One of Crete’s most popular tourist resorts, Platanias is situated just to the west of world famous Chania, close to Agia Marina.
The storm damage to roads, buildings, and the local infrastructure of Crete will exceed €100 million euro, according to the region’s Governor
Stavros Arnaoutaki .
Since moving here to Crete I’ve had the distinct feeling that Poseidon has been watching over our little family. This weekend the god of the oceans gently guided us to join the crew of a fantastic boat tour company, appropriately named, “Seaking Adventures.” Here’s our ship’s log of our journey to fantastic Thodorou Island off Platanias.
Coming up Sunday the 23rd and Monday the 24th of September, the Municipality of Platanias, under the auspices of the Region of Crete, will present the 8th Annual Festival “Tourism, Land, and Culture.”
Coming up June 15 – 17, Global Gardens Foodie Passport will present an incredible 3 days of touring, tasting, learning, experiencing Crete’s totally sustainable agricultural lifestyle. Guests will be introduced to the best of the island through a collection of family businesses.
Porto Platanias Beach Resort, one of the Crete’s most popular 5-star resorts, has added a German inspired spa facet to its deluxe offering. The integrated Sparkling Spa combines signature treatments (divine bath, deep relaxing massage, sparkling mom and other), with water treatments, facial treatments and energizing treatments, massage and etc.
This morning I was reading a report on Ekathimerini about relative hotel stay value in Greece, when I recalled a personal “economic parallax” we ran into last year. While generalizations and statistics can help travelers to narrow their holiday choices, it pays to dig deeper than the media “suggestion box” if you want real deals. Here’s a look at the Ekathimerini comparative, in contrast with what a simple Airbnb hunt can provide.