Reach wade to a desert island and lie down on the pink sand.
Elafonisi Island is located south-west of the island of Crete, 76 km from the city of Chania. You can reach it by car, parked it at the beach Elafonisi, or a bus from the bus station of Chania every day at 9:00 am (returning at 5:00 pm).
On the beach, famous for its pink sand, because of many shells, you can relax a bit, before heading wade to Elafonisi island, it is located just a hundred meters from the beach. Depth will be no more than one meter.
On the Elafonisi Island are always a few people, besides you can dive and swim without feeling a bottom under your feet, that at the beach Elafonisi make quite problematic.
The Elafonisi Island is not equipped places for tourists, so please take food and water beforehand.
Where to do?
The small island separated from Crete for a hundred meters, and it is considered a haven away from the noise of city streets.15
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