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Platania (or Platanias) Beach is another of Crete's wonderful sun lover's paradises. The beach is... read more

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Phil B
Heraklion, Greece

Me and my wife was down here for some sunbathing and do some swimming, it was a nice day and... read more

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Tor b
Strandebarm, Norway
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Reviewed today

Platania (or Platanias) Beach is another of Crete's wonderful sun lover's paradises. The beach is long and sandy, and it has every conceivable amenity including beach bars, umbrellas, showers, snack bars, lifeguards, water sports, and scores of restaurants and tavernas. Expect crystal clear water and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife was down here for some sunbathing and do some swimming, it was a nice day and everything perfect until afternoon, then its getting more wind and the beach get close(I mean it was not allow to go into the sea because...More

Thank Tor b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popular area around Platania long beach we found it shingle and small pebbles intertwined with sandy stretches. Sea entry a steep drop in from the wave breakwaters on our visit waves was large and powerful knocking us round and down like we was matchsticks. Sun...More

Thank castle1_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average. My wife and I decided to catch the bus down to the sandy beaches at Agia Marina instead. The rockiness of the beach was really hurting my feet and legs and there was a lot of small debris on the beach.

Thank macsterling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a few days down on the beach. Sunbeds are often available for hire and not just for hotel guests, expect to pay between 2 50- 4 euros depending on spot and facilities next to them. There are small stretches of sand if youre...More

1  Thank LisaTakesTrips
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing time at the beach bar at porto Platanias. The staff treated me very well. Very helpful with suggestions on what to so do and what to do . I would highly recommend this resort

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 August 2018

this beach is lovely , we stayed down the road at gerani , and the beach is the same , lovely seaviews and scenery .

1  Thank david w
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed in platanias for 2 weeks, after the just one day at the beach in platanias we decided to take the bus to agia marina for a more children friendly beach. The beach in platanias is rocky and some sand, and the water gets...More

Thank Ronny M
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here as part of stay in Maleme, beach large with clear blue water. Plenty of beds to hire from the local tavernas also. Would highly recommend

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 12 June 2018

A really small beach , tightly packed with sun beds, unable to move the beds around, no room!!!. Def needs improvement

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