Elafonisi lagoon in Crete – Never miss this exotic beauty in Crete island

Crete island is one among the many beautiful Greek islands that receives tourists from different parts of the world and considered as a most loved and visited holiday destination/island in Greece. There are many beautiful beaches, amazing viewpoints, historical architectures & landmarks and many other attractions in Crete island to visit and enjoy a splendid holidaying with family/friends. One of the popular and exotic tourists’ attraction of Crete island to visit is Elafonisi lagoon, a secluded beach with turquoise crystalline waters and pink sandy shore located in the south west-most coastline of Crete island. From Chania town(a main town in western Crete) you can reach Elafonisi lagoon in south-west by travelling 73 kilometre, following the directions. Though, it takes a 1 & 1/2 hour drive from Chania, both the locals and people who’ve spent their holidays in Crete island suggests that, “Elafonisi lagoon is one of the most beautiful and unique attraction of Crete, which you shouldn’t miss while holidaying in Crete of Greece”. Elafonisi actually a island which is located very close to south-most-west coastline of Crete island and it’s separated by a deep-blue lagoon with shallow waters, sand bar that sub-merge ‘Off & On’ and Elafonisi is marked as a natural reserve which is a habitat of numerous of rare plant species and also marine animals and birds as well as migratory birds. Though, many tourists reach out to Elafonisi lagoon now, there are shop to rent sunbeds and umbrellas, 2 tiny beach bars, toilets and even lifeguards available during season and if it’s off-season you better arrive after backpacking food, water, drinks and other basic necessities. Be careful that you don’t litter so that, the natural beauty of Elafonisi lagoon isn’t disturbed after your visit here. You can enjoy a lot of swimming and kitesurfing in Elafonisi lagoon and it’s definitely a ‘family-friendly’ attraction that shouldn’t be missed, while holidaying in Crete.