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Faliraki

Faliraki is towards the northern end of the east coast. In the past it's had a reputation as an 18-30 destination with large groups of drunken revellers filling the streets but it’s grown and developed over the years into more of a family friendly resort.

Lindos

Lindos is a gorgeous village midway down the south east coast of Rhodes. It's a maze of narrow cobbled streets and shops selling locally produced goods like lace and embroidery. Plus, there's the incredible acropolis of Lindos on the mountain above the village.

Rhodes Town

Rhodes town is the capital and lies on the northern tip of the island. It's separated into 2 sections, the old town with it's cobbled streets and collection of historical sites and the modern, bustling new town with an almost endless amount of hotels, restaurants and nightlife.

Perissa

Perissa beach is widely considered the best in Santorini, it has black sand, crystal clear water, beach side tavernas, good quality umbrellas and sun loungers as well as a fantastic selection of water sports to keep everyone in your group entertained.

Perivolos

Perivolos lies on the south east coast and has the usual black sand and pebbles. It offers everything for a more upbeat day on the beach with hundreds of sun loungers available to hire as well as bars playing music and water sports too.

Kamari

Kamari is a popular beach with an almost endless supply of sun loungers with up to 8 rows in places, there’s also a number of tavernas and restaurants along the full length of the beach as well as multiple water sports vendors and even a dive centre.

Red

Red beach is one of the most famous beaches on Santorini and gets pretty busy at peak times. The beach is made up of red and black pebbles and surrounded by dramatic red cliffs. This is a unique and beautiful beach but can be tricky to get to.

White

White beach, which is Aspri Paralia in Greek is a tiny beach on the south coast, the name comes from the white pebbles and cliffs that surround it making it feel secluded and makes this little stretch of coast a must see for a lot of people that visit Santorini.

Oia

Oia is the second most popular resort on the island behind Fira. It’s a beautiful village perched on top of the caldera with amazing views. It’s a romantic little village and very popular with couples and honeymooners, it also hosts many weddings every year.

Fira

Fira is the capital of Santorini, it's a beautiful town that looks like it’s grown out of the hillside with whitewashed and pastel coloured houses, upmarket hotels and restaurants offering stunning views out across the caldera and loads of nightlife options.
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