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Elafonissi Beach

Inachotion, Chania, Elafonissi, Crete 730 01, Greece
+30 697 689 9296
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pink sand” (509 reviews)
“long drive” (65 reviews)
LOCATION
Inachotion, Chania, Elafonissi, Crete 730 01, Greece
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+30 697 689 9296
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"pink sand"
in 509 reviews
"long drive"
in 65 reviews
"crystal clear water"
in 98 reviews
"high season"
in 62 reviews
"rented a car"
in 40 reviews
"paradise on earth"
in 40 reviews
"hour drive"
in 29 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 64 reviews
"sun loungers"
in 41 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 32 reviews
"mountains"
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"crete"
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"beds"
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"wind"
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"tourists"
in 164 reviews
"caribbean"
in 90 reviews
"lagoon"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was one of the main lagoons that was advertised to us during our stay in Crete. It was relatively easy to get to via car but we found it to be quite over crowded and not anywhere near as relaxing as the photos make...More

Thank Amelia C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Crystal clear waters and turquoise sea.Pink sandy beach.....amazing sunsets....paradise. Not too touristy but avoid August. ..Greeks everywhere on holiday from other parts of Greece.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Extraordinarily beautiful and extremely crowded. We went there with 3 kids. Beautiful beach - many many people.

1  Thank Hans F
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This beach is one of the most beautiful beaches . It's just amazing . You will enjoy the day spend there . The water is so blue. This place is 'must to see' . You have to be there at least once in you life...More

Thank Luiza C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow, what a beach! We drove from Chania and had a great drive to the beach as we got to see a lot of the countryside. The narrow roads and the people who work them by having stands where they sell products like olive oils...More

Thank Ine B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited in July. Poor services. OVER crowded and jammed. Not worth the long drive. Although the beach itself is beautiful, the overcrowded beds and the arrogance of the people charging for the overcrowded sunbeds is not worth it. I imagine if in October when...More

Thank 19,662,014
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Reviewed 3 days ago

unreal beauty. to get there for a long time and many tourists, but the impressions did not spoil. very clear water, beautiful beach. definitely recommend

Thank Eremenko E
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice beach, scenic, clear water, tirqouaz color. You can swim although it is more for chill out and taking photos☺. You need to go far for swimming. If you go by car in the season you better park it before the beach, as soon...More

Thank Maki910
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Elafonissi is a beautiful beach but the drive to get to it is very busy and once you arrive the parking area is rough and very tricky to negotiate. The amount of people spoil the occasion. You either need to arrive very early in the...More

Thank Chris T
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very beautiful beach, where you can walk far into the water. It is also a wonderful place to enjoy the views of the natural scenery. For 2017, it was rated as the 8th best beach in the world. Santorini was rated as...More

1  Thank KodoDrummer
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MikeNicky
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.
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Linda R
16 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.
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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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