Santorini Beaches, Greece
Ranked #10 in Greece Tourism
If you are interested in enjoying the unspoiled beauty of nature, Santorini beaches are the best places to visit. Santorini is a volcanic island in Greece. The beaches in Santorini are famous for awe-inspiring sunset views and scenic ambiance. The volcanic nature of the island bestows the beaches with long stretches of black sand and black pebbles. Some beaches feature white or red sand with pebbles.
How to get to Santorini Island
You can reach Santorini Island by public bus. You can even rent a car or scooter to visit from Athens. If you want to access the beaches fast, you can take a flight from Athens. From Santorini National Airport in the village of Kamari, you can reach the beaches by car or walk.
Red Beach, Santorini
Red Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Santorini. It is located near Akrotiri area. You can reach Red Beach by car and then walk from the parking lot. The beach is renowned for its unique color of the sand. The rising red lava cliffs dropping to the sandy shore and over the clear blue sky offer picturesque backdrop to the beach. Due to the interesting rocks, snorkeling can be enjoyed on the beach. You can find two cafes near the beach, which serve food and beverages.
Agios Georgios, Santorini
Agios Georgios Beach in Santorini is located near Perissa, which is a crowded tourist village. Agios Georgios is one of the tourist friendly beaches on this island. You can find bars and hotels on this beach, fit for all budgets and tastes. You can get seats and umbrellas for rent easily here. Agios Georgios beach is ideal for enjoying various water sport activities, including banana boats, windsurfing, paddle boats, scuba diving and jet skiing.
Vlychada Beach, Santorini
Located on the southern side of Santorini, Vlychada is the most beautiful beach on the island and even in entire Greece. The scenic backdrop, alluring inns and the availability of mouthwatering local delicacies make it a favorite beach among tourists. From the Santorini airport you can get a bus, car or coach to reach the beach. Many hotels offer shuttle bus service. You can find a lot of sun loungers here.
White Beach, Santorini, Greece
White beach is located on the southern side of Santorini. Like Red Beach, the sands of the White beach are also filled with black pebbles. The only difference is the cliffs are white in color. You can reach this beach by boat or walk from the Red Beach. Walking through the water that starts at about your waist will offer you an amazing experience. You can get sun beds and umbrellas to relax.