Perissa is located in the southeast of the island stretches to a length of about 7 km.. It is the most famous beach of Santorini. With infinite black sand and clear deep blue water. It is full organized with beach bars and taverns, hotels and rented rooms right on the sea.
Perissa serves all guests who prefer something more economical in terms of housing and entertainment.
There is an organized camping, diving center, horseback riding along the beach and a variety of water sports are available to satisfy all tastes. It is a single beach along the perimeter. It is next to Perivolos.
The area is dominated by the church of the Holy Cross, the largest church of Thira, with five domes and ornate steeple.