Elafonisi Beach Tour

Elafonisi Pink Beach - West Crete Coast
14 hours

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Available Languages

Weekly Schedule


The Elafonisi beach tour starts with our bus and professional guide picking you up in the morning. Our bus takes us from areas like Hersonissos and Malia to the pink beach of Crete. An earthly tropical paradise, in one of the most fascinating places on the island of Crete.

Located at the southwest tip of Crete, Elafonisi is a captivating destination known for its stunning beauty. Once a haunt for pirates, it’s now a popular spot for those seeking a day relaxing on a tropical pink beach within Crete. What sets Elafonisi apart is its unique pink sand, formed from countless crushed seashells. This special feature adds to the allure of its secluded coves and small beaches, offering a slice of paradise right in Crete.

The Pink Beach of Crete

Just a short walk away lies Elafonisi Island, accessible by wading through shallow waters. This pristine island is a haven of natural beauty, with sand dunes, juniper trees, and sand lilies. It’s home to a variety of plant species and is protected to preserve its splendor. Beyond lounging on the beach, explore secluded spots or landmarks like the lighthouse and St. Irene’s Chapel. The views overlooking the Libyan Sea are truly breathtaking.

Join our guided day trip to Elafonisi for a hassle-free journey. Whether you’re seeking tranquility or adventure, Elafonisi offers an unforgettable escape amidst Crete’s natural splendor. Join us on the Elafonisi Beach Tour and make memories to treasure.

Elafonisi Beach Tour


– Enjoy a bus trip, driving through beautiful scenic routes, to the southwest coast of Crete Island.
– The main attraction of Elafonisi (Deer Island) is the beautiful sandy beaches with the pink coral sand. And also, the crystal clear light blue and green waters of the Cretan sea and the lagoon. Beaches with white and pink sand and clear waters are formed on either side of the peninsula.
– Walk to this magical island! The water might reach your knee and head to the island. There are many small beaches on the Southside.
– At the western end of the island, there is a small light house and a small chapel.
– Observe the wildlife and flowers.

Pink Beach of Crete

Tour to Elafonisi Itinerary:

05:30 – 06:30 am: Bus Departure.

Skaleta – 15 minute stop for coffee

Stop at: Elafonisi Pink beach

  • 4 hours stop.

Skaleta – 15 min stop

20:30 – 21:00: Return time back.

What to Bring:

Bring walking shoes.

Take a Swimming suit, a towel, a hat, sun glasses, and a sun cream.


We are very careful with our pricing. What you read is what you get. The Elafonisi Beach Tour price is €39 for an adult, and €19.50 for a child. Infants are free.

Schedule - Days and Languages

Days and Languages:

Friday: English, French, German.

Elafonisi Beach Tour Includes:

✅ Hotel pick up and drop off. Transportation by modern buses.

✅ Professional tour guide (live).

✅ Insurance cover.

✅ Easy cancellation.


❌ All meals and drinks.

Not Suitable:

This beach excursion to Elafonisi is a long bus tour with an early pick up time and a late return back to your hotel.

Elafonisi Beach Tour

Elafonisi Beach in Crete

Pink beach Crete

Facilities and Comfort:

Elafonisi Beach provides amenities like sun beds, umbrellas, showers, and beach bars for your convenience. It’s a perfect spot for families and solo travelers alike.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Full refund if cancelled 24 hours before start time.
  • Weather-dependent; if cancelled due to bad weather, choose a new date or get a full refund.

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