The small resort of Platanias is home to a long, soft sandy beach offering a wide range of watersports. A good selection of restaurants and bars and a small amount of nightlife means there is plenty on offer for evenings out. Our villas are located in the surrounding countryside, just a short distance from the amenities in the resort centre.
Your new surroundings are waiting to be explored! There’s plenty to see and do in the area.
Discover local culture, or just try something new. You'll find events in the area and beyond.
Crete boasts a number of fantastic local cuisines including dakos, kaltsounia, sarikopitakia, dolmades and traditional Greek salad to name a few.
The nightlife in Platanias can be as laid back or as vibrant as you want it to be. The main road stretches for about 1.5km and is lined with a good selections of bars and tavernas serving local dishes, international cuisine and tasty cocktails! Further afield Rethymno provides an even wider choice of entertainment with cosmopolitan bars along the seafront and more traditional tavernas in the old town.
Assumption of the...national event
On the 15th August every year, the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Assumption of Virgin Mary. Villages are decorated, festivals are held, traditional dances are staged and there is a generally a great festive atmosphere.
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