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Elafonissi Beach

Inachotion, Chania, Elafonissi, Crete 730 01, Greece
+30 697 689 9296
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pink sand” (501 reviews)
“long drive” (65 reviews)
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Inachotion, Chania, Elafonissi, Crete 730 01, Greece
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+30 697 689 9296
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"pink sand"
in 501 reviews
"long drive"
in 65 reviews
"crystal clear water"
in 98 reviews
"high season"
in 63 reviews
"paradise on earth"
in 44 reviews
"hour drive"
in 29 reviews
"rented a car"
in 36 reviews
"arrive early"
in 36 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 61 reviews
"sun loungers"
in 35 reviews
"visit crete"
in 30 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 33 reviews
"small island"
in 31 reviews
"mountains"
in 275 reviews
"chania"
in 434 reviews
"wind"
in 150 reviews
"beds"
in 141 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We travelled across the island for 2.5 hrs. When we arrived we were very disappointed. Yes, the lagoons are beautiful but there is no pink sand like on all the pictures. Sun beds are €6 Euro each, you have to pay to go to the...More

Thank Beata M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited this beach yesterday and have to say it's probably the best beach and the clearest sea I have ever seen. We arrived around 10.15 and was lovely and quiet but Then soon got busier towards lunch time so it is better if you can...More

Thank Celine B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great day at Elafonisi behind us. Would certainly oome again! Pack some lunch and shade to go and just enjoy the most beautiful view sunbathing and swimming.

Thank Jokumatkailija
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Reviewed yesterday

We absolutely loved this beach, although it can get quite crowded. The car park is very close to the beach and there are trees under which you can park to keep the car in the shade during the day. It is fairly windy (like all...More

Thank Giulia P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow, what a beautiful beach! The water was like being in a pool, crystal clear and magical. The sea is quite shallow here and you have to go out quite a way before it’s suitable to swim but this is just part of its charm....More

Thank Louise S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic beach which shows some fantastic natural gems island Crete has to offer. Due to a longer drive and lack of facilities at the destination I would never go there with my child. Fantastic for kitesurfing and enjoying yourself in beautiful walks and great sea....More

Thank misstriplover
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Reviewed yesterday

We travel from Chania in a work group trip after lunch in our last day in Kriti. It took us 2h30 to get there, on a bus that requiered some real driving expertise to navigate in some narrow roads, up and down the mountains. The...More

Thank marateixeira
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The most exotic place with the Balos and Chrissi island in Crete!! Αvoid to visit the place in August because it is very popular and crowdy.

Thank George L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For beauty this pink, sandy beach is exceptional that is if you can see any of it through the thousands of people who come to 'enjoy' the spectacle. The whole beach is flat and sandy and the pink sand in places is breathtakingly beautiful BUT...More

2  Thank janCrete_Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We traveled from Chania to visit this beach with my family. The scenery on the way was beautiful and we stopped also on a viewpoint before the tunnel for pictures. Beach was average and we didnt stay over 30 mins because it was too windy....More

Thank Marios K
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Linda R
15 June 2018|
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Response from Mark W | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of companies doing day trips to Elafonisi for relatively cheap. They’re dotted all over Crete in the tourist areas, you will not struggle to find one.
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Simona D
29 May 2018|
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Response from Joanne P | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are toilets behind the beach & at the cafes too
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ellyrezzo87
20 May 2018|
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Response from Thabor63 | Reviewed this property |
Ciao Elisa, sulla possibilità di noleggio non saprei se esiste né saprei indicarti recapiti. Penso comunque, vista l'abbondanza di sdrai ( ci sono più centri di distribuzione ) e visto il periodo non di alta stagione, che tu... More
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