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Make a holiday rental villa or apartment in Plakias, Greece your home away from home

Known for its magnificent beach, Plakias is a hotspot for active family holidays in the sun. However, this is by no means a large faceless resort, Plakias has remained a small resort on the beautiful Rethymnon coast, where nature still dominates and culture is still authentic. Located in the Rethymnon region of Crete, you can be assured of beautiful beaches and delightfully quiet countryside from any Plakias holiday.

Things to do in Plakias, Greece

The stunning south facing Plakias Beach upon which the village made its name is of course, a huge attraction to Plakias villas. Plakias Beach is huge, and makes a perfect swimming beach. Or, if you simply wish to lie back and relax in the Mediterranean sun, the sand is perfect, and there is a lot of it! There is even a designated naturist area at one end of the beach.

Being in a rural area, villas in Plakias are also a magnificent base from which to explore the mountainous countryside of inland Crete. There are a good range of trails leading out through the olive groves and beyond into the mountains.

The town does provide all that you could need during a self catering holiday, including many excellent restaurants and bars. Plakias is not known for its raucous nightlife, but there are some excellent little bars.

Places to visit from a villa in Plakias, Greece

A Plakias apartment or villa is an excellent base from which to explore Rethymnon and even Crete's finest beaches. Beaches including Amoudi and Damnoni are both within close range, and Souda Beach, one of the most famous is just a short drive.

Those looking for a greater range of shopping or restaurants are well catered for too. The regional capital, Rethymnon, is just 35km along the coast and provided a fantastic range of shops, restaurants and bars, not to mention beaches!

Weather in Plakias, Greece

There is certainly no bad time to visit a Plakias apartment or villa. The summer months, which run from June until September, see temperatures regularly reaching the mid 20's and low 30's (C) and Indian summers are not rare.

Flights to Plakias, Greece

Ideally placed, both Heraklion (HER) and Chania (CHQ) Airports are within easy reach of a self catering Plakias holiday villa. Heraklion Airport is the better airport for reaching Plakias villas, with both a little over 100km away. A hire car is recommended, as it allows you to access much more of the islands hidden treasures. The port in Rethymnon is also just 35km from Plakias accommodation.

Exceptional! 5/5
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Villa #1874586
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Villa #6519309
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Villa #4219436
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #813320
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
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Villa #1979434
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Farmhouse #2482636
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  • 2 BA
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House #6400078
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  • 3 BA
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Villa #3900848
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  • 1 BA
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Villa #1898714
  • 5 BR
  • 5 BA
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Villa #6737828
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
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Villa #6739040
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
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Villa #6788351
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #4356124
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #4363527
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #6960581
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Villa #6945224
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #6975450
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #6811068
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
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Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
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  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #6811067
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Villa #1887846
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
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Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Bungalow #874574
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Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #1060603
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Excellent! 4.3/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Villa #874574
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Exceptional! 5/5
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  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #6114337
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
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Multiple rentals Villa #874574
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Villa #1887847
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Villa #1887845
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #649251
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Villa #6928218
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
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Multiple rentals Villa #1839078
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Villa #6920301
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  • 4 BA
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Villa #6943932
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #1495215a
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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Villa #4251868
  • Studio
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Multiple rentals House #2133153
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
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Villa #1779914
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
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Multiple rentals Villa #1839078
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #1662929
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Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6388196
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Villa #3922062
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #2337692
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Plakias Holiday Villas & Homes (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Perfect villa for a peaceful / adventurous break

5 of 5
Super villa with STUNNING views and everything you need for your holiday. The villa is impeccably clean and just as it appears in the photos. Valia from think villa.com and Eleanna, the villa owner, were both lovely people to deal with. Excellent location just outside the pretty little village of Sellia. We ventured far as we had a car but learnt that we need not have as everything for a perfect holiday can be found in the Rethymnon area. Every meal we ate was fantastic and very reasonably priced even in the more touristy areas. My personal highlights were shopping for souvenirs in the old town at Rethymnon followed by lunch at Avli restaurant, lazing on the local beach at Rodakino and climbing the rocks and splashing out on hiring a small boat for the day from Hora Sfakion and visiting Louthra, Samari gorge and small coves. £120, no licence required - worth every penny for the experience. Enjoy!
  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

Wonderful out of season stay!

5 of 5
The villa is fantastic with one of the best views I have ever experienced. Unfortunately for us the weather was not great up in the mountains during our week and the 'Meltemi' wind was incredibly strong which meant that using the gorgeous pool was not an option and caused a few problems with the electrics. But despite the weather we had a wonderful week and would thoroughly recommend the villa to anyone.
  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017