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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
via mobile
Less crowded

We found this beach was less crowded than the lava rocks/cliff jumping near the port close by... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Calgary, Canada
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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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
Thank allisong339
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 IlyaBurlak
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
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This beach is less than a half an hour away from Oia. You will very much enjoy the privacy and tranquility of this beach, a great place to escape from the crowds!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JemmaM247
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Approximately 20 mins walk from Santorini Oia to Katharos Beach. You will come across a Katharos bar which was already not in business before you reach this small and secluded beach with golden hill or small mountain beside it and not many people visit this...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 944mengm
Reviewed November 22, 2017

Is one quiet place and very closed to Oia.The beach is stoney but is one good choice for swimm in the clear waters!!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank davidalexiou
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