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Messages - jerichrome

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Plakias / Re: Octobre update
« on: October 14, 2018, 08:33:41 PM »
Yesterday rain and misserable weather. Today sun and summer temps. Lovely beach weather. Great calm sea.
It seems like there are more People than in august. Yesterday in Agia Galini and Matala it was very busy, also more than in august.

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Plakias / Octobre update
« on: October 11, 2018, 07:09:11 AM »
All packed and ready to leave tomorrow morning. Last time 10 days for this year.
Weather is looking good so hopefully some beach and sea. I will try to keep you all updated.

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Plakias / Re: This forum is commin' like a ghost town
« on: August 24, 2018, 11:23:33 AM »
Just got back from 2 and a half weeks in Crete, did a few trips to Plakias, Ammoudaki and Souda. Far end beach was quite full, but it wasn't as crowded as other years. Donut man mad his daily passes, Ammoudaki was very crowded, but due to the Greeks on holiday in August, mor then half of the people wear clothing. Saudo beach was even fully dressed, far end no problems.
Restaurants never full so i don't think that there was as much people as other years.
Now back to counting down, returning in octobre.

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Plakias / Re: Wind and Plakias
« on: July 10, 2018, 06:42:28 PM »
For the alternative beaches, they are not far away, If you like walking it can be done by foot, or rent a car for a few days, make a daytrip to Agia Galini or to Rethymnon if You like some more shopping. Anso travel in Plakias rents bike if You like that more thans a car.
Have fun there and enjoy your 18 days. We were in Plakias in april With Easter and had almost no wind on the beach.

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Plakias / Re: Far end beach
« on: April 16, 2018, 10:04:36 AM »
Far end is still clothing optional and is still very clean, nice calm seawater and allready warm.
Few umbrella's are allready in place and there are enough chairs on the beach. mostly still stacked.

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Plakias / Re: Any Plakias Updates?
« on: April 16, 2018, 10:00:39 AM »
Just got back from 2 weeks in Crete, We mage quite a few trips to Plakias because the weather was better in the south, especially the seawater temp.
Nice to see the difference with the first week of march when i was there.
Most restaurants are open, Tasomanolis not yet but working hard to get ready.
The restaurants between the parking and the harbourwal are all open.
The stores are open or working to open in the next days.
The beaches are cleaned from all the seaweed and the new pedestrian bridge looks nice. the roadworks are mostly finished.
Chairs and a few umbrella's are allready in place at the far end. spend a few days on the beach and every day there are more people at the beach.
Now back to work and 108 days to the return.

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Plakias / Re: Any Plakias Updates?
« on: March 09, 2018, 09:43:49 AM »
Just got back from 10 days Crete, 4 days of rain showers, then the sun got tru the clouds, few afternoons we drove out to Plakias, we were painting our villa in Loutra, coffee on the terras of Ostraco enjoying the sun.
Luckely the roadworks didn't cause to much noise in the afternoon, last weekend few people started to get beachtime, we even took a swim and had a few hours of beachtime at Ammoudaki.

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PlakChat / Re: Souda now not nudist?
« on: September 18, 2017, 07:33:18 AM »
Kalloni is right, the first beach is rather large, second is a lot smaller but has less wind and waves. ideal for snorkeling.

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PlakChat / Re: Souda now not nudist?
« on: September 15, 2017, 08:30:59 PM »
In august, souda and most of the beaches that are visited by the Greeks, are nudist unfriendly, if you take the road uphill in the middle of souda and take the right to stay at the side off the hill you reach two remote beaches. The second one is Varsi beach. It has a cave so you have shelter. Next to it there is a private beach where there is a sweetwater shower. We spend the day nude for 4 times in august. 2  Days we had company from a couple (also nude)wich was camping at the cave.

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Where to go / Re: Mountain Biking
« on: January 17, 2016, 07:47:05 PM »
Anso travel rents Mtb's of good quality,  you can find him on facebook.

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Plakias / Re: Major fire in Plakias
« on: May 10, 2015, 06:27:26 PM »
95 days till take off. Glad to hear nobody is hurt. Hopefully everything is back in working order when we get there. If needed i'll bring my own chair. I hope everyone will keep his own business.

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Plakias / Re: weather today !
« on: August 23, 2014, 05:16:55 PM »
We left @ Chania airport yesterday with 36 at 9am and landed @ Dusseldorf with 14 at 2pm. 22 difference really hurts.

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Plakias / Re: Property in plakias
« on: August 17, 2014, 03:25:09 PM »
Try the people of domisi, we are thinking of buying a villa on the island to, but more in the region of Rethimno, due to the fact that in wintertime, or if we get older there is more in the surroundings. Domisi has an office in Plakias, we just found out when we passed it yesterday. It's next to the Anso travel agency on the first floor in the midlle.






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PlakChat / Re: Cretan earthquakes
« on: August 10, 2014, 12:07:05 PM »
We were flying at that time, landed at Chania around 11 am.

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Plakias / Re: Weather in August
« on: April 15, 2014, 08:53:26 PM »
we went to Crete last year august with our nine year old daughter and it was wonderful. we used to go at end september till half october but temp was perfect, we booked allready in that week for this year. 114 days to go.

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