Vlychada beach in Santorini
The beach of Vlychada in Santorini is one of the longest beaches on the island. It is located in the south between a unique and spectacular location created by the geological formations of the rocks at the back of the beach.
The effects of winds, the saltiness and the waves have created, with the passage of time, strange and unique images on the rocks that, also, because of the terrain, give the land the appearance of moonscape.
The beach with its fine black sand and dark pebbles, in its first part is organized with umbrellas, sun beds and a small bar that can offer you the necessities during your swim or your visit.
Those who prefer isolation will need to move to the middle part (the beach is very large) to find the necessary privacy.
In front of the settlement a marina operates where the boats and small yachts anchor. Above the harbor you will find taverns for food with nice views, where you can try fish and appetizers from noon till the late evening.
In the area carved tombs have been found in the limestone dating back to Hellenistic period.
Access to Vlychada beach (the route from Fira ) is easy and quick through the existing road network. While reaching Vlychada you will be impressed by the view of the tall chimneys of Nomikos factory. These small industries along with others were (knitting, wineries etc) were developed in the island in the last decades of 19th century and the early 20th century (Routes).
For your stay in Santorini, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Fira, Oia as well as in many other areas of Santorini, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
Below, you can see a list of hotels and lodgings for staying in the area and selected accommodation's 'offers and deals' as well as various options for low-cost holidays.
There are regular ferry and fast ferry routes from the port of Piraeus and various islands of the Cyclades, on a daily basis especially during the summer.
Access to Santorini by plane is through regular daily flights from Athens International Airport (Eleftherios Venizelos) or charter flights especially during the summer season.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.