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Plaka Beach

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Address: Saint Nicholas, Vasilikos, Greece
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Clean, small and quiet

A lovely little beach in a quiet cove. Lovely sand for building sand castles etc. Gentle sloping sand into the sea, a few weeds floating about but not too many to make you feel... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Romlay
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Tirana, Albania
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

While we were on vacation in Zakynthos we chose Plaka Beach as one of our destinations . We went early in the morning and we took 4 sunbeds , at the entrance it was written 2 sunbeds for 6€ . When the bartender came to collect the money he said 8€ for two sunbeds ...... We paid him , then... More 

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2 Thank xhelda
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51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely little beach in a quiet cove. Lovely sand for building sand castles etc. Gentle sloping sand into the sea, a few weeds floating about but not too many to make you feel uncomfortable. Reasonable taverna which offer free sun beds for you if youuse the taverna or you can pay €6 for a pair of beds and umbrella... More 

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Thank Romlay
Belgrade, Serbia
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This summer 4 families were traveling to beautiful Zakynthos, and since we all have little kids we were thinking that Plaka Beach would be perfect, but... what a disappointment! Beautiful scenery, but more that horrible service. Guy that was in charge of the bar & the beach was more like Cerberus guarding the Hades! We took 8 sunbeds, and while... More 

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Thank katarina19762016
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The beach is nice and relatively quiet. If you eat at the restaurant you can use the beds on the lawn for free. The restaurant is excellent and worthwhile visiting. The guy at the snack bar is as mentioned by other reviewers is highly annoying, treating people as if they are cheaters . Apparently you are not allowed to eat... More 

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Thank Melissa J
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Beware of the little Hitler in charge of the bar and sunbeds. Spent 17 euros on drinks and was refused wifi password until we had eaten in the restaurant. Needless to say we went elsewhere. Went next door to the much friendlier Vrahos beach.

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3 Thank Keith W
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We visited Plaka three times whilst staying in Argassi and just love it here. I saw a review regards staff being surly.They have always been very good to us and food always great. The lad,maybe the owners son does need to smile a bit more and make an effort but maybe he is new to looking after holidaymakers and just... More 

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Thank zantepete
Royston, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Lovely location at beach , inside and outside seating area, food nice but nothing special , owner not very welcoming, even after going there 3-4 times his teenage surly son was worse I guess he didn't want to be there and would never smile or say hello, the staff will let this place down badly if they are not careful

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1 Thank Liz W
Durham, England
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This is such a lovely place to visit. We have been visiting for years, the welcome is always so warm and friendly, the beach, sunbeds and sea is excellent, the beach bar great during the day, Spiros is wonderful, the taverna with Andreas and family (Mama and Papa) is brilliant in the evening with excellent food. Nothing is too much... More 

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Thank sheilajaneh
Darlington, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

My family and I have been visiting this beach for years, and I got married there three years ago, it's an amazing spot and we couldn't wait to get back this year. The beach itself and the sea is heavenly. Sandy and clear, it's a perfect place. The snack bar is awesome and Spyros makes it, he's so funny. The... More 

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1 Thank katy h
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

The beach is nice but the service wasrude and unwelcoming. The cafe and beach next to it was a lot better. I would not recommend wasting your precious vacation days there.

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Thank Lorinc S

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