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Elafonissi Beach

Inachotion, Chania, Elafonissi, Crete 730 01, Greece
+30 697 689 9296
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“pink sand” (438 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (371 reviews)
Inachotion, Chania, Elafonissi, Crete 730 01, Greece
+30 697 689 9296
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must place to visit every time I'm in Crete. 1,5 hours car ride from platanias. Good snorkeling if it's not a windy day. Clear waters and lots of stones with fish around. The beach is shallow in most parts. Have to swim a little...More

Thank Liskotus
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After balos another paradise. Bring your snorkels ,cameras, gopros for some great pics and videos. Organize you full day here because there is so much to do and see. Wait for the incredible sunset. Food and toilets on site. Lots of beach and water to...More

Thank Salvo_KANGOO
Reviewed yesterday

Worth the drive on the mountains; no words to describe, just be there and you will understand. If you have kids, make sure they do not take any sand home with you - it's an offence to collect the pinkish sand from the beach.

Thank 222LIA
Reviewed yesterday

Stunning beach, some of the most beautiful blue green water and soft sand. Well maintained and very clean. Be aware that this is an EXTREMELY popular destination for travellers so it is going to be packed. We went during shoulder season and it was still...More

Thank Lbomb C
Reviewed yesterday

This is an amazing beach with some of the most crystal clear water anywhere in stunning shades of blue. The is pink sand and lovely white soft sand - it reminded me of beaches in the Carribean but the water is not quite as warm...More

Thank ChockaLife
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited in late August and it was not as crowded as expected. Lovely place to walk around and enjoy the crystal clear water.

Thank Em2anouella
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Drove about 3 1/2 hours to go to this beach from Iraklion & so glad we did. It was a scenic drive & got there later than anticipated due to a tire issue with our rental car. We had to circle around the parking area...More

Thank Anita B
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great place to visit if you are staying in the Chania region of he island. Crystal clear warm waters with plenty of room for all. Drinks, food and WC's available as well as sun beds an d permanent sun shades. Shallow lagoon area, so...More

Thank salisbury747
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's a must to visit this beach while you are in chania.This is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen, go early because it get very busy in high season.The sun beds are very reasonable priced too. It cost us 8euros for...More

Thank KarenAlexander55
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First thing I've noticed was that all those amazing pictures actually didn't have any color filters on them, those are actually the colors of the water. A tral perl. Better come here early in the morning since the beach is packed. From anywhere on the...More

Thank Boaz S
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Alina S
7 September 2017|
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Response from Kamiltom | Reviewed this property |
There are kiosks with drinks alnog the beach. We have seen beach restaurant with fast food and holyday food.
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19 August 2017|
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Response from Roberto S | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I do not agencies of this kind, I'd suggest to rent a car each family. Kind regards, enjoy it! Roberto
Sue C
17 August 2017|
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Response from Miroslav I | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, but I think it is too far. Simply, you will drive for 3,5-4 hours in one direction to get there. First, you could drive on main road up to Kissamos. This road is wide and no tolls but it is not a highway. Its a... More