Fabulous and friendly, the small island of Elafonissos is known for its extraordinary beaches. The most popular beach is Simos, which distinguishes for its crystal water and the exotic surrounding. However, the entire island is surrounded by fantastic places with exotic waters to swim. Expect for swimming in the sea, sightseeing is few in Elafonissos. This is a place for relaxing beach holidays that is visited for vacations or as a day trip from Neapolis, Peloponnese.
The main church of Elafonissos is dedicated to Agios Spyridon and it is placed on the left side of Elafonissos village, the small port and capital with some good fish taverns. Agios Spyridon has the particular feature of being built on a small portion of land that is connected to the rest of the island by a bridge, and is a picturesque construction with red-tiled roof.
Location: On the northern side of the island
Description: This is the main village, capital and port of the island. Traditional architecture and narrow alleys create a pleasant picture of this fishing village.
Location: On the southern side of the island
Description: This pristine beach is the most popular on Elafonissos. The white sand, crystal water and great landscape make Simos look like a tropical beach.
Google map of Elafonissos excursions
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