Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos), Matala
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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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  • It's worth visiting this port if you have Matalán the people. It is true that in 15-20 minutes long, steep mountain walk you can reach here, and the beach very windy at times, but still definitely worth it. The "mountain" from the beautiful views.
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  • Just worth the walk up to the top of the trail for the view of Matala, caves and water. Even if you have no intention of going down to the beach take the walk. 
  • Near the Massara plain, the region of Matala is this nice red beach; the big rocks are red, and it's difficult to reach this beach; you must have good shoes and many time. the beach is very long and o...  more »