Holidays in Elafonissos Island

Elafonissos Island Holidays 

Being aware of the needs of the Greek traveler and especially of the modern foreigner one, who sometimes is in awe of the abundance of information on the internet, the well experienced team of has a suggestion for everyone’ s taste. With over 35 years of expertise in tourism in Greece, we have compiled a comprehensive guide to questions usually asked when one plans holidays in Elafonissos Island: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Elafonissos Island? What about transportation on the island?

Holidays in Greece 

Considering Greece to be a magical place for your vacation, we urge you to visit the sections Greek IslandsThematic Holidays, and why not the Mainland of Greece. We believe that every little part of Greece has a thrilling travelling experience to offer.

Elafonissos Island travel, tourism info

Elafonissos is a very small island, just 19 square Km, on the Southern Eastern Tip of Peloponnese, Laconia. The distance from the mainland is a mere 570 meters of crystal clear water on top of thin white sand. It is located near Kythira island. In antiquity, Elafonissos did not constitute an island but a peninsula with the name "Onou Gnathos" according to Pausanias. Just off the coast of Elafonissos lies the archeological site of Pavlopetri, a sunken city dating back to the early 3rd millennium BC and thought to have been claimed by the sea around 1000 BC. This island is perfect if you want to get away from the tourist stigma attached to some of the other Greek Islands. Elafonissos is ideal for your summer travels, and it's charm and simplicity is something that you will appreciate the moment you arrive.

Elafonissos Island useful info

Community of Elafonissos +30 27340 61238
Neapolis +30 27340 22222
Regional Surgery of Elafonissos +30 27340 61294
Police Department of Elafonissos +30 27340 61111
Coast police Neapolis +30 27340 22228

Elafonissos Island Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Elafonissos Island

Ship itinerary information for Elafonissos Island

Elafonissos isn't connected with an ordinary itinery from a main port, like Piraeus or Lavrio. Elafonissos village and megalo Tigani, the ports of the island, can only be reached from Pounta, a location near the port of Neapoli, Laconia, by ferry boat or sea-taxi. We can offer ferry tickets through our online booking system.

Special offers for ferry tickets to Elafonissos Island

It is important to note that most ship companies offer discounts for return tickets. Keep in mind that if you want to visit a nearby island, you are strongly advised to buy in advance a return ticket for your destination.

Air tickets to Elafonissos Island, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Elafonissos Island

Elafonissos doesn't have an airport, so it can only be reached by boat. We can offer airtickets to Athens airport through our online booking system and then you can go to Pounta, Laconia, and reach Elafonissos by ferry boat.

Hotels in Elafonissos Island, Hotel Guide, Special Offers

Hotel Guide provides you with a complete and up-to-date guide for hotel accommodation. You can find your favourite accommodation searching either by location, or by hotel name. 

Luxury Hotels in Elafonissos Island

If you would like to search for Luxury Hotels in Elafonissos Island (Luxury hotels, boutique hotels, 4 or 5 star hotels) search under the section Luxury Hotels.

Cheap Hotels in Elafonissos Island

If you are searching for Cheap Hotels in Elafonissos Island (rooms, apartments 3, 2, and 1 star hotels) search under the section Cheap Hotels.

Special Hotel Offers in Elafonissos Island

If you are looking for special offers visit our section Hotel Offers in Greece.

Booking Hotels in Elafonissos Island

When browsing the hotel list for Elafonissos Island, and clicking on the link "online booking", you 'll be first shown the hotels that offer online booking. By pressing on the button 'Book & Prices' you reach the online booking machine for the selected hotel.

Excursions and special places of interest in Elafonissos Island

Elafonissos is also where you will find some of the best beaches in the whole of this part of Greece. Simos is a huge bay of white sand, and offers visitors a truly beautiful beach to relax and enjoy the crystal blue waters.

Restaurants and nightlife in Elafonissos Island

The island offers a selection of restaurants and tavernas where you enjoy a very tasty meal, especially fish that is caught on a daily basis.

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