Holiday Type: Holidays in Plaka – All Inclusive

  • Flight time: Approx 3 – 4 hours from UK
  • Time difference: 2 hours ahead of UK
  • Language: Greek
  • Currency: Euro

Plaka Holidays

The beautiful small Cretan village of Plaka sits on the heights above the tranquil setting of lovely Almirida’s traditional fishing town. You will find all of the Greek simplistic pleasures on all inclusive Plaka holidays with time ticking at a snail’s pace. The untouched character of the buildings and landscape of the hillside retreat compliment your pocket on cheap all inclusive holidays in Plaka. Mixing with the locals is made easy with friendly faces serving up the best cuisine around in the cafes centralised around the village square. Plaka is a picture postcard with whitewashed buildings and winding streets carved into the lush green hillside. Holidays to Plaka are best enjoyed admiring the horseshoe bay of the Souda Bay coastline soaked in the rich, deep sea waters whilst sipping over a cool drink with friends. Farmers still delight in the fertile land with a first class production of wine, raki and olive oil taking pride of position on the menus.

The sweeping bay secludes the beach providing a stillness and protection from the deep sea and wind. In the heat of the day the beach is the hub of the atmosphere with bathing and watersports high on the agenda. provides a new found freedom with many diving from the rocky caves and making a splash. The aroma of tasty seafood can be found in the seaside tavernas as a cheap alternative on Plaka holidays. Catch the local bus to the busier beaches in the area for a change of scenery.

Daily trips are guaranteed to uncover the real Crete and start right on the doorstep of all inclusive holidays Plaka. Trekking is a welcome activity on cheap all inclusive holidays in Plaka with various trails into the unspoilt landscape of the natural countryside. Explore the neighbouring villages where film scenes have been set. Getting around the west of the island is quite easy with the bus which runs through the timeless villages to the major town of Chania or the taxi service is also very reasonably priced. A boat trip or island hopping is easily accessible from the harbour where you can admire Plaka perfectly positioned into the hill.

Plaka Weather

April 68°F
May 75°F
June 82°F
July 84°F
Aug 84°F
Sept 81°F
Oct 75°F

Map of Plaka