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Reviewed 2 days ago

It’s the classical problem with fabulous places all over the Mediterranean: if you want to really enjoy it, you have to come at night, or in October. This place is absolutely gorgeous,but after you have spend half an hour looking for a place to park...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Tom_Hausner
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Finally made it! Was contemplating driving down here but glad we did! You can’t come to Crete and not see Elafonissi! It’s amazing! What makes it amazing is the fun you’ll have walking around the shallow pools, crystal clear waters and warm sand bars all...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The view is spectacular and literally out of this world. The day I visited that place it was super windy so be careful with your belongings because they might fly away and you might loose them! It's a very nice place to relax and enjoy...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Misakimashiro
Reviewed 6 days ago

All the promo pictures show a pristine, beautiful, QUIET and EMPTY beach. We got there in late October, and it was packed. Parasols as far as the eye can see. Blaring music. Long queues to the cabins to change/washrooms. A sea of humanity. I'm sure...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sense of direction is terrible and I so wanted to visit this beach on our adventure across the mountains to the southern coast from Chania. We wasted along of time circling back to where we started by accident, yet I was determined to see...More

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank 594gwenw
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pink beaches are actually millions of crushed pink shells that occupy about a metre of the shore line.We took the excursion that includes a morning stop at a taverna for optional breakfast, about 4 hours on the beach and a stop at a taverna...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MrJohnW T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled 1 hour and thirty minutes along very unsafe cliff roads to see this beach! Honestly it was very big but nothing special and definitely not worth the terrible roads with no safety barriers 🙈

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank MarkM4447
Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive to Elafonissi from Chania was rugged at times, with single-lane roads and some drop-offs with steep cliffs, but very fun and adventurous. The drive varies between mountain roads, cliffs, tunnels, and small villages. The beach has beautifully-clear water, with (of course) pink sand....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jessica Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful beach in Crete, blue waters, white sand are the perfect combination for a perfect place.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Neus P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a bit of a harrowing drive in, but not impossible, just take your time. But once you are there you'll be treated to a huge beach with calm, clean water, pink sand, decent amenities and plenty of parking. We were there in October...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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LebbyLoves
28 August 2019|
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Response from LoucasFo | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 roads. One long that goes by the seaside but its awfull and longer and one the crosses the mountains which is also in some parts of it awful since its too narrow and withouts barriers. Choose this but YOU SHOULD... More
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Response from 1964fabio | Reviewed this property |
The road from Rethymno to Kissamos is very beautiful and wide, then from the junction onwards the road narrows and curves increase a lot, just go slow but no problem. It will take about 3 hours from Rethymno to Elafonissi... More
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Response from sanja i | Reviewed this property |
You can but it is not island it is just bigger stone in the water. Anyway walking in the water is great
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