Location: 35*10'.3 24*23'.8
Plakias is a small village in the bay of Plakias, in the south of Crete, 40km
east of Hora Sfakion. The village has hotels and tavernas along the shore and
is in the east end of the bay. Coming from the east you will round Akrotiri
Kakomouri and the west Akrotiri Stavros. There is a quay at the west end of
Facilities: Plakias has mini markets that can provide most provisions. Fuel
can be purchased 2km outside the village. There are no port authorities or medical
facilities in the village. There are no repairs done here. There are some hotels
and tavernas. There is a ramp near the pier for small boats. This may be difficult
to use because the tavernas spread into the street. There are taxis and a daily
bus to Rethimnon.
Comments: Plakias has stern-to and bow-to moorings that provide shelter in
SW winds. The harbour is open to the east and south. Anchor in the bay only
in calm weather. This area is area is known for its sudden and violent winds.
This text is cited Oct 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains image.