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Perivolas is considered to be the hotel that made Oia a major destination. Its minimalist style is typical of Santorini. The suites are carved into the cliff overlooking the Aegean. The infinity pool seems to go on for infinity. Located at the edge of Oia, this hotel is very private. You’ll be able to sunbathe in peace.

It has been run by the Psychas family since it opened in 1983. Perivolas is a very striking place: the suites and rooms are carved stone by stone from the landscape.

The hotel has a collection of speedboats and you can arrange private boat tours around the island. There’s also a small gym and spa.

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  • The suites are carved stone by stone from the landscape
  • Great infinity pool
  • Classic Greek design

LGBT Rights in Greece

The state of LGBTQ+ rights has made significant progress in recent years in Greece, although hardships and inequalities still persist in areas outside of the major cities. The country has undergone a widespread legal and societal transformation that has begun to improve the rights and protections for LGBTQ+ individuals.

When it comes to legal advancements, Greece decriminalized same-sex sexual activity in 1951, and in 2015, the Greek Parliament passed a law that recognized civil partnerships for same-sex couples, granting them legal recognition and many of the same rights as married heterosexual couples. However, marriage equality has still not been achieved, as same-sex marriages are not legally recognized.

The legal system in Greece prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in employment and certain other areas. However, LGBTQ+ individuals continue to face discrimination and social stigma in various aspects of their lives. Homophobic and transphobic attitudes persist in some parts of society, especially in more remote and rural areas.

On a positive note, Athens, the capital city, has a vibrant LGBTQ+ community with a thriving nightlife scene, with an annual Pride parade that attracts thousands of participants from across the globe. LGBTQ+ organizations and advocacy groups in Greece actively work to promote equal rights and social acceptance.

Though LGBTQ+ travelers can enjoy visiting all areas of Greece’s diverse landscape, the gorgeous island of Mykonos is a particular favorite amongst the LGBTQ+ community. In Mykonos, you’ll find a plethora of gay-focused bars and clubs as well as some of Europe’s most beautiful gay beaches.


Carved from the rocks, the studios and suites take the form of luxury caves. Rather than the classic blues and whites of Santorini, the colour scheme incorporates vivid pink and lilac.

Be warned Netflix addicts, there are no TVs! But you won’t want to watch TV when you’re surrounded by so much natural beauty.

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This suite boasts 120 sq. metres of space. It has a semi-private bedroom, a large living area and a king-size bed. There’s a private swimming pool with hydrotherapy massage and a private steam room in the bathroom. The terrace is surrounded by rocky formations and stunning views of Santorini.

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The Superior Suites offer the largest accommodation at Perivolas. The white walls are complimented by flashes of colour from the homemade rugs and cushions. The terrace has panoramic views of the Caldera and the Aegean.

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A perfect place to experience Santorini. The Lifestyle Studio is carved into the landscape and designed with rich colours. The view from the terrace is hard to beat.

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Dining Options

Perivolas Restaurant

Located in a converted wine cellar, the Perivolas Restaurant is exclusively for guests of the hotel. The menu is classic Greek: grilled octopus, slow roasted lamb, etc.

You can also have a cocktail by the infinity pool.

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Jaike Rowe

Jaike Rowe

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"Greece is one of our clients' most popular destinations. The combination of history in Athens and beach life in the islands is a brilliant combination."

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Maria Gardner

Maria Gardner

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"Island hopping in Greece is one of my favorite travel experiences. The cobbled streets of Mykonos and the bright blue domes of Santorini are picture perfect."

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