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Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos)

Matala, Crete 702 00, Greece
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Perfect nudist beach! You can reach there from matala village by climbing through the side Hill for... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Vasilis V
via mobile
Wonderful place full of energy!!

Wonderful beach crystal clear water!everything is near you drinks and food and an amazing sunset in... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Kostas K
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Overview

  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nudist beach” (17 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (12 reviews)
“covered shoes” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Matala, Crete 702 00, Greece
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Reviews (706)

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"nudist beach"
in 17 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 12 reviews
"covered shoes"
in 3 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 7 reviews
"the water is crystal clear"
in 4 reviews
"bring food"
in 3 reviews
"main beach"
in 4 reviews
"nice walk"
in 3 reviews
"beach bar"
in 4 reviews
"hot walk"
in 2 reviews
"accessible beach"
in 2 reviews
"daily routine"
in 2 reviews
"red fish"
in 3 reviews
"hike"
in 33 reviews
"mojito"
in 19 reviews
"umbrellas"
in 15 reviews
"path"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect nudist beach! You can reach there from matala village by climbing through the side Hill for about 45 minutes!

1  Thank Vasilis V
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful beach crystal clear water!everything is near you drinks and food and an amazing sunset in front of your face .not many places on Crete have a concept like Matala do.!!!

1  Thank Kostas K
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach you reach after a 20' hike (30' on the way back! Make sure you carry fresh water with you.). The view from the top of the mountain is stunning and the beach is worth the effort. Blue water and red sand. There's a...More

1  Thank Raffaella G
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

a nice quiet baech near matala only you have to go there on foot from a path near the center of the village

1  Thank manotek8
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We loved this beach despite the long and very hot walk. It is a nudist beach so worth knowing, it was very liberating but worth knowing in case that's not your thing. I wasn't keen on the one taverna there although the mohito was fab,...More

Thank Alison O
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

the best beach ever with red sand and little depth sea and john a friendly guy with a refreshment"s shop...

1  Thank Γιωργος Κ
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

On the left of the town at 15/20min walk up and down hill, you will find this little paradise. They are umbrellas for rent at 2euro and there is Yannis bar where you can seat and drink coffee water beer coke and the famous and...More

1  Thank Ericlive
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

The beach itself is gorgeous with a small reef to the left and a flat shelf to the right. The hike is arduous in the heat so go early in the morning and wear sturdy covered shoes. The sand is soft but will burn your...More

1  Thank jerryandrachel
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I would honestly say just go for it! If you're in the neighbourhood and love a small hike, this is perfect. The only thing missing is a place to eat. Also, try the mojito, it's the best I ever had.

Thank Karen V
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The hike was half an hour and just as long that you feel you hiked but not long enough to be exhausting. The beach itself is great and also a good spot for nudists. The bar there offers some fine mojitos (7,50) All in all...More

Thank Tor M
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