Hotel Plakures is located in the long Bay of Falassarna on the west coast of Crete. Plakures is a small hotel with 26 rooms and 9 apartments and with a wonderful view from the terrace. While the children enjoy the integrated children’s swimming pool, the grown-ups can have a swim, lie in the sun, have a drink at the pool bar or relax under the shade of the pergolas. From the pool you also have a stunning view of the sea and if you want to work out, you are welcome to use the tennis court.
Hotel Plakures' breakfast is the perfect way to start your day: freshly squeezed orange juice, Greek yoghurt, sun-ripened tomatoes and olives, freshly made waffles and a lot more.
In the restaurant, Hotel Plakures' stuff offers fresh Mediterranean cuisine, Cretan delicacies and a wide range of specialities made from local organic produce. Two of the specialities are olives and olive oil from the orchards. Enjoy your meal with a glass of homemade wine with its brisk gusto and excellent digestibility. Grapes, cactus fruit, figs, oranges, lemons, pomegranates and avocados grow in hotel's gardens.
There are long stretches of sand and idyllic bays. Soft white sand and crystal clear water as well as numerous bathing spots separated by rocks make out the charm of this long beach of the Bay of Falassarna. All along the beach there is a shallow approach into the turquoise sea. Experience the breathtaking panorama of the softly curving bay and the imposing mountains rising from the sea.
If you want to do more than relax on the beach or at the hotel then the local area offers a variety of destinations for an excursion. Visit the culturally rich city of Chania with its old Venetian harbour and enchanting city centre. The island of Gramvousa, a former hideaway for pirates, with the ruins of a Venetian fortress and castle and the Elafonisi lagoon is worth visiting.
Plakures is a small hotel with 26 rooms and 9 apartments. The design of the rooms and apartments, located in three guest houses, reflects the modern and spacious architectural design of the main building.
The main building with reception desk, restaurant and pool bar as well as the three guest houses are set in spacious grounds. White Greek marbles have been used to give the rooms and bathrooms a special ambience and has been chosen simple and elegant furnishings to be completed the atmosphere.
The swimming pool with integrated children’s area is the place for a quick dip and if you want to work out you are welcome to use the tennis court.
Region: Kissamos, Chania
Hotel Plakures is situated in the Bay of Falassarna on the west coast of Crete in the Kissamos (Kastelli) region. Crete has two airports, Chania and Heraklion and a ferry connection from Athens. Chania airport is about 60 km (1 hour’s drive) and Heraklion about 180 km (2 hour`s drive) from Falassarna.
It is also possible to pre-book and pick up a hire car at the airport through the hotel.
- phone: +30 28220 41581, +49 9332 590445, +49 162 1734022
- Fax: +30 28220 41781, +49 9332 592229
- Website: www.plakures.de/