Red Beach Overview

As the name suggests, Red Beach is renowned for its gorgeous sand color located in Akrotiri in Greece. This beach attracts a myriad of visitors to its contrasting color of the glistening blue waters. On visiting the beach, you will discover some amazing volcanic rocks that offer a wild and captivating area of the entire scenery. You can partake in snorkeling or sailing activities or enjoy modern amenities like umbrellas and sunchairs.

One of the unique places to visit in Santorini Island, this beach is made of bright red sand composed of pulverized volcanic rock. The red cliffs jutting above the red seashore are a sight to marvel at, in the backdrop of the turquoise sea.

It is the ideal location for soaking up the sun, clicking photographs that break social media platforms, and snorkeling to witness the abundant marine life. You can admire the distinctive rock formation and sand color from the headland.

Location: Near Akrotiri village.

Highlights: Dazzling view, uncommon red sand.


• Pay a visit to the unique landscape of Red Beach which showcases a contrasting blend of the red sand and pristine blue waters if you are seeking what to see in Santorini.
• Discover the lava monoliths in Red Beach that are the residues from the ancient volcano and the reason for the red-brown color of the beach.
• Click pictures of the mesmerizingly strange landscape of Red Beach and cherish the moments spent as a token of remembrance down memory lane.
• Enjoy the underground thermal springs close to Red Beach for the ultimate enjoyment and relaxation.
• Take complete advantage of the modern amenities on Red Beach, including sunbeds and umbrellas.
• Walk around the beach and enjoys delicious snacks and coffee from the two tiny canteens on the beach.
• Indulge in sea biking and canoeing activities on the Red Beach along with partaking in the snorkeling adventure with your friends and family.

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