Destination guide

Secluded Plakias will entice you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Plakias. Renowned for its snorkelling, diving and coral reefs, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Plakias

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Plakias is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Plakias Beach (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Kourtaliotiko Gorge (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Preveli Beach (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Frangokastello Beach (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Lake Kournas (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Rethymnon Municipal Garden (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Plakias

Fly into Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), the closest airport, located 28.5 mi (45.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Plakias?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 390 holiday lettings around Plakias. From 97 houses to 197 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Plakias? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Plakias. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Plakias Beach: 2,088 holiday lettings
  • Rethymnon Venetian Port: 2,883 holiday lettings
  • Lake Kournas: 2,914 holiday lettings
  • Historical - Folklore Museum of Gavalochori: 3,258 holiday lettings
  • Rethymnon Archaeological Museum: 2,908 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Plakias listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Plakias?

Yes, of course. offers 97 Houses in Plakias. Our other popular types of Plakias holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 197 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 62 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Plakias?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 231 holiday homes with pool available in Plakias. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.