Dramia is a small, quiet, residential village of 250 inhabitants, 18 km away from picturesque Rethymno, 34 km from cosmopolitan Chania. It is located among olive groves and looks over the plain of Kournas.

Located 5 km from the tourist-thronged Georgioupolis, just 1 km from the tourist favourite Kavros, an area of many restaurants, cafés, bars, supermarkets and tourist shops.

It has an open amphitheatric view overlooking the sea and the high peaks of the White Mountains. It is situated just 500 meters from the beach of Georgioupolis - Episkopi, the longest sandy beach of northern Crete.

Nearby is the famous lake of Kournas (the only sweet water lake of Crete).

It has a continuously inhabitation since at least classical times until today, for minimum 3000 years.

Roman ceramic fragments and a naked statue of Hercules, standing 0.90 m tall, have been found in the village. All these are exhibited at the Chania Archaeological Museum.

Frequent bus lines connect Dramia with Chania, Rethymno and Heraclio.

Distances from airports are 50km to Chania Airport and 100km to Heraclio.