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. Make Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos) a part of your Matala vacation plans using our Matala trip planner.
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  • We parked in a manned paid car park a little further down town but it was nice to have the rental car both monitored and in the shade. Hiking up and down can be demanding, but if you are just careful....  more
    We parked in a manned paid car park a little further down town but it was nice to have the rental car both monitored and in the shade. Hiking up and down can be demanding, but if you are just careful....  more »
  • Red beach, no red Sand. But very nice yellow beach. No stones. A walk for 30-40 minutes along the Mountain. No real path. But a nice beach with a very good Mojito bar, we never expected that! Also... 
    Red beach, no red Sand. But very nice yellow beach. No stones. A walk for 30-40 minutes along the Mountain. No real path. But a nice beach with a very good Mojito bar, we never expected that! Also...  more »
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  • Beautiful place. The hike there can be difficult without proper footwear though.
  • just don't go

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