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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.
Akrotiri, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a cool site to go and see it from across the way on top of the nearest hill. You need to do some steep walking but not much. The red and black volcanic rock beach is closed to the public, however you can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the Red Beach to be less than impressive up close. We had a vehicle so accessing anything on the island was easy. There are ways to access the beach but it is not recommended by locals because the risk of landslides. You can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CandyGnomad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice area, easy access. Area would likely be super crowded during high season. We had a rental 4 wheeler and this place made for a nice quick stop, a few photos and look around. Wear proper shoes if walking around the perimeter.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JC-Meg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting last summer Red Beach was a stop as part of an island tour. Took the short walk down some rocks to get to the beach. The beach is rocky as beaches are in Greece but the sand also had what appeared to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alegria_en_sol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Red Beach is easy to get to by bus. I visited in October. The weather was fine, people were swimming. It's a small beach. I imagine during peak season it would be very packed with little room. It's worth going along the beach and climbing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mstphy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s only a short walk from the bus stop but very worthwhile- the colours are stunning. It’s a small cove with a nice swimming beach but most people seemed to be there just to see it. So many shades of red in the rocks against...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The site was a let down , not worth making a trip. Instead one can visit Akrotiri. There was a landslide and the area was barricaded.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ajaychok
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is far beyond my expectations, I had no idea that such a lovely beach was to be found in Santorin, colours, sand, water, everything is so beautiful ! The sand is really amazingly stunning. There is a boat that comes very 30 mns...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Himalaya789
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Red beach is definitely worth a visit to if in Santorini. Gorgeous red sand and refreshing salty water. Very crowded and hot during the day but can’t miss a visit to see the red sand during a visit to Santorini.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank _miss_renae_8
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Though this place is called Red Beach, it's because of the red rocks surrounding the beach. The sand is black, similar to the sand in Black Beach. Nice place to visit, especially during sunset.

Date of experience: November 2018
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25 September 2018|
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Response from Aleksandar K | Reviewed this property |
Much better is by boat . It is posible by buss alsso , but all bus goes to Fira first , so you have a long drive , and long walking to the booth beach from bus station.
Shannon M
18 July 2018|
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Response from Mmfan66 | Reviewed this property |
If you have mobility issues, you may have a hard time seeing the beach from above also. It was a walk out to it on uneven pathways.
12 June 2018|
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Response from Ariadni C | Reviewed this property |
its just 5-10 mins walk down the hill. You can definately do it with sandals or flip flops but you will be more confortable with sneekers.