Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos), Matala
(4.3/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Relax in the dark reddish-brown sand that characterizes Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos), and take in the panoramic views of the surrounding area over the clear water. Note that this quiet, intimate area is primarily a nudist beach. There is limited shade, so bring a sun umbrella. Wear comfortable shoes, as the beach is a bit of a walk from the main road. Use our Matala trip itinerary builder to add Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos) and other attractions to your Matala vacation plans.
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  • About this place read before travelling. Story interesting, and the place did not disappoint. Beautiful shore, rocks, caves! Murals in the caves has still not faded, a great impression!
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  • Very nice beach and relaxing. Beautiful sea but not clear as on other beaches in Crete. To get there it's complicated but much more complicated and come back to Matala. On the beach there is a naive funny bar run by a former flower child.
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  • The red sand beach is located near Matala, would walk a medium difficulty path. (15 '-20 ') ... It has wonderful, pristine waters are not organized and partly nudists. The red rocks steal the show, while there is a small beach bar for refreshments or beverages.
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