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Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 7,000+ reviews on the web
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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  • Like heaven on Earth. The most beautiful beach I've ever seen. The way to get there is a pricier in the last part but once you remain speechless for the splendid spectacle of our eyes. The beach is very reminiscent of those landscapes of the Caribbean with the difference that doing a few more steps you leave the area "Caribbean" to face the open sea. Sensational, will remain among my fondest memories of Crete.
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  • For the 2nd time here, and again enjoyed this beautiful beach. Do come more and more to beach beds are what the special hopefully not too commercial. Because especially walking through the water and create beautiful photo, s makes this place special.
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  • At the location, the beach is impressive. Upon closer, and if you book sun loungers but also not spectacular as other beaches in Crete. Very shallow water. Whether that's worth the somewhat arduous journey, everyone must decide for themselves. In October, frequenting was ok, in high season it may look different.
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