Location & Directions
There are two ways to reach the island of Crete:
BY PLANE: There are two international airports on the island: in Chania and in Heraklion.
BY BOAT: From Piraeus port, daily departures to Souda port of Chania, or to the port of Heraklion.
Chania Airport: 48 km (45 min. drive).
Souda Port of Chania: 34 km (20 min. drive).
Heraklion Port or Airport: 105km (80 min. drive).
From Chania airport or Souda port: Follow the signs to the highway in the direction of Rethymnon. Take the highway. Upon reaching Georgioupolis, on your left side you will see a large plant-and-flower shop and a sign to the village of Mathes. Turn right there, following the sign to Mathes village. After 1.2 km, you will reach Aqua Blue villas on your right hand side.
From the airport or harbour of Heraklion: Follow the signs to the highway in the direction of Rethymno – Chania. Take the highway. Pass all exits to Rethymno and continue, headed in the direction Chania. After the exits to Kavros, decrease your speed. 3.5 km further up you will reach Georgioupolis. On your right there is a big bus stop and a “Gregory’s” resting shop. On your left you will see a plant and flower shop and a sign directing to Mathes village. Carefully turn left there, following the sign and the road to Mathes. After 1.2 km, you will reach Aqua Blue Villas on your right hand side.
Google Maps Coordinates
Latitude: Ν 35.350240.
Longitude: Ε 24.256720.