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We had a lovely day here

We drove from Rethymno, as many do, for a less-crowded beach experience. We are always happy to... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Kapolei, HI
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 22 October 2017
Nuremberg, Germany
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Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
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All reviewsrestaurants and shopssmall townper daycertain areashot weatherplenty of sun loungershuge wavessandy bottomnice breezethe north endearly seasonwindy daysplenty of spacebe carefulcold beerwind tunnela bit windy
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Reviewed yesterday

the best beach for all. on the textile side of the beach {right and central looking to the sea} loads of sun beds and peddolos and water sports all so you can catch tourists boats from here. there are bars and cafes all along, sea...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, this place is windy! You wouldn't believe that it's over 80 degrees here. The wind and mist from the water were so chilly that I needed to use my towel as a blanket. Huge waves at the beach too, my husband said the water...More

1  Thank jaime w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach in a bay area, very calm sea and clear water for snorkling or diving. Very chic small town with lots of bars and restaurants. A few caves innthe area.

Thank Powerargie1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely beach but there are nicer in the area (Damnoni, Prevelli etc) that you can visit if you have a car. We usually stay in Plakias so it's nice to have a sandy beach near our base, and there are a couple...More

1  Thank Blanca4082
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Once in the sea the sand is firm and stays shallow for some way out Nice bars along the way There are beds and umbrellas to hirer is you want or just put your towels down there was plenty of space for late May

1  Thank ChickyNester
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We drove from Rethymno, as many do, for a less-crowded beach experience. We are always happy to find beach chairs for rent, but to our delight found a beach bar that offered them for free with a bar purchase -- a rarity. A frosty cold...More

1  Thank PassportEnvyTA
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

A very good four bedrooms villa with dishwasher and washing machine, very close to a bakery for wonderful fresh bread and cakes. Only six minutes down hill to the lovely beach with a beach bar and loungers, even early season in April, though still quiet...More

1  Thank Ethne B
Reviewed 4 February 2018

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

2  Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed 22 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!

2  Thank bavarianbutterfly
Reviewed 9 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
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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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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.