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Elafonisi

Running to Elafonisi

Elafonisi, August 17th, 2019 – Another year, another Elafonisi Route, a 5km and 12,5km running competition organized by the villages of Innachorio. Under the Cretan sun, hundreds of runner gathered for the run, starting in Chrissoskalitisa (5km) or Livadia (12,5km)…

Elafonisi finally has a doctor

Elafonisi, 26th July, 2019 – Elafonisi has a doctor. After many years of lobbying by the people of Innachorio, Mr. Theodoris Stathakis opened a medical aid station in Elafonisi. The station will be open starting Monday until 15 September to…

Elafonissi Beach named as one of the Top 5 Beaches in The World

With the most striking crystal blue waters and pink sand, it’s no wonder Elafonissi in Crete has been named as Greece’s best beach and one of the Top 5 beaches at the annual TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2018.

Discussing the problems with rivers and roads

Together with representatives of the perfecture and the municipality the people of Innachorie discussed how to clear the rivers and roads in Innachorio, this morning in Elos. Decided was to focus on the main rivers and the roads that lead…

Elafonisi on Clean Monday

The Monday after carnaval is called Clean Monday. People come together, fly kites and eat octopus, shrimp, pickled vegetables and specially baked bread. This year all the people of Innachorio came to Elafonisi to celebrate clean Monday. It is something…

Elafonisi Route video

This video was made during the Elafonisi Route of 2018.

Elafonisi Route 2018

Last Sunday was the third edition of the Elafonisi Route, a run of 5km and 12.5km. This event is organized by the syllogos of Plokamiana.

Road to Elafonisi is open again

After a lot of hard work on the new road from Topolia to Katsamatodos the road to Elafonisi is open again for cars. Come and swim in pristine waters and relax on the pink beaches!

Strange creatures in Elafonisi

Check out these strange creatures found on the road to Elafonisi beach.

Lafonisi Run 2017, A Great Success

The Lafonisi Run 2017 was held between Livadia-Chrissoskalitissa-Elafonisi yesterday was a great succes with more than 100 participants. Here are the pictures. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”16″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”240″ thumbnail_height=”160″ thumbnail_crop=”1″ images_per_page=”20″ number_of_columns=”0″ ajax_pagination=”0″ show_all_in_lightbox=”0″ use_imagebrowser_effect=”0″ show_slideshow_link=”1″ slideshow_link_text=”[Show slideshow]” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC”…

Remembering the Elafonisi slaughter at Agia Irini

Yesterday the people of Inaxorio remembered Easter day 1824 on which the Turks and their Egyptian helpers slaughtered 600 woman and children who were hiding in a cave on Elafonisi. Here are the pictures. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”15″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”240″…

Lafonisi Route, running event 12.5 km and 5 km

Lafonisi Route 12 August, Chrysoskalitissa Two routes: 12,5 km and 5 km Starting time: 18:00 Registration: online at www.sdyh.gr Participation: 5€ Under 16 and sport associations free Free transfer from Chania and Kissamos Info: 28223 40222

Preparation of Lafonisi Run

Today all the villages of Inaxorio came together in Kefali to prepare for next weeks Lafonisi Run.

Summer in Elafonisi

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One week in Crete, a travel story by Ana Ro

One week in Crete: Top 7 Places to see OR “Good road, asphalt” Nice write-up, have a look (and, yes, Inaxorio roads are challenging)

Innahorion Hotel

Visit this simple but good, family run hotel on walking distance from Elafonisi beach. The price is €40 per night and breakfast is included. Find Innahorion Hotel here

Innahorion restaurant in Elafonisi

Enjoy your day at the beach and walk to Innahorion restaurant to have a traditional Cretan lunch on the terras overlooking Elafonisi island.

Elafonisi Resort by Kalomirakis Family

The property is 8 minutes walk from the beach. Featuring an a la carte restaurant, Elafonisi Resort by Kalomirakis Family is set amidst a garden with olive trees. It offers air-conditioned accommodation, some self-catering, and free Wi-Fi in public areas….

Elafonisi Beach, one of the most beautiful in the world

Elafonisi (Greek: Ελαφονήσι [elafoˈnisi] “deer island”) is an island located close to the southwestern corner of the Mediterranean island of Crete, of which it is administratively a part, in the regional unit of Chania. When the weather is fine it…