The Lagoon Elafonissi is one of the Europeans most popular nature reserve in the Southwest of Crete. Sand dunes with fine sand embrace the large lagoon. An easy slope invites for snorkeling in the lagoon, for adults and kids alike. Have a browse through our destination - decription and get yourself in the holiday mood with our video!
Coral reefs serve as wave breakers. Fine traces of red coral leave a deposit on the waterfront and offer a fantastic light show in the water.The water is very clear and shallow so that you can walk well around the isles.
Elafonissi is located 49 km southwards from the coastal village Kolimbari, about 1 hour drive and 1 hour 2o minutes drive from Chania Town.
The way is the goal. Driving southwards from the coastal Village Kolimbari to the Lagoon Elafonissi you will see varied landscapes, all what Crete can offer. As the Beach of Elafonissi is a nature reserve it is well organized. You will find there toilettes and changing cubicle. Nearly 800 m on a hill there is a café and a small restaurant with traditional food and panoramic view to the lagoon. On the offshore Island “Elafonissi” you will find a nature trail through the dunes.
It's going to be a once in a lifetime experience when you drive the South coast from end to end.
From the wind-whipped mountain regions to the safe small secluded beaches.
The wild South coast route of Crete is a sensational journey of soaring cliffs, picturesque coastal villages and hidden beaches.
this optimal self drive tour "Southern Crete"consists of 3 Hotel-Locations within two weeks, it's excellent value for money, price per person(occupancy 2 guests) from 736 €
, daily arrival possible.
Our Self-Drive holidays include hotel accommodation and car hire (including taxes and car insurance) for the full duration.
With your travel documents (Vouchers) you will also receive a comprehensive map and day-to-day itinerary.
We have carefully selected unique family run hotels, that have an extra touch of ambience and character.
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