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Walk on the uninhabited Elafonisi islandon Crete, Greece

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Reach wade to a desert island and lie down on the pink sand.
How to walk on the uninhabited Elafonisi island on Crete
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.

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#11Elafonisi island on CreteElafonisi island

The small island separated from Crete for a hundred meters, and it is considered a haven away from the noise of city streets.

Tours & excursions 1

#4Elafonisi TourElafonisi Tour

A scenic drive through magnificent nature from the North coast to the South West brings you to one of the most beautiful beaches of Crete "Elafonisi".

€24+/person

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Guest25 January 2020
Guest14 July 2016Прочитав перед поездкой многочисленные отзывы о достоприметательностях острова, у нас было огромное желание попасть на пляж Элафониси - розовый пляж. До этого пляжа мы ехали 250 км и не пожалели, пляж действительно прекрасен, водичка разных оттенков и розовое побережье просто завораживает своей красотой.

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