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“A voir...superbes plages..”
Review of Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi Beach
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Elafonissi Island and Chrissoskalitissa Monastery Tour from Chania
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Maroulas, Greece
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“A voir...superbes plages..”
Reviewed May 3, 2014

A bit far from Rethymno ( count 3 hours by car) but it must be seen..first because it's mainly Greek tourists who are going there, which is a gage of authenticity..at second it's so large that you will have your 10 m2 to lay your beach towel !! Ideal for family with children !!

Visited April 2014
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Herborn, Germany
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“Our highlight from Crete!”
Reviewed May 2, 2014

The drive here was long and windy, but I would say that it was definitely worth the drive. The beach here is beautiful! We were lucky to go when it's not high season where this place is usually flooded with tourists (from what I heard).

Visited April 2014
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Sweden
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“Wonderful beach”
Reviewed April 24, 2014

One of the absolute best beaches in Crete. IF, and this is a big if, there isn't wind from the west. We have visited several times, and one time is was absolutely fabulous. Do not stay on the sunbeds in the beginning of the beach, they are easily crowded whem the buses from Chania arrives. Keep walking further out and you can have a piece of the beach on your own.

Visited June 2013
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Cork, Ireland
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“Pink Beach”
Reviewed April 24, 2014

Beautiful beach with reasonable facilities. Difficult to get to without a car and not as pink as we expected but nice day out all the same.

Visited April 2014
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Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
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“little Carribean”
Reviewed April 16, 2014

gorgeous place.
Although from Chania it required to drive through crazy stressful narrow mountain roads (also beautiful), it was rewarded.
The beach is fantastic, with pink sand and shallow crystal clear water, you can cross the area walkig in knee-deep water to reach little islet with magic atmosphere..
Unfortunately more and more people go there and makes the place crowdy during the season must be nightmare so the place may lose the magic but off the season it was perfect.

Visited April 2014
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