Thousands of tourists visit Platanias every season, many of whom have been coming back yearly for more than a decade! What is it about this place that lures them in every summer? Apart from the famed Cretan hospitality, great cuisine and developed infrastructure of Platanias village, it’s the beach of this area that provides just the perfect environment for a seaside vacation.
The shallow depth and frequent lifeguard posts offer safety to the travellers, which is one of the reasons Platanias attracts so many families. Your children can play and swim here in complete safety and enjoy delightful Cretan summer!
Apart from that, Platanias beach has many beach bars and seaside restaurants that allow you to enjoy your breakfast, lunch or cocktails right on your sunbed. Isn’t that the definition of the perfect vacation?