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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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too much crowded

This is one of the most famous beach in Santorini and It is very beautiful but absolutely too crowded! I went last september, not so high season, and there were no space to stay... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Venezia
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the most famous beach in Santorini and It is very beautiful but absolutely too crowded! I went last september, not so high season, and there were no space to stay. Amazing colours , clear water, rocks .. everything worths and you cannot saty in Santorini without visiting, but there are too much people

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Monza, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Red Beach is located near the village and ancient site of Akrotiri and it can be reached either by boat (there are several boats connecting Red Beach with Perissa and Akrotiri) or by foot. The sand and the surrounding rocks are red because of the colour of the lava erupted in this area, and the sunlight makes it look... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's far from Fira. You have to take the bus first and than you have a 15min walk to the beach. You can also rent a car and go with it. It's pretty there but the beach is very small and gets crowded with tourists. There is better beaches at Santorini that you can enjoy.

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place is nice to see. I would say it definitely is worthy to come and see it, walk to the beach and back for the pictures. The beach is relatively small and gets easily crowded. As for many beaches in Santorini, this one is with pebbles with all kind of waste from the sea. Even in the waters you... More 

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India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The fun of this location is in the rather rough and red path one had to meander through to get here. You start from a pleasant sea side road, with vineyards and sleepy farmhouses on one side, and then slowly you are into a rocky climb. Thereis rockfall in sections, and you clamber carefully across the slopes. The stunning blue... More 

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be very careful if you go on foot to the Red Beach, since the road (path) is too dangerous. Small boats are going there every 30 minutes.

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Sibiu, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect beach with fine red sand and expensive sunbeds that you can rent them for 2 hours or so. The beach is very narrow so you have to think about the tide.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful beach is a short hike from parking but is surrounded by signage stating "do not enter" "danger" "falling rock" etc. That said the trail is easily waked and clearly marked. Volcanic rock was beautiful and didn't feel threatened by the peril.

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Bergen, Norge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If u want to risk your life this is a good place to do it. Nice colors but not at all recommended for sain people to lay sunbathing. 5 minutes visit to take pics and collect some stones.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I was unsure about what to expect at the Red Beach. When we made it down to the beach, it was a bit crowded, but not unreasonable. The water was great. The hike down was a bit treacherous (not recommended for those who are unsteady on uneven surfaces). I've been to several black sand beaches, but this was my first... More 

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