We have put together helpful and interesting sites about Greece, hostels, travel and especially Plakias.
Crete and Greece
Car & Bike Rental
Welcome to Plakias
John "Ostraco" - one of our Plakias regular visitors made this wondeful page about the village
The website of the most crazy Hostel regulars
Walks round Plakias
Our friend Peter Thomson made this wonderful page with many walk suggestions round Plakias
Plakias Bulletin Board
Greek Directory - an Internet Guide to Greece
Guide for Europe
Crete Guide for Backpackers
Our friends on the other side of the island
After many problems these site is getting slowly better
Flights to crete
Find the cheapest prices among several airlines. Unfortunately Aegean is missing.
Greece Flights (USA)
Cheap Flights (USA)
Greek Ferries (Greek Travel Pages)
Timetables for all greek ferries. A bit old fashioned layout but the most accurate and complete schedules
Bus Timetables for Crete
Hellenic Med Lines
OSE (Hellenic Rail)
The railways are only available on the mainland in Greece.
Taxi Prices on crete
Taxi Prices from Heraklio if you arrive in the middle of the night. You can also call us - we know some taxi drivers who give a discount to our guests.
Alianthos Bike & Car Rental
The local company with their head office in Plakias and branches at the airports.
Probably the cheapest car rental on Crete. If you order your car in advance, Jorgos from Citycar will deliver it to the airport.
Accu Weather for Plakias - but it is usually 5 degrees warmer than they say!
Weather, temperatures & climate
Chania Weather Station