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Loved the clear water

Great sandy beach with beautiful clear water. The water was a bit cold when you first got in but... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
bondp
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Worcester
First Beach of Our Adventure.

Admitedly, we went in April but this beach was wonderfully quiet and the sea is warm! a little... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Paul0660
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Millom, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

A really small beach , tightly packed with sun beds, unable to move the beds around, no room!!!. Def needs improvement

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Sorry but this was not our cup of tea from travelling around the island (balos, Kissamos, fasanadra ) it’s a storey beach and is totally packed to the rafters

Thank hmik
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Great sandy beach with beautiful clear water. The water was a bit cold when you first got in but was great to swim in.

Thank bondp
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Admitedly, we went in April but this beach was wonderfully quiet and the sea is warm! a little rocky underwater in places so I advize some sort of footwear. Beautiful view of the island not far out to sea.

Thank Paul0660
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Its quite wide, coarse-sand, clean beach with nice services like restaurants and sunbrellas, located few minutes from the main street.

Thank Małgorzata J
Reviewed March 15, 2018

great beach, sandy, very clean. Aetheras beach - the best place to stay in Platanias: comfortable beds, amazing balcony views, very clean.

1  Thank repmgr
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Flat sand beach. Easy access by car and a short walking distance from the parking spots. It's a bit windy but it depends on what side of Platania Beach you are at. Overall we did a nice little excursion to this famous beach in Crete...More

4  Thank Phoenix A
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Don't waste your time visiting this whole coastline. The beaches are dirty, the sand course and the environment third world. Same for the neighbouring Santa Marina beach. What a waste of time. It's not hard to find better beaches than those Chania has

Thank Travelr111
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Sandy beaches with view on an abandoned island. You can hire beach loungers, have great swims in the sparkling and clean sea, surf (waves can be high!) have a ride on a banana, and do a parasail experience. The best of all: have a drink...More

1  Thank bernadetteh259
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Platanias beach and platanias village is a European destination that thousands of tourist visit every summer. Clean and sage waters, organised beach with sun beds, water sports beach bars and of course lifeguards all over the beach makes the beach one of the top destination...More

1  Thank Kokkinakis
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sallymacd2016
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Response from Paulina P | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for delay I'm not quite sure I haven't seen any.
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July 13, 2016|
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Response from ConstantinosVProimos |
Hi, the weather is still very good in October. You can swim confortably and actually during the fall it is a great time to visit Crete.
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woody438
March 5, 2016|
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Response from ConstantinosVProimos |
Yes, there are at least two water sports centers nearby, one to the direction of the east and another to the direction of west. I think that April is a great time to go to Crete!
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