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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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  • Long sandy beach with plenty facilities and plenty of watersport activities to choose from. Good value restaurants and seafront bars playing the latest hits. Definetely a must go. 
  • Very beautiful and clean beach with sand but a little deep waters for young children. The temperature of the sea very good warm up but when it catches debris cannot enter through the huge waves. Along the beach there are many restaurants and cafes like organized beaches, you can enjoy your meal. It's perfect ... ... ...
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  • Excellent walking/jogging beach, near the hotel. Swam here every day during our stay. Also recommended for families.
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