Along the main street of Platanias you’ll find all kinds of shops and services. Platanais may not be a very big village but it has turned into a cosmopolitan. The main street is full of life, with cafes, bars, shops, beauty parlors, supermarkets, jewelry shops, souvenirs and much, much more…Find entertainment and a shopping paradise along the busy street of Platanias.

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Las Americas

Las Americas is the place to be for any type of sport event! With the biggest screens in all of Platanias, 3 screens showing sports from around the world. All games are shown with commentators in your language. We are a beerhouse offering 5 different draft beers and we have 50 labels of whisky to choose from. Two times a week there's live music with all time classics in English, Norwegian and Swedish.

MaryEllen Hairmakers

Our philosophy at MaryEllen Hairmakers is “With great care comes great hair”. Our team knows that not all hair is the same or have the same needs. That is why we treat every customer’s hair differently concerning what they want from their hair and taking into consideration that the quality of their hair is above everything else.


One of Platanias finest clothing stores with the most friendly staff. Find casual daywear or beautiful evening wear. Something for all women no matter what age, latest fashion and classic tasteful clothing for all sizes. Large selection for children, from newborn to teenager. Time for shopping!


Did your glasses break, loose them in the waves? My Optics in Platanias are here to save the day! An optic shop with only high quality products and fast service. Pick between well known brand of sunglasses, buy your contact lenses or why not to have an eye test.



Anatomic Shoes - New Location!

Anatomic Steps have found a new location in the middle of Platanias center. Visit Akis and Anna and they will assist you to find good, comfortable slippers, sandals and shoes for women and men. Their profession is Anatomic shoes and have many years of repeated customer to their shop for the good quality of shoes they offer. They welcome you daily, form morning to late evening.

Double Cafe Bar & More

All day Cafe Bar & More in the center of Platanias. Enjoy a smooth and fresh cocktail in a cosmopolitan atmosphere. At Double Cafe Bar you will find drinks, cocktail, cafes, desserts, ice cream, pastes, sandwiscehs and much more. 

PLUS - Rock N Rose Bar

Hang out in the amazing and well decorated PLUS - Rock N Rose Bar for a drink, cocktail and of course for some ice cream and delicious sweets. You will find the bar in the center of the villlage, close by the road that takes you up to the old village of Platanias. Opening every day from morning to night. Athina, Dimitra and Vaggelis welcomes you!

The Twins- Souvlaki Gyros

You can not miss the Twins - The Gyros Souvlaki place that offer you their tasty Gyros Souvlaki. You can enjoy the meal in a veranda where the wind breeze softly or take away! The Twins is famous for standing and serving souvlaki all day long and have been open since early 90thies. Open every day, from morning to late evening.

To Rodi - Silver, Watches & Accessories

For more than 30 years " To Rodi " has been the favorite shop for guests looking for quality handmade silver jewellerys. You will find some amazing pieces, of course inspired from the  Cretan and Greek tradition and culture. Mrs Ritsa, the owner will always help you find what you are looking for and her expertise in silver are outstanding.  At To Rodi you can also find a big variety of watches from many famous designers. 


Art Gallery & Jewellery

Take your very own greek "Heart" home with you after a lovely holiday in Platanias. Heart Art Gallery & Jewellery shop offers you absolute top quality of ceramics and greek jewellery, all handcrafted and made in Greece.

  • Where: A few meters from the square, a corner shop.

  • Open: Daily, from morning until late evening.

  • Note: We carefully wrap all of your art pieces with thick plastic for a safe trip home.


IRA Jewellery

Scandinavian speaking staff

IRA Jewellery has been situated in the heart of Platanias for over 20 years. In our shop you will find a wide variety of jewellery in sterling silver 925, 14 and 18 carat gold, diamonds and other precious gems at very reasonable prices. Choose from our unique range of wedding rings, anniversary presents and gifts for every occasion for men, women and children. We can even repair and clean your old necklaces, bracelets and rings. All purchases include a lifetime guarantee. We wish you a pleasant holiday!

  • Open: Daily from 09.00-24.00
  • Where: 100 meters west of Platanias square
  • Note: Scandinavian speaking staff!



Elena Hair Studio

Looking for a haircut?

From simple haircuts to more advanced hair treatments, Elena welcomes everyone Men, Women and Children. At Elena’s you will be taken care of in the best possible way, with cretan hospitality.

Book your appointment by phone or drop by. Welcome!

  • Where: Take a turn up the narrow street just before Platanias gas station.
  • Open: Daily, except Sundays. Mon-Sat from 09.30-13.30 and Tue,Thurs, Friday from 18.00-21.00

 +30 28210 60676

Sonio Beach


Open from early morning until late night to give you the very best service. We offer local and imported products, food & beverages, touristic items such as flip flops, hats, sunscreen and much more. Freshly baked bread is available every day.

NEW! We can from this season offer Gluten Free bread.

  • Where: On Platanias mainroad, on the westside of the village.
  • Open: Daily from 08.00-24.00



English speaking

Our shop provides you with veterinary medicinal products, with a stock of all pharmaceutical forms available (for dogs, cats, birds, fish, rodents and productive animals) a great variety of food to cover the needs of your beloved pets, health and beauty products, accessories as well as services such as advice on training and grooming your pet. Apart from all this, you can buy the pet you consider ideal from our shop or order through our catalogues the pet – of the species and the age- you wish.

  • Where: In Gerani Village, Platanias
  • Open: Daily from 8:30-14:30 and 17:30-20:30 (except Wednesday and Saturday afternoon).
  • Note: English speaking




A large Supermarket for all of your needs. Their wide selection of greek wines, fruit, bread, food, beverages and popular touristic products makes Mylos Supermarket one of the areas most popular shops.

They have just about everything you need for the beach, also newspapers, books, souvenirs, fun lilos and toys for the children and much more.

  • Where: 300 meters west of square, across Mylos tou Keratas restaurant
  • Open: Daily from 08.00 - 24.00
  • Note: They have Scandinavian Products



Mathioulaki Family at Platanias square

The family Mathioulaki has for generations been owners of the main bakery of Platanias. Every day with passion their bakery son Dimitris produce delicious bread filled with Cretan secrets. Try out their white 1/2 kilo bread or their tasteful dark bread. Mathiuolakis bakery offers every day a big variety of fresh baked cheese pies, croissants, baguettes, sweets as donuts, cookies and famous greek desserts Kadaiffi or Galaktobureko. You can also order your coffee here and buy some products in their supermarket further inside the bakery.

  • Where: At the square of Platanias
  • Open: Every day from 07.00-24.00
  • Note: Perfect breakfast stop!



Marakis Supermarket

Greek name "Bakaliko"

This small supermarket “bakaliko” is well visited both by locals and summer guests.  Marakis supermarket is the oldest in the village, right in the center of Platanias. Here you will always find fresh vegetables from the village and the island. Thrassivoulus and Maria are here every day from morning to evening, making sure you will find the Cretan treasures as Feta Cheese, Graviera cheese, Athotiro cheese, olives per kilo, Cretan wine, Raki and much more. They welcome you with open arms!

  • Where: At Platanias square
  • Open: Daily from early morning to late night
  • Note:Traditional supermarket