Nestled to the left of Plakias village, the Plakias Suites complex boasts an unrivaled location just 20 meters away from the tranquil Paligremnos beach. With its crystal clear waters and golden sand, the beach offers the perfect escape for sun-seekers and water enthusiasts alike. Beyond the beach, Plakias village and the surrounding area offer a wealth of cultural, historical, and natural attractions waiting to be explored. Discover traditional taverns serving delicious Cretan cuisine, hike through stunning gorges and valleys, or simply relax and take in the breathtaking views of the Libyan Sea.
Located 35 kilometers south of Rethymno on the picturesque southern coast of Crete, Plakias is a charming village that offers visitors an unforgettable holiday experience.
Plakias is one of the most visited destinations in Crete, and that’s due to its perennially warm weather, its amazing natural beauty, and pristine waters.
The village is home to an award-winning Blue Flag sandy beach that stretches for 1400 meters, where visitors can swim, sunbathe, and relax.
Plakias also boasts a variety of local attractions, including historical landmarks, scenic hikes, and cultural experiences that showcase the island’s rich heritage.
Plakias has it all, from a range of convenient amenities like a surgery, pharmacy, shops, and ATMs to a variety of dining options in its many taverns. Visitors can also enjoy the pristine beaches, including the organized beaches of Souda, Damnoni, Ammoudi, and Schinaria, as well as activities like diving, free-riding, and boating at the extensive marina, which can accommodate even large yachts.
Sellia, Mariou and Myrthios are mountain villages with a panoramic view of Plakias.