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Elafonissi, Crete 730 01, Greece
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Reviewed today

Crowded hell.There were no water in showers. If you want something to eat you should bring some fruits and avoid local vendors.

Thank FellowTraveler800278
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was there ! There is just a little pink sand BUTvery poor! Its such a shame that u must drive so much way to see ... nothing pink... i asked the man with sunbeds and he said that the people come every year and...More

Thank Gabriel T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely stunning beach! We did not want to leave! It was just gorgeous! The only downfall is having to pay €1 to use the toilet!!

Thank Ciara N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This beach is something you have to visit to believe it. It's absolutely beautiful, can get busy in places however me and my partner sat away from the main sunbed sections and had a really relaxing spot. The water is crystal clear, and the sand...More

Thank G190
Reviewed 2 days ago

Quit and peaceful beach, there are cabins to get dress in the beach and dressing rooms with showers, the toiler are quite clean and cost 50 euro cent, the lady did not understand English and got mad when someone told her the one cell is...More

Thank Or J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the best beach we have ever see you must hire a car and visit the water is crystal clear so safe for kid we went twice 2 and a half hours it took to get there but worth every minute

Thank jamiesonj96
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent the whole day on this beach. Getting to the beach itself is a sight to see, travelling along the edge of the cliffs... not for those scared of heights! Although it was breathtaking scenery. Needed to stop on the way to take photos and...More

Thank harjnakhwal
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What to say? A paradise! We have been in Sep at the end. Many people but the place is big so no one was close to the other. We walked to Elafonissi island, low level of the water. A unique experience: colors from rose to...More

Thank giorgiacalta
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beach is gorgeous,lovey sand, clear water idilic. However when coaches arrive, very crowded. Glad we had car and got there early and left when the hordes arrived. Also 1 euro to use an absolutely disgusting toilet! Ridiculous! I can only assume from lack of queue...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful beach with crystal clear water. There are sunbeds with umbrellas for €9 per day or sunbeds only for €3. also possible to bring beach towels. Plenty spaces. small cafe and shop. I took excursion on small bus with guide. we had stops in small...More

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22 August 2018|
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Response from Sue S | Reviewed this property |
You can get the boat to Paleochora think it was 16.30 pm not sure on bikes. I booked with Selino travel in Paleochora might be worth contacting them.
22 July 2018|
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Response from Clair R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Mike I don’t have a clue about the bus, we rented our own car for the few days.
Linda R
15 June 2018|
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Response from dmcc1973 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't say. We drove (rented a car), but surely if you are in a resort or apartment the reception/owner will recommend a travel agent/day trip service to take. There are tons of those that go here, I believe.