Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos), Matala

4.3
#2 of 10 in Things to do in Matala
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. Make Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos) a part of your Matala vacation plans using our Matala trip planner.
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  • This gem of a beach is clothing optional. The hike to get to this beach can be challenging and good footwear is recommended. The destination is worth the hike as the beach has nice fine red sand and.....  more »
  • We did this with a 3 and 5 year old - hike really isn't too bad. I picked my 3 year old up a few times just in slippery parts.  more »
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  • Best beach on the North coast of Crete
  • Wery nice
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