Plakias, Crete, Greece


The picturesque Plakias beach stretches along the coast of the same-name city located on the Greek island of Crete. The beach boasts a sandy terrain that is regularly monitored by lifeguards, making it a safe option for families. However, it caters to nudists as well, and pets are also welcome. Being one of the island's longest beaches, spanning 1.3 kilometers, Plakias beach features a stunning cliff called Gonates on its eastern side. The cliff is named after the epic hero Digenis, who once knelt there to drink water from a spring. As a result of being part of the city of Plakias, the beach has excellent tourist facilities, including parking, bars, restaurants, restrooms, loungers, and showers.
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What to do at Plakias?


Plakias amenities include parking, toilet, shower and loungers.


You can enjoy a refreshing drink at one of the bars situated on the beach.


You can enjoy one of the restaurants at the beach while soaking up the sun.

Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight the quiet and clean water at the beach, with amenities and tavernas nearby, making it an ideal place to relax. However, some visitors mention that the drive to the beach may be difficult for some, and there is only one naturalist area towards the remote end.

Where is Plakias?

Latitude: 35.18891296 / Longitude: 24.39713717

Plakias is located in Plakias. The following map of Plakias shows the exact location.

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