Holiday Type: Holidays in Platanias – All Inclusive

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

Platanias Holidays

Cheap all inclusive holidays in Platanias are now a popular choice on the golden sands of the Greek island of Crete. The once quiet western village was a tranquil fishing den but is now a hive of activity for the flocking tourist with You also have the opportunity of visiting the huge town of Chania with all its shopping and entertainment just ten minutes away. Look no further than all inclusive Platanias holidays for sunbathing on the endless strip of beach, hours of shopping and an array of bars and restaurants for days away from the hotel. With quiet seaside tavernas and late night discos flowing Chania can suit most tastes and lifestyles. Modernisation has provided excellent facilities for the town but a taste of the original way of life is still found in the simplistic living on the hillside retreat of Platanias.

Only a stone throw away from the village on Platanias holidays is the extra-long attractive beach oozing with soft sands and ebbing salt waters. Take time for a long walk and discover the quieter unfamiliar beaches and hamlets found adjoining the glistening shoreline. Holidays to Platanias have a striking beauty with clear mountain air sweeping through the rich fertile landscape. It is worth escaping to the countryside for a few days to value the peace and freedom felt roaming the fruitful fields and valleys of the west.

Generally all inclusive holidays Platanias are set amid the hotel food and entertainment included but you must set time aside for a taste of the Greek way of life. Take a leisurely walk or arrange a cheap taxi to the close town of Gerani for sumptuous local dishes served daily in the friendly tavernas and have a little shopping spree Cretan style. A fishing trip or a boat excursion is a wonderful way to capture the contrast of the simplistic hilltops against the flamboyant seaside resorts and rustic hidden coves. The most visited town of Chania is well known for its huge historical value with ancient architecture and stonework and makes a statement on holidays to Platanias.

Platanias Weather

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

Map of Platanias