Beaches of the island
The Acrotiri- Red beach:
Akrotiri Red Beach is located near the center of Akrotiri. Here one can take a swim while enjoying the amazing view. There is also a boat available where you can leave from Akrotiri and visit the other beaches down the southwest coast of Santorini.
Kamari- Avis Beach:
Kamari beach is a black sandy beach 5 miles in length down the eastern coast of Santorini. Here you will find tavernas, restaurants for eating, hotels to sleep, tourist shops for shopping and entertainment sports to keep you busy. Some of the water sports that are available are water skiing, windsurfing and paddleboats. At Kamari beach you will also find the black sandy beach where you will find sports facilities and beach clubs.
The beach of Monolithos:
The beach of Monolithos is the perfect beach for those of you who need some peace and quiet in comparison to the other beached of Santorini. It is located north of the eastern coast, and you can find bungalows and other types of facilities here.
Some visitors of Oia often wonder where the closest beach is. Just look below the cliff and you will find Amoudi Beach located on the Northwest side of the island. 50 meters further you will find Armeni Beach.
Take a visit to the most popular beach of Santorini and for water sport lovers, Perissa is the perfect spot. Here you will find waterskiing, windsurfing, diving. Swim in the clear deep blue sea and sun bath on the black lava sand. Here you can find tavernas, hotels and camping facilities.
Perivolos – Aghios Georgios:
This beach is one of the quiet beached of Santorini and is located on the southern tip. Here you can find many sport facilities.
Another peaceful beach is Vlihada which is perfect for avoiding big crowds. This beach is located near Perivolos.