The options Platanias town offers are many. From beautiful nature, intense nightlife, taverns and restaurants to a very long sandy beach and activities for all ages. In a few words, Platanias is a busy tourist destination, with excellent infrastructure and many options for food and night entertainment.
Also in Platanias you will find many sites of cultural and historical interest going back from the Late Minoan period to the Second World War.
The town of Platanias has small old houses in the upper village and in its narrow streets will give you the feeling of a small picturesque traditional village of Crete.
The “Mylos tou Kerata” restaurant in Platanias is an attraction with the island’s fine cuisine.
In the restaurant’s yard there is a 14th century Venetian watermill which housed the tired villagers in the inn next door. The old inn has been transformed today into an establishment with wonderful decorated interior, daily renewed and regularly changed with materials taken from nature with fantastic decoration.