Minoa Palace Resort
Resort in Platanias
9.0
Excellent
From $147
From $147
Beachfront Resort
Summary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryIf you're looking for a relaxing beach vacation, Minoa Palace Resort won't disappoint. The hotel is situated right on a beautiful beach with plenty of areas to lounge and soak up the sun. The beach is great for swimming and the hotel provides free sunbeds and umbrellas for guests. Facilities on the beach, such as restaurants and bars, are a great plus. There's even an owned property on the beach, complete with loungers and chairs.

However, some guests noted that the beach area was not cleaned daily and closing times for facilities were too short. Despite this, overall guests loved the beach area and its service/facilities. Access to the beach is easy, thanks to the hotel's own bridge and the beach is a big plus for those who want to enjoy the sand and water without leaving the hotel.

While some guests didn't find the beach to be the best, others described it as lovely and of very good quality. It's also worth noting that the hotel is in a great location for beach access with good access to a decent public beach as well. Overall, the beach is a major highlight of a stay at Minoa Palace Resort.
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What is between the hotel and the beach?
Nothing. The beach is directly accessible from the hotel
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Porto Platanias Beach Resort & Spa
Resort in Platanias
8.4
Very Good
From $152
From $152
Beachfront Resort
The hotel is located right in front of a tranquil sandy beach in the area of Platanias. Sun beds and umbrellas are available at an additional charge.
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Summary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryThe Porto Platanias Beach Resort & Spa boasts a fantastic location right on the beach with many confirming that the beach is just a few steps away. Guests highlight the clear and warm waters and the sandy beach is described as gorgeous with beautiful sunsets. The hotel beachfront is perfect for families with many amenities included in the package, such as free towels and use of beach loungers. However, access to the beach can be tricky during peak times due to public parking. Some guests also mentioned that the location was perfect for accessing nearby attractions like Laguna Balos. Overall, the beach location and quality of the water are the highlights with some guests describing it as the only good thing about this hotel.
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What is between the hotel and the beach?
A road
What is the name of the beach? Limanaki Platania (Λιμανάκι Πλατανιά)
What is the type of the beach? Sand
Is it possible to swim? Yes
Are there umbrellas and sun loungers? Yes
Are the umbrellas and sun loungers free? No
Are there non-motorized watersports available?
Paddle boats
Are there motor watersports available?
Sea parachute
Motor boat hire
Is diving equipment available? No
Are diving lessons provided? Yes
Is the beach shallow? Yes
Is the beach suitable for children? Yes
Are there any of these available?
Lifeguard
Changing cabins
Showers
Beach bar
Is there a shop in the hotel or nearby where swimsuits, masks and other stuff can be purchased? Yes
Is this a private beach? No
Is nudism allowed? Yes
Is there wheelchair access to the beach? Yes
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7.2
Good
From $175
From $175
Beachfront HotelSummary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryIf you're dreaming of turquoise waters and soft sand just steps from your hotel, look no further than Porto Platanias Beach Luxury Selection - Adults Only. The hotel boasts a prime location right on the beachfront, offering guests breathtaking views of the sea and nearby island. Indulge in delicious meals at the restaurant overlooking the water, or simply soak up the sun on the beautiful beachfront. With praise from guests raving about the 'fantastic', 'amazing', 'excellent', 'wonderful', 'great', 'lovely' and 'nice' beachfront, you won't regret choosing this idyllic spot for your next getaway.
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Blue Dome Hotel
Aparthotel in Platanias
8.7
Very Good
From $157
From $157
Beachfront Aparthotel
Situated directly on Platanias beach, this eco-friendly apartment complex is all about relaxation. Guests can work on their tan or explore the countryside using Blue Dome Hotel as their home base.
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Summary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryThe Blue Dome Hotel boasts an enviable location right on the beach, allowing guests to enjoy the beautiful crystal clear pools just steps away from the sandy shore. The not too crowded beach provides a lovely location by the sea, perfect for those looking for a peaceful escape. Jumping into the waves is made easy with the hotel's beachfront location and guests can take advantage of the beautiful place on the beach for swimming or sunbathing. The proximity of the sea is truly unbeatable and guests can enjoy the lovely pool right next to the beach. With its mittelgrosse Anlage direkt am Meer, the Blue Dome Hotel is an ideal choice for those seeking a waterfront vacation and its location sta proprio difronte al mare, aan het strand and plage à côté de l'hôtel ensures an unforgettable seaside retreat.
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What is between the hotel and the beach?
Nothing. The beach is directly accessible from the hotel
What is the name of the beach? Platanias
What is the type of the beach? Sand
Is it possible to swim? Yes
Are there umbrellas and sun loungers? Yes
Are the umbrellas and sun loungers free? Yes
Are there motor watersports available?
Jet Ski
Water skiing
Is diving equipment available? No
Are diving lessons provided? No
Is the beach shallow? Yes
Is the beach suitable for children? Yes
Are there any of these available?
Lifeguard
Showers
Beach towels
Beach bar
Is there a shop in the hotel or nearby where swimsuits, masks and other stuff can be purchased? Yes
Is this a private beach? No
Is nudism allowed? No
Is there wheelchair access to the beach? No
Additional information With its 52m of clean, organized sandy beach with umbrellas and sunbeds and its two swimming pools- one large for adults and a smaller and shallower one specifically for children- our beachfront hotel ensures that all tastes are met and satisfied. There is also the pool bar where you can grab a refreshing drink during the hottest hours of the day.
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Sonio Beach - Que Bella Collection     
Aparthotel in Platanias
9.3
Excellent
From $110
From $110
Beachfront AparthotelSummary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categorySonio Beach - Que Bella Collection is the perfect choice for those who want to be close to the beach as well as restaurants and public transport options. The beach itself is praised by guests as one of the best stretches on the west side of Crete with beautiful waves and ample sunbeds available. The hotel's location directly on the beach provides easy access and stunning views of the sea. Guests can even enjoy breakfast on the beach at the hotel's restaurant. While walking along the beach may be uncomfortable due to small stones, the beach and pool areas are still considered great by guests. Overall, the location and proximity to the sea make Sonio Beach a great option for those looking for a beachfront stay in Platanias.
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Creta Paradise
Resort in Platanias
8.4
Very Good
From $166
From $166
Beachfront Resort Questionnaire
What is between the hotel and the beach?
Nothing. The beach is directly accessible from the hotel
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Indigo Mare
Aparthotel in Platanias
8.5
Very Good
From $77
From $77
Beachfront AparthotelSummary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryIf you're looking for a hotel perfectly placed right on the beach, Indigo Mare is the one for you. Guests have raved about the hotel's direkte Strandlage, Bliskość plaży and petite résidence en bord de mer. The location is described as fabulous and superb with a charming view of the ocean from the hotel's rooms and the restaurant. The tranquilla fronte mare location is perfect for all kinds of excursions, including Chania and Elafonisi. With its obiekt położony przy samej plazy and spiaggia privata letteralmente sotto all'hotel, the hotel is a true beach lover's paradise. Unwind in the comfort of the hotel while being lulled by the sound of the waves crashing just outside. Overall, Indigo Mare's location right on the beach is definitely one of its highlights, providing guests with a serene and relaxing getaway.
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Katerina Seaside Studios
Aparthotel in Platanias
9.1
Excellent
From $50
From $50
Beachfront Aparthotel
The hotel's rooms are built just above the sea wave in the beautiful beach of Platanias, featuring big balconies and unlimited view in the sea.
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Summary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryAfter reading through the guest reviews of 'Katerina Seaside Studios', one thing is clear: the hotel's beachfront location is a real winner. Guests rave about how the hotel is located right on the beach with some even calling it an "excellent location". The convenience of being able to step out of the hotel and onto the sand is a huge plus with one reviewer noting that the hotel is "direkt am Strand" (directly on the beach). The hotel is also praised for its proximity to shops, adding even more convenience to the already unbeatable location.

Travelers seem to appreciate the hospitality of the hosts with one reviewer calling them "très accueillants" (very welcoming). Others describe the location as a "Fantastisk beliggenhed på stranden" (fantastic location on the beach) and an "Ékszerdoboz a vízparton" (jewel box on the waterfront). The cleanliness of the area around the hotel is also complimented with one reviewer stating that it was "πολύ καθαρό" (very clean). Overall, if the perfect beach vacation is what you're looking for, the beachfront location of 'Katerina Seaside Studios' is definitely worth a stay.
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Marika Hotel
Aparthotel in Platanias
8.9
Excellent
From $76
From $76
Beachfront AparthotelSummary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryMarika Hotel boasts an excellent location right on the beach, providing direct access to the sand/pebble shoreline. Although some reviews mention that the sea can be rocky in parts, guests still appreciate being within walking distance of the water. While the hotel's beach does require a fee for the use of sun-beds and umbrellas, many guests still find the convenience to be a major plus. Some found the beach to be narrow or less than ideal, but others fully enjoyed their time there. Despite any minor criticisms, the hotel's direct access to the beach is undoubtedly one of its most appealing features.
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Atlantica Caldera Beach
Resort in Platanias
8.1
Very Good
Beachfront Resort Questionnaire
What is between the hotel and the beach?
Nothing. The beach is directly accessible from the hotel
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Ermis Suites
Aparthotel in Platanias
8.8
Excellent
From $44
From $44
Beachfront AparthotelSummary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryErmis Suites is a beachfront property located right by the sea. Guests can enjoy a stunning view of the sea from the apartments' large balconies. The location is perfect for coffee lovers who can wake up in the morning and enjoy their coffee by the sea. The beach is wide, clean and deep; with sun loungers available for guests. The garden with direct access to the sea is truly amazing. The hotel also has its own little beach, although swimming might not be possible. Overall, the hotel offers a prime location for those who want to enjoy the sea and the beach with easy access just 100 meters away.
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Atlantica Caldera Bay
Resort in Platanias
8.1
Very Good
Beachfront Resort Questionnaire
What is between the hotel and the beach?
Nothing. The beach is directly accessible from the hotel
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Despina Apartments
Aparthotel in Platanias
7.8
Good
From $68
From $68
Beachfront AparthotelSummary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryDespina Apartments boasts a great location in Platanias, right on the beach with direct access and nice views from the balcony. Guests can enjoy free sunbeds at the long, sandy beach and everything they need is within reach, from restaurants to the sea. The modern rooms are fine and the staff is friendly, making for a perfect stay by the sea. The hotel even has its own pool, taverna and beach for guests to enjoy. While some loungers at the stony beach cost a small fee, guests generally appreciate the hotel's location right by the peaceful and enjoyable beach.
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Lissos Beach
Aparthotel in Platanias
9.2
Excellent
From $73
From $73
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Platanias Mare
Hotel in Platanias
8.6
Very Good
From $119
From $119
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Beachfront Hotel


Hotel near The Beach


Family Friendly Hotel


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Panos Beach Hotel
Aparthotel in Platanias
8.9
Excellent
From $61
From $61
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Beachfront Aparthotel


Historic Aparthotel


Aparthotel near The Beach


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Effi Apartments
Apartments in Platanias
9.6
Excellent
From $96
From $96
Beachfront ApartmentSummary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryEffi Apartments is a perfect choice for those who want to stay close to the beach. Located right by the sea, the hotel has direct access to a beautiful sandy beach with very little pebbles, which is only a few steps away. Guests can enjoy lounging on the beach chairs and sunbathing under the sun. Effi and her mother also provide great recommendations for other beaches nearby. The hotel has a large garden with benches and the area is surrounded by shops, bars and restaurants for those who want to explore. One guest mentioned that the beach could be a bit depressing compared to other beaches in the area, but overall, most guests thoroughly enjoyed their stay by the sea. Effi even kindly lent some guests a parasol and two towels for the beach.
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Miramare Apartments
Apartments in Platanias
9.1
Excellent
From $65
From $65
Beachfront ApartmentSummary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryIf you're looking to stay close to the beach during your stay in Chania, you may want to consider Miramare Apartments. This hotel is located just steps away from the beach with some guests saying it's directly on the beachfront. The Sonio Restaurant-Bar next door is also situated right on the beach and is said to be very popular. Overall, guests rave about the location of this hotel with many commenting on the fantastic proximity to both the beach and local shops and restaurants. Some guests even describe the location as "perfect" with the beach and town center both within walking distance. One guest mentions the "beautiful and peaceful" location, highlighting the quiet atmosphere despite being so close to the beach. Another guest notes that there is even a pool available just a few meters from the beach. If you want to have a beach vacation in Chania with everything at your fingertips, Miramare Apartments may be the perfect spot for you.
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Vasiliki Apartments
Apartments in Platanias
8.9
Excellent
From $56
From $56
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Beachfront Apartment


Apartment near The Beach


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Ilias Apartments
Apartments in Platanias
9.2
Excellent
From $67
From $67
Beachfront ApartmentSummary of reviews related to the 'Beachfront' categoryIf you're looking for a beachfront escape, look no further than Ilias Apartments. Guests rave about the location with many calling it "amazing" and "excellent". Not only does the hotel sit directly on the beach, but several rooms feature terraces overlooking the sea, allowing guests to take in the stunning views and immerse themselves in a peaceful, Mediterranean atmosphere. The hosts are also praised for their friendliness, making this an all-around fantastic option for those seeking a seaside getaway.
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