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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.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good34%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“the cliff” (105 reviews)
“flip flops” (82 reviews)
“water taxi” (20 reviews)
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Akrotiri, Greece
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"the cliff"
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"water taxi"
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"clear water"
in 23 reviews
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"black sand"
in 29 reviews
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in 318 reviews
"hike"
in 250 reviews
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in 143 reviews
"boat"
in 191 reviews
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in 37 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The approach is by a rocky path. The beach itself was very crowded but I think sunbathing below the cliffs is a risky business due to possible rockfall. I feel that the authorities need to have a think about cordoning this beach off completely. Looking...More

1  Thank Alison G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Though the approach is not easy but it is worth the effort. It is a small beach that gets crowded as the day approaches. Therefore early visit is recommended. The elderly May give it a miss as the climb is not too difficult but requires...More

Thank ravisinghdelhi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was fine, but it is rocky or pebbly gravel, has a lot of people and really doesn't offer a very enjoyable beach experience. I guess it is worth seeing the red colored beach, but I would not suggest staying there to swim

Thank Larry P
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walked up to view the red cliffs, expecting to see red sand, very crowded limited parking. You have to go up a small rocky path to get down to the small area of beach below the red cliffs.

Thank Emma J
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Make sure you wear sturdy footwear for walking over the rocks to get there. It’s a small beach so was quite busy and cramped

Thank Shahad668
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love a beach, but I found this one disappointing. Yes it’s in a dramatic location but it’s not easy to get to and it’s simply not a beach I would enjoy lying in for the day. People generally just walk up to the cliff...More

1  Thank lizzsimms
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hordes of people may the trek to Red Beach, a beach earning its names from the red cliffs surround the beach. The beach itself is pretty narrow and there a limited number of chairs and umbrellas for rent at the end. We believe there are...More

Thank bryz97itr
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not easy to reach ,nothing special comparing to other beaches.Small and crowded parking ,some fruit vendors on the way and a small shack serving refreshments. Maybe by boat (easier access ) will get you a better experience.

Thank c-florian
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing very special about this place. Not much to do and not a good beach either. Red rocks and have to climb through rocks to access the beach. Its very average and i wont be bothered if you missed this place.

Thank Rajat B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is very picturesque and the water is beautiful! The downside however is that the cliffs above the beach are eroding and causing rock slides which have killed a few people in recent years. There are signs that indicate the safety concern but everyone...More

Thank Tyler M
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top1nice1sorted
June 11, 2018|
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There’s free parking all the way down the strip. You’ll find somewhere to park however far down you want to go opposite whatever you need whether it’s a shop, restaurant or bar
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Yara P
March 23, 2018|
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Response from Edelweiss30 | Reviewed this property |
There are no buses that run directly from one side of Santorini to the other. Fira or Thira is Santorini’s main city, and home to the central bus station. Buses run to and from Fira to all popular destinations including... More
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blondie048
August 31, 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
There's a bus from Fira. It costs 2€/person.
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