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“Busy, but definately worth a visit!”
Review of Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi Beach
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US$67.42*
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Elafonisi Beach Trip in Southwest Crete
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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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“Busy, but definately worth a visit!”
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Elafonissi is no doubt one of the most stunning beaches in west Crete, but because of this, it's also one of the main tourist attractions! We organised this trip though our hotel and it took just over 2 hours each way, with a couple of stops, but this place is just stunning!
Because it's a protected nature reserve, the building of restaurants, shops and hotels are prohibited, so the facilities are basic! Take a packed lunch and money for the sunbeds!

Visited August 2014
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Baia Mare, Romania
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“The awesomest beach I have ever seen so far”
Reviewed 22 August 2014

There are not enough words to describe it. You have to see it for yourself. Pink and black sand, warm water, kytesurfing...

Visited August 2014
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Focsani, Romania
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“dream beach”
Reviewed 22 August 2014

amazing, beautifull spectacular beach and laguna
worth to travel 1,2 hours from your hotel to there !
wiew is outstanding !

Visited August 2014
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Risca, Wales, United Kingdom
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“A little bit of paradise”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

The photos could never do this place justice. It has pink sand warm sea and is so beautiful. We thoroughly enjoyed it although it took 2.5 hours to get there. The drive through the canyon was breath taking.

Visited August 2014
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Pershore, United Kingdom
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“Ten Thousand People, Maybe More!”
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

Yes the sand is soft, and yes the sea is a breathtaking azure blue........
The drive through the mountains is narrow and steep, but again very beautiful......
But nothing prepared me for the sheer number of people on the beach! There was barely a square foot to place my towel!!
This is a Lovely beach...... but do not go expecting a quiet undiscovered experience!

Visited August 2014
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