Chania Platanias beach

General information

The cosmopolitan beach of Platanias in Chania is one of the most visited shores in Crete! It is a long, sandy beach with some shingles, which stretches out for a few kilometers! Sea waters are clear since Platanias is a Blue-Flag beach, while its seabed is rocky.

Platanias Beach offers both well-organized and non-organized parts. It has an abundance of sunbeds and sun umbrellas along its shore, as well as an array of beachside bars and snack spots, while there is also plenty of space for bathers to bring their own equipment! Moreover, Platanias also has a lifeguard tower, jet ski rentals, SUP facilities, and a soccer field. 

Hotels in Platanias

We have made a selection of the best hotels in Platanias.

Minoa Palace Resort & Spa

Hotel Bungalows SuitesLuxury

Minoa Palace Hotel in Chania, Crete, can be found in the area of Platanias, just a short drive from the international airport. Built right on the seafront amidst lush gardens, this 5-star complex offers the ultimate luxury and comfort. It provides a wide array of accommodation options, ranging from ...


Louis Creta Princess Aquapark & Spa

Hotel Family Rooms4 stars

The seaside hotel Louis Creta Princess Aquapark and Spa has been designated to offer a complete accommodation experience, providing swimming pools with waterslides, a spa center, a restaurant, a breakfast room and other facilities for the whole family. It is located at the beach of Maleme.



Apartments3 keys

Perched on a green hill in Platanias village, Agrimia Hotel in Chania, Crete, has the advantage of overlooking the magnificent Mediterranean sea. A minimal distance separates this cozy apartment hotel from the old town of Chania and its attractions and bars. The hotel’s highlights include a large ...


Things to See & Do in Platanias

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