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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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More just like red rocks next to the water

Wasn't a red sand beach like I was expecting, but the church was lovely next to the rocks. It's worth a venture.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Meghan T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wasn't a red sand beach like I was expecting, but the church was lovely next to the rocks. It's worth a venture.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Red Beach is another of nice places to see in Santorini. You have to see it definitely, because in the island are mostly only black beaches White and Red beach is something different. In case that you want to stay there, you should know that is not a lot of space between the water and a clif, so go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice place to visit, for a couple, it is romantic. If you have time, climb the rock and get down the beach from other end. But be cautious when you climb since some rocks are lose to some extent.

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Lugano, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So serene and with a beautiful red sheer cliff to admire. We walked from the parking lot to the cliffs edge to overlook the beach. We hesitated to walk down to the beach but it was totally worth it. Plenty of rocks to skip, contrasting footing and quite the site. Worth walking down.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can drive there or we took the bus to Akrotiri, then walk west along the road. A sign will say, "Danger of rock slides, do not go any further" - or similar wording. Keep going along the path and around the point until you reach an outcropping in 3 or 4 minutes. When we were there, most people stayed... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is quite hard to get here, involving a lot of walking and nearly hiking. There is also a boat you can take from the neighboring beach. The sand is really red, but that is all there is to it, the beach itself is going to be packed and is not that great.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have rented a car, so my friend and I decided to check all the famous beaches in Santorini. The Red Beach seemed a good option. First, you have to walk up and down some rocks in a very scary and steep paths with just a not very safe rope. When we got there, there was no place to sit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The panoramic view offered from the cliffs is stunning, with a short trek from the church/ carpark. Trek is not too difficult however do pay attention to the loose rocks of the ground/ trek due to the volcanic composition? In general, would advise anyone whom has the time, to do the trek and attempt to reach the Akrotiri Lighthouse (as... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well the beach is actually permanently closed due to collapsing cliffs but that doesn't stop people obviously. My husband and I walked to Red Beach and it was stunning on approach and the red sand looks amazing and made for some great photos. However we just walked to the end of the track and turned around as we didn't go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the unique place you would never want to regret missing it if you have been to Santorini, Greece.

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