Plakes Beach Astypalea: Plakes beach is located 8 km east of Chora, the capital of Astypalea. Plakes is not a beach itself but a tiny rocky cove with crystal clear waters and abrupt rock formations.
It is characrterized by its wild landscape and privides a perfect getaway from the noisy crowds of Chora. It is ideal for he nature lovers and those who want to experience the solitude that this island offers. It is accessed rather difficult due to the rocks but it is worth the effort.