A good hostel for solo travellers, couples, and backpackers.
Dorm Bed from $16.99
Youth Hostel Plakias is a favorite hostel in Crete. It is located on the south coast of the island in the town of Plakias. The town is a beautiful place to visit with not only stunning beaches, but also beautiful rivers and gorges nearby. You'll quickly fall in love with the natural beauty and scenery in this area. The town has some good restaurants and bars where you can enjoy a good meal and drink after a busy day exploring the area. This hostel has six and eight bed dorm rooms that are perfect for socializing and making new friends.
It also offers all of the standard amenities including free wi-fi, filling breakfasts (for an additional fee) and cheap drinks. Guitars, snorkels, fins, and beach mats are also available for your use. There's also a shared kitchen if you'd like to prepare some of your own meals.
The staff at the hostel is friendly and helpful. They can help you with any travel questions you may have and can give you hiking maps and tips if you want to explore the area on foot.
If you're looking for a place to relax for a few days, or even longer, then this is the place to come. It's mellow atmosphere and friendly staff make it the perfect place to stay during your time in Crete.