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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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  • First, we got on a bus at the Chania Bus Station at 9am. The tickets were 20€ round trip. The bus was comfortable but you can’t eat in the bus so you have to plan ahead because it is a 2 hour trip... 
    First, we got on a bus at the Chania Bus Station at 9am. The tickets were 20€ round trip. The bus was comfortable but you can’t eat in the bus so you have to plan ahead because it is a 2 hour trip...  more »
  • Elafonissi Beach was beautiful. It was sunny and a little windy. Perfect for windsurfing.I recommend renting chairs and an umbrella on the left side of the beach. It's less windy there. It's 15 Euro.....  more
    Elafonissi Beach was beautiful. It was sunny and a little windy. Perfect for windsurfing.I recommend renting chairs and an umbrella on the left side of the beach. It's less windy there. It's 15 Euro.....  more »
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  • Pink Sand.. what else do I need to say🤩
  • The beach is very beautiful The water is clear. Recommend.

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