Maybe is the charm, or its unreal beauty, or the pink hue in the sand from the shells and the transparent, turquoise waters, highlight Elafonisi-the Caribbean of Crete-in a leading tourist Destination.
It is a small island that is 200 meters from the coast and surrounded by a shallow lagoon with a depth of one metre. So those who want to reach it have only to walk the sea.
Elafonisi is 75 km away from the city of Chania and in order to reach it you will need about 1.5 hour.
In Elafonisi There are some basic facilities such as sunbeds and umbrellas, refreshment rooms, where you will find cold water, soft drinks and light food. In the east side of the beach in front of the lagoon there are organized structures for visitors
Elafonisi has been included in Natura protected areas.