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Red Beach

Akrotiri, Greece
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Ranked #10 of 12 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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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Breathtaking red rock cliff and multi coloured beach but it's small and full of people walking around. Regular water taxis shout for trips to white beach etc :)

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Malia, Greece
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Hearing about the Read Beach became interesting to me,so I decided to visit it. I did not go there,I only saw it from distance,took some photos but did not really surprised me that much. That was enough for me,I would not spend my day there.

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Ottawa, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We drove to the Red Beach via ATV and took some great snaps of the unique red cliffs. There was a musician playing Greek music near the clifftop viewing area and it was a pleasant scene.

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Athens, Greece
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The red beach is a unique place with unique colors, straight out of the book about dragons and space travels. It is an absolutely stunning geological creation of nature. Photographers will go crazy over the landscape and colors.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Is a beautiful beach to take pictures and sit for a day. Does require a small hike down hill to get to and is a bit rocky so wear good shoes for the walk. Definitely worth a visit!

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Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
23 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We have been to Red Beach many times, it has changed a lot since our last visit due to landslides. Access has changed but still not overly difficult, but the beach area has been reduced by a fair amount. Still a good area for swimming - access by boat is also possible (as is visiting other nearby beaches by boat).

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Your eyes can hardly take in the beauty of this place. But you better wear sturdy shoes and be capable of climbing over a mountain and not be afraid of heights!

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We had one week in Santorini and so had time to visit the Red Beach. Only 10 or 15 minutes walk from Akrotiri if you are in the area. You must be up for some steep climbs over some rough, pebbly paths, but it is magnificent once you are there and worth the climb. I would definitely recommend visiting on... More

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VAncouver
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

The black pebble beach with red rock background was amazing. From parking lot, it's a little trek to the beach of maybe 10 min but totally worth it and the view is amazing! Great for sunsets too. Value 5/5 free Atmosphere 5/5 Service 3/5 you need your own transportation Quality 5/5

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Singapore, Singapore
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Here's a beach to go to if you have time to spare in Santorini. My husband and I rented a car so getting to the beach was not a hassle. There is ample parking space for visitors too. However, do note that you'll have to walk up/down rocky (and sometimes slippery) steps towards the beach. We wouldn't suggest the read... More

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