PYRGOS ECCLESIASTICAL COLLECTION
THE EPITAPH IN PYRGOS
* Download the iPad application Santorini Pyrgos from the App Store. The application includes detailed information about the medieval castle and the village and it was financed by all the enterprises based in Pyrgos.
Beaches near Pyrgos
Visitors from all over the world, umbrellas and sun loungers, sea sports, hotels, cafés and restaurants, beach bars, gift shops: this beach -one of the largest in the Cyclades-, seems to have it all! The black, thin sand feels hot under your feet and the view to the impressive Mesa Vouno, where the Ancient Thira was built, soothes the eyes as you swim. In the evening, when the lights come on, the coastal road becomes an endless stream of people.
This fiery beach is a real attraction of the island! The view of the red, almost vertical, volcanic rocks and the small, reddish pebbles will leave you breathless. This volcanic scenery is dotted by white umbrellas and the figures of people coming here with their colorful clothes and accessories to marvel at the wild landscape, take a swim, or rent a canoe or sea bicycle and enjoy the view from the water. Bringing any supplies with you will not be necessary, since there are two small canteens. You can go by boat from Akrotiri, Kamari, or Perissa.
This beach is situated in the shadow of the imposing Mesa Vouno, which separates it from Kamari beach. It features fine black sand, sun beds, umbrellas. There are also taverns, cafes, a water park and a diving centre. Early in the morning, trekking fans will climb up the path to this mountain and search for the small church of Profitis (Prophet) EIias to enjoy the breathtaking view.
This is one of the most cosmopolitan beaches of the island. It has black sand and crystal-clear waters. A string of beach bars provide their guests with dreamy beds, rags and large pillows laying on the sand. Apart from coffee, you will find drinks, snacks and food. Young visitors enjoy the loud music and the parties organized on the beach. There are also water sports centres, beach volley courts, restaurants, taverns, café-bars, hotels. An interesting feature is the impressive old tomato-processing plant. In the south part of Perivolos, you will find the quiet beach of Aghios Georgios.
The white volcanic rocks of Vlyhada have amazing shapes and they are really impressive. The beach has thin, dark sand and small pebbles. It’s really long, so there is room for everyone and it rarely looks crowded. In the middle of the beach, in Eros beach, you will find Theros Wave Bar, member of our Loyalty Club, and one of the best beach bars in the Mediterranean. The impressive chimneys you will notice in the small fishing port of Vlychada, belong to Nomikos tomato-processing plant –today Santorini Arts Factory. Above the small port there are a few taverns serving fresh fish.