Mathes is a quiet, traditional village about 3 km above the buzzing little town of Georgioupolis with its hotels, restaurants, shops and of course the long sandy beach. The village is situated about 160 m above sea level and from most spots there are beautiful views over the area and of the sea. There are two tavernas in the village, a mini market is planned and should open shortly. The sweet water lake of Kournas is only a short drive away. Distance to Hania town approx. 30 km, to Rethymon approx. 20 km.