All About Crete Weather. Weather in Plakias. This detailed 10 Day Weather Forecast in Crete for Plakias (Greek: Πλακιάς), Rethymnon Prefecture is prepared for the local ex-pat residents and holidaymakers. Plakias is a jewel on the Libyan Sea coast of Southern Crete. Nestled between the crystal seas and a stark mountain backdrop on an alluvial plain, Plakias is a sunshine heaven. It is the place to bronze the body whether you spend your holiday on the beach or hiking or biking around the area. Naturists cluster at the eastern end of the long sandy and pebbled beach. There is also a diving school in Plakias for those who wish to snorkel in clear tourquoise waters off the coast. Meanwhile if your visit is of a more serious nature, a visit to the famous nearby Preveli Monastery will satisfy the soul. More ex-pats are choosing to live in the Plakias area that stretches as far as Chora Sfakion to the west. Holiday Weather Tip: Plakias lays claim to 2,700 hours of sunshine a year. Regardless of your sports activity, make the most of your time in Plakias as wall to wall sunshine will keep you smiling and happy virtually every day.