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Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos)

Matala, Crete 702 00, Greece
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the paradise !!!! unforgettable !!!! the sand,stones and atmosphere

up and down the hill, beautiful nature, magic view from the top ,the black and brown goats can be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Milica B
Great beach

It was a hike over the hill that worried us at first but was well worth it when we got there. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dave P
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“nudist beach” (16 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (12 reviews)
Matala, Crete 702 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

up and down the hill, beautiful nature, magic view from the top ,the black and brown goats can be seen,so charming bar at the beach

Thank Milica B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a hike over the hill that worried us at first but was well worth it when we got there. It is a lovely nudist beach with such a great hippy feel. The taverna was playing great music from the sixties.

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our 4th time in Matala and again we did that hike to red beach because it is worth! Yes, in summer it is popular but still not so owercrowded like the main Matala beach. And there are no noisy children because it is...More

Thank Rūta A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is just amazing. You should visit Matala for a OUT OF THIS WORLD EXPERIENCE. I will definitely go back any giving day

Thank Angie2780
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a 30min walk you arrive to this charming beach. Red sand and great views plus some goats hanging around. Worth a one day visit. Bring food only drinks available on place. Worth the walk

Thank Salvo_KANGOO
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The beach is very nice as the water is crystal clear and there is no wind (compared to resorts in North Crete). The sand is a bit reddish and beach is only accessible after a 20-30 min hike. I wold recommend not wearing flip flops...More

Thank A245911
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The beach is for all people who like to enjoy the natural beauty. It takes a bit of effort to get to it, but it certainly pays off. Clean water, soft sand, ... enjoyment for all the senses

Thank Mihailo M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This beach is such a beauty.. Gold, soft sand which at sunset with the colours of August and September turn to red goldy sand.. To the right magnificent rocks with beautifully carved figures on them decorate the landscape and to the left there is a...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to go to the red beach with my family and friends. From Matala you need to "climb" up to the hill, before having the chance to walk down to the see. (Pretty hard for young kids under 6/7 would say). There are two different...More

Thank Roberto S
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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