At the east side of the town of Litochoro is the area of Plaka, known in Pieria as Plaka of Litochoro. The area extends from Leptokarya to the port of Gritsa. The E75 motorway (Athens-Thessaloniki National Road) passes through Plaka. Plaka beach has a large number of hotels, restaurants, tourist campsites and nightclubs as it is a tourist destination for many residents of the prefectures of Pieria, Thessaloniki and Larissa. In Plaka Litochoro there are also luxury houses, estates with olive trees and tobacco.