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. To visit Elafonissi Beach on your holiday in Elafonissi, and find out what else Elafonissi has to offer, use our Elafonissi travel planner .
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  • We left in the middle of I am of agia marina to elafonissi, amazing road in impressive against the current grooves of the flow of tourist who went back, arrived at the very windy pink sand beach, we walked to the dunes and found a quiet and safe area great time with fins and snorkel! Predict supply because not open snack
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  • Lagoon is very nice to see beautiful landscapes that make you forget the road to access a bit difficult... several color of sea you breath away! What s sit on chairs of the bars to make windsurfing windsurfing
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  • Impossible to describe or show in pictures the beauty of the vast beach of Elafonissi. Easy to access, ample parking, Caribbean colors, umbrellas and crib 8 euro a day. Beyond the sand dunes the show continues.
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