Elafonisos Travel Guide – Best of Elafonisos Island: History, beaches, places to visit & more.  …Elafonisos is best known for Simos beach, one of the  most beautiful in [...]

Elafonisos – general

‘Elaphon nisos’ means ‘island of deer’. A mediaeval Arabic manuscript also appears to refer to the island as ‘Ashab al baqar’, which means the same. The deer are all now gone, together with the [...]