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Plakias Beach

Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
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nice,quiet beach

Plakias was a humble fishing village which in 1961 registered 6 inhabitants ; it is 34 kilometers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brasov, Romania
Crystal clear waters

Some portions of this beach are stony but others have finer sand and the waters are very clear. It... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Nuremberg, Germany
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Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plakias was a humble fishing village which in 1961 registered 6 inhabitants ; it is 34 kilometers south of the city of Rethymnon and is nestled between two gorges : Kotsifou and Kourtaliatiko ; the wall of the promontory which shelters the main beach with...More

Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Some portions of this beach are stony but others have finer sand and the waters are very clear. It was a good beach!

Thank bavarianbutterfly
Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you stay in Plakias it is very nice beach to stay and rest. Easy enter to the water but sometimes there are stones and rocks. Mostly sand. There are sunbeds, umbrellas and showers. On the east side there is nudist part of beach, very...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

A large, crescent shaped gravel beach. Clean. Well equipped with sunbeds and unbrellas if you like that sort of thing.

Thank lawdylawdy
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We have been to this beach many times over the years. We were very fortunate this holiday that there was very little wind and we had some of the warmest days we have ever had in September. There is plenty of room on the beach,...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Visited plakias beach yesterday. Plenty of sun loungers but be prepared to pay. 5 euros for two people. Still it's better than sitting on the beach. Weather was beautiful sunny but when the sea is choppy be prepared for pebbly areas on the beach. If...More

Thank nursey1972
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Nice beach in the south side of creta. Car ride away from chania (1,5-2h) Suitable for whole family. Mountain view around. Boat tours to nearby beaches. Restaurants in beachfront. Showers and sun beds.

Thank Liskotus
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The wind was brutal so my timing affected my experience. But the beach is spacious and the water and cliff face make for a beautiful setting. The strip along the beach has ample shopping and dining options. It's easy to get there via bus (I...More

1  Thank katie b
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We have visited many naturist beaches and this by far is the nicest we have ever been on. The sea is crystal clear and really warm so inviting. It is 5 euros for two sun beds and an umbrella. The beds went quickly. A taverna...More

2  Thank Cantami
Reviewed 3 September 2017

great long sandy beach but as it was very windy- sand is not the best option to be there for whole day ! Never spend more then few hrs there and choose other beaches .

Thank BonaLancs
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1 May 2017|
Response from Andrea M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, when i was at the beach I saw people with dogs. I don't know if it is not allowed, but I'm sure that there is nobody who checks.
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valerie G
1 June 2016|
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Response from Robie D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, when I was there, there were taxis in the front, quite cheap, they start early in the morning.