White Beach, Akrotiri

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Only accessible by boat or on foot from nearby attractions, White Beach boasts a backdrop of towering, white cliffs. This black-pebble beach remains extremely private and a great place to escape the tourist crowds. If you go with children, keep in mind that the water gets deep rather quickly, and lifeguards do not patrol the site. Sun loungers and umbrellas, however, are provided. Before you head to Akrotiri, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Akrotiri planner , to make sure you see all that Akrotiri has to offer, including White Beach.
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  • This beach is very scenic and close to the red beach. It is a small beach with many rocks. Water shoes are very helpful if you go to this beach because there are many rocks and the beach is hot!! This...  more »
  • Call it beach is too, it's a small glimpse hidden between cliffs of white rock, accessible only by boat. Despite being called white beach for white ridges that surround, the seabed is always dark, typical of the volcanic island of Santorini. Is usually less crowded because of the difficulty of achieving and, like the Black and Red Beach are beaches from a dip, some Sun, a few photos and go. Note: I take this opportunity to digress on the taxi boat used to reach these beaches: Beware! We hopped on one of these boats near the Akrotiri Beach, at a cost of 5 euros per person, but despite the low price, we widely regretted! Pick up as many people as possible, the limits of safety, they looked like castaways on a boat, during the route we had to attend to a drain full of chairs from Black Beach to White beach; There were so many that I could barely look at the sea. Much better renting a kayak, more expensive, but unparalleled by the experience described!
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  • The white beach is stunning right alongside the red beach. Spectacular contrast! But uncomfortable beach. Visit is by boat!  more »

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Where to stay in Akrotiri

For easy access to the area's volcanic beaches and famed archaeological sites, book your stay just a short drive from Akrotiri. A string of affordable inns and small hotels surrounding this village provide air-conditioned rooms with views of Santorini's volcanic caldera. Travelers wishing to indulge themselves while on the island can explore Akrotiri's private villas, offering access to outdoor swimming pools and private terraces, ideal for hosting small parties and sunset dinners.
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