Destination Platanias

"Your New Friend"

            

What to do in

Crete?

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50

DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES!

Destination Platanias offers you everything you need for a fantastic holiday. In our website you will find useful information to read for before your trip and whilst you are on location.

Book today your tour and we promise you a memory for a lifetime!

Your safety is important for us. We and our cooperators are following the guidelines and restrictions given by World Health Organization and Greek government to slow down the spread of Covid-19.

ACTIVITIES

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Free Cancellation

We are flexible for your comfort. You can cancel up to 24h prior the start of the activity and get full refund.

 

LOCAL FAMILY BUSINESSES

Destination Platanias is only cooperating with local family businesses.

Outdoor Activities

Spend your day outside, Let's go! Kayaking, Hiking, Biking and Horse Back Riding are our most popular outdoor activities here in Crete.

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Private Local Trips

For you who prefer Private Trips from six to twelwe persons. Spend unique moments with family and friends! Up to 12 persons

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Boat Cruise

Enjoy a boat cruise and admire the view from sea and feel the gentle sea breeze.

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Easy & Friendly

1, 2, and 3 and off you go... for a new adventure. Yes, thats how fast and easy it is to book in our mobil friendly reservation system. 

 

Sea and Sun

Enjoy your day at one Greece most beautiful beaches!

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Have an adventure!

Excitement, beauty, cretan taste, amazing views, wild animals these tours have it all.

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Fun for kids!

Let your children have a splendid day full with splash and fun!!!

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Safety First

Destination Platanias cooperates only with legal cooperators which are all  following the guidelines and restrictions the Greek Goverment has given.

 

 

Top 5

#1

Elafonissi Tour - BEST SELLER - 39 EUR

SEA AND SUN - FULL DAY. Don't miss out on our most loved beach Elafonissi! This magical place you will find on the south-western cost, with its crystal clear water and pink sandy beach makes ...

#2

SAMARIA GORGE - Long Hike - 35 EUR

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - FULL DAY Make sure you visit our famous Samaria Gorge. Starting with it's wooden staircase in Omalos village which is surrounded by the magnificent Lefka ...

#3

Boat Tour - Platanias 3h - 25 EUR

SEA AND SUN - 1/2 DAY  Make sure you join up Captain Argiris and his crew for a 3 hour boat trip. Discover Platanias seaside with snorkeling and swimming, learn a few things and see som...

#4

BALOS LAGOON TOUR - 45 EUR

BOAT CRUISE - FULL DAY - WITH TRANSFER A “small paradise” of Crete is waiting to be discovered by you… The Gramvousa Island with its wild beauty, the lagoon of Balos ...

#5

Sunset Safari Tour with wine tasting, 4- 5hours 71 EUR

LOCAL EXPERIENCE - FULL DAY. Premium Sunset Safari Tour in the Northwest side of the inland of Crete... Allow yourself to indulge in a romantic off-road route experience with the best panoramic v...
AIRPORT TRANSFER

TAXI TRANSFER

Chania Airport to PLATANIAS 40€

Stalos 33€, Agia Marina 35€, Gerani 42€, Maleme 44€, Kolymbari 52€

First priorites are always comfort and safety!

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TICKET ONLY

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VISIT OUR VILLAGE

 PLATANIAS

In Platanias you will find everything you need for a fantastic holiday. Beautiful nature, busy nightlife, taverns and restaurants, kilometers of long sandy beach, activities for all ages the choices are many. 

The villagers will ask you how you are doing, when you arrived and how long you will stay. They want you to feel welcomed, to feel close to them and you will most definitely experience their unique hospitality.

The incredible Cretan hospitality mixed up with their life philosophy, the sun, the sea and all the breathtaking nature makes Platanias village and Crete one of the most well visited summer destinations in Europe. Platanias has many experiences to offer and fantastic people to meet. 

A Friend to Discover!

Where to live?

Find your Hotel, Apartment or Villa here! Platanias village has many hotels and apartments to choose from, most of them are located by the beach or on the mainstreet but you'll also find accommodation in the upper village. If you are looking for something bigger and more private there are villas to rent. We cooperate with local family owned businesses, all are very serviced minded and with the famous Cretan hospitality.

Where to eat?

Find Platanias recommended Beach Bars, Taverns and Restaurants here! Restaurants and taverns in Platanias village are located actually in three different zones; beachfront, main street and upper village. The unique Cretan hospitality, the friendly greeting and all the wonderful food makes Platanias a paradise for foodies! At the Beach Bars along the coastline you have also the possibility to drink the latest cocktails, coffees and ice cold beers.

What to find on Mainstreet?

Find your shop in Platanias. We support local family businesses! The shopping street in Platanias offers you just about everything. Looking for the perfect beach outfit or a dress for a romantic evening, hairdresser, nail studio, spa, toys, jewelry shop, shops with souvenirs? We have it all, right here in Platanias! And keep in kind many offers only local products and handmade crafts. So, let's do local!

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DESTINATIONS in Crete

We present for your a wide information guide from all destinations in western Crete.

Travelling as a company or are you here with your family?

We can offer you group package for special prices! Just contact us and we will be happy to hear from you.

NEW 2020! We can proudly present our new E- SHOP!

We offer only LOCAL products from the area of western Crete. Crete is famous for its professional handcrafts, its extra virgin oliv oil and much more.

 WHO ARE WE?

We are born and raised in Finland and Sweden but for the last 25 years Platanias has been our home. Over these years we have created good relationships with the locals and we have become familiar with their traditions and mentality. Our experience is wide in the field of tourism. By working in restaurants, hotels and tour operators as well as in management positions we have gained knowledge to present you a Destination Platanias. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

 

Sofia, Anna and Petra

PRIVATE EVENTS  

- WE ORGANIZE SPECIAL EVENTS FOR YOU AND YOUR TRAVELLING COMPANIONS!

How about celebrating your birthday or an anniversary like we do it here in Crete? A long table full of small plates starting from meze-appetizers and ending up with different sweets. Together with your friends and family gathered around the table in chairs tightly close to each other. Music playing to create the right atmosphere and spontaneous dance…

Tell us what you have in mind and we'll take care of everything as transportation, finding the perfect restaurant, creating a beautiful atmosphere, suggested menu, surprises and everything that concerns the event.

Destination Platanias will make your event unforgettable no matter if you are celebrating it among your family or friends - or just the two of you.

EVENING FOR TWO!

This Special Evening for Two is for you who would like an evening with some extra atmosphere, food experience and memories of an evening in Platanias.

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Birthdays!

Requests of arranging birthdays is something we often get. We can create a whole day or evening so you and your travel companies will have a great time and many new memories to bring home with you.

Anniversaries

A marriage consists of many memories, emotions and challenges, laughs and tears. It's so important to show each other your love and appreciation. Make the special person you share your life with to feel loved and respected by arranging a memorable evening for just the two of you.

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Let's hear what our guests have to say

 Efter 40 besøg på Sonio siden år 1996 . Kan jeg kun anbefale disse 3 skønne/aktive kvinder (de var jo næsten børn da vi læret dem og kende ;.) Hvis du ønsker en indholdsrig og aktiv ferie og som os tilbagelænet ferie tilrettelagt af dem, kontakt denne side. Mine bedste anbefalinger, fra hele min store famile som selvfølgelig også kommer i Platanias." Tom Barnbæk har recenserat Destination Platanias –

 5 stjärnor 3 april 2018

BOAT CRUISE

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LOCAL FAMILY BUSINESSES

Destination Platanias cooperates only with local family businesses.

PRIVATE Trips

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Free Cancellation

We are flexible for your comfort. You can cancel up to 24h prior the start of the activity and get full refund.

Outdoor Activities

INTERESTED

Safety First

Destination Platanias cooperates with legal cooperators which are all  following the guidelines and restrictions the Greek Goverment has given.

SEA AND SUN

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Easy & Friendly

1, 2, and 3 and off you go... for a new adventure. Yes, thats how fast and easy it is to book in our mobil friendly reservation system. 

 

 

Adventure

OH, YES!

LOCAL FAMILY BUSINESSES

Destination Platanias cooperates only with local family businesses.

LOCAL TRIPS

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DESTINATION PLATANIAS

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