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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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  • We visited because it seemed like a must-see. Get there early (before 11am) to get a good parking space and sunbed. After that it gets very full, with over 300+ umbrellas/sunbeds filled, it’s not... 
    We visited because it seemed like a must-see. Get there early (before 11am) to get a good parking space and sunbed. After that it gets very full, with over 300+ umbrellas/sunbeds filled, it’s not...  more »
  • If your idea of a beautiful beach is 2000 sun beds obliterating the view of the sand and sea, then you will love this place. Otherwise, avoid-especially in August. The stretch of beach to the right... 
    If your idea of a beautiful beach is 2000 sun beds obliterating the view of the sand and sea, then you will love this place. Otherwise, avoid-especially in August. The stretch of beach to the right...  more »
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  • Pink Sand.. what else do I need to say🤩
  • Similar to baby beach Aruba

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