Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Platanias

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Platanias. This city is well-known for its beaches and snorkeling. Chania Lighthouse and Venetian Port are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Platanias

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Platanias has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monumental Olive Tree Samonas (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Volos Shelter (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Platanias

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 86°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Platanias

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Platanias is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Platanias Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Agia Marina Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Stalos Beach (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Kalamaki Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Agioi Apostoloi Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Golden Beach (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Platanias

Fly into Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), the closest airport, located 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Platanias?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,123 vacation rentals near Platanias. From 532 Villas to 229 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Platanias for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Platanias?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Platanias:

  • Old Town: 255 vacation rentals
  • Makris Tichos: 221 vacation rentals
  • Nea Chora: 199 vacation rentals
  • Halepa: 160 vacation rentals
  • Koum Kapi: 209 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Platanias?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Platanias. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Platanias Square: 2,429 vacation rentals
  • Elafonisi Beach: 418 vacation rentals
  • Chania Central Market: 2,436 vacation rentals
  • Falassarna Beach: 897 vacation rentals
  • Agia Marina Beach: 2,498 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Platanias listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Platanias?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 532 Villas in Platanias. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Platanias include:

  • Houses: 229 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 275 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 11 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Platanias?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 618 vacation rentals with pool available in Platanias. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.