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Elafonisi (the Pink Beach)

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Elafonisi (the Pink Beach)



In the most Southwestern part of Crete, enjoy the nice crystal clear blue waters of Elafonisi with its famous pink beach… The excursion operates every Monday & Thursday, with pick-ups: East of Heraklion (starting Malia, Stalis through Hersonissos, Gouves, Heraklion) and West Heraklion (Amoudara). Our excursion includes: Pick-up service at or near your hotel & return, guided tours. Available Tour Languages are: English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian.


Tour info

1 day
Tour Type:
Land Excursion
Group size:
~50 pax

Accompanied service

Guides Transport Insurance


1st stop: Before Rethymnon for breakfast and rest for about 20'

2nd stop: Elafonisi with its famous pink beach where we will stay for about 4-4.5hrs

3rd stop: On the way back to the resorts there will be a stop for 20' for rest

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Elafonisi  (the Pink Beach!)


Elafonisi Excursion: In the most Southwestern part of Crete, enjoy the nice crystal clear blue waters of Elafonisi with its famous pink beach…

Pick-up’s from:
Sissi, Malia, Stalis, Hersonissos (port), Piskopiano, Anissaras, Analipsis, Gouves, Gournes, Kokkini Hani, Amnissos, Karteros, Heraklion (port), Amoudara (Gazi, Heraklion). [Check the pick-up table list below to find out which is the most convenient pick-up point & time, near your hotel]

Operating Days:
Every Monday & Thursday

English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian: All days

Tour includes:
Pick-up service at or near your hotel, Escort

Extra Fees (not included in the price)
Extras payable on the spot: No extras but your meals & drinks

Tour highlights:
Elafonisi pink beach, drive most of the northwest coast of Crete

Southwestern Crete

14 hours approximately – 480 km. (depending on where you get on – this estimate is from Heraklion city)

After riding along the north coast, we turn towards south, heading for the southwestermost part of Crete. In Elafonisi, the famous island that can actually walk to, you will have about 3 hours time to swim in the crystal clear waters and enjoy the beautiful sandy pink beach and its surrounding nature.

– This is a direct tour to Elafonisi for people who want to visit this beautiful beach.
– Beach excursion is concentrated on Elafonisi – so we don’t make other stops to give as much time on the beach as tourists need.
– We have a long way so we make short stops for coffee and toilet on our way to Elafonisi and backwards.

Age Definition:
Adults: Over 12 years old  (Full fare)
Children: 4-12 years old  (50% discount)
Infants: 0-3 years old  (Free of charge)

Booking Guiding Lines:
Your Tour Language: Please check in the description which tour languages are available per day, and make sure your desired language is available on your chosen date
Your Pick-up Point: Please check the list with all available pick-up points (and hours) from your area, on the table below

This excursion includes in its price: Your transfer r/t from your hotel, and escort tour. The Adult Fare is applied to passengers of any age above 12 years old. The Child Fare applies to children between 4 and 12 years old (50% discount + extra’s if chosen) and the Infant Fare to any child under 4 years old (Free of Charge // No seat reserved).

Just to help you see which pick-up suits best, here’s a table of hotel accommodations and their nearest pick-up’s:

Pick up place Pick up time
Sissi 05:25
Nikos hotel – Filipidis S/M 05:30
Malia church 05:35
Malia Bay – Malia Park – Sirens 05:30
Drossia – Kernos Beach – Ikaros Village 05:40
Alexander Beach – Ariadni 05:45
Cactus – Aktia 05:45
Mochos Cross 05:50
Stalis bus stop – Blue Sea 05:50
Nana B/S – Mediterraneo 05:55
Belvedere – Eri bus stop 05:55
Silva Beach – Pela Maria 06:00
National Bank – Chalkiadakis S/M 06:00
Piscopiano well (pigadi) 06:00
Mathioudakis – Creta Maris 06:05
Hersonissos Village 06:05
Knossos Royal – Royal Mare – Annabelle 06:10
Cretan Village – Laguna – Chrissi Amoudia 06:15
Serita – Zorbas – Anissa – Bella – Lytos 06:20
Analipsi Beach  Road 06:25
Analipsi Bus stop 06:25
Amirantes B/S 06:30
Gouves Beach  Road 06:30
Gouves Cross-Lavris 06:35
Gournes Church 06:35
Rinela – Hatzis 06:40
Knossos Beach – Arina 06:40
Karteros – Amnissos 06:40
Astoria Hotel – Galaxy Hotel 06:50
Heraklion port – Old Heraklion Bus Station  roundabout (Entrance OLI) 06:55
Giofyros (Meliriton) 06:55
Amoudara 07:00

LET US HELP! Please don’t hesitate to contact us, in order to help you out choose the best pick-up that suits you best!

1. Customers who for any reason fail to participate in our excursions are obliged to inform us at least 24 hours in advance. Otherwise, no refund will be given. Cancelling at least 24 hours prior to departure, 100% full refund!
2. reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour, due to adverse weather conditions or, insufficient passenger number or, force majeure.

► We do return money in case of bad weather (when the excursion is cancelled by the organizer tour operator).
► IMPORTANT: You need to be at least 10 minutes prior to your pick-up time at your pick-up point.
► COVID-19: All passengers required to wear masks at all times when in boats and busses or in indoor areas.


For further information or bookings please call at telephone No. (+30) 2810341560


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This excursion is eligible for the Summer 2021 Special Offer Discount! Special Offer Summer 2021

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