The seaside village of St. Paul is located 58km south of Rethymno , west of Agia Galini , on the edge of cape Melissa. It’s a pretty quiet place , tucked away in a sheltered bay , which is ideal for family holidays . In the bay there is a beautiful beach with deep green waters and beautiful bottom. Next there are several rooms and taverns , and provide basic services ( umbrellas , pedalos etc ) . Also visit the beach Akoumiani Gialia filled with dunes and lies at the western end of the bay . You can get there by a path from St. Paul . According to more recent estimates of researchers at this beach fled St. Paul during his trip to Rome.