Elafonisos is an island situated on the southeast side of the Peloponnese and is considered to be Greece’s exotic island as it boasts long stretches of sandy beaches and turquoise and azure waters.
Elafonisos is popular destination for locals, visitors from the greater Laconia region, but also from all around Greece. The beach of Simos is infamous, located on the southern side of the island, and is considered to be one of the best beaches in all of Greece! The island’s characteristic trait are the transparent emerald waters and the golden white sands that grace its shores. During the summer month of August you will notice that the sands that are further from the shore forming small dunes are filled with thousands of white sea lily blossoms, making the location even more dreamy. All in all, anyone who visits Elafonisos is bewitched by its exotic beauty.