There’s a magnetism that attracts people towards the beach. A sense of peace, calmness , a state of unity and satisfaction with life in the moment. This innate relationship with the sea reaches far back to the roots of our origin.
Elafonisos, meaning “the island of deers”, was an important hunting place in the ancient times. Small red deers used to live there. The ancient traveler Pausanias, reported Elafonisos as a peninsula. He also noted there were many sanctuaries in the area devoted to the goddess of hunting, Artemis.