Georgioupolis: Full-Day Trip to Elafonisi Island

4.6 / 5

9 reviews

Georgioupolis: Full-Day Trip to Elafonisi Island

From $35.61 per person

Visit the most beautiful beach in Crete and soak up the sun on Elafonisi's stunning pink shores on this day trip from Georgioupolis.

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Duration 11 hours
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Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Spend a day relaxing on the stunning pink shores of Elafonisi
  • See traditional Cretian villages and lush greenery along the way
  • Swim in the crystal clear waters of the island
Full description
On this full-day trip, you’ll travel from Georgioupolis to the southwest corner of Crete and spend a relaxing day on the pink beaches of the small island of Elafonisi.  During the 3-hour drive to the island, you can sit back and relax, admiring the beauty of the lush green landscapes, traditional villages, and a small church built inside a cave along the way. After taking a short break to stop for a drink, you’ll reach your destination, Elafonisi,  a picturesque bathing paradise with an island that can be easily reached by foot. The water on the island is shallow, clear and gleams with beautiful shades of blue and green. You’ll have plenty of time to unwind on the beach and to purchase snacks and drinks on the island before returning to Georgioupolis in the evening.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Food and drinks
  • Guide
Not suitable for
  • People afraid of heights
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    What to bring

    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Swimwear

    Not allowed

    • Pets

    Know before you go

    • Please note that access to a sunbed or parasol on the beach is not guaranteed
    • Please be aware that it's forbidden to remove any sand from the beach
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 9 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      4.6/5
    • Value for money
      4.2/5
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    Pick-up and transport work great. The beach itself is very nice. It is clean with a fine sandy beach, when the sun is shining the pink really comes into its own. On the beach itself, loungers with parasols are rented out. It costs € 10 per set (1 parasol, 2 loungers). We thought it was okay, such a lounger is nicer than lying directly in the sand, but it is not a must. We thought the strong wind was a shame. You couldn't really relax because of it. At the end of the day it was really nice, you took some nice photos, had a really relaxed day, but I don't have to go to Elafonissi Beach more than once.

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    June 22, 2021

    Unforgettable excursion to Elafonisi. The pick-up was on time, the tour guide and the driver were super warm, especially Spiridon went to great lengths and Christos shortened the trip with very interesting facts. You really noticed that you were here with people who love and live Crete. We will definitely book again with Balos Tours or Spiridon when we are back in Crete.

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    October 3, 2020

    He really had a great day with spiridon. He was fun, caring and helpful ! He gives us information about the Greek culture And shows us a lot of thing . Very recommended .

    September 1, 2020

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