off on sunset cruises to exploring ancient ruins.

  • Perissa beach regularly tops lists of Santorini’s best. It holds a Blue Flag award and is lined with well-organised sunbeds and straw parasols.
  • Perissa’s laid-back beach bars come to life after the sun goes down. This isn’t the Greek destination to choose for club culture, but you’ll find plenty of spots for sipping cocktails to the sound of the waves.
  • You can’t miss the distinctive Cycladic-style blue domes of the Holy Cross on Perissa’s main square. Rebuilt after the earthquake that shook the island in 1956, it’s one of Santorini’s largest churches.
  • The open-air ruins of Ancient Thera, reached via a steep ascent on foot from Perissa, offer a fascinating glimpse into Santorini’s past. You can see the foundations of private houses, religious buildings and even a theatre dating back to the Roman and Byzantine periods.
  • After a short bus transfer, you can set sail on one of Santorini’s most magical experiences: a sunset cruise in the caldera, the bay formed by the volcanic eruption that shaped the island 70,000 years ago.
Adventure activities in Perissa

Adventure activities in Perissa

Looking for an adrenaline fix? Pack your Perissa break with watersports and adventure activities.

  • Strap on a helmet and hop onto a quad bike to explore inland. The island’s rugged landscape is best explored with the help of an ATV. How fast you fly up the hills is up to you.
  • If you want to take your diving to the next level, you can book a night diver course with the Santorini Dive Center. They’re based right on Perissa beach.
  • Hire a jet-ski for high-octane adventures over the waves. Go solo to race your friends or family, or take your time on a more scenic tour for two.
  • Parasailing, where you’re suspended from a parachute pulled behind a speedboat, is at once relaxing and thrilling. This isn’t an experience for those with a fear of heights: you soar up to 100 meters above the ocean.
  • If windsurfing sounds too easy, give hydrofoil windsurfing a try. Adapted boards allow you not just to surf faster but to fly above the sea’s surface.

Perissa weather

Perissa weather
Jan
15°C
Avg. Dry Days 13
Feb
15°C
Avg. Dry Days 14
Mar
16°C
Avg. Dry Days 20
Apr
17°C
Avg. Dry Days 23
Nov
19°C
Avg. Dry Days 19
Dec
16°C
Avg. Dry Days 14

Your Perissa questions answered

What’s the best time to visit Perissa?

Summer is the most popular time to visit Perissa, when average temperatures mostly hover between 25°C and 30°C – perfect for swimming and sunbathing. The start of the year, from January to April, is the only time of year you’re likely to experience rainy days.

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