Georgioupoli is a resort village and former municipality in the Chania regional unit. Formerly a small fishing village, Georgioupolis is very much a tourist town now, with many cafés, tavernas and small hotels and apartment blocks. The town square is surrounded by outdoor seating used by tourists enjoying their drinks and ice creams. The 9 km (6 mi) beach is the main attraction of the area, with Kalyvaki beach on the other side of the river as well. Agios Nikolaos ("Saint Nicholas") is an islet with a church located within the municipality of Georgioupoli.