Platanias is located 11 km west of Chania. It is a seaside village, beautiful and picturesque, which in recent years has experienced rapid tourism development. The village is built along the beach and offers stunning views.

Platanias visitors certainly will not get bored as they will find hotels of all categories, shops, a wide variety of restaurants and nightlife. The sandy beach of Platanias is one of the most cosmopolitan beaches of the county and brings many bathers. The purity of water and choices for entertainment and sports, combined with walking distance from the city, have ranked it the most popular beaches of Chania.

Also due to the pivotal position, Platanias is ideal for many types of destinations and excursions.