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Can I visit Spinalonga Island from Elounda?

Yes you can get the ferry from Elounda (€10) or also from the neighbouring village of Plaka (€8) both these prices are return. The boat leaves from the main harbour area, tickets are easily available and they run every half hour, when the boat if full it will leave straight away. From Elounda it takes about 15 mins and Plaka about 10 mins to get there.

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What are the best beaches in and around Elounda?

The best beach in Elounda is the main beach which is next to the harbour area. It is a sandy beach near all the restaurants and shops. €3 for a sun bed and €3 for a parasol.

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What are the best walks to do around Elounda?

From Elounda you can walk into Plaka, the neighbouring village. It takes about an hour – an hour and a half and it is flat and paved.

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Are there beach parties in Elounda?

Yes there is an annual beach party which is held in August on the main beach in Elounda. They have DJs and they set up a bar area. This year tickets where €15 including a drink.

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What is the best time of year to travel to Elounda?

Elounda is great all year round as due to the fact it is more a couple resort it does not get overly busy with lots of children even in August. August is however very warm so best time to go is May/June/September when it is a bit cooler and everything is still open.