Red Beach (Santorini)

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Red Beach is a volcanic sand beach on the Aegean island of Santorini. The beach is famed for its titular red-hued sand, and is a noted for being popular tourist attraction.

Red Beach from the west.

Description[edit]

Panorama of the Red Beach

The beach's sand is composed of black and red pulverized volcanic rock from the nearby Santorini caldera. Red Beach can be accessed from nearby Akrotiri.[1][2] The area is prone to landslides, and since 2013 parts of the beach have been inaccessible due to said slides.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Red Beach, #6 in Best Things To Do in Santorini. travel.usnews URL: https://travel.usnews.com/Santorini_Greece/Things_To_Do/Red_Beach_22059/
  2. ^ a b "Santorini Red Beach | Santorini beaches - Greeka.com". Greeka. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  3. ^ Santorini-View.com. "Santorini Red beach - Beaches - Santorini". Santorini-View.com. Retrieved 2018-08-15.