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Review of Perissa Beach

Perissa Beach
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$53.82*
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Santorini Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #2 of 13 things to do in Perissa
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

The beach is clean, long, not overcrowded, choice of beds or sandy areas, plenty of bars and restaurants on the beach front.There is a water taxi to Kamari beach just round the corner if you fancy a change. It is a lovely chilled place and still one of my favourite beaches.
The sand gets VERY hot in high season, as it is volcanic dark sand and absorbs the heat. I advise take water shoes for the short walk in and out of the sea.
Only one thing spoilt it for me, which I don't remember from my last visit 10 yrs ago: The ridiculous number of sales people. There was a small army of hawkers wandering the beach selling over 10 different items from (the expected) watches to a needle threading gadget!! Loads of girls pounded the beach all day long offering beach massages, but they were like buses and 3 would pass within 30 seconds of each other.
These sales people also have no problem waking you up to ask if you want their rubbish (even if you've refused them 10 times the same morning).
Don't let this put you off though, just develop a cold stare and a firm no.

Thank linds61
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

We made the trip to Perissa Beach, and had it nearly to ourselves. The water was a bit chilly this late in the year, and the water and sand suffered somewhat from the cans and other debris blowing into the water from the restaurants, but overall - a lovely beach.

Thank muchamuse
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

Gorgeous beach, lots of loungers and not too many hawkers! You can hire a lounger or if you want to eat or drink in one of the beachfront bars, you can use their loungers for free.

Thank juliemr1000
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

Loved how chill the place was! A gorgeous beach and some awesome hippie bars (Tranquilo). What more do you need?
It was easy to use the public transportation to get to other areas of the island.

Thank lauren s
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

The view is lovely & although the sand is different cos it's black, it's lovely but it's great and very peaceful

Thank kathycatsgreen
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