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Filaki caves at Plakaki

Beach description

Venturing east from Fylaki beach, a mere 100 meters away, you’ll encounter the terminus of the Sfakiano Gorge, where a beautiful pebbly beach has taken shape. This region, known as Plakakia, is home to some of Crete’s most breathtaking beaches, nestled within slender fjords. In fact, several of these beaches have developed within small caves! A challenging dirt road provides access to the vicinity of the beach.

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Most frequent asked questions

What are Filaki caves at Plakaki?

Filaki caves at Plakaki are a series of natural caves located on the Filaki caves at Plakaki of Plakaki in Crete, Greece.

How do I get to Filaki caves at Plakaki?

You can reach Filaki caves at Plakaki by car or by foot. The Filaki caves at Plakaki is located about 30 minutes from Rethymno and there is a parking area nearby.

Are the Filaki caves at Plakaki accessible?

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.

What can I do at Filaki caves at Plakaki?

Visitors can explore the caves, swim in the crystal-clear waters, sunbathe on the Filaki caves at Plakaki, and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding cliffs.

Is there any entrance fee to visit Filaki caves at Plakaki?

No, there is no entrance fee to visit Filaki caves at Plakaki. The Filaki caves at Plakaki is open to the public and free to access.

What is the best time to visit Filaki caves at Plakaki?

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 Filaki caves at Plakaki can get crowded during peak season, so it is recommended to visit early in the morning or late in the afternoon.

What is the water colour of the Filaki caves at Plakaki?

The water colour of the Filaki caves at Plakaki is deep blue.

What type of sand is found on the Filaki caves at Plakaki?

The Filaki caves at Plakaki has pebbles as its sand type.

How deep is the water at the Filaki caves at Plakaki?

The water at the Filaki caves at Plakaki is deep.

What is the surface of the sea like at the Filaki caves at Plakaki?

The surface of the sea at the Filaki caves at Plakaki is usually calm.

What is the crowd like at the Filaki caves at Plakaki?

The Filaki caves at Plakaki is usually quiet with fewer crowds.

What facilities are available at the Filaki caves at Plakaki?

There are no facilities available at the Filaki caves at Plakaki.

What is the access to the Filaki caves at Plakaki like?

The Filaki caves at Plakaki can be accessed through a dirt track.

What other information is available about the Filaki caves at Plakaki?

The Filaki caves at Plakaki is ideal for snorkeling and spearfishing.

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Stays near Filaki caves at Plakaki

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  • Hora Sfakion

Located in Sfakiá, 400 metres from Vrissi Beach, panorama new generation provides accommodation with a terrace, free private parking and a bar. The property is situated 1.4 km from Ilingas Beach, 1.5 km from Ammoudi Beach and 2.4 km from Fylaki Beach. Agios Charalambos Beach is 2.4 km away and Fortress of Frangokastello is 15 km from the hotel.

At the hotel, rooms are equipped with a balcony with a sea view. With a private bathroom equipped with a hairdryer, rooms at panorama new generation also provide guests with free WiFi, while some rooms here will provide you with pool view. At the accommodation, every room comes with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.

Historical – Folklore Museum of Gavalochori is 45 km from panorama new generation. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 76 km from the hotel.

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€135

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  • 2.0 km
  • 9 / 10
  • Chora Sfakion

Located on the sea front of Chora Sfakion and just 10 metres from the Libyan Sea, the hotel Samaria by the Sea features 11 rooms with balcony and sea view. Free WiFi is offered throughout the entire property.

All air-conditioned units come with direct Libyan Sea view as well as the surrounding mountain view. They feature a TV with satellite channels, and a refrigerator. They also include a bathroom with bath or shower and free toiletries.

Guests can start their day with a Greek Continental breakfast served at the hotel’s outdoor terrace restaurant area. Hotel’s restaurant also includes a bar with snack options available.

Vrissi Beach is just around the corner while Iliggas and Ammoudi Beaches are within a 5-minute drive from Samaria by the Sea. Chania International Airport is at 80 km. Free private parking is possible on site upon availability.

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€89

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  • 2.2 km
  • 9.2 / 10
  • Επαρ.Οδ.Χώρας Σφακίων - Βρυσσών

Jacuzzi maisonette in Sfakia center ‘New 2023’ has a terrace and is located in Khóra Sfakíon, within just 1.1 km of Ilingas Beach and 1.9 km of Ammoudi Beach. The accommodation is 100 metres from the Vrissi Beach and features free WiFithroughout the property.

The air-conditioned apartment consists of 1 bedroom, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with an oven and a coffee machine, and 1 bathroom with a hot tub and a hair dryer. Towels and bed linen are provided in the apartment.

The apartment offers a hot tub. A car rental service is available at Jacuzzi maisonette in Sfakia center ‘New 2023’.

Fortress of Frangokastello is 15 km from the accommodation, while Historical – Folklore Museum of Gavalochori is 46 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International, 77 km from Jacuzzi maisonette in Sfakia center ‘New 2023’, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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