Elafonisi is a truly unique tropical beach, located at the southwest of Crete it has a shallow, clear waters, and a characteristic white-pink sand. The bright pink color of this sand comes from the abundant shells in the area. Across from the beach, and just a few tens of meters wide, lies the tiny island Elafonissi. To get to the islandit is not necessary to swim, because the sea between the beach and the island forms a shallow lagoon with a depth less than one metre. Walking into the lagoon of Elafonisos, you realize, like thousands of visitors to the area every year that you experience one of the most amazing creations of nature in the Mediterranean Sea.