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Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi

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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. Work out when and for how long to visit Elafonissi Beach and other Elafonissi attractions using our handy Elafonissi vacation builder.
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  • The color of the sand is incredible. The waters are crystal clear. It is a unique beach. In summer time it is really overcrowded.  more »
  • My family and I got tips from our hotel on this beach. We rented a car and drove over the mountains to spend a day at Elafonissi Beach. And that we do not angrett for a second! When we rounded the top of the net to the beach, it was a fantastic sight. Crystal clear water, and wonderful sand. We dive at langgrunna, and ate good food we bought at one of the restaurants on the beach. And can also recommend to stop on the road over the mountain for a local snack or buy with home-made olive oil, etc.
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  • One of the pearls of Crete, beach of the pinnacle of beauty with a beautiful lagoon, you might want to bring comfortable shoes and a good sunscreen. I would definitely recommend.
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