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Plakias Beach

Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
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Very good beach for a variety of tastes

The main stretch at the centre of the resort is good fine sand with plenty of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Laura H
London, United Kingdom

We have had an awful time with over 20mph winds so for for 6/7 days we've been here. It's... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kelly G
London, United Kingdom
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  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
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“nice beach” (19 reviews)
“harbour end” (3 reviews)
Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The main stretch at the centre of the resort is good fine sand with plenty of sunloungers available from tavernas and bars. The beach is clean well maintained the water is azure and shallow for a reasonable distance. At the end to the left (as...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have had an awful time with over 20mph winds so for for 6/7 days we've been here. It's impossible to go on the beach as the sand whips down the beach and stings you. The internet is down because the satellite dish has blown...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great vacation in Plakias and part of it was this amaizing beach. Clean, beautiful and relaxing.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice beach and big enough and with nudist area. A lot of restaurants and cafes around. Excellent choice for families

Reviewed 1 week ago

A long beach which starts at one end of Plakias and goes round the bay. With the winds that can blow in Plakias, you may have to choose your time for the beach .

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice beach, good location very near central Plakias, tavernas, hotels and shops. Good beach sor sunbathing, swimming, or walking.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a metereologist so cannot explain it but there seems to be a constant breeze (escalating to strong wind at times) at this beach. Water relatively warm and the beach wide and sandy with decent amenities. Better options a few kilometers away if...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 sides to this beach there are a very basic beach area near to quayside and further up the beach there are beds that you can rent ideal for shopping food and drinks all very close.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would have loved for my grandchildren to have been with me so that they could have enjoyed this beach. It is in a lovely setting and very clean. More shingle than sand in parts but beautiful with the gentle lapping waves. A lot of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is easily accessible and is in a natural bay. The swimming is great .. the water is slightly cooler than some areas of Crete but in hot weather that is pleasant. There are fresh water showers on the beach and it is no...More

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Questions & Answers
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.