At the South of Rethymno you will find the well-known village of Plakias. Wonderful and famous beaches for their clean waters, two gorges (Kotsifou and Kourtaliotis) and the historical Monastery of Preveli with the second largest palm tree forest in Crete. At Plakias you can find supermarkets, gas stations, cafeterias, two atms, taverns, bars, beach bars, diving schools and a horse riding school. You will find more taverns with a unique view to the bay of Plakias at the picturesque villages of Myrthios and Sellia that overlook the bay of Plakias.
Just before Plakias, within an 8.000 sq. m. olive grove you will find “IKAROS”. IKAROS combines the renowned Cretan hospitality with a clean and relaxed environment between the olive trees and guarantees a pleasant stay. You can choose from apartments, studios or bungalows with one/two bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and living room. There is a large veranda available for everyone as well as a large outdoor pool with sunbeds and a garden with lawn and local flowers and plants. A twin studio (25 sq. m.) has 2 single beds and either a balcony or access to the garden. A one-bedroom apartment (38 sq. m.) has 2 single beds (or a double bed) and 1 sofa bed. A two-bedroom apartment (48 sq. m.) has 2 single beds, 1 double bed and a sofa bed. All rooms have A/C, shower, bathroom, TV, refrigerator, kitchenette, electric kettle, kitchenware and a balcony with a view either to the sea or the garden. There is also free WiFi internet in all rooms and a free parking area.
The village of Plakias is within a few meters from Ikaros, the beach of Plakias which is 1km long is at 700 m, Damnoni is at 1200 m, Amoudi at 2km and the famous Preveli beach is near the Monastery just 10 minutes away by Car.