Plakias is an old fishing-village on the south coast of the district of Rethymnon. To individual tourists, ▶ Plakias is known since some years but still rather untouched by mass tourism.
Around the port and further on eastward along the sandy beach which lines the bay, some smaller hotels and apartment facilities row up.
|Slide show | Plakias: View of the village and the beach from the road to Sellia||
Down by the beach road there are several restaurants and tavernas, kafenions, small supermarkets and some other shops.
Some 1,500 meters West of the village center, the small bay of Souda with it's sandy beach opens.
Road distance: 53 km