Elafonisos captivates anyone who visits it. No matter how many times you visit, there will always be something new to discover. The only island of Laconia, 500 meters from the opposite coast, is one of the few islands that can be reached by car.
Elafonisos is an ideal destination for nature lovers with rare flora and fauna. Tall dunes and rare sea cedrus decorate all the beaches of the island. Sunbathe and swim in the twin beaches of Simos and Sarakiniko that are among the best in the Mediterranean.Discover the secrets that lie in the other beaches of the island, each with its own beauty and uniqueness. At Panagia you can enjoy an idyllic sunset as the sun sets between its islands.
Explore the submerged Bronze Agee city in Pavlopetri, slumbering in the depths of the sea and time. Lake Stroggyli the protected wetland of the area, is a refuge for rare species of migratory birds with flamingos among them!
Immerse yourself in the turquoise waters and let the sea narrate the history of the island of deer, connected with seafarers, travelers and pirates who found refuge in the hospitable beaches of the "Smigopelago" island. (where the seas are joined together). Travel to the myths inspired by this beautiful place and follow Odysseus in his adventures in the land of the Cyclopes, meet the Three Graces and Aphrodite, Paris and Helen of Troy.
Cross the picturesque bridge leading to Agios Spyridon, the trademark of Elafonisos, and stroll through the narrow alleys of the island. Follow the suggested routes to become initiated to the hidden secrets of the island or enjoy the sea by going surfing, wind surfing and kite surfing.
Experience the hospitality of the warm people of Elafonisos in one of the hotels or rooms to let. Talk to them and they will tell you wonderful stories from the unique tradition of Elafonisos. Taste the Flavors of Elafonisos in the restaurants and fish taverns or have fun relaxing by the sea in one of the dozens of cafe-bars and Nightclubs.
Elafonisos will enchant you with its unique landscapes and rich history and will offer you unforgettable moments that will last a lifetime!