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“A Black Beach”
Review of Kamari Beach

Kamari Beach
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$108.48*
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Sea Kayaking Tour in Santorini from Mesa Pigadia
Ranked #2 of 25 things to do in Kamari
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Chicago
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“A Black Beach”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

This is an expansive beach with black lava ash and rock instead of sand. The beach side is lined with comfortable, padded sun beds and umbrellas, as well as unending tavernas on either side of the boardwalk. After walking the long boardwalk, we settled towards the south end as it wasn't as crowded and we happened upon an area with a couple rock breakwaters that formed an appealing "mini harbor" where many were swimming.
The beach was difficult to walk even with water shoes on, due to rocks and large pebbles, but the water was clear, sparkling and refreshing.
Sunset was behind us, behind the cliff, but the effect was stunning as the sky turned lavender, and the water went from indigo, to turquoise, to silver. The soft muted pastel colors mimicked a watercolor painting.
A beautiful day and a beautiful evening.

Visited September 2013
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“Great beach”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

But wear flip flops or shoes and quite pebbly! Gorgeous views and lots of lovely restaurants along the beach front.

Visited May 2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“Black Sandy Beach”
Reviewed October 17, 2013

Long stretch of black sand with a huge selection of places to eat and drink, lovely beach café at the far end near the cliffs. Beware as the beach shelves very sharply when you enter the sea

Visited October 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Quiet beach with calm waters. Near eateries.”
Reviewed October 17, 2013

Thsi is a much better black sand beach than Perissa. It's also an organised beach and because we were there end of Sep, it's easy to get a deck chair and there are very few people around.there's a small town which is nice to walk around once we had a bite in one of the many restaurants along the beach,

Visited September 2013
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“Beach okay”
Reviewed October 15, 2013

Great place to be, a bit uncomfortable to walk on the beach because it's black shale but lovely scenery and great sea.

Visited September 2013
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