The Red Beach of Santorini: spectacular reddish colors
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The red beach is located located near the old village of Akrotiri and it is one of the most famous and beautiful beaches of Santorini. Because it's rather small, the red beach usually fills up pretty fast.
Given its fame, there are many people who come at rush hour just to admire it and never end up getting to step on its black sand. The reason why it attracts so many people is because of the slabs of red and black volcanic rock that there is just behind it.
The sand itself is reddish and black and always very, very hot, so the beach is full of sun beds and umbrellas. It is in front of a sea of crystal clear waters, ideal for diving due to the presence of these unique and special rocks.
Yes, get to the beach, you have to go through a path from the parking lot not very suitable for cars or children with disabilities. The same sand is reddish and black and it is a bit painful to sit directly on it, due to the pebbles between the sand. Luckily, there are a lot of sunbeds and umbrellas. It is a very good area for snorkeling, due to the clarity of the waters of this island.
To access the beach, you have to go to the car park that precedes it and walk for about 10 minutes. as well can be reached by sea with caiques (small fishing boats that are used during the summer for transport) that depart from the ports of Akrotiri y Fira. The Playa Blanca It is also in the area, and the caique itself can take you there.
History and pleasure are therefore based around the Red Beach, one of the many must-see places here in Santorini, the most picturesque of the Greek islands, with its characteristic white villages that overlook the void from the top of the cliffs. A sweet vinsanto, coming from those vines that are entwined entangled at ground level, should always serve us to toast the show. He spectacle of seeing, of looking, of contemplating everything that contains and envelops this island.