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Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos)

Matala, Crete 702 00, Greece
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beach for nudists

the best beach ever with red sand and little depth sea and john a friendly guy with a refreshment"s... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Γιωργος Κ
Great nudist beach and awesome mojitos

On the left of the town at 15/20min walk up and down hill, you will find this little paradise. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Matala, Crete 702 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the best beach ever with red sand and little depth sea and john a friendly guy with a refreshment"s shop...

1  Thank Γιωργος Κ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the left of the town at 15/20min walk up and down hill, you will find this little paradise. They are umbrellas for rent at 2euro and there is Yannis bar where you can seat and drink coffee water beer coke and the famous and...More

1  Thank Ericlive
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach itself is gorgeous with a small reef to the left and a flat shelf to the right. The hike is arduous in the heat so go early in the morning and wear sturdy covered shoes. The sand is soft but will burn your...More

1  Thank jerryandrachel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would honestly say just go for it! If you're in the neighbourhood and love a small hike, this is perfect. The only thing missing is a place to eat. Also, try the mojito, it's the best I ever had.

Thank Karen V
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The hike was half an hour and just as long that you feel you hiked but not long enough to be exhausting. The beach itself is great and also a good spot for nudists. The bar there offers some fine mojitos (7,50) All in all...More

Thank Tor M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We loved this beach we've been there everyday. The nice walk before to get there, smelling thyme. The kids enjoyed the walk! On the beach it is quiet.

Thank Virginie L
Reviewed 12 April 2017

In April this was great with stops along the way, privacy and rollers. Even in high summer I imagine there is room for everyone.

Thank Twig O
Reviewed 4 January 2017

i visited the Red Sand Beach for the first time this summer (2016) and i can say that it was fantastic! The Beach is not the main Beach of Matala and it is reachable from a path in Matala or by boat. This makes this...More

1  Thank Emmanuel K
Reviewed 8 November 2016

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.

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 5 November 2016

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 one of the nicest in Crete.

Thank Manuela L
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