Red Beach

Red Beach, Akrotiri: Address, Phone Number, Red Beach Reviews: 3.5/5

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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.
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Freddes
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates876 contributions
Couples
Don’t miss this beach, even only for the view, next to Akrotiri archeological site !
There are a few nice restaurants nearby by the sea which make it even more with the visit !
Written July 18, 2022
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The Vista Seeker
Pittsford, NY283 contributions
Family
We made a trip to the red beach. It's about a 1-kilometer hike from the bus stop. The color of the beach was certainly unique.

It was a hot day and we wanted to find a set of shaded chairs on the beach. They were full. We found one after one hour of lunch and spent another hour on the beach. It was quite enjoyable.
Written July 9, 2022
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Justine S
16 contributions
The access to this beach is via a rocky path up and down to the beach - this should be better maintained and paved as it is a popular attraction and quite difficult to get to. Lovely views from the top of the hill before you go down. The beach is quite narrow so it gets crowded and areas close to the cliff where there is a little shade are cordoned off as pebbles fall off the cliffs. it was okay but not the best beach I visited.
It can be accessed in two ways. the first is signposted to Red Beach and there is a car park and a snack stand. This takes you down the rocky path. the other direction is a very steep and windy route via car down to the end of the Red Beach (which has another name which escapes me) and there is a small parking area. it is difficult to navigate in a car but easier to access once you get there as you don't have to walk over the cliffs.
Written July 4, 2022
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H B
1 contribution
Family
People trash this beach for being inaccessible but my 55yr old mother managed with help from me, after short swim (water a bit murky but soft tide) there is a regular ferry onto white, and black beach, a short 15 min trip away (10€ pp). 7/10 beach overall.
Written June 30, 2022
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Juliette G
16 contributions
The color of the rock is typical, and you will enjoy a bath in a transparent sea ! But the access to that beach is difficult as the way to get there is sandy and rocky. We've done it by car and that was a bit complicated except that my husband is a good driver so we managed to do it !
Written June 25, 2022
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Ελλάς H
2 contributions
Family
Everything expensive .people not friendly and beaches..nothing.in crete was awesome. Next years tourism is away
Written June 23, 2022
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Carmen B
Galloway, NJ6 contributions
Friends
People are not allowed in this beach because of landslides. People go anyway. If something does happen rescue is unlikely. Not worth the risk just to see another rocky Aegean beach. I saw it from a day cruise, water is clear but cold. Not worth the risk to be at the beach.
Written June 17, 2022
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Amit N
Princeton, NJ20 contributions
The trek down to the beach requires some care. Be careful. Also, the beach is not really conducive to swimming.
Written June 4, 2022
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Beverly R
Nottingham, UK13 contributions
Couples
The most disappointing beech ever
Red rock back drop was probably the best part but honestly it’s not worth getting out of the car.
So much so I’ve written off visiting the black and the white beeches too
Written June 4, 2022
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Jaye A
Houston, TX64 contributions
This beach was more crowded, you can walk over or take water taxi to this beach. We rented chairs and laid back to relax.
Written June 2, 2022
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