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Birthdays in Platanias

Requests of arranging birthdays is something we often get, many want to celebrate someone during their holidays. Destination Platanias are now arranging and organizing these birthdays in many different ways.

In communication with you, we will 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. We recommend you to contact us as early as you can so we have plenty of time making sure all details and request will be to your satisfaction.

In Cosy Greek Atmosphere

The Cool 30!

Is it your 30th birthday or somebody you keep close to your heart?   Fantastic! We will help you with the celebrations.

The Beautiful 40!

Having your 40’s party on Crete?  Whether you are only two persons or a big company we can arrange a wonderful evening for you.

The Fabulous 50!

Are you escaping the 50 celebrations at home? But you want to celebrate it here on Crete with your family. Let's arrange a really festive dinner in one of our finest and oldest restaurant in ...

Beautiful Decoration

The Happy 60!

Let's make an authentic greek birthday party for you! We will book a table at a restaurant that is situated right on the beachfront of Platanias. 

The Graceful 70!

Turning 70 is definitely something to celebrate! Many of our guest often come with their whole family for this occasion. Both children and grandchildren, we can help you arrange a memorable eveni...


BALOS LAGOON Cruise - FULL DAY - WITH TRANSFER One of Crete’s top beaches! Visit one of Europe's most beautiful beaches, Balos Lagoon with crystal clear waters and white sand, with a stop at the Gramvousa island. A wonderful boat cruise with all the comforts on board.  Details of your trip Total cost of the excursion: Adults 50€ The total price for an adult is 50€. An adult will pay 30€ upon booking and the remaining amount 20€ will be paid in cash at bus to the guide. Children 30€ The total price for a child age 3-11,99 yrs is 30€. A child will pay 20€ upon booking and the remaining amount 10€ will be paid in cash at bus to the guide. Children under 3 yrs are free of charge.   Your day starts with being picked up from your hotel or at one of the specific pick up points. On the bus the guide is going to give you all the necessary information about the cruise.The ferry is waiting for you when you arrive at the port of Kissamos, Kastelli. The sea route to the island of Gramvousa takes approximately 45 minutes. On the ferry there is a kitchen with self service dishes, meals and snacks as well as drinks. You can sit back on a deck chair or in the lounge. Once you arrive at the island of Gramvousa you can either have a swim or you can take a walk to the top of the island to the Venetian fortress. Here you have 2 hours before the ferry continues to the lagoon of Balos which is 20 minutes from Gramvousa island. As soon as you arrive at the lagoon you will have 2,5-3 hours there to enjoy. You may at any time go back to the boat for food or also hire umbrellas if the heat is too intense. After swimming and relaxing at the lagoon, the boat will take you straight back to the port of Kissamos. This is a great photo opportunity as the sun will be behind you as you look out on the scenery of the island. At 18:00 the ferry is arriving at the port, return time in Chania is approximately: 19.00. Notice! To see the Gramvousa fortress you need to walk uphill a couple of hundred of meters to reach the top of the island.

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 swimming and jumping from the boat, learn a few things from the crew and see some history that's hidden on the seabed…  Details of your trip Tips! Kindly make your reservation as soon as possible or at least 3 to 5 days in advance. You will be greeted by the Captain and his friendly crew at the small harbour of Platanias. Life jackets are available for anyone who would like. The boat will head out to the island of Agios Theodori and if the weather allows they will take you around the hole island. Then it's time for the first stop, go for swimming just by the shore of the island and from here you might see the famous Kri Kri goats. The amazing service minded team of the boat will take good care of you and show you some hidden treasures of the sea, share some of their knowledge of the wildlife and show them to you. If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask, they are more then happy to answer you. The boat will continue a bit further down and make another stop and here you can see a old war plane that crashed during the world war II. During the ride home to the harbour you will have the view of the busy coastline of Platanias. This trip has been very loved by its visitors and many choose to do it one more time at their next visit to Platanias.   Notice:  If weather conditions are very bad, the trip will be cancelled and you will get 100% refund on your payment. 

Elafonissi Tour - BESTSELLER

SEA AND SUN - FULL DAY. Visit Crete’s most loved beach, Elafonissi! A magical place on the southwest coast with crystal clear waters and beautiful pink sand. One of Europe’s top beaches. Book now!  DETAILS OF YOUR TRIP You will be picked up by the bus at your pick up point. The drive will go through Western Crete and the village of Topolia where we will have the a 30 minute stop for refreshments/breakfast or a visit in a small stalactite cave called Agia Sofia. We will reach Elafonisi about 11:15 and we will stay there about 3,5 to 4 hours. You will have a plenty of time to walk through the shallow water to discover the beautiful area of Elafonisi, to sunbathe and to swim in the crystal clear water. A fantastic place which often is called as "The Cretan Maldives”. As we return with the bus, there will be a stop in a local village for late lunch for approx. one hour. The guiding in the tour is in English. Schedule: 08:00-09:05 Pick-Ups On the way a stop at Agia Sofia Cave (30 min) 11:15 Arrival at Elafonisi 15:15 Departure from Elafonisi On the way a stop at local village for late lunch (approx. 1 h) 18:30-19:00 Arrival at your hotel Children tickets from 3 y/o up to 12 y/o.