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The beach itself is not too bad. Along the stretch you can find all from big rocky beaches to fine sand beaches. There is not much seaweed or other junk. Plenty of sunbeds and restaurants along the beach. Very few fish, if any at all....More
A great beach but be wary it can be dangerous if the wind is in the wrong direction. It can also be a little stoney at the shoreline so take some beach shoes with you. There are numerous beach bars along its length and all...More
This beach extends for several km from the marina in Plantanias, west. The beach depth is no more than 50-70m from the sea and other than in front of hotels, there are large sections of the beach which are empty.
Numerous roads link the beach...More
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
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
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.
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.
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