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Rocky but quiet

My friends and I decided to walk to this beach from our Airbnb in Oia and it was a pretty long, hot... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Allison G
via mobile
Less crowded

We found this beach was less crowded than the lava rocks/cliff jumping near the port close by... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

My friends and I decided to walk to this beach from our Airbnb in Oia and it was a pretty long, hot walk (mostly uphill on the way back) but really it was fine. Once you hit Katharos Lounge, take the rocky path to the...More

Thank Allison G
Reviewed 30 August 2018

nice and quiet beach, very good for relaxing. Although its a pebble beach its very nice to swim. its ok going down the hill but be prepared to g up.

Thank Renata C
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We found this beach was less crowded than the lava rocks/cliff jumping near the port close by. There are big rocks to watch out for and some big waves but it’s an easier entrance than at the cliffs as well. The restaurant here is excellent...More

Thank Stewartclan5
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Deceptively close to the edge of Oia, but walking to it is not recommended. The beach itself is pretty rocky and rough, not very inviting even by Santorini standards.

Thank IlyaBurlak
Reviewed 29 June 2018

a little rocky but interesting, quiet, pretty beach! see ferries and sailboats cruise by, and crystal clear water. tip -bring goggles or mask to take it to a new, better level

Thank tim b
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Great to swim in clear waters but the beach itself is super pebble-y and not really a comfortable lounging beach. Santorini is not known for its beaches anyway so if you don’t have rock shoes and a hardened bamboo-type mat, save the time and don’t...More

Thank Itzyfoxy
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This beach is less than a half an hour away from Oia. You will very much enjoy the privacy and tranquility of this beach, a great place to escape from the crowds!

Thank JemmaM247
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Approximately 20 mins walk from Santorini Oia to Katharos Beach. You will come across a Katharos bar which was already not in business before you reach this small and secluded beach with golden hill or small mountain beside it and not many people visit this...More

Thank Meng M
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Is one quiet place and very closed to Oia.The beach is stoney but is one good choice for swimm in the clear waters!!

Thank davidalexiou
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Cal this Stone beach. Lots of stones and need water shoes to walk in water. Sneakers for the hike down to the water from the path above. You can look for volcanic rocks and pumice stones and see the stone towers people leave on the...More

Thank Inspire736661
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