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“Beautiful Beach”
Review of Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi Beach
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Elafonisi Beach Trip in Southwest Crete
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Reviewed August 16, 2014

We went to Elafonissi Beach originally because we were told that the beach was covered with pink sand. I was dissapointed to find that the beach has only small patches of light pink sand. Apart from that however the beach was stunning. Beautiful cool blue water. The drive through the mountains for us was slightly hazardous because the roads are narrow and dangerous.

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Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

But I am not a fan of the sand. Very beautiful and the pink sand is Sth unique. You should see this beach since it is different.

1  Thank Lucia M
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Reviewed August 14, 2014

Its a quiet beach, with mountains in front. One of the most beautiful on Crete, however I enjoyed the beautiful bays on the way a lot more!

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Reviewed August 13, 2014

We just loved this beach, we cameback three times in our eight days trip to western Crete. Sand is beautiful, perfect for Kids not high waves. Beach is big enough to find a peaceful spot in high season. It has a small reef close to the beach where you can enjoy with your children snorkeling and seeing beautiful fishes. Just a wonderful place to enjoy.

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Reviewed August 13, 2014

Worth the trip to this beach. The waters are so blue and beautifully clear. Safe for children and you can walk to the island, water ankle deep for quite a distance. Beautiful views during our drive to the beach. Would describe it as amazingly beautiful.

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