Plaka beach can be accessed via the route that connects it with Agios Prokopios and Agia Anna beach. It is asphalt road till you get to Agia Anna and a coastal dirt road of very good condition after that. There are also other routes such us using the new asphalt road that connects the main town to Plaka and Orkos beach.
There are many accommodation units of all kinds such as hotels, studios, apartments and rooms to rent. Most of them are small family owned units. There are only a few big Plaka hotels. In Plaka you will find many taverns, many of which offer excellent view and a great local cuisine, set along the beach of Plaka and with a panoramic view to Plaka and maybe Orkos and Mikri Vigla beaches. There is also no shortage of beach-front café-bars in the area, some of which bringing you your beverages and snacks on the beach. Except the above, in Plaka beach you can do watersports such us windserfing, tubes, banana, waterski, sailing, canoe etc..
The beach of Plaka extends for approximately 4 kilometres making it a very long beach. Only parts of it are organised so there are umbrellas and sun-beds along its considerable length. During high season it is quite busy at some spots of the beach but still quitter than Agios Prokopios or Saint George beach.
The nearest beaches are those of Agia Anna, Orkos and Agios Prokopios beach. One of the most common activities of Plaka beach patrons is beach walking. During summer, the beach looks like a busy highway with people going up and down, enjoying the sea water and the sand to the fullest. It is very common to notice people leaving their vehicles and walk the beach in search of the best place to swim. This quest can take them anywhere from a few metres to several kilometres away, even reaching the nearby beaches.
There are so many things to do at Plaka beach that, according to its fans, you can spend the entire day there and never feel bored.