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Address: Akrotiri, Greece
Description: 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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It was OK... access to the beach is blocked off now, views were OK. We had a guide who drove us to the beach and we hopped off to see it for 10-15 mins. Otherwise, not ideal if... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

It was OK... access to the beach is blocked off now, views were OK. We had a guide who drove us to the beach and we hopped off to see it for 10-15 mins. Otherwise, not ideal if you want to go and lie by the beach for a few hours

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Went on a little drive and ended up at this beach. I really liked the short trek to get there. There are a few vendors on arrival at car park. Which you may need to visit as thee is no services on the beach itself. The view of the red cliffs are spectacular as you arrive. The beach itself is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I did not think it was that strenous to get to but then again I had really good shoes so that might have given me an advantage. Definitely a unique place and I would go back again with a large beach towel. The water is cold tho.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Hike up over the rocks and you're rewarded with beautiful views of the beach below. Walk down along the beach, then swim in the crystal clear waters and look up at the red cliffs towering overhead. It's an absolutely beautiful spot you can't miss when you're in Santorini, particularly if you like a more natural beach. If you're looking for... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

well this is a little of the beaten track and worth the walk to have a look, we hired a car to see the island and parked in the car park, but watch out not a lot of space, especially during the busy months. There is a small church in the car park worth taking photos of.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Hmmmmm one quick snap wasn't really worth the bus ride (and subsequent long wait). Unless you come well prepared with snacks and drinks and have that beach attitude, I wouldn't necessarily bother but if you are that way inclined then this is a good beach (for the colour factor) to do that!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Visiting this location is not for the faint of heart. It is quite difficult scaling the rocks to access the beach. However, it was absolutely amazing and tranquil. The beach was a little crowded when we went but everyone was friendly and helpful. This is not a commercialized location and there are no lifeguards. The beach is red from the... More 

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Roseville, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

While in Santorini we rented a car and decided that we would see every beach on the island. We dodged the quads on the drive to the Red Beach and arrived at the parking lot to find groups of people clamoring to get to the famous red beach. First bit of advice: skip the pay parking lot and continue down... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Hard to get to and no services available. Beautiful but there are plenty of other places to spend your time. Climb to beach requires 15 minute walk over jagged rocks and scree. Cove of beach is secluded but no shade, no amenities, and no services. I would avoid. Also slammed with tourists dropped off after Akrotiri visit.

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Canton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach! However, the entrance and exit to the beach (by foot only) I'd a little unstable for me at the moment. The cliffs are falling and the path is dangerous since more of the boulders could fall at any time. Signs from government to walk at own risk

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