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Elia Beach

Southern coast, Greece
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Ranked #3 of 35 attractions in Mykonos
Type: Beaches
Description: This long, sandy beach attracts a mix of gay and straight sunbathers. Some sections are clothing optional.
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Newton, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

After reading such great reviews, I was thrilled to go to Elia. My wife and I rented an ATV and drove ourselves to the south-shore beach. The ATV was a great experience. Honestly, I was disappointed in the beach. Don't get me wrong ... the views were nice. My biggest complaint was that the beach was very rocky. I have... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Terrific views, clear water, clean sand. Great for families -but stay near the bar. Not loud or a party scene. Get there early if you want a chair. Terrific beach service. Clean restrooms.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

What a fantastic find this was ! Booked it for a wedding party and on arrival there was a lively party going on on the beach ! Beautiful setting really friendly and helpful staff and superb food enjoyed whilst sitting in the fabulous beach side restaurant . The rooms were charming little apartment type buildings and were clean and lovely... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

one of my favourite places in the world, and I come here since 1987... the Beach is very sandy, a stretch of about 1.5 km, and it offers a lot.... facing the sea, on the left the hotels guests that stay in the resorts up the hill on Elia, in the middle the Greek families (but really not of lot... More

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London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
12 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This beach is about 20 minutes drive from Mykonos town centre, it is also served by a local bus service. We found it enjoyable, although expensive if you order any food or drinks. The chairs are very comfortable and the staff very amiable.

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Athens, Greece
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Was so great beach!the scenery and the light is so promising!there is a lovely hotel next to the beach where you can have dinner!;)

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I felt like I was at a chill lounge all day. Great tunes, beautiful waters and I even picked up the cutest white linen dress at the shop! Loved the vibe.

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israel
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90 reviews 90 reviews
23 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

my second time here , love the food , verity is good- local , international ,and good for kids. service very good. free WI-fi. beach front ( on the beach )nice wine list. open all day. you can get take away at lunch time to take to the beach

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Crystal clear water...! Amazing relaxation with the help of a cool breeze. Loved the comfortable beds to chill.. On the other hand, the service is a bit slow.. although the waiters really do their best, I'd say that they need more people in order to deal with the volume of work...! So I wouldn't mind the high prices if the... More

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Coppell, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Loved that you can lay in a comfortable, shaded lounger while being served food and icy cold Mythos on a hot afternoon. The beach here is an easier slope into the water and there are fewer young kids on this section of beach.

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