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Anyone recommend local bars/snacks near Golden Beach hotel?

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Anyone recommend local bars/snacks near Golden Beach hotel?

Hi can anyone advise on local bars/tavernas serving light lunches near to the Golden Beach hotel?Is Platanias village close to this hotel and is it a typical village with a square,churches,shops etc?

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1. Re: Anyone recommend local bars/snacks near Golden Beach hotel?

Looking at Google maps, it looks like the hotel is on the sea front about half way between Adelianos Kampos and Platanes/Platanias, so easily within walking distance of both.

There is no square as such, the centre of Platanes is by the turn-off to Arkadi, near the Sky Park taverna/bar/club.

There are plenty of places to eat in Platanes, and the usual shops, plus 2 large and reasonably-priced supermarkets - one just before the centre if you're walking from the hotel, and a Lidl down a side road to the left about 100m after the centre.

There is a good bus service to Rethymnon town as well along the road; Rethymnon is a great town with more places to eat than there are days of the year!

Although I visited Platanes last summer, I didn't eat there and haven't done so for a few years now, so it wouldn't be right to suggest anywhere really. But if I was going there next month, the first place I would try would be in the garden taverna at Sky Park, which always used to be our favourite in our 3 holidays in Platanes.

Edited: 2:00 pm, April 13, 2013
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