Elafonissi Beach, Monastery & Winery - from Chania area


9 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

It´s a unique opportunity to explore West Crete. The most popular & the only one local tour to Elafonissi Pink Beach with following program:

Stop 1 - CHRYSOSSKALITISA MONASTERY

Stop 2 - ELAFONISSI BEACH - stay on the beach 4 hours

Stop 3 - LOCAL WINERY - guided tour & free wine tasting

A scenic drive through magnificent nature from North coast to the South West through small mountain villages brings you to one of the most beautiful beach of Crete... Monastery visit (17th cent.), 4 hours stay at the beach ..... And after swimming in crystal blue waters & sunshine you have a chance to taste delicious Cretan wine in a local winery on the way back to your hotels.

Inclusions

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Wine Tour & Tasting at the local winery

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi, Crete Greece

Elafonisi (Island of Deer) is like paradise on earth and has a wonderful beach with pink coral sand and crystalline waters. It is consireded as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Chrysoskalitissa Monastery, Moni Chrisoskalitissis 730 12, Greece

hrysoskalitissa Monastery is a 17th-century Orthodox Christian monastery located on the southwest coast of the island of Crete. Built up on rocks 35 metres above the water, it overlooks the Libyan Sea. The monastery is dedicated to the Holy Trinity (Agia Triada) and the Dormition of Virgin Mary.

Duration: 30 minutes

Time of tour


Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Elafonissi Beach, Monastery & Winery - from Chania area
6/17/2022 - 10/29/2022
Monday : 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Wednesday : 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Saturday : 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Meeting point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up point & time depends on the hotel - area where is the hotel located. Travel agency appoint the pick up location concerning traffic availability.

Ports

  • Souda Port Office Minoan Lines, Souda Port, Souda 732 00, Greece

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Exclusions

  • Entrance fee to the Monastery Chrissoskalitisa (2eur)
  • Entry/Admission - Chrysoskalitissa Monastery

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Allison L
September 2019

This tour was great. We were able to get picked up close to our hotel (we were in old town where buses can't go so we arranged to be picked up outside the walls). The tour guide Diana was very friendly and informative. We were very happy we took the tour instead of driving as some of the roads we...

Jim H
September 2019

Good tour. Could have been better if the bus had parked closer to the beach. It was a very long walk up to the bus. The bus ride was very interesting.

CeciliaJewel_35
July 2019

Family with 4 (almost) teenagers had a fantastic day. The tour guide, Tatiana, was warm and shared lots of details about the area, Crete today and of the history of this magnificent place. Highly recommended this tour company for any trip. The roads are very narrow so we were delighted to be on a...

Cindy_H
August 2021

I didn’t care for the first or last stop. Most people will only want to experience the pink sand beach and stay there. For the reasons of having random stops and the tour guide was lacking in providing engaging content, I’m giving is a 4 star review. The beach was well worth the drive and & spent...

Anonymous
August 2021

The trip to Elafonissi was beautiful, as was the monastery on the way there and of course the beach itself. In details: 1) The bus ride in my opinion was quite boring, because there was not much info coming from the guide. I'd love to hear more about the island, story and whatever that's not comp...

LaurenNicole_L
August 2021

Windy beach but otherwise great time! Perfect timing to arrive at the beach as we got our pick of the sun beds and umbrellas before it got too full. Would have appreciated more time at the winery to taste all the wines they provided. Felt a bit rush.

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