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Platania Beach

Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
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nice beach

In some cases the beach can be closed because of bad weather and dangerous waves. This happed this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Henrik J
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Bredsten, Denmark
Lovely beach

Only spent one day on this beach as we were staying in Agia Marina, but couldn't find fault. Sandy... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
allertonlad
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (18 reviews)
“water sports” (11 reviews)
“long beach” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago

In some cases the beach can be closed because of bad weather and dangerous waves. This happed this year. 5 days without a dip in the sea. But after it was worht waiting for and very nice.

Thank Henrik J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Only spent one day on this beach as we were staying in Agia Marina, but couldn't find fault. Sandy, plenty of sunbeds, many free if using the individual bar/restaurant, but we found that the most comfortable cost 6 euros a set. Helped that it was...More

Thank allertonlad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is another good beach in Crete. To be honest none of them were bad at all some are just busier than anothers. But they're all clean and suitable for kids.

Thank madmanprod2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has a few pebbles but sandy when in water and can be wavey which might not be suitable for young kids. Advise using good beach shoes.

Thank Whytee3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sea too rough to enter all week, not the resorts fault but annoying. Always a life guard on hand which is reassuring

Thank collectablek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of bars and restaurants, nice and clean, lovely clean sea. Sandy beach. Quite child friendly as the sea is not to deep near the shore. Mostly calm waves.

Thank pea H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is really long and divided to different hotels and restaurants. There's sunbeds to hire everywhere. Nice sunsets!

Thank signebrockman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only a few people, nice sand, near bus stop Platanias Lidl (from elsewhere behind Kolymvari/Chania for about 2€/person). Perfect restaurants around.

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Long beach, lots of sunbeds and restaurants. Where we stayed it was about 2 meters of rocks to walk down to the sand. Other than that great.

Thank magnushaga
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Water is dirty compared to other beaches we have visited in Greece. Other than that drawback beach is relaxing and scenic.

Thank hammondjohn1
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sallymacd2016
14 September 2016|
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Response from Paulina P | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for delay I'm not quite sure I haven't seen any.
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MontherYASEEN
13 July 2016|
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Response from ConstantinosVProimos |
Hi, the weather is still very good in October. You can swim confortably and actually during the fall it is a great time to visit Crete.
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woody438
5 March 2016|
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Response from ConstantinosVProimos |
Yes, there are at least two water sports centers nearby, one to the direction of the east and another to the direction of west. I think that April is a great time to go to Crete!
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