Destination Crete

Access & Distances

Pilot Beach Resort is located at Georgioupolis, midway between Chania and Rethymnon, on the island of Crete in Greece.


  • On the beach
  • 1 km from the village of Georgioupoli
  • 21 km from the town of Rethymno
  • 38 km from the town of Chania
  • 94 km from the city of Heraklio

Crete is accessible by airplane and ferryboat.

If you choose to travel by plane, there are two international airports on the island, which offer scheduled flights and daily charters, year round.

The two airports are located at Heraklion and Chania (Daskalojannis Airport). Most of the scheduled flights from these two airports are destined for Athens’ Eleftherios Venizelos Airport.

Scheduled ferryboat destinations are to the island’s four largest harbours, at Heraklion, Chania, Rethymnon, Agios Nikolaos. Ferry Boats operate daily, year round.

Distance from ports and airports:

  • 42 km from Chania airport (CHQ)
  • 99 km from Heraklio airport (HER)
  • 30 km from the port of Souda (Chania)
  • 21 km from the port of Rethymno
  • 94 km from the port of Heraklio

Sightseeing & Tours

Interesting Sites in the Area:

  • Georgioupoli (1 km.)
  • Kournas Lake (3 km.)
  • Vamos (8 km.)
  • Karidi monastery (9 km.)
  • Ancient Aptera (15 km.)
  • Argiroupoli Springs (6 km.)
  • Traditional glass-making factory at Kokkino village (10 km.)

Excursions from the Hotel:

  • The City of Chania (38 km.)
  • The City of Rethymnon (18 km.)
  • The City of Heraklion (97 km.)
  • Agia Triada monastery (54 km.)
  • Samaria gorge (76 km.)
  • Falassarna beach (96 km.)
  • Elafonisi beach (116 km.)
  • Xrysoskalitissa monastery (110 km.)
  • Gramvousa peninsula (90 km.)
  • Palaiochora (105 km.)
  • Frangocastelo (116,8 km.)
  • Arkadi monastery (44 km.)
  • Knossos (97 km.)
  • Faistos (102 km.)
  • Matala (106 km.)
  • Aghios Nikolaos (161 km.)

Why Book With Us

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  • Book your stay and get upgraded to Half Board free of charge
  • Book online via our webpage and receive complimentary roundtrip transfers by staying 11 nights or more.