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Address: Inachotion, Chania, Elafonissi, Crete 730 01, Greece
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Elafonisi Beach Trip in Southwest Crete
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Don't miss this beach !

If you are in Western Crete you must visit this beach. Don't expect a Brighton or a Blackpool as there's nothing there apart from clear seas, fine sand and hopefully warm weather.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Watford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are in Western Crete you must visit this beach. Don't expect a Brighton or a Blackpool as there's nothing there apart from clear seas, fine sand and hopefully warm weather.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Out of this world. So worth the long drive with twisty roads. Not much restaurants and bars at beach so take your own refreshments if going for the day.

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Agios Nikolaos, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a Beach like in the Caribean! Very clear and colourfull water! Sandy Beaches, what a Day out! Go and enjoy this Beach and Aerea!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was one of the best beaches I have ever been to. It was incredibly easy to get to, lots of parking and facilities like toilets/cafe. We walked onto the island (didn't have to wade) and walked almost to the end to find our own private area of sand and sea. We got there at around 10am and left at... More 

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You should not be afraid of heights when you plan your trip to Elafonissi. I dont´like precipices beside the road and there are many. But it is worth it when you see the beach and get your well-earned swim in the lukewarm water.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This beach is a beautiful sandy beach with crystal clear blue waters. We did a tour to this place which was quite long but worthwhile. We stopped at Agia Sophia church as well which was high in the mountain. When we arrived at the beach there was already thousands of people there. All the umbrellas and sun chairs had been... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach must visit everyone who is coming to Crete! It is simply paradise in the earth! No words,just emotions!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is without a doubt a very pretty beach. The Libyan Sea on one side, a lagoon and dunes on the other side. The sand is white; the lagoon is light turquoise. We did bump into some people, however, who had been disappointed because of the lack of pink sand. We noticed that a lot of tours, both in Chania... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the drive, beautiful beach, shallow turquoise sea, safe for families. Recommend you take a picnic and drinks as bar was expensive

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not the hidden gem of yesteryear, but still a very beautiful beach. These days most visitors to Western Crete will have heard of Elafonissi and it is reachable as a day trip from Chania. Hence it gets pretty busy. We were there in mid September and even then had to look hard for parking. We skipped the crowded main beach... More 

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