Agia Galini is located 61km southeast of Rethymno and 68 km southwest of Heraklion, on the south coast about the middle of the island. With the odd but fitting name, is a labyrinthine small village, amphitheatrically built, with white houses, surrounded by three mountains, Mount Asideroto, the Kedros and Psiloreitis, opens to a picturesque harbor which is very vibrant and very busy during the summer months. The small and old houses of the village appears to squeezed by bigger apartments springing up now in the region, and hotels which try to cover the increased accommodation needs for visitors. Agia Galini is famous tourist place with good beach, one of the first places to develop for tourists in southern Crete. What makes Agia Galini special is the amphitheatric arrangement of the houses, which offers great views of the harbor and the bay of Messara, while equally beautiful is the view from the port to the village standing on the hill, especially at late afternoon and at night.