Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi

4.5
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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Located on a tiny islet famous for its white sands, Elafonissi Beach offers warm and shallow waters, an ideal setting for families with small children. Situated near the southwestern corner of Crete, the beach has beckoned travelers for centuries with its tropical climate and rich plant life. Nearby tourist facilities include free parking, showers, and changing rooms, along with several cafes offering light snacks and cold drinks. The islet is a magnet for day-trippers from other parts of Crete, so try to time your visit for mid-afternoon, when the last of the tour buses leave for the day. To visit Elafonissi Beach on your holiday in Elafonissi, and find out what else Elafonissi has to offer, use our Elafonissi.
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  • Beautiful sandy beach. One of the best I've visited in Crete with lovely pinkish sand. The only issue was to find the parking space nearby.  more »
  • Beautiful beach with shallow waters for the little ones. The area itself is gorgeous and worth a visit. Weren't that many people when we came. There 7th of September 2020. Sand isn't rust red or...  more »
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  • Amazing, but come early. If you are late it is crowded
  • One of the best beaches in the world. Love the pink sand.

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