Platanias is located at the western Crete, only 11 kilometers west of Chania. Platanias is one of the most popular touristic resorts in Crete.
Platanias may seem noisy and suddenly all around you may look very intense, especially if you come from a less touristic part of Crete. It has intense nightlife, bars, restaurants, a long sandy beach and countless hotels that lie in Platanias and characterize the region, which is after Chania, the main touristic destination of the county. Platanias is located near Chania and this facilitates those who want to spend their holiday in Western Crete, because it means a short distance from Chania airport, while you can visit the beautiful city of Chania anytime.