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Red Beach

Akrotiri, Greece
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Ranked #10 of 13 Attractions in Akrotiri
Type: Beaches
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Not really sure why this one gets the hype over the other beaches along this side of the island. It's dramatic and very different to regular beach trips, sure, but it's also incredibly busy due to being famous and also fully accessable by path/road. We visited this as part of a boat-bus type service from the harbour just to the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

The attraction is good if you are searching for a different view. With the red "sand" and the cliffs. The beach by itself is not a good one. If your plan includes reaching there by walking you should take you tennis shoes, because you will face a 10 minutes walking by the rocks. It is very easy way to the... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

A lot of umbrellas and recliners on a pretty small bit of beach with access to the water good at the eastern end but a bit rocky at the western end where it is a lot less crowded. Parking if in a car is a nightmare at the eastern end but a snack at the lonely western end of the... More

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Madrid, Spain
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Even when is an unusual beach because the red accents and volcanic origin, the beach is to little and there is hardly any shadow. The actual space to enjoy the view is very limited and makes the place crowded. So hard to get there for so little to enjoy.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The way to Read Beach is really beautiful. You have to climb but the view is amazing, it's a small beach and the water is deep.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We didn't go to the beach, we were on a boat trip that moored up just off the beach. The scenery here is beautiful, lots of different shades of red rock makes it interesting and different. The water was at a perfect ambient temperature and very clear which was ideal to swim in, the snorkelling there wasn't great - there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This beach is a little different but worth a look. We caught the boat that's just 5 euro that took us to white beach and black beach. All beaches are basically just stones however still nice to get a bit of sun baking in

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Red Beach is a little difficut to get, walking thought the mountain. I went the 1st week of August so it was full of people. Not the best beach to get sun tanned or for swimming... just go and see the red pebbles, take pictures and head to Kamari.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Too crowded and narrow and too much rubbish - we wouldn't go back. The hike to get there is quite arduous too.

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Birkirkara, Malta
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The red beach has a part with sand and rocks... to go swimming you have to pass over small rocks a pebbles where one can hurt. Apart that to arrive at the beach itself you have to go down a rocky cliff by foot !!! Not worth the hassle !!

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