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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. 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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  • Pink sand and green waters! You must visit it! Its far away from downtown but is totally worth it!!! 
    Pink sand and green waters! You must visit it! Its far away from downtown but is totally worth it!!!  more »
  • We visited the Elafonissi beaches on a beautiful afternoon in late September. The beaches were still quite settled, as the season in Elafonissi is very long. But as is to be expected, the further... 
    We visited the Elafonissi beaches on a beautiful afternoon in late September. The beaches were still quite settled, as the season in Elafonissi is very long. But as is to be expected, the further...  more »
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  • The beach is very beautiful The water is clear. Recommend.
  • Beautiful but crowded. Go earlier in the morning to reserve yourself sunbeds and umbrellas.

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