If you head east of Fylaki beach, you will soon (100m only) reach the exit of the Sfakiano Gorge, with a nice pebbly beach formed. The area is called Plakakia and hosts some of the most spectacular beaches in Crete, formed on small narrow fjords. Indeed, some of them are formed inside small caves! There is a tricky dirt road leading close to the beach.
Filaki caves at Plakaki are a series of natural caves located on the beach of Plakaki in Crete, Greece.
You can reach Filaki caves at Plakaki by car or by foot. The beach is located about 30 minutes from Rethymno and there is a parking area nearby.
Yes, the Filaki caves at Plakaki are accessible to visitors. However, it is recommended to wear appropriate footwear as the terrain can be rocky and uneven.
Visitors can explore the caves, swim in the crystal-clear waters, sunbathe on the beach, and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding cliffs.
No, there is no entrance fee to visit Filaki caves at Plakaki. The beach is open to the public and free to access.
The best time to visit Filaki caves at Plakaki is during the summer months when the weather is warm and the water is calm. However, the beach can get crowded during peak season, so it is recommended to visit early in the morning or late in the afternoon.
The water colour of the beach is deep blue.
The beach has pebbles as its sand type.
The water at the beach is deep.
The surface of the sea at the beach is usually calm.
The beach is usually quiet with fewer crowds.
There are no facilities available at the beach.
The beach can be accessed through a dirt track.
The beach is ideal for snorkeling and spearfishing.
Beach sand type
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