The top 5 Santorini Beaches
Santorini is famous not only about the well-known sunset but also about the beautiful beaches. The special geographic features make these beaches different.
Black pebbles, gold and white sand and crystal turquoise waters provide a picturesque scenery. There, you can swim and relax all day. Also, many beaches are organized with sunbeds, umbrellas, water sports and beach bars. Let’s see some of the beaches that it is advised to visit before leaving from Santorini.
Red beach is one of the most finest and beautiful beaches of Santorini. This beach is located near to the ancient site of Akrotiri. Red color pebbles, rocks and clean waters make this beach spectacular. Every year many visitos reach Red Beach either by boat or by foot. The unique scenery of its red lava cliffs cascading down to the sea attracts many tourists from all over the world.
Perissa and Perivolos is basically the same long beach. There are many long black sandy and pebbles beaches that offers you relax. This beach is awarded with the E.U. blue flag. Perivolos distinguishes for its blue waters, black pebbles and amazing atmosphere. On the beachfront there several beach bars and taverns in order to taste fresh fish and local products.
Monolithos is the best destination if you have kids with you. This beach situated close to the airport on the East of Santorini. It’s very popular for black sand and you will enjoy many facilities not only for kids but also for adults. Monolithos organized with sunbeds, umbrellas and few tavernas and restaurants.
Vlychada Beach (White Beach)
This beach is wonderful as volcano with rocks reminds of a moon landscape. It’s one of the most organzed beaches in Santorini but it isn’t as crowded as other beaches. Vlychada is only for those who want to simply swim and lie down in the sun. There are some tavernas and snack bars and you have to know that there are no water sports available here.
Kamari is one of the most famous and easily accessible beaches of Santorini. The clear blue waters, the long grey sand offers an amazing scenery. This beach is awarded with two E.U. blue flags. Also, it’s very organized and offers many restaurants to taste Greek food, beach bars and shops. Also, there are various facilities, sunbeds, umbrellas and water sports.