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« Reply #15 on: October 21, 2009, 11:47:02 PM »
i do like kato zakros


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« Reply #16 on: October 22, 2009, 09:02:00 AM »
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There is no place similar to Plakias. Not because the endless sun, the sea water and the nice people...its because of the vibes. There is No place in Crete to fill you up with positive energy.. (anyone disagree?)

..BUT you can find my friend other nice places with their own myth.

Try:

Kerames
Gavdos
Loutro

Balos
Falasarna
Paleohora
Elafonisi
Kedrodasos

Kaloi Limenes
Gaidouronisi (Chrisi)
Kato Zakros


see  our photo gallery ..[a href=\'index.php?act=findpost&pid=0\']http://www.plakiasontherocks.gr/photogalleryuk.html[/a]  

I think the majority of members would agree with you. A lot of us have travelled extensively in Crete and I agree with you about those resorts you mentioned, they are worth a visit.
But it's the 'feel' of Plakias that appeals to me and perhaps others. When I turn left at the Oasis at the top of the hill, I feel like I'm coming home to friends and family and that's very comforting, and has done since day one.
Plakias hasn't grown on me, from day one it had something that made me realise that I just might return someday. How wrong was I? Last year was my 13th almost consecutive visit and it won't be the last! And I'm still regarded as a newbie in some quarters.

george...  


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« Reply #17 on: October 26, 2009, 09:57:00 AM »
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« Reply #18 on: October 26, 2009, 05:15:28 PM »
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noob
I know exactly how you feel.

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« Reply #19 on: October 27, 2009, 12:18:21 AM »
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I know exactly how you feel.

It's true, I can't really explain it to any one but Plakias has a strange magnetic force that draws you back, I never thought I would find a place I wanted to visit all the time that felt like home but it happened & now it is our 2nd home. Some of you know we bought an apartment at the Plakia Panorama development & in years to come I hope we will spend more & more time there.

We are off on Saturday also & can't wait.

Rowena

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« Reply #20 on: October 28, 2009, 08:40:21 PM »
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noob
I know exactly how you feel.

I never thought I would find a place I wanted to visit all the time that felt like home but it happened

Rowena

Hear, hear.

We feel exactly the same. Wonderful place all year around.
Our house felt at home from the very first moment. Thinking of it at least once every day.
Have to wait until Christmas for next visit though.

BoCina


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« Reply #21 on: November 26, 2009, 09:30:50 AM »
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Have to wait until Christmas for next visit though.

BoCina


mmm, well Christmas isn't long away!

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« Reply #22 on: February 03, 2010, 12:28:29 PM »
I am looking around Cret for something similar to Plakias, but know I will not find anything as good, but have seen Sissi, has anyone ever visited this resort?

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« Reply #23 on: February 05, 2010, 11:19:34 AM »
i visited Sissi a few times around ten years ago and found it nothing like Plakias, (IMHO)

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« Reply #24 on: February 05, 2010, 12:13:28 PM »
Sissi beach


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« Reply #25 on: April 22, 2010, 04:56:15 PM »
I also visited Paleohora 2 years ago and did'nt like it one bit, it is a lot bigger and busier than plakias, mind you I went in August which was a greek holiday. I arrived at 7.30 pm and did not find a room until 10.15, it was the only room available, so you can imagine what it was like, we were supposed to stay 3 days the following morning I was at the quay waiting for the first boat to take me back to Plakias and the lovely Stella, having said that if it had been June when I normally go it might have been different altogether............Alex
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« Reply #26 on: April 25, 2010, 04:05:18 PM »
I found that Paleochora was better than Plakias in some respects:
  • the beach is more interesting;
  • the people are friendlier;
  • it has 3 banks;
  • bus connections with the north are more frequent.
However, given the choice, I would spend my holiday in Plakias.

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« Reply #27 on: April 25, 2010, 09:08:41 PM »
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I found that Paleochora was better than Plakias in some respects:
  • the beach is more interesting;
  • the people are friendlier;
  • it has 3 banks;
  • bus connections with the north are more frequent.
However, given the choice, I would spend my holiday in Plakias.

Noopsy

1) The cooking is much, much better in Paleochora - more fish restaurants, better choice of catering.
2) The beach did not seem as relaxed as Plakias, overlooked by dwellings up the hill, the beach around the beach bar with "no nudist" signs made you feel a little apprehensive - if you were that way inclined.
3) Certainly an adequate supply of banks & ATMs
4) More buses maybe but still a long way to anywhere else by bus - a bit like Plakias

Given the choice, I too would spend my holiday in Plakias.

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« Reply #28 on: April 27, 2010, 01:38:08 PM »
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2) The beach did not seem as relaxed as Plakias, overlooked by dwellings up the hill, the beach around the beach bar with "no nudist" signs made you feel a little apprehensive - if you were that way inclined.
Yes, the signs are off-putting but you can safely ignore them: they are not official, and no one is going to tell you you can't go "clothes-optional".  If you're really worried you can "hide" in a secluded spot behind one of the numerous boulders that are on the higher level of the beach.

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« Reply #29 on: April 27, 2010, 05:19:44 PM »
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2) The beach did not seem as relaxed as Plakias, overlooked by dwellings up the hill, the beach around the beach bar with "no nudist" signs made you feel a little apprehensive - if you were that way inclined.
Yes, the signs are off-putting but you can safely ignore them: they are not official, and no one is going to tell you you can't go "clothes-optional".  If you're really worried you can "hide" in a secluded spot behind one of the numerous boulders that are on the higher level of the beach.

Noopsy
I think that they are both wonderful places, both are different. We are visiting both of them in June & July, can't wait!!