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Address: Akrotiri, Greece
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Red beach Santorini: The red beach is one of the most famous and beautiful...

Red beach Santorini: The red beach is one of the most famous and beautiful of the beaches of Santorini. It is located near the village and ancient site of Akrotiri.

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Red beach

Its very beautiful. Rock and sand is red here. You can sit and relax and enjoy the amzing view of sea and island. When i visited this beach, one greek guy is pyaing live music... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Manan N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its very beautiful. Rock and sand is red here. You can sit and relax and enjoy the amzing view of sea and island. When i visited this beach, one greek guy is pyaing live music with his instrument. It was so amazing to here the music and beach.

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Thank Manan N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Red Beach is an offbeat location and is significantly far from main town areas. This means you get lesser crowd at the beach which is a thumbs up! You could catch a bus from Fira (the frequency of buses are about 30 mins apart) and reach Akrotiri site; the beach is walkable from there. The beach itself is pebbly... More 

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Thank Meghana L
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was in May when we went there for our honeymoon. It was hot but the water is slightly cold but when you're in the water it got warm again. It's weird but it was lovely lying down in the red beach.

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Thank WendyWaterton
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Santorini with my Fiancé and I was keen to visit the red beach after researching things to do locally. We drove to the beginning of the rocky walk to the beach. It is rather a treacherous walk up, over and down to the red beach with basic paths and walkways and some rope rails to hold on to.... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Red Beach was simply delightful. We walked along the oceanside on the red-pebbled rock and just marvelled at how incredibly beautiful it was. There were quite a lot of people there, also checking out the well-advertised area, but we never felt crowded. There is lots of space for everyone. It is a must to climb the trail... More 

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Thank worldwidelenno
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's worth to visit to have an experience of red sand beach. An easy hike of around 20 minutes to reach the beach from main road...

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Thank EastIndio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one of our Santorini days going around the beaches of the island and we could have easily skipped this. We drove to Red Beach in our rental car from Imerovigli. We hiked down to the beach and splashed around in the water for a bit. We then took the $5 boat to the other beaches. All in all,... More 

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Thank Travel B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So sad to see all this garbage along the beach that could be so wild and beautiful especially now, on the winter when is so empty. Hopefully one day the local people will understend.

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Thank Wojciech B
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, came there during the summer. It was so crowded. Rode on a bus from Fira to Akrotiri (so crowded, most people were standing up just to board and not waste time waiting for the next trip). Went on a taxi boat worth 5Eur wherein you get to see all the 3 beaches- Black beach, Red beach, White beach. I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Located on the Southern tip of Santorini and remote.This was our first stop exploring the island.There were hardly any people.The access to the beach is not well paved.You will have to walk about 10 minutes from the parking lot.The surrounding landscape,soil has shades of red that gives this beach the name.

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