Santorini Perivolos beach

Information about Perivolos beach

Perivolos Santorini: The beautiful beach of Perivolos is the longest black beach of Santorini. It is ideally located in close proximity to Perissa which is a mere 3 km away. This beach of Santorini lies on the southern end of the island, 10 km south of Fira. It distinguishes for its sparkling azure blue waters and tranquil atmosphere. On the beachfront, there are numerous hotels but also restaurants serving fresh fish and local delicacies and bars.
Perivolos is surely one of the most well-organized beaches of Santorini offering a plethora of exciting watersports facilities like scuba diving and jet ski.

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Perivolos beach is easily reachable from Perissa. In case you don't have your own vehicle, there are local buses that can take you there. Those who like to walk can also choose the path that passes through the countryside. It is basically a continuation from the beach of Perissa and Agios Georgios.

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How to get to Perivolos beach

There are many different ways to get to Perivolos beach from any location on the island.
Airport to Perivolos: 12.7 km / 7.8 miles | Port to Perivolos: 10.3 km / 6.4 miles | Fira to Perivolos: 11 km / 6.8 miles

Tours: Discover Perissa beach with an organized tour of Santorini, starting from 45€.

Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Santorini transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 690 679 4316, 0030 22860 22555.

Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Santorini with as little as 14.5 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Perivolos beach and many other places of interest in Santorini at their own pace.

Public transfers: Close to Perissa village lies the 16th stop of the bus route Fira > Perissa. Perivolos beach is a 15-minute walk away. Fira is where the central bus station of the island is located. There are bus connections between this bus station and the most areas of the island. There are buses to Perissa approximately every 1.5 hours. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
From Santorini airport to Perivolos: There’s a bus station at the airport located between the arrivals and departures buildings. The buses that depart from there take visitors to the main bus station in Fira village, which is 5 km away. There is a bus from Santorini airport to Fira approximately every hour. From Fira, visitors should take another bus to reach Perivolos, following the route Fira > Perissa.
From Santorini port (Athinios) to Perivolos: The bus station is located on the port of Santorini. From there, visitors who have arrived by ferry to Santorini can take a bus to Fira Central bus station, which is 8.5 km away. From Fira, visitors should take another bus to reach Perivolos, following the route Fira > Perissa.
Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.

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Reviews of Perivolos, Santorini

3.5/5.0
3 Reviews
  • Jan_Saerv 16 Apr 2007
    Beautiful surroundings
    I am Danish and 31 years old. I went to Perivolos beach by foot, as my accommodation, Atlantis is located in the area. It took me about 30 seconds to get there on a good road and I had an enjoyable trip. I stayed in the area so I knew the way to get there and it was the closest one to our accommodation. The beach was long with pebbles, clear deep cold waters, beautiful surroundings, fully organized with sun beds and umbrella rentals. It was organized and unspoiled at the same time, clean, and windy. The amenities you could find close to the beach were telephones, mini market, restaurants, cafes, bars, beach bar, clubs, water sports activities, hotels and other accommodations. The only thing we didn’t see was a bank, but maybe we missed it. It definitely met my expectations. My favorite thing about the beach was the water and the sun. In my opinion this beach was absolutely perfect.
  • Angie_M 19 Feb 2007
    Public transportation was good
    Nationality: Greek
    Age: 18
    How did you get to the beach: Public transportation
    Location of accommodation: Fira
    How much time did it take you to get to the beach: 20 minutes
    -What is the condition of the roads on the way to the beach: Satisfyingly
    -If you did use public transportation did you have to wait a long time for the bus? No
    -Was the trip to the beach enjoyable: Yes
    - In order to reach the beach, did you used a: I used a map
    -Reasons for going to Perivolos beach: Recommended by friends, saw pictures of it in: brochure/magazine/newspaper/internet site
    -Describe the beach: Crystalline waters, cool waters
    -What amenities was the beach close to: Beach bar, water sports activities
    - Did it meet your expectations: Yes Rate: 8/10
    - Favorite thing about the beach: View
    - Is there anything that you don’t like about the beach or things that should be done by the authorities to improve it: More litter bins
    - Any recommendations/tips for future visitors: Buy lots of sun creams
  • Angeliki 08 Jan 2007
    An average beach
    Nationality: Greek

    Age: 17

    How did you get to Perivolos beach: By car

    Location of accommodation: In Emporio

    How much time did it take you to get to Perivolos beach: 10 minutes

    -What is the condition of the roads on the way to Perivolos beach: Not good

    -If you did use public transportation did you have to wait a long time for the bus? Yes

    -Was the trip to the beach enjoyable: Not very much

    - In order to reach Perivolos beach, did you use a: Had to ask someone on our way

    -Reasons for going to Perivolos beach: It is the closes one to our accommodation

    -Describe the beach: Sandy cove, noisy, expensive, dirty

    -What amenities was the beach close to: Restaurants, cafes, bars, beach bar, water sports

    - Did it meet your expectations: Yes Rate: 6/10

    - Favorite thing about the beach: Beach rackets

    - Is there anything that you don’t like about the beach or things that should be done by the authorities to ameliorate it or something missing: Not all the people who are on the beach can play volleyball in a beach volleyball court

    - Any recommendations/tips for future visitors: No

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