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The best thing at this beach is the restaurant.

This is quite a secluded beach, and a bit of a drive to get to and there is a bit of a hike from... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2019
CdnSoleSister
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Vancouver Island, Canada
Rocky but quiet

My friends and I decided to walk to this beach from our Airbnb in Oia and it was a pretty long, hot... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
allisong339
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

We only spent a couple hours here but it's beautiful. The sand is a little rough so wear shoes, but everything is gorgeous.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brittany M
Reviewed July 31, 2019

This is quite a secluded beach, and a bit of a drive to get to and there is a bit of a hike from parking at the top down to the water. But if you want to get away from the crowds it is a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CdnSoleSister
Reviewed May 21, 2019

Very dramatic, and after passing the restaurant the paths down to the beaches were a bit scary for an OAP! Younger people seemed to have no problem though. The restaurant there serves superb food, I had Katharos salad which was sublime.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

It is a beautiful beach, crystal clear water with volcanic walls, it is very suggestive and you can admire the sunset from here. Three stars only for the mono where you get there, There is a steep road with friable terrain that is dangerous to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank davidpaulman
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I decided to walk to this beach from our Airbnb in Oia and it was a pretty long, hot walk (mostly uphill on the way back) but really it was fine. Once you hit Katharos Lounge, take the rocky path to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

nice and quiet beach, very good for relaxing. Although its a pebble beach its very nice to swim. its ok going down the hill but be prepared to g up.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 116renatac
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We found this beach was less crowded than the lava rocks/cliff jumping near the port close by. There are big rocks to watch out for and some big waves but it’s an easier entrance than at the cliffs as well. The restaurant here is excellent...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stewartclan5
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Deceptively close to the edge of Oia, but walking to it is not recommended. The beach itself is pretty rocky and rough, not very inviting even by Santorini standards.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank IlyaNJ
Reviewed June 28, 2018

a little rocky but interesting, quiet, pretty beach! see ferries and sailboats cruise by, and crystal clear water. tip -bring goggles or mask to take it to a new, better level

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tim b
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Great to swim in clear waters but the beach itself is super pebble-y and not really a comfortable lounging beach. Santorini is not known for its beaches anyway so if you don’t have rock shoes and a hardened bamboo-type mat, save the time and don’t...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Itzyfoxy
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