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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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  • Well, the sand does have a pink hue in places, the sea is slightly warmer than other areas around Crete, the mountain drive from Chania through Topolia gorge is lovely, the return via the coastal... 
    Well, the sand does have a pink hue in places, the sea is slightly warmer than other areas around Crete, the mountain drive from Chania through Topolia gorge is lovely, the return via the coastal...  more »
  • It's a place that looks like it came straight from heaven. The beautiful green-blueish waters and the pink sand will blow your mind. It could easily earn the title "The Bahamas of Europe" 
    It's a place that looks like it came straight from heaven. The beautiful green-blueish waters and the pink sand will blow your mind. It could easily earn the title "The Bahamas of Europe"  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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