Manoliopoulo is located 20 kilometers west of the city of Chania. It is a village amphitheatrically built at an altitude of 120 meters, with approximately 250 residents. It has tourist infrastructure and it is preferred by visitors.
The village is full of the orange and olive groves as well as planes and has cafes with traditional grocery stores for you, to cover your basic needs. Manoliopoulo is only six kilometers away from the neighboring village of Gerani, where you can find supermarket, automatic cash machine as well as restaurants, bars and other similar services.
The “Little house of the Priest” is located at Manoliopoulo and it was built in 1973, in order to accommodate the respective priestof the village. In 2009 the building was transferred to the Cultural Association of the village, who undertook its complete renovation, with the aim to turn it into the first hostel of the region, intended for tourists who want to live in a place untouched by any form of tourism.
At Manoliopoulo as well as at other settlements in the hinterland – like Gerani, Modi, Apothikes – the visitor will encounter the pure landscape and authentic images of everyday life away from the bustling tourist centers.