Is elafonisi beach worth visiting?

Is Elafonisi Beach Worth Visiting? Yes, but only if you like gorgeous white sand beaches framed by clear, shallow lagoons backed by a striking island on one side and dramatic green mountains on the other. If that type of scenery isn’t really your thing, well, Elafonisi probably isn’t for you.

How do you get to elafonisi?

How to get to Elafonissi Beach. The easiest way to get to Elafonissi Beach is to rent a car and drive on your own. The journey takes about 1.5 hours from Chania and free parking is available. Another option is to join a guided tour or take the Elafonissi Express Bus, which arrive in the morning and goes back at 4.30 pm …

Can you swim at elafonisi?

Elafonisi Beach is a sandy beach with crystal clear waters, making it a perfect place to swim and snorkel. There are some shallow areas in the water where you can wade in up to your knees and there are also areas with deeper water that are also great for swimming.

Is elafonisi beach always pink?

The sand of Elafonisi beach is white, but in many places it is pinkish due to the thousands of broken seashells it contains. It has clear green-blue waters, giving the impression that you are in an exotic paradise. Elafonisi beach is organized without losing its authenticity.

How much is a taxi from Chania to Elafonisi?

The fastest way to get from Chania to Elafonisi beach is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €180 – €220 and takes 1h 13m.

Which is better Elafonisi or Balos?

They both had crystal clear water and beautiful shades of blue. There was more pink sand at Elafonissi. f you have difficulty going up and down stairs you could go to Elafonissi. If you’re in good shape and don’t mind stairs, give Balos a try.

How long is the bus from Chania to elafonisi?

The best way to get from Chania to Elafonisi beach without a car is to bus which takes 2h 21m and costs €100 – €140.

How do I get from Chania to elafonisi Beach by bus?

At the time of writing, there is one direct bus to Elafonisi. It leaves from Chania Bus Station at 9 am (summer service). It gets back to Chania at 4 pm, so, unless you spend the night in Elafonisi, there’s no way you see the gorgeous sunset on a day trip! The ticket is €10 and here is the timetable.