Plaka is a traditional small village on a hillside, very close to the beach of Almirida. It is very popular because of the spectacular view of the sea and the tranquility of the landscape, as it stretches in between the mountains and the green, but wild, landscape of Apokoronas region. The village is also wellknown for the traditional dining. At Plaka you will find small family-run taverns, with traditional cretan cuisine and friendly people.