Elafonissos is situated 110 miles (177 kilometers) south of Athens, the national capital.
Traveling through this popular part of Greece is about discovering new things, so set aside some time to take to the road and uncover a few of the other interesting cities, towns and villages in the vicinity of Elafonissos. Take a trip to the Monemvasia Castle and Monenvasia Kastro in and around Monemvasia, about 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the south of Elafonissos.
While you are staying in Elafonissos, why don't you see Ermionida. Approximately 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the north, this regional city is home to Church of St. Demetrios, Agion Anargiron Monastery and Ermioni Museum and Library. Crusader Castle and Dardiza Beach are other attractions worth checking out for those who would like to spend a while longer there.
Visitors with an interest in history won't want to miss Peloponnese's fascinating castles, fortresses and historic palaces. Religion is a fascinating aspect of every place's DNA, so be sure visit Peloponnese's churches and other important religious sites.
Take a big breath and let your worries melt away as you enjoy this region's relaxing pursuits such as beach combing and sunbathing. If your idea of a great holiday is pushing yourself to the limit in wild places, then join one of the many rock climbing or caving adventures Peloponnese has to offer.
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend what's left of your euros on last-minute mementos and bid a fond Yiá sou (farewell) to the people you've enjoyed getting to know and the landscapes you've seen.