Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos), Matala

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • It is a little bit difficult to reach this beautiful beach but it is worth it to go there. It is a cove that is surrounded by rocks with a nudist and textile beachside.  more »
  • The hike from matala as you can see from the reviews takes ca 30 min.. with sturdy shoes. Take so etching to drink for the route and stay on the beach. There is an overpriced beach bar run by an...  more »
  • Best beach on the North coast of Crete
  • Wery nice
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