Red Beach (Kokkini Paralia)


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Red Beach (Kokkini Paralia)

The unique colour of the sand and the breathtaking volcanic landscape make this beach a must-see destination. Its particular rock formations treat travellers to stunning views, and the smooth, mirror-like sea creates a contrast with the bold red of the shore. The beach is pebbly and not ideal for lying, though its rock formations make it perfect for snorkelling.

Useful Information

  • Address: Red Beach, Akrotiri, Santorini
  • More Info: The beach is small and tends to get crowded.
  • Address: A bus service connects Kira with Akrotiri ( Ακρωτήρι), from where you can either hike for 15 minutes or take a boat to the beach. Alternatively, boats from Perissa or Kamari to Red Beach are quite frequent.

Do & See

Santorini is a colourful place which sets the senses alight. The scent of wine grapes and vineyards, the unique taste of tomatoes grown solely on volcanic soil, the smoothness of the white pebbles and turquoise waters, the buzz of nightlife, and the visual art that is the sun setting behind the village of Oia and the caldera. This is a place of colour, flavour, and adventure.