Travel Blogs from Perissa
Mykonos → Santorini
Had the basic little breakfast at the
hotel and got the hotel manager to drop us off at the pier to catch
the ferry. Ferry ride was OK, nothing eventful. Arrived in Santorini
and got picked up. Hotel was nowhere near as nice as the one in
Mykonos. Had a nice little dinner at the nearby …
... beach (the Black Beach), and once again, we found ourselves at the bus stop.
This beach is located on the south side of the island and takes approximately 30 minutes to get there. The beach, with its black sand, stretches approximately 60 km and is flanked by a large rock, called Mesa Vouno, that seems to emerge from the sea. Many lounge chairs and straw umbrellas line the area we stopped at, which are owned by the many restaurants bordering the beach and ...
... top track from Thira, the capital through stunning buildings and offering amazing views as it is high on the top of the caldera.
Imerovigli rivals Oia for stunning sunsets and we enjoy a few. We are happy with our location and our little resort is perfect.
We take ...
... into focus do you realize that rather than snow, you are staring at buildings, almost forged with the cliff faces themselves.
After picking up a rental car and winding our way up numerous switchbacks (not Andrew’s favorite part of the trip), we made it to the top of the cliff and headed for our hotel just outside of Imerovigli. We quickly found out that driving in Santorini was not dissimilar to driving in Mykonos. Basically, ...
... it was just a matter if picking and choosing the best one.
We found a nice restaurant with good prices and enjoyed our first real meal in Santorini. I ordered fresh swordfish fillet and Lauren got the catch of the day. They were both wonderful and we enjoyed it with a nice bottle of Santorini white wine. We finished the meal with a baklava and headed back to our room to sleep. It was the perfect end to a relaxing day on an island paradise.