Platanias is located in west Crete, just 11 kilometres west of Chania. Platanias is one of the most popular tourists resorts in Crete and is so close to Agia Marina that they have essentially merged into a single large resort. Platanias and Agia Marina may seem too noisy, bustling places and everything is much more intense, especially if you’ve just come from a less touristy part of Crete. You certainly won’t be bored here! A busy nightlife, bars, restaurants, a large sandy beach and countless hotels along the seafront are the basic features of Platanias, the main tourist resort of Chania Prefecture. Platanias and Agia Marina are near Chania, making it easy to get to if you’re on holidays in west Crete - it’s close to Chania Airport, and you can visit beautiful whenever you feel like it.