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Escape to secluded Platanias! Enjoy its countryside, beaches, and snorkeling.

Check out top sights like Platanias Beach and Samaria Gorge as you discover Platanias—an area also known for its beaches.

Top Hotels in Platanias

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Avra Imperial Hotel
Avra Imperial Hotel
5 out of 5
Kolymvari, Platanias, Crete Island

Located in Platanias, this beachfront hotel is connected to the convention center, 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Orthodox Academy of Crete, and within 9 mi (15 km) of ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (91 reviews)

"It was very clean and nice . Staff were helpful and nice . Would recommend to stay again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2019

Avra Imperial Hotel
Minoa Palace Resort & Spa
Minoa Palace Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Palea Ethniki Odos Kissamou Chanion, Agias Marinas, Platanias, Crete Island

Located in Platanias, this beachfront hotel is connected to the convention center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Platanias Square, Platanias Beach, and Agia Marina ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (224 reviews)

"About 15 minute drive to Chania. Nice beach. Great food"…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Minoa Palace Resort & Spa
Euphoria Resort - All Inclusive
Euphoria Resort - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Chania, Platanias

Offering direct access to the beach, this Platanias property is within 9 mi (15 km) of Platanias Square, War Shelter of Platanias, and Agia Marina Beach. Platanias ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (25 reviews)

"The hotel was modern and clean with exceptional grounds. The staff was very pleasant, and I especially liked the fresh juice bar by the pool and the hotel had planned kids events."…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

Euphoria Resort - All Inclusive

Popular things to do in Platanias

Old Venetian Harbour
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Old Venetian Harbour

4.5/5(156 reviews)

Go for a stroll around Chania's 14th-century harbor area and visit historic buildings, including a fort, a mosque and a lighthouse.

Balos Beach
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Balos Beach

5/5(28 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Balos Beach, a popular beach in Kissamos. Wander the seaside in this relaxing area.

Old Venetian Harbor
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Old Venetian Harbor

4.5/5(96 reviews)

Explore the waterfront in Chania Old City with a trip to Old Venetian Harbor. Wander the beautiful beaches and seaside in this quaint area.

Top activities in Platanias

Secrets of Wine & Olives Full-Day Tour by 4x4 from Chania
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Secrets of Wine & Olives Full-Day Tour by 4x4 from Chania

$82

Spend a day discovering some of the best Greek produce—its high-quality olive oil and the famous Cretan wine. Learn traditional processes that have survived until the present day, see olive mills, and indulge in a delicious traditional lunch at a favorite local tavern.

Chania: Small-Group Street Stories City Tour
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Chania: Small-Group Street Stories City Tour

$86

Discover what makes Crete's cultural capital so magical on this relaxed full-day walking tour of Chania. You can take in the sights from the old town to the lesser-known Ottoman and Jewish quarters, plus the chic historic neighborhood of Halepa.

Visit a Shepherd's Hut - Jeep Safari Tour
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Visit a Shepherd's Hut - Jeep Safari Tour

$106

Most people visiting Crete think of beautiful beaches and bright sun waiting in this beautiful corner of the Mediterranean. But, the true soul of Crete is hidden in the mountains.

Chania: Small-Group Bohemian Sunset Tour
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Chania: Small-Group Bohemian Sunset Tour

$138

Experience the beauty of Chania the way it's meant to be experienced—like a local during a gorgeous sunset. Head out in the late afternoon and discover everything this magical city has to offer, with food tastings, a delicious 3-course meal, and the chance to try vibrant local wines.

Antiquity & Adventurers - Small-Group Tour of Crete's Southern Coast
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Antiquity & Adventurers - Small-Group Tour of Crete's Southern Coast

$162

Set out for a full day of cultural, culinary, and outdoor adventure on Crete's southern coast. Explore an off-the-beaten-path costal village, trek through a beautiful gorge, soak up the healing powers of a mysterious ancient city, swim at a secluded beach, and learn how to prepare a traditional dessert.

Tango Lessons in Chania Area
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Tango Lessons in Chania Area

$45

Itinerary Participants in these teaching sessions will learn the fundamental principals in the art of embraced improvisation. Or else better known as “tango”. Tango as an art form can be found today everywhere in the world, and yes…Chania included! Lessons are held in our tango school.