Fun-tastic Elafonisi from Rethimno!






Every Tueday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday | Available from July till October


Duration: 9 hours approximately


Elafonisi in southwest of Crete is famous for its pink sand and low turquoise waters.

Repeatedly this beach has been chosen to be among the world’s most
beautiful. Elafonisi is an exotic place, a flat piece of land with
sporadic vegetation and a great contrast to the stark bareness of the
Cretan mountains. The pink sand is produced by the large amount of pink
shells that get ground up by the sea.

The area is a part of the European Natura 2000 protecting program.

Wade through the low waters of the lagoon and head to the island.
There are many small beaches on the south side and the further you walk
the quieter it gets. The water is generally quite shallow and safe for
At the western end of the island there is a promontory with a small lighthouse.

For a most conferrable journey to/from Rethymno we make some stops.

Agia Sophia Cave is a place  of archaeological, geological and
historical interest. The small church of Agia Sophia lays at the
entrance to the cave that contains many rows of massive stalactites and

In the traditional Cretan mountain village Elos, you’ll find the
largest number of chestnuts trees on the island. The area is green and
lush and most of the inhabitants are engaged in agriculture.

During the stops it will be possible to buy something to drink and eat.

Enjoy the ride through the lush Cretan landscape and a day in crystal clear waters by the exotic sandy beach of Elafonisi.


Indicative Time-Table:

10:00 – 11:00             Coffee stop at Agia Sophia cave

12:15 – 15:45             Arrival at Elafonissi

16:30 – 17:00             Coffee stop in Elos village

18:00 – 19:30             Return to Rethymno – Georgioupolis – Panormo


The timing of the program will be approximate, depending on traffic and weather conditions



Remember to bring‼️ Sun Cream (a lot!), Sunglasses and Hat, Long-Sleeved Shirt for Sensitive skin, Swim Suit and a Beach Towel!


Important Notes

  1. Mandatory use of face covering before boarding on bus
  2. The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler
  3. Rubbish disposal and taking seashells from the Beach is strictly prohibited
  4. Please arrive on time to the given pick-up point. Unfortunately, there is no option to wait for latecomers. In case of delay, missed pick-up, missed departure time, no refunds