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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.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A perfect piece of heaven!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This property is absolutely breathtaking and the host couldn't be more welcoming! We had the most enjoyable stay in November 2016. Everything is immaculate, it felt like we were the first people to ever stay there. It has everything you could possibly need for your stay and the host left us some much appreciated goodies including traditional baked goods, water, beer, fruit and muesli! The view and outside space was our favourite part, the upstairs terrace is huge - we didn't use it much as we spent most of our time on the downstairs terrace by the pool. The property has clear views to the sea and feels completely private. The village itself is small and quiet but very friendly and nice for an afternoon walk. You will need a car If you want to explore further. We highly recommend this property and look forward to returning!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Stunning cottage in a tranquil location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Our autumn getaway was reserving a wonderful surprise. We experienced the wonderful little world of Lily’s cottage, a breathe taking, cozy farmhouse in an olive grove with a magnificent view to the sea. It is a little gem in a tranquil location, further enough away from the hustle and bustle of the town but close enough to enjoy it. The cottage even in November is amazing. Maybe you can’t enjoy the nice pool but you enjoy for sure the fireplace instead. Personally I found it more romantic. Lily, the host, is a wonderful person herself. She went above and beyond to make sure we had a lovely holiday. We highly recommend Lily’s cottage even this season. We will back soon
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Absolutely beautiful and quiet villa with magnificent views

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We really loved our stay at the villa. The villa itself was beautiful and the views were superb. The peace was lovely, with very few people around we mostly had the beach to ourselves. The family run restaurant next door was great, the food was delicious and the family were very friendly and welcoming. We would definitely return to the villa and have in fact already discussed our return. The one criticism we had was it would have been nice to have been given some basics like soap washing powder, tea and coffee and also things like the kettle could have been of better quality. However it has not changed our discussion in our rating because the villa was just what we wanted.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 10-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016