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Platania Beach, Platanias

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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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  • We were in Platanias during our 10 days in Crete, sea so-so, there are better ones later in the evening but if you want to go for a walk, we were to Aghia Marina, it's pleasant, many restaurants to choose from for dinner and shopping, recommended in the evening, if passing
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  • For two weeks we visited this beach and we loved it. There is lots of sand and there are lots of space if you want to get away from the crowds. The sea is amazing when its calm and we saw lots of fish...  more »
  • Not a city, we will choose to visit too often, then it should just be for a cannon when the restaurant we visited ' Barbas Thomas ' which served the most wonderful pizza'er, which was all worth it
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