Plakias, 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 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.Read more about: Beaches | Nearby Attractions | Quick Facts | Plakias Reviews
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Mrs C Lamb, Northampton
|28th May 2017|
|2 Bedroom Apt|
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.
Mrs A Basmakova, Hamilton
|7th Sep 2016|
|Kalypso Cretan Village|
|Double Or Twin - Sea View|
Mrs D Cahill, York
|16th Aug 2016|
|Costas and Chrysoullas Studios|
|Bed & Breakfast|
We have been going to Plakias for many years, it's a delightful resort.
Mr R Marshall, Cramlington
|7th Jun 2016|
|Apollo Apartments Plakias|
|Studio - Promo|
Been to Plakias a few times, love it.
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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.
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.
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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