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Perissa

Perissa is an attractive village with whitewashed houses and volcanic scenery. It was mostly built in the sixties and some say it lacks the authentic Greek charm of other villages but it makes up for that with its relaxed sea side nightlife.

Monolithos

Monolithos is a quiet region with a collection of hotels around the beach and harbour on the east coast of Santorini just by the northern end of the airport. It gets it’s name from the large rock (Monolith in Greek) where the church of Agios Ioannis stands.

Kamari

Kamari is a beach resort on the east coast of Santorini and it's arguably the best beach on the island. The village itself has loads of restaurants and a large portion of those are down by the sea front so you’ll get to soak in the views whilst enjoying your meal.

Akrotiri

Akrotiri is a small village located at the southwestern end of Thira in Santorini. Akrotiri is not a developed tourist destination so don’t expect the sort of facilities you’d have in Fira or Oia. What it does have is a Cycladic charm about it, with the usual narrow streets.

Trypiti

Trypiti beach is found on the south coast, it's a good size beach, roughly 400m long and around 60m from shore to the trees at the rear. There's a large hotel at the western end of the beach and in front of the hotel is a bunch of luxury, stylish sun loungers.

Skala Maries

Skala Maries, also known as Skala Marion is a relatively small and compact harbour and beach resort on the west coast of Thassos. It's a beach lovers paradise as it’s actually based around 3 good sandy bays. giving you a choice of beaches whilst staying here.

Skala Kallirachi

Skala Kallirachi is a harbour and fishing village with great views over the Aegean sea, on a clear day you can even see the mainland. It's a quiet village that's not been taken over by tourists, despite that there is plenty of shops, tavernas and restaurants.

Skala Panagia

Skala Panagia, also known as Chrysi Ammoudia is a gorgeous beach resort on the east coast and surrounds the northern end of Golden beach. As you head south it blends into Skala Potamia so visiting both at the same time is definitely possible.

Skala Potamia

Skala Potamia, sometimes known as Chrisi Akti is based at the southern end of Golden beach on the east coast of Thassos. It's ideal for a family beach holiday and there’s no shortage of hotels and a wealth of tavernas and restaurants to choose from.

Skala Prinos

Skala Prinos is small with just a handful of restaurants around the waters edge and a selection of hotels, guest houses and villas in the surrounding area. It's based around the islands second major port with regular ferries from Kavala on the mainland.

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