Platanias, the ideal holiday resort, is situated 11 km west of Chania, Crete. With its sandy beach, people’s hospitality, traditional culture, nearby the nature, and of course the big variety of shops, our village for sure will suite you and your family.
Chania, the second largest city in Crete, with a beautiful Venetian Harbor, full with narrow streets and lots of restaurants, gives you a wonderful and rich experience when you visit it. Traditional Cretan handcraft shops, museums and churches are also popular attractions among visitors.
The beaches of Crete are very well known. Elafonissi is among the tenth of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Balos with the crystal clear water will surprise you with its beauty. Falassarna, Seitan Limani, Stavros and Marathi are also well famous beaches. In fact, there are around 40 blue flag beaches in the West Crete.
A popular and very good fish tavern in the harbor of Chania.
One of Platanias best restaurants by the beach, 300 meters west of Platanias square.
A beautiful traditional taverna close to the famous Falassarna beach. Wonderful food and a view over the gulf of Kissamos.