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  3. Heraklion
  4. Elafonisi

From Heraklion: Day Excursion to Elafonisi

Product ID: 71233
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Visit one of the most beautiful beaches in the world at Elafonisi and experience the seclusion and the special ambience of seemingly untouched nature. See sand dunes and lava-like rock formations and enjoy the wonderfully cool water.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 15 hours
Starting time 5:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Russian

Pickup included

You will be picked up from your hotel in Malia, Stalis, Hersonissos, Analipsi, Anissaras, Gouves, Gournes, Kokkini Chani, Heraklion, Ammoudara and Heraklion. The tour operator will contact you after booking to arrange your exact pick-up location and time.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the small island of Elafonisi in the southwest of Crete and recharge your batteries at one of the most unusual places on the island
  • Enjoy a dip in the turquoise sea or relax on one of the world's most beautiful beaches
  • Look forward to a journey from the north to the south of Crete and admire the diverse and beautiful landscape of the island
Full description
Experience a very special Tour that leads you to Crete's most southwestern part on the small island of Elafonisi.

Drive from the north coast to the southwest and enjoy a scenic ride through beautiful nature and picturesque mountain villages to one of Crete's most beautiful beaches.

Enjoy pure relaxation on exotic beaches with white sand and turquoise water. Jump into the refreshingly cool water and admire the pink shimmering sand in some locations, which has arisen from broken shells.

The small lagoon provides an ideal place for paddling and bathing for children as well. Cross the shallow lagoon and reach the small idyllic island, where you can admire beautiful dunes and the local nature.

Towards the sea, Elafonisi shows a steep rocky ridge, which is the real core of the island. Between the ridge and the coast, the island arose from alluvial deposition over thousands of years. That's why the island looks like a big sandy desert.

Elafonisi is the nesting site of the sea turtle Caretta Caretta and the last resting place for migratory birds on their flight from Europe to Africa.
Includes
  • Trip in a modern, fully air-conditioned coach
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
Know before you go
• This tour is not suitable for disabled people or children under 5 years old
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.8 / 5
based on 11 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.1/5
Value for money
4.0/5
Safety
4.3/5

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CretanSpirit

Product ID: 71233