Platanias is 11 kilometers west of Chania right next to the National Road towards Kasteli and has 740 residents. The village is built along the coast and on the hillside – amphitheatrically - from where the view is magnificent.
The village is one of the most developed tourist resorts in Chania due to long beaches and its proximity to Chania.
There are several tavernas, restaurants, coffee shops and beach bars. The nightlife in Platanias leaves nothing wanted.