Plakias Hotels Crete, Greece

Plakias is a small village in a pretty bay with a good selection of accommodation, bars and restaurants and is becoming ever more popular with tourists. The resort is popular with those seeking excellent beaches and is also popular with walkers exploring the area and it's natural charm.

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Plakias

Plakias is a small village in a pretty bay which is 40 km south from Rethymnon. The village consists of a single street which runs along by the beach and a number of smaller street run off the main street with its shops and tavernas. There is a small harbour where many boat trips leave from to visit nearby beaches.

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Plakias Resort Photograph of Plakias Resort
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The Plakias Resort offers comfortable self-catering accommodation ranging from studios to three-bedroom villas. A great base for those seeking a quiet base within easy reach of the beach and resort am...

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Costas and Chrysoullas Studios Photograph of Costas and Chrysoullas Studios
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Small family run complex offering great value for money in a peaceful location close to the beach and village amenities....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Apollo Apartments Plakias Photograph of Apollo Apartments Plakias
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Apollo Apartments Plakias is a small self-catering complex with an on-site swimming pool and a central location for the beach and resort centre....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Kalypso Cretan Village Photograph of Kalypso Cretan Village
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The hotel has an isolated location among cliffs and gardens with breathtaking views, the hotel has a diving centre on site and access into the crystal clear waters below....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Sofia Hotel Photograph of Sofia Hotel
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Family run hotel offering a friendly atmosphere and all the local amenities within easy reach....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Alianthos Gardens Hotel Photograph of Alianthos Gardens Hotel
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This family run property is ideal for those looking for a good choice of facilities combined with well maintained accommodation; perfect for a peaceful holiday in the sun!...

3.3 / 5 from 3 reviews

Alianthos Beach Hotel Photograph of Alianthos Beach Hotel
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A small family-run hotel with comfortable accommodation and a great location close to the beach and the resorts amenities....

Irida Studios Photograph of Irida Studios
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The Irida Studios provides a quiet base with comfortable accommodation, ideal for a relaxed holiday in the sun....

Labyrinth Studios Photograph of Labyrinth Studios
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Set outside of the village and offering home from home comforts, this complex is ideal for a relaxing holiday and suited to those who like to be able to walk to the beach....

Myrtis Hotel Photograph of Myrtis Hotel
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This small hotel features an outdoor pool with separate childrens pool and is just a short walk from the resort beach....

Porto Plakias Hotel Photograph of Porto Plakias Hotel
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The Porto Plakias Hotel offers spacious and well equipped guest rooms in a quiet location. The roof terrace provides a peaceful spot for sun-bathing and a small pool perfect for cooling down....

Santa Maria Apartments Photograph of Santa Maria Apartments
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Basic and well maintained complex offering a beautiful location close to the small resort of Plakias....

Plakias Reviews

Holiday Date:28th May 2017
Accommodation:Plakias Resort
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

The resort was a short walk into the village which suited us to be out of the main street. Plenty of tavernas, supermarkets and the bakery, butcher and fish shop suited our self catering needs perfectly. We felt safe and the beach was perfectly placed for the apartment block.

Holiday Date:7th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Kalypso Cretan Village
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Beach.

Holiday Date:16th Aug 2016
Accommodation:Costas and Chrysoullas Studios
Room:Studio
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

We have been going to Plakias for many years, it's a delightful resort.

Holiday Date:7th Jun 2016
Accommodation:Apollo Apartments Plakias
Room:Studio - Promo
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Been to Plakias a few times, love it.

Holiday Date:10th May 2015
Accommodation:Alianthos Gardens Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Economy
Board:Half Board
(4 suns)

Good place but mind distances from popular places to go, roads not very good, overall we liked there.

Holiday Date:10th May 2015
Accommodation:Alianthos Gardens Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Economy
Board:Half Board
(4 suns)

Nice, nice, enjoyable.

Holiday Date:20th Jun 2014
Accommodation:Sofia Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Perfect beach holiday.

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Beaches

There is a curved bay offering a sand and shingle beach which is ideal for sunbathing and swimming. The beach is rarely crowded and is perfect for families seeking calmer waters. There is a "clothing optional" section of beach at the far end of the bay.

Nearby Attractions

There are many historical sites and excursions across the surrounding areas which include the Knossos Palace which is 5km southeast of Heraklion, Chania with its Venetian harbour, lighthouse and fortress and the Samaria Gorges.

Quick Facts

Both Chania Airport and Heraklion Airport are the same distance away.

Chania Airport is approximately 116 km away - transfer time about 1 hour 30 minutes.
Heraklion Airport is approximately 116 km away - transfer time about 1 hour 35 minutes away.

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