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Platania Beach, Platanias

(3.1/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Take a dip in the warm sea water at Platania Beach, a soft sandy beach decked with colorful sun umbrellas and lounge chairs. Lifeguards watch over this area, as its exposed to the wind and is generally quite wavy. Rent umbrellas and chairs for a fee, but enjoy plenty of game areas and equipment provided for free. You'll also find plenty of restaurants and snack bars within walking distance. The beach is long, narrow, and notably clean, ideal for a long walk--but be advised that the waves and steep drop-off make the waters inappropriate for children. Using our online itinerary creator, Platanias attractions like Platania Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This beach range in depth to the children should ensue a little extra if it's waves, as it can be under streams. But below, against Evangelos a little Apartments Agia Marina just a couple of hundred meters to go, then it is long grundt. Lots of lifeguards to they are clever to put up warning flags, lots of public pools, too, if a will have the choice between both the beach and the swimming pool!
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  • September 2015 we are not fans of beach, but have his hotel to two not done let us visit him. Access is pretty cool a long and wide aisle, lined residence drowned in the Green takes us from the main street to the beach. The beach is probably very nice for fans always is it that there are not many people
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  • Fresh and clean beach. Very crowded but still a quiet place. Unfortunately, so will the giant waves a few times each season so that you don't get/can bathe in a matter of days. But came on a tip that you can walk along the beach to one side and swim inside the stone slab where water waves do not come in. You want to swim every day you are at the beach.
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