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Inachotion, Chania, Elafonissi, Crete 730 01, Greece
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Reviewed today via mobile

This Beach is just beautiful. It is Big so it Can hild a lot of people. It Can be crowded but it could be Worse. We went on a Monday.

Thank Mie T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing..Natural beauty at its best Free car parking but can get very full. A few cafes on the beach too. Very mountainous area so be prepared to travel the high road to get here. Well worth it when you do

Thank Lyndsey H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although the drive was interesting and at sometimes dangerous to see the pink sands of Elafonisi is a must for anyone visiting Crete

1  Thank JohnCathy S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

pink sand, nice beach but it can be very busy. Far away from Chania and if u dont like mountains and sitting in a car for couple of hours then is not for u

Thank despinacy88
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really is the most wonderful beach in Greece and I could say in Europe so far as I know... The colour of watter is amazing, the water is warm and clear. You can stay in the sun while you are layed down in water because...More

Thank Andrei T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a beautiful beach, but we found the water very cold in early June and it was super windy! Hard to enjoy your day having sand blown into your face the whole time.. We would have left early, but unfortunately were stuck there for...More

Thank RositaStan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved our time at the beach but couldn’t help but notice that the immense amount of people make it less special. All the tourists buying bungalows on the beach for 29 euro each and sucking down a beer for a few hours and then getting...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 days ago

A real paradise! Before you go check the winds blowing in the area. You don't want south winds blowing because it will be annoying. Sun protection is all you will need. You don't have to stay in the central beach where most people tend to...More

Thank Natassa_in_crete
Reviewed 3 days ago

I absolutely loved this beach, think it's my second favourite after Rottnest Island. We caught the bus from Chania and it took a couple of hours I think through some beautiful scenery. We went in May so it was busy but not offensively so, especially...More

1  Thank Masonary7
Reviewed 3 days ago

This beach is stunning, something that has to be seen.. White and pink sand - incredible, the water is great.. highly recommended..

1  Thank Jelica A
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Linda R
15 June 2018|
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Response from dmcc1973 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't say. We drove (rented a car), but surely if you are in a resort or apartment the reception/owner will recommend a travel agent/day trip service to take. There are tons of those that go here, I believe.
Simona D
29 May 2018|
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Response from Joanne P | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are toilets behind the beach & at the cafes too
20 May 2018|
Response from Thabor63 | Reviewed this property |
Ciao Elisa, sulla possibilità di noleggio non saprei se esiste né saprei indicarti recapiti. Penso comunque, vista l'abbondanza di sdrai ( ci sono più centri di distribuzione ) e visto il periodo non di alta stagione, che tu... More
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