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This long, sandy beach attracts a mix of gay and straight sunbathers. Some sections are clothing optional.
Elia 84600, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach and ocean are beautiful, but we were constantly approached by men selling sarongs and women offering foot massages.

Thank Jennyfromtheblock232
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful golden sand, crystsl clear water. Lovely restaurant right on the beach with good food at a reasonable price. You can hire equipment to use and do water sports. We had a hire car to get here so not sure about public transport but I'm...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had rented Quads and headed to Ella beach.....gorgeous sand unlike some other beaches-just loved it here

Thank amanda h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very strange and disconcerting choice by our tour company. Mykonos town, Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, and Elia beach. I didn't travel 7,100 km for a one half hour stop at a beach in October. It was a nice day so we ordered a smoothie...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 11 October 2018

It took ages to get from our side of the island to Elia Beach via a Quad Bike, but it was well worth the trip. The entire island of Mykonos is sandy and rocky and this beach area was no different. Very little sand but...More

Thank dMusiq
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Not sure what the fuss is about this beach, there is shingle rather that sand - well there was at the end we sat at, and there’s not a lot there in terms of cafes or bistros.

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Elia Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Mykonos. It was about 10 km away from our Hotel Hermes but luckily the bus stop was just outside our hotel. This beach was as expensive as other popular beaches. We paid 20 euro for...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Staying at the Royal hotel, transport to the beach is free and every 10 mins approximately come here most days beautiful sea for swimming

1  Thank petergP2194IJ
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We stayed at the Myconian Imperial and appreciated the ability to walk down the hill and sunbathe on the beach. They even had walking squares in the sand so you didn’t have to sink into the sand so walking was easy. Then lounge chairs and...More

1  Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We took the boat taxi from ornos beach to here. No one explained that if we were going to one specific beach that we could pay €10. Instead we were charged €20 to “beach hop.” The beaches on the way were supposedly “wild” and party...More

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Nellya O
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Response from tomgL4376EO | Reviewed this property |
Less windy in September
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15 February 2018|
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Response from faizell2017 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I stayed in Elia and we rented a car, which we found much more convenient. It was also safer than the scooters we saw trudging along the narrow winding roads. The drive to Mykonos is almost twenty minutes, so the... More