Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi

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Located on a tiny islet famous for its white sands, Elafonissi Beach offers warm and shallow waters, an ideal setting for families with small children. Situated near the southwestern corner of Crete, the beach has beckoned travelers for centuries with its tropical climate and rich plant life. Nearby tourist facilities include free parking, showers, and changing rooms, along with several cafes offering light snacks and cold drinks. The islet is a magnet for day-trippers from other parts of Crete, so try to time your visit for mid-afternoon, when the last of the tour buses leave for the day. To visit Elafonissi Beach on your holiday in Elafonissi, and find out what else Elafonissi has to offer, use our Elafonissi travel planner .
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  • Crete's must-see beach not to be missed. The pink sand can be seen quite well and the beach is easy to reach. There are also sunlounger rentals on site if needed.
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  • Beautiful beach like in the Caribbean but much too crowded. Once you have visited but several days would be too much.
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