09 Jul Kamari Beach
Kamari Beach is one of the most popular and most visited beach resorts in Santorini. It is located in the seaside village of Kamari, 10 kilometers southeast of Fira and close to the Airport. It is at the foot of the imposing Mesa Vouno Mountain where the prominent archaeological site of Ancient Thera is found. It is easily accessible by bus that departs from Fira and the rest of the island and there is a big parking lot where you can leave your vehicle.
The beach is composed of black volcanic sand and is 5 kilometers long, among the 3 longest beaches in Santorini, with deep crystalline waters and a series of trees. Despite the fact that it is extremely busy, it is maintained very clean and has been awarded the Blue Flag. It is fully organized with hundreds of sunbeds and umbrellas, showers, a lifeguard on duty and numerous facilities. Kamari Beach has actually everything you may need for a relaxing and satisfying day at the beach as it offers the most amenities you can find. There is a diving center where you can take lessons and try snorkeling. Here you have the opportunity to experience a variety of water sports as well, such as windsurfing, water skiing, surfing and paddle boats that induce an adrenaline rush. In the north part of the beach there is a fine spot for dives, only for daredevils. Close by you can find a football field and a beach volleyball area that add to the amusement.