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Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi

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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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  • I had been to elafonisi July 2020. It was amazing. The sea was so clear and the beach so nice. It was a wonderful experience.  more »
  • Spectacular beach with shallow water and pink sand. We arrived early to avoid the crowds / tour buses which come later morning. Drinks and snacks are available from the bars  more »
  • very carribean like beach! Loved it! due to covid the beach was very quite as locals told me! can only recommend a visit!!  more »
  • Amazing, but come early. If you are late it is crowded
  • One of the best beaches in the world. Love the pink sand.
  • Wow wow wow
  • Not worth the drive. Totally crowded ! & no pink sand
  • What a place and colour of the beach sand. It doesn't have modern facilities, but has some shops and toilet, where toilet tissues needs to be collected in a bin and doesnt gets flushed down the toilet.

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