It lies about 12 km away from Rethymno on the road to Heraklion. Large sandy beach with crystal clear waters. There is a beach.
The Missiria is actually a suburb of Rethymno, within walking distance from the city center, just 3 km to the east and on the long sandy beach. Access from Rethymnon is very easy with regular and frequent bus, taxi and rented or private cars and motorcycles.