On the western side of northern Crete, at the bay where Almyros River flows into, at the crossroads between Rethymnon and Chania is the picturesque town of Georgioupolis, which belongs to the province Apokoronas.
The city has become one of the most important tourist resorts of northern Crete because of the unique beauty of the landscape and the famous beach. A beach with fine sand and shallow waters that gather every summer thousands of tourists from Greece and abroad. It is built on an area of particular morphological features combining: mountain, valley, river, lake (near the village), sea, wild nature with forests and arable land with vineyards and olive groves.
The beautiful and rare flora and fauna due to the abundance of water emanating from the impressive peaks of the White Mountains, which a guest can admire from the balcony of Eliros Mare.
Georgioupolis is easily accessible from any part of the island, since it is located on the main road axis of Crete. As a tourist center it has a cosmopolitan atmosphere, modern hotels, taverns and nightlife with many entertainment options. It maintains, however, live the authenticity of its people and the elements that have characterized the famous Cretan hospitality.