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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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  • Very good33%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I didn't actually get to the beach as it was a trek up and down uneven and loose rock. So no good for anyone with mobility difficulties or Prams/strollers. Car park area very busy. Can't see the actual beach from the car park but got...More

Thank 29Jetsetter
Reviewed 2 days ago

First off, getting this this little slice of paradise was rather tough, but fun. You have to walk/climb over rocks to get there but the descending walk down is picture perfect. I went in April so not a large crowd, and still warm. The water...More

Thank adefer88
Reviewed 3 days ago

its a beautiful beach were you can take a few pictures but is to crowdy and you almost cant move. we enjoyed the place.

Thank tiagoaires
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn’t go to this beach for swimming but to look at this so called red beach . Not easily accessible unless you have your own transportation. From the car park you have to walk quite a distance of rocky & steep path to the beach...More

Thank Jesslyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The climb down to the beach is a bit precarious however well worth it once you are on the beach thoroughly worth a visit.

Thank ullak451
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Red Beach was a little disappointing as far as beaches go. It offers a dramatic backdrop for photographs but other than that not great.

Thank glenwrh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views of the red beach are amazing! Especially when the sun is out and shining! There was a musician near the entrance which helped set the mood. Nice to go for a stroll and hear the water going through the pebbles and rocks! 😍

Thank Pilly05
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice but crowded. We went There twice. First time was very Nice but second time the water was very Dirty.

Thank Andreas T
Reviewed 1 week ago

we saw this from the water on a nomikos yachting cruise around Santorini. it was an amazing beach, beautiful scenery and sparkling water

Thank debK4548TO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok this is not your typical beach, but the sand is red and black, the water is teal to dark blue. The view is spectacular and definitely worth visiting. Now getting to the beach can be dangerous, the pathway leading to the shore is very...More

Thank Smokie113
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1 September 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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23 August 2017|
Response from ollypip | Reviewed this property |
Do by your own transport.Its depends where you are staying,I think Fridays are good no cruise liners but check first.
8 June 2017|
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Response from Earl2013 | Reviewed this property |
Need to go to the Theater called the White Door in Fira , they put on a dinner play called A Greek Wedding with audience participation, so much fun . 48.00 Euros per person. Must do dinner cruise and see the Santorini famous... More