Where to Swim in Santorini — The Complete List

Where to Swim in Santorini? Santorini Holiday Cars shares his personal choices for best swimming beaches on Santorini, along with reasons why we chose the beaches, advices for enjoying your beach time, and photos.

Red Beach

One of the most beautiful beaches on the island is the Red beach, certainly the most spectacular beaches and one of the most picturesque Aegean. Main characteristics are the red and black mountain top (result of the volcano), the dark blue crystal clear water, underwater hot springs, the red sand and alternating with black pebbles. All these features are that make up a unique landscape. The Red Beach is one of the most famous so rarely get the uncrowded. Although gripped the south wind is not big waves because it’s bay. On the beach you will find a few deckchairs and parasols, while space is available for your own equipment is not very large. The red vertical volcanic rocks and thin, reddish pebbles create a unique image and conflict with umbrellas and colorful silhouettes of people who reach here to admire the rugged landscape and swim.

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