Elafonisos Island, a picturesque small island which offers calm holidays in a wonderful natural environment, away from mass tourism and crowds of people. Elafonisos took its name by the rich hunting that existed in the region in the antiquity. Αccording to Pausanias, there were numerous red deers (CERVI) in the area. It consists of the village Elafonisos and the settlements Kapari, Kato Nisi, Lefki and Pounta. Elafonisos allocates many wonderful sandy beaches, its most known is the twin Fragos – Sarakiniko which is situated at the southern part of the island. Other beaches are Kontogoni, Kalogeras, Megalo Tigani at the southeastern part of the island, Lefki at west, located at the homonymous bay, Agliftis which is the unique beach of the island with pebbles, located at the western part of the island behind the islet of Agliftis. Pounta, Pavlopetri, Chamokelo and Nisia tis Panagias (islands of Virgin Mary) are alike wonderful and offer crystal blue water.