This is unfortunately a hyped up attraction. If you like to be surrounded by other sun bathers this is the beach to visit. The beach is very beautiful and the water is nice and blue, you have food and drinks, and plenty of free parking space, but be warned the parking is not as organized as one would wish.
We arrived at the beach sometime after lunch, and this is not to recommend, if you decide to visit Elafonissi try getting there as early as possible, we drove by car from Almyrida on the north side, this took us nearly 2,5 h the roads are quite an adventure them self, we were advised not to choose the costal road, but instead go the inland road due to heavy traffic.
But as always, the most important thing, keep smiling and enjoy your day.
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