Red Beach is the most famous beach of Santorini and one of the most colorful beaches worldwide. It is a narrow strip of reddish sand and pebbles!The red beach is arguably one of the most famous and beautiful beaches of Santorini. It is located only some steps away from the ancient site of Akrotiri.
The beach creates a much crowded atmosphere and there are many days where most of the visitors choose not to make it all the way down to the beach and instead admire this unique landscape of red and black volcanic rocks.The access to the famous Red beach is relatively easy. You can leave your car at the parking space and continue all the way down that takes about two minutes.
As you gradually get down to the beach you will be impressed by the different colorings of the cliffs. Many sunbeds and umbrellas cover the dark sand and right,
,on the seashore are some nice pebbles you can use for your collection. Snorkeling is highly recommended due to the interesting rocks. You can also access the beach by boat that departs from Akrotiri port.