The popular travel website TripAdvisor, viewed by millions of people globally for everything from restaurant reviews to travel tips has ranked the world’s best beaches in an annual poll.
The list is based on the quantity and quality of traveler reviews for beaches gathered over 12 months.
Elafonisi Beach in Southwestern Chania is the only Greek beach making the top 25.
Elafonisi is actually an island just off the coast of Crete. When the weather is fine it is possible to walk to the island through the shallow water. The island is a protected nature reserve.