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Address: Inachotion, Chania, Elafonissi, Crete 73001, Greece
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Elafonisi Beach Trip in Southwest Crete
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Sandy beach with quiet sea

Elafonissi Beach is a breathtaking place. It is ideal with children because the lagoon is quiet . If it is windy the children can swim in the sea because the waves are cannot come... read more

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Szada, Hungary
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Szada, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Elafonissi Beach is a breathtaking place. It is ideal with children because the lagoon is quiet . If it is windy the children can swim in the sea because the waves are cannot come to the lagoon (the rocks break the waves) . You can have shower before you leave the sandy beach.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at around 12:30 (drove there from Chania) and it was really busy. Lots and lots of tour groups. Not surprising for this time of year. The beach is massive though so I can't say we felt crowded. Loved every moment of our day there. This beach is an absolute must if you are heading to Crete.

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Thank myckameleon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Got there at 11, all the seats were taken. Tried to find some shade but there was not a single small tree/bush that was not taken. All in all a not very pleasant experience but the water was amazing. Beaches only the slightest of pink. If you want to be by yourself? - Go somewhere else! (I would recommend Plakias... More 

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Thank Lena O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the nicest beaches I have been on. Very clean, water is beautiful and clear. Drove up from Chania - took our time - took lots of photos and stopped to talk with the locals. If your hungry plan a stop at the Oasis Tavern - delicious food and great service.

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Thank Arlin F
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went there as a family with two kids. We got there around 8 o'clock in the morning as we expected to be fully crowded but we were probably one of the first. Nice beach and clean water with some pink sand but as usually an overrated place. I couldn't put this beach in my top 6. Very commercial were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A stunning beach but be aware that in high summer it will be very crowded and therefore not at its best. To see that go either May or September when the crowded have gone.

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Thank John K
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such a beautiful beach. It was a little windy the day we went so make sure you pick a day that won't have sandy blasts of wind. The drive there is a little tiring and the roads are narrow so have an experienced and confident driver.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Elafonissi along with Balos Beach is an amazing place to see! You really have to go and relax on that amazing beach! You really have to see it!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is magical, no picture can show this magic place. Can not stop swimming in these crustal clear waters where three beach get together and three different temperatures of sea joint. Excellent for families with children.

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a little windy, and the bus came late so there were no available umbrellas, but we had a great time. Our little boy stayed in the water for hours.

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