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Everything about Elafonisi beach - Cretan beach

When the time comes to decide for holidays, always the same questions appear. Where to go, How to go, what I must visit, which are the top things I must visit, what other things are near to visit.

Is it better to rent a car and drive to this place, or is it better to book a trip to go. Which is the cheapest option, which is the best option. You would like to know everything about the place you visit.

Here you will find a brief travel guide and we try to cover all these questions. We cooperate only with local enterprises. With people that live on Crete and knows Crete, its customs, its traditions, its land.

They will be always by your side, before the trip, during the trip and after the trip.

Feel free to contact us and ask for any information about Crete, you would like to have.

The cars come with fully comprehensive insurance at 0 risks. They have free pick up and drop off at Heraklion airport, Chania airport, Heraklion port, Souda port and at all the major touristic places. There are no hidden costs and no cancellation charges. Road assistance all over the island in case of breakdown,

An insurance is also included in the price of the bus tours. The busses are air-conditioned, the pickups are from your hotel or at the nearest meeting point. Tourist guides are available in your language.

After the introduction, you can start to read the brief travel guide.

How to go to Elafonisi beach?

The Cretan beach of Elafonisi is about 73 kilometres from Chania and 4 km south of Moni Chisoskalitissa

Elafonisi is just taking approximately 3 hours 20 min drive from Heraklion international airport (HER) and 1 hour 45 min from Chania Airport (CHQ) International Airport. 

You can combine it with a short stop at the Venetian city, Rethymno.

The journey to Elafonisi can be made either by renting a car, by bus, or by boat.

Elafonissi and is the undisputed dream beach in the southwestern part of Crete, with white, mitre-pink fine sand and shallow turquoise blue water. Actually, Elafonisi is the name of the beach just 300m away.  The beach on the mainland is interspersed with small shells. Sand is a special feature of the rocky coastline. The beach on the island of Elafonisi in Crete and the beaches of the island facing Crete are destinations that every year many tourists visit, as this place is recommended in many tourist guides and by many tour operators.

Its main attraction to most tourists is the unique feeling of being in a South Seas lagoon whilst having a Mediterranean holiday.

The pink and red sand that gets deposited along the water's edge is produced by the large amount of red and pink shells that get ground up by sea action.

Rent a car and drive to Elafonisi

To rent a car is the best way to explore Crete, for travellers who prefer to make their own itinerary. Many interesting villages and settlements, Cretan beaches, monuments, cosmopolitan cities and reveal the magnificent of Crete.

Our local car rentals offering affordable and value-added car rental services to all types of travellers.

You can collect the car directly at Chania airport or at Heraklion airport ( HER) so you can get on the road at once. Alternatively, if you are arriving by boat, a car rental in Souda Port or Heraklion Port can be brought to you when you disembark.

Also, you can collect the car directly outside of your hotel or apartment.

Choose from luxury and economy packages and enjoy fleets of quality cars, all protected by fully-comprehensive insurance policies and equipped with different amenities to help make your trip more comfortable. You can easily book a vehicle online using our website, or by calling us at (+30) 6970980918. ( Whats app & Viber)

Visit and choose one of our cars.

Pick a bus tour to Elafonisi

with an organized excursion for a small group of people. Get the peace of mind experience you deserve through our hassle-free services.

Travelling is an uplifting experience as it changes people's perceptions of life, while at the same time endows each trip with a special meaning and memories that can last for a lifetime. We can provide you with an exceptional travelling experience, we can tailor our tours to suit your needs.

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