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Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi
Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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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Un paradiso in terra. La più bella spiaggia che io abbia mai visto. La strada per arrivarci è un pò scomoda nell'ultimo tratto ma una volta arrivati si rimane a bocca aperta per lo splendido spettacol... read more »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.show original
Voor de 2 de keer hier naar toe , en weer genoten van dit prachtige strand. Wel komen er steeds meer strandbedden te staan wat het bijzondere hopelijk niet te commercieel gaat maken . Want vooral het ... read more »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.show original
Bei der Anfahrt ist der Strand schon beeindruckend. Bei näherem Hinsehen und wenn man Sonnenliegen bucht aber auch nicht spektakulärer als andere Strände auf Kreta. Sehr flaches Wasser. Ob das die etw... read more »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.show original
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