Platis Yialos Travel Guide

  • Platis Yialos
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  • Platis Yialos
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Platis Yialos Hotels

  • Giannakas Studios

    Platis Yialos, 84003, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

Platis Yialos Restaurants

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    Nero & Alati: Nero & Alati

    by mindcrime Written May 11, 2013

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    Nero & Alati (water & salt) was the only place that was opened in early may when we were desperated for a coffee. Platys Gialos seemed like a ghost town, there was no one around. I saw someone coming out of this restaurant
    -is it open?
    -yes sir, first day of the season!

    We walked in and noticed the beautiful outdoor seating next to the beach, a privileged location. We had a cold coffee and local dessert and enjoyed its relaxed environment. We were the only customers of course, we were watching the owner and some other people trying to set things in order, cleaning the terrace etc I guess they had to wait for some extra weeks until the people start to come to the resort.

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Platis Yialos Transportation

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    how to go there

    by mindcrime Updated May 18, 2013

    Platys Gialos is located 10km south from Apollonia, 15km from Kamares (the port), 13km from Kastro.

    By car
    We drove there by car and parked at the main street (parallel to the shore)

    By boat
    There is a modern marina on the left side of the beach, so you can park your small or big boat there, more info at 2284071365

    by bus
    You can reach Platys Gialos by bus. Single ticket is 1,60euro(from Kamares 2,20e), we paid directly at the driver.
    In early May there were only a few buses from Apollonia but during summer there are many more.

    From JULY 19 to AUGUST 25 from Artemonas/Apollonia to Platy Gialos:
    07.00, 09.00, 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00, 16.00, 17.00, 18.00,
    18.30, 19.00, 20.00, 21.00, 22.00, 23.00, 24.00
    From Platy Gialos to Apollonia/Artemonas/Kamares
    07.40**, 09.30, 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30, 15.30, 16.30, 17.30, 18.30,
    19.00**,19.30,20.30,21.30,22.30,23.30, 00.20*
    *until artemona only
    **To Apollonia/Artemona/Vathi

    For timetable off season you better check here before you arrive, on may 2013 it was fully updated including the special buses for the Holy Week but also the timetable for the next months. Usually they have it written on the bus stop too, most hotels will have the timetable too.

    by taxi
    if you don’t have a car and you travel there off season and the bus times are not suitable you may use a taxi. From Apollonia it will be easy as there are located at Iroon Square, in front of the Pharmacy. From Faros you have to call one at:
    2284031656, 2284033570, 2284031295, 2284031719, 2284031626, 2284031661, 2284031173, 2284031473, 2284031777, 2284031216

    how to move around
    pic 3 shows a map of Platis Yialos, as you can see it's hard to get lost here :)

    picture taken from the bus map of Platis Yialos

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