This beautiful island on the south shore, in-between Neapoli and Kythira, is very close to the mainland. To get thereyou can take a ferry from the port of Pounta, the routes run every 30 minutes to 1 hour (Duration: 15 minutes, Price: around 12€ for a vehicle, 1€ for passengers).
Elafonisos is famous for its emerald waters and its gorgeous beaches. Simos beach has been nominated as one of the best in the world and it is located about 4 km away from the port. In the village of Elafonissos you will find many types of stores, mostly cafes and restaurants as well as a very sandy beach. In the settlement called “Ta Nisia tis Panagias” you can also find a clean and beautiful beach.