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Plakias is a fishing village at the exit of Kotsifos river, in Southern Crete, in the prefecture of Rethymno,
115km away from Heraklion airport, 98km from Chania airport and 40km away from Rethymnon.
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Once it was a small fishermen village but over the last decades Plakias has developed into a popular holiday destination village.
The main attraction is the long sandy beach which extends to the east and is actually one of the biggest beaches in Crete.
It offers natural beauty, relaxed atmosphere and crystal clear waters.
There are showers along the beach with sunbeds/umberellas and plenty of space for parking.
Along the seaside of Plakias you can find many cafes and bars, restaurants and tavernas for all tastes that will not let you down
and which contribute to the relaxed bohemian atmosphere of Plakias.
There is a variety of hotels, apartments, villas, studios for all budgets.
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Plakias makes an excellent base to visit the gorges Kourtaliotis, Selia and Kotsifos as well as picturesque villages and Preveli Monastery.
From the east to the west Ammoudi, Damnioni, Preveli, Plakias, Limanaki, Fotinari and Souda are some of the beaches that will leave you with the best impressions.
Little further to the west, Rodakino with Agia Marina and Korakas beach is another option.
And a lit further to the east you will find the traditional village of Spili with the original fountains where people used to go to pick up water in older years.
Nearby is the setlement of Agios Pavlos with a long beach and the famous Yoga center.
Agios Georgios beach and Agia Galini are also there.