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Plaka Beach

Eparchiaki Odos Agiou Nikolaou - Vrouchas, Plaka, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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would be 5* with some sand :-)

The clearest sea, the most beautiful views, plenty of sunbeds/shade and parking. Have lunch and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
karen w
,
Thornbury, United Kingdom
I love Plaka

A nice little beach for snorkelling rather than sun bathing, which is overlooked by many great... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Matthew M
,
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“clear water” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Eparchiaki Odos Agiou Nikolaou - Vrouchas, Plaka, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The clearest sea, the most beautiful views, plenty of sunbeds/shade and parking. Have lunch and then just snooze

Thank karen w
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

A nice little beach for snorkelling rather than sun bathing, which is overlooked by many great restaurants. There are pleasant gift shops here too, with a upmarket and friendly vibe.

Thank Matthew M
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

A small beach, very stony both in and out of the water. A real shame as it was not that pleasant to swim in.

Thank cookiejoWales
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you dont mind the pebble beach, the sea is so clear you can see the fish at the bottom. It is a beach with service, sunbeds but no umbrellas

1  Thank stamatelopoulos
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We came to Plaka beach to see the views of Spinalonga but stayed because it was so beautiful and not busy. The water is crystal clear. The Captain Longa bar will hire you sunbeds for the price of a drink and serve you too and...More

Thank Janeanna1973
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Plaka Beach is a great beach that offers fun watersports and many other things. Close to the town with nice restaurants.

1  Thank Nicholas H
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

If your idea of a beach is a narrow strip of man made pebbles then great. I must say we were disappointed with all the beaches in the Elounda area. The west Crete beaches are 100% better. In fact the whole of Elounda is over...More

2  Thank Mark_eb_64
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

The village is a beautiful small village! Perfect to relax with a few shops and restaurants! The beach is ok if you were going to the village but wouldn't travel there just for the beach

Thank Snootyroo
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

The views, the views! I didn't get to swim since it was quite cold then but it was still worth it going there to look around and enjoy the atmosphere.

1  Thank emisante
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very stony but the water is so blue and clear. So some uncomfortable moments but a swim is a must even in the October 32c heat. very nice view of Spinolonga and all the passing boats.

1  Thank Nick M
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