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Address: Inachotion, Chania, Elafonissi, Crete 73001, Greece

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i don't have words to describe it! is the best place that someone can go for vacation ! clean hot beach and very kind people everywhere

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

i don't have words to describe it! is the best place that someone can go for vacation ! clean hot beach and very kind people everywhere

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Lulea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nice area, nice sandy beach, but it's not so pink there anymore, overheard that tourist over the years brougt home the pink sand as souvenir, so the beach is not so faded in pink anymore, but still it's a lovely beach, good snacks/pizza restaurants on beach, remember to bring euro coins for visiting toilette

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hawks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

A must see beach!! Not the best road for wheel chairs,and not the best washrooms,But is picturesque!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

+++++++++++worth to see place as it is really unique! Fantastic and beautiful. I recommend to rent a car and visit Crete. Take good cosemtics with high filters and some caps for you and children. Water to drink is also very important. The place is easier available than Balos for turists with children. Spend there whole day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This beach is awesome! The sand is so soft and white, I didn't really see the famous pink shade which is mentioned in travelguides but nevertheless I'd like to think that this must be one of the best beaches on Crete. Shallow water, really clear and lots of space. Spent a wonderful afternoon here. It can get crowded in peak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

the drive from Georgiopoulou took two hours in out clapped out hire car, but it was worth it. Elafonissi is stunning, it is definately better to walk out to the Island which is a nature Reserve. During the week it was quiet on the Island even in August, at tje weekend the place is packed. The sand is pink and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

If you are around, it is worth to visit this magical beach. I'd suggest to take your towels wand maybe a sunshade. in the location you can find sunbeds, but they are expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Though hard to get to this beach is absolutely worth the effort. The only other beach I've been to that rivals it is in Turks and Caicos (Taylor Bay). ElAfonisi is just amazing. Lovely sand and clear waist deep water for miles. No other beaches in Greece even compared and I've been to many beautiful beaches in Greece and throughout... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I went to this beach for the day when I was staying in the Gulf of Chania. We hired cars & drove there. It is absolutely beautiful, Totally unspoilt. You had to take your sunbeds & parasols down onto the beach from the hire person. They were then all removed at the end of the day. My husband went snorkelling... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Well worth hiring a car and the stunning views onroute, but get there early as the carpark soon fills up, although busy it did not feel overcrowded and the prices at the bar were reasonable seeing they have the monopoly of the beach!

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