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Typical Greek beach, something for everyone.

Plakias beach extends for some distance around the bay, and has many different, varied areas. Some... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Worthing, West Sussex, UK
Nice sheltered beach.

Visited with family. Beach was slightly stoned. Sea was lovely once in, there was a shingle slope... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Daventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Plakias beach extends for some distance around the bay, and has many different, varied areas. Some are sandy, some have sand and shingle, all have sunbeds on them, usually from the tavernas, free when buying fodd/drink from them. A naturist area at 'The Far End'...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Visited with family. Beach was slightly stoned. Sea was lovely once in, there was a shingle slope to get into the wafer which eventually became a sandy. Two Sun loungers and an umbrella an were €6.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Nice sheltered bay, reasonable beach, some stones. Clear blue, clean water. Everywhere immaculately clean. Plenty of parking and beach front tavernas/ restaurants. A very pleasant place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SkipBrian
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This beach had the most beautiful sunsets starting at pale pink and finishing off at bright red as it went down. Lovely. Around the corner at Plakias West Beach it was so quaint with the cliffs which went down to the sea.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elaine J
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Plakias beach is a very Nice, sandy beach. Harry stoned, cheap beds and sun umbrellas. Only 5 € per set. We enjoyed it here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fleurkens
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The on the rocks cafe bar has a lovely shingle beach down the steps. Sun beds are free when a drink is purchased and Nicos delivers it to you , he also has a shower and changing cubicle . We had a lovely toasted sandwich...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Raymond T
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

It’s 36 years since we was last in Plakias and a return visit to the beach area amongst other things. Sandy beach in parts with shingle along some parts of the centre area. Shelves into the sea ok can be a bit shingle type on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank castle1_10
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great beach. Crystal waters, great snorkelling and a couple of beach bars for a frappe. Sand and shingle along the shore line makes for an easy entry into the sea that gently slopes so great for kids. The beds were 5 euros...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank markhU3413UW
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Thanks to the large stretch of the beach it doesn't become crowded, meaning that most of the time you really don't have other people crawling all over you on the beach chairs. Let's face it, you go to Plakias in order to get away from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ruzdie
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A lovely beach & resort...... no high rise, corporate hotels or the like; just great Cretan hospitality. Nice (longish) sandy beach, a few rocks & boulders near the 'boaty end' but then hey, that's why you're on a boat 🙄 Plenty of sunbeds & parasols...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from PassportEnvyTA | Reviewed this property |
It was our experience that there were sandy areas with sunbeds that were quiet. We did not experience traffic noise. It was a very nice place to spend an afternoon on the beach. I especially liked that there was a beach... More
1 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 WembleyMay76 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Also easy from Heraklion too. Just need to see which flight times suit you; then make the judgement call of which airport you fly to..... you can book your taxi online if you prefer. Easy 😎