On the route of the old road from Melabes to Ag. Galini on the 5th kilometer there is a detour to the right on a paved road, after 4 km leads to the beautiful and quiet beach of St. George. this road lead those wishing to bathe is Lychnistis and Kolympistiri as named beaches which have crystal clear sea with pebbles. On those beaches due to its location – South Crete – the climatic conditions are really so mild that one can enjoy swimming eight months a year. For the convenience of visitors there are rooms and restaurants that will serve and give you a memorable experience. If you like you can walk in peaceful and rugged landscape for a while and 500 meters from the sea you will find the serene environment of Monastery of St. George.
Melabes is a village with a rich but recent and older history. God generously gave to this place unparalleled natural beauty, amazing view, and especially friendly people and created a little paradise here in South Crete.