Elafonissi BeachCurrently Open
- Address: Elafonisi, Inachori 730 01, Greece, Crete
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Walking Area, Family And Kids
Elafonissi Beach - Review
Elafonissi Beach is a gorgeous area and shoreline that is sure to be an absolute delight for tourists. The Elafonissi Beach has a natural beauty that cannot be compared to any other. This summer retreat is popular with tourists and locals alike.
The Sand is almost pink and the water is a beautiful greenish colour. If you are going to Greece to experience the perfect beach holiday, this will be a great addition to your itinerary. There are plenty of Sun Beds and Umbrellas to beat the heat and the bars and taverns around assure that you will never be without a cool and refreshing drink. A definite must visit in on Crete.
Elafonissi Beach Information
- Best time to visit is 4pm and onwards.
How To reach Elafonissi Beach by Public Transport
- Inachori (By Bus)
Restaurants Near Elafonissi Beach
- Isichi Gonia SunSet
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Things to Know Before Visiting Elafonissi Beach
65.05% of people who visit Crete include Elafonissi Beach in their plan
07 AM - 08 AM
43.02% of people start their Elafonissi Beach visit around 07 AM - 08 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Elafonissi Beach
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Elafonissi Beach
Elafonissi Beach Trips
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Elafonissi Beach, Crete Reviews
This Beach we loved. I loved the pink send although I was expecting all the sand at the beach to be pink but it was only pink where you entered the water. It was a lovely Beach they had a beach ball a great Cafe great selection of food, chips, Cold drinks. Efficient fast service cos they are always busy and the canteen is close to the beach Bar / lounge chairs that you lay on. Some really good shops along the way to the beach as well that you could buy flip-flops, souvenirs and towels from. The sun chairs were reasonably priced too. The water was come and you could swim in this beach without any problems. Overall my friends and I liked it most
Fantastic beach with amazing warm and clear water. It is quite popular, so best to get here by about 11 or 11:30 am, at which point the tour buses/hordes descend. Several tips: - Umbrella with 2 chairs cost 9 euros, essentially stake it out if it's open and then pay later - Water is super shallow until almost 300 feet from shore on both sides - There are changing stations and showers for free, although the restroom costs 1 euro and there is usually a bit of a line
This place is beautiful. Alas, with it comes thousands of tourists. If you want to spend some time alone, arrive early and walk past the sunbeds to the other small island. It's only knee-deep water to wade through. Then walk for 5-10 min more and you'll be almost alone. Until the busloads of tourists arrive around noon at least. The area is guarded because of its fauna, please respect the limitations and don't step outside the path. Also it would be great if you could pick up some of the small plastic pieces you find and put them in the trash. Toilets cost 0.5-1 euro, and the closest taverna let's you takeaway food. Just remember your garbage 🙂
Without a shadow of doubt the best part of the holiday beautiful sandy beaches, shallow pools perfect for young families, babies and children. Open sea snorkeling (you must bring a snorkel) to enjoy seeing lots of fishes just yards from your finger tips over the smooth rocks. Pack plenty of factor 50 other parts of the island may have poor weather by crete standards but this place is its own Paradise
The beach is so stunning! I love the water and the lagoons. The water is shallow for a very long time which makes it perfect for relaxing. I recommend coming early as the beach is very popular. Also, the sand is pink, but barely. This is truely one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.