Located 7km west of Sitia and 60km east of Agios Nikolaos, Platani is a small pebbly beach, situated at the mouth of a lush canyon near the Faneromeni Monastery. This area is renowned for its crystal clear waters, limestone formations, and platan trees. It is also a great spot for windsurfing, as well as a popular wetland in winter. Additionally, the nearby Monastery of Panagia Faneromeni is home to an iconic image of Virgin Mary, as well as 14th century paintings blackened by Barbarossa and the Turks. With its secluded nature and stunning scenery, Platani is an ideal destination for those seeking a tranquil getaway.