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Address: Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Nice Beach

The Beach is a long beach..so great for long walks on the beach ! The waves crash here..so if you like the sound of that..it's here. There are a lot of bars, cafes, and activities... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
tac0721
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Beach is a long beach..so great for long walks on the beach ! The waves crash here..so if you like the sound of that..it's here. There are a lot of bars, cafes, and activities here. Overall a nice place to read,relax,or engage in activities !

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Thank tac0721
Exeter, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to check warmth of sea after visiting heated pool on resort, sea was warmer very pleasant and clean

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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach, with lots of different bars and cafes leading on to it. Jet Ski's, Canoes, Kayaks all available for hiring.

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Thank Kerry M
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Platania beach is long, so there is plenty of space for you. There is not a lot of shade, so beware of the sun. The water is clean, Nice place for a swim.

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Thank Judith v
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good clean beaches, plenty of sun loungers, safe swimming although the water was cold at this time. Jet skis available for hire as well as sub aqua schools and boat trips including snorkelling opportunities.

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Thank Les R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long stretch of a sandy beach literally next to plantia high street would defo come here again if when i go again without a doubt 👍 many restaurants also along the beachside i dunno if they are hotel exclusive if availiable to all or mix of both 😉

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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good beach and quiet, peaceful place to have sun and swim also. Beach not best for kids but lot of good sand.

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Thank 830samip
Timisoara, Romania
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63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Platania Beach is a clean, nice beach, perfect for a quiet vacation. The sea is quite deep and waves can be very high, but this is a beach on the open sea. Not very crowdy, full of terraces.

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful beach with loads of space and plenty of places to eat and drink. Family friendly.

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Thank gary h
Swindon, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A nice pebble beach where you can enjoy a dip in the ocean, without having to worry about the mess of sand. Lovely cool breeze and beautiful views

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