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Surrounded by a blossomed garden, just a short walk from the sandy Plakias Beach in Rethymno, the family-run Plakias Bay Hotel features a traditional restaurant and a terrace with unobstructed views over the Cretan Sea. It offers rooms with free WiFi access. Fitted with built-in beds and white-washed walls, all air-conditioned rooms of Plakias Bay open to a private veranda with full or partial sea views. Facilities include a fridge, a telephone and a hairdryer. Each unit includes a private bathroom with shower. Guests can enjoy traditional, homemade flavours prepared with local ingredients and accompanied by the owners' organic red wine, at the on-site restaurant for lunch or dinner. The centre of Plakias Village lies within a 10-minute walk from the property, while Rethymno Town and Port are 37 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, located 87 km from Plakias Bay Hotel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Plakias Bay Hotel has been welcoming guests since 6 Jul 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Plakias, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Breakfast info


Free parking available at the hotel

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Room type
2 single beds
2 double beds
Bedroom :
1 double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


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Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Carmen
    great host, secluded location, nice terass, close to beautiful beach , very tasty breakfast and meals.
  • Philippe
    Perfect location. Very quiet , due to the fact the road stops at the hotel. No traffic. The hotel is very beautiful, without unnecessary luxury. As far as I could see most (all?) of the rooms have a double and a single bed and a terrace. The staff...
  • Andy
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    A great location and very friendly people. I was welcomed with a smile. The hotel has an excent courtyard area with olive trees, table and chairs and amazing views. An exceptional area to have a drink. I didn't try the restaurant but the menu...
  • Agnieszka
    location remote from the village center, so quiet and private. beach within 10 mins of slow walk. surrounded by trees an flowers. brilliant taverna with great local quisine. clean. nice staff. great breakfasts.
  • Horia
    Best hotel in town due to amazing location - quiet but close to city center and best beach. Amazing architecture - all rooms have amazing beach view and intimacy. A lot of nature around. Good breakfast, clean rooms, nice personelle.
  • Boyan
    The location was perfect. - Beach(great) is 50m from the hotel - Spectacular view on the Plakias bay and the mountains behind. - Close to good taverns and super market - Really beautiful nature all around the hotel The area is less touristy...
  • Pavel
    Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    Mr. Yangos and his team are the people in their places. They will gladly advise and help you with everything you need as a guest. The hotel is smaller, but very cozy in a beautiful and quiet place. The room provides a perfectly adequate space for...
  • Lily
    It was amazing experience to stay at Plakias Bay Hotel. People are very kind, rooms are clean, cozy and authentic, food is tasty and atmosphere is fantastic. The hotel has nice view and beach just may be 10-20 metres from it. Thank you!
  • Emily
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    beautiful place Greek style very clean great location just a wander to bars and restaurants and the beach, good place to explore the south of Crete. breakfasts were delicious great coffee eggs and Mediterranean buffet lovely garden with mulberry...
  • Richard
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful, the breakfasts are incredible with everything you could wish for and the rooms are very comfortable with a wonderful view of the mountains, sea and hinterland, The beach is an easy 5-10 mins walk...

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Hi, is there possibility to add an Electric kettle to the room? Is the room view on sea or garden? Thanks for reply.

    Hi, All our rooms are equipoed with Electric kettle and some mugs for your convenience. Almost all our rooms have sea view. Best regards, Yangos Moraitis
    Answered on 7 June 2023
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    The best months to enjoy our area would be May-June and September October, when it is not too hot or cold.
    Answered on 12 October 2019

Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Εστιατόριο #1
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Romantic

Facilities of Plakias Bay Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Beach
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Baby safety gates
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
    Additional charge
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • French

House rules

Plakias Bay Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 13:00 to 23:00


From 08:00 to 12:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 3 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Plakias Bay Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Please inform Plakias Bay Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

License number: 1132867

FAQs about Plakias Bay Hotel

  • Plakias Bay Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Εστιατόριο #1

  • Plakias Bay Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Horse riding
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Bicycle rental

  • The prices at Plakias Bay Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Plakias Bay Hotel include:

    • Family
    • Apartment
    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • Check-in at Plakias Bay Hotel is from 13:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Plakias Bay Hotel is 0.8 miles from the centre of Plakias. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is just 150 yards from Plakias Bay Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Plakias Bay Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental