Chania, Crete, Greece


Located approximately 10 kilometers from the city center of Chania, Greece lies Platanias beach, a sandy haven that is regularly patrolled by lifeguards. This beach is also suitable for individuals with mobility issues and is renown for its child-friendly atmosphere. Stretching alongside the suburbs of Chania, Platanias beach is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations in the area. Despite its bustling nature, Loggerhead sea turtles choose to nest along the shores of Platanias beach. This beach has been efficiently adapted to sustainable tourism, ensuring visitors have access to amenities such as restaurants, bars, restrooms, showers, loungers and parking facilities.
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What to do at Platanias?


Platanias 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 that many restaurants offer free use of sun chairs and umbrellas with any food or drink purchase, making it easy to find a good spot at the beach. Visitors also mention good prices, friendly staff, and a relaxing atmosphere for families. However, some visitors complain about the wavy water and small stones on the beach.

Where is Platanias?

Latitude: 35.519264 / Longitude: 23.90369654

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

Where to Stay near Platanias?

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