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Very nice beach

It’s 36 years since we was last in Plakias and a return visit to the beach area amongst other... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Nice place to stay

A lovely beach & resort...... no high rise, corporate hotels or the like; just great Cretan... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s 36 years since we was last in Plakias and a return visit to the beach area amongst other things. Sandy beach in parts with shingle along some parts of the centre area. Shelves into the sea ok can be a bit shingle type on...More

Thank castle1_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great beach. Crystal waters, great snorkelling and a couple of beach bars for a frappe. Sand and shingle along the shore line makes for an easy entry into the sea that gently slopes so great for kids. The beds were 5 euros...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to the large stretch of the beach it doesn't become crowded, meaning that most of the time you really don't have other people crawling all over you on the beach chairs. Let's face it, you go to Plakias in order to get away from...More

Thank Ruzdi E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely beach & resort...... no high rise, corporate hotels or the like; just great Cretan hospitality. Nice (longish) sandy beach, a few rocks & boulders near the 'boaty end' but then hey, that's why you're on a boat 🙄 Plenty of sunbeds & parasols...More

Thank WembleyMay76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plakias beach is a mix of sandy and rocky shoreline, not very wide at the centre of the village where all the amenities are located. However, if you are using one of the hotels or a restaurants, you will find a nice spot to relax....More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of cabanas available on a long clean sandy beach. It occasionally gets windy but usually in the late afternoon. The naturists (nudists) have the far eastern end for their use and the rest of the beach is used by the textiles. One of the...More

Thank worldwandererAtlanta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plakias beach is at the bay head, long, curved, sandy, and partially protected by the mountainous cliffs that embrace it. The beach is also partially shaded by tamarisk trees (salt cedars, almariki in Greek). Shaded sitting areas with beach chairs, and umbrellas on the beach...More

Thank T2011PQcarol
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice clothes optional section of the beach, with showers and within easy reach of facilities. Reasonable charge of 6 euro per day for 2 sunbeds and umbrella.

1  Thank diannenkids
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

A clean sandy beach with crystal blue water in south Crete! Nearby there are a lot of beach bars and greek restaurants (tavernas).

1  Thank Lariosgeo
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Excellent horseshoe sheltered bay with gravely sand rather than fine golden. First class for snorkelling. Showere on beach, car parking can be tight

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6 August 2018|
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Response from PassportEnvyTA | Reviewed this property |
It was our experience that there were sandy areas with sunbeds that were quiet. We did not experience traffic noise. It was a very nice place to spend an afternoon on the beach. I especially liked that there was a beach... More
2 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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7 April 2017|
Response from WembleyMay76 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Also easy from Heraklion too. Just need to see which flight times suit you; then make the judgement call of which airport you fly to..... you can book your taxi online if you prefer. Easy 😎