‘Έχοντας ως έδρα των διακοπών σας την πόλη της Καλαμάτας, μπορείτε εύκολα να οργανώσετε μονοήμερες εξορμήσεις στις γύρω περιοχές. Σε κοντινή απόσταση από την Καλαμάτα μπορείτε να ανακαλύψετε υπέροχα μέρη και παραλίες για ημερήσιες αποδράσεις. Δείτε πόσο απέχουν τα διαμερίσματα Jasmine & Magnolia are from some of the most beautiful destinations near Kalamata.
Village of Kardamili is a beautiful seaside village of Messinian Mani, located 35 km south of the city of Kalamata, and is administratively part of the municipality of Lefktro. THE Kardamili is one of the best preserved traditional settlements of Messinian Mani and at the same time an important tourist resort.
The first reference we have to Kardamili is made by Homer, who mentions it as one of the seven cities that Agamemnon offered to Achilles as a dowry if he married one of his daughters. The village retains its prehistoric name to this day. Kardamili is a village with a rich history which is clearly proven by the presence of the historic settlement of Palea Kardamili.
Village of Kardamili is a picturesque seaside village with a wide variety of landscapes, which attracts many visitors, especially during the summer months. Here the visitor can admire the green slopes, endless olive groves, wonderful beaches, manicured stone mansions of traditional Mani architecture, cobbled streets, lush gardens and the beautiful picturesque harbor of the village.
Distance from the apartments: 37 km.
Located at the southwestern end of the prefecture of Messinia and at a distance of 61 km from the city of Kalamata is MethoniVillage of Methoni is a beautiful coastal town with unique attractions. During the summer months, it attracts a large number of visitors, as it is suitable for quiet family vacations.
According to Pausanias, the first name of the city was Pidasos. Homer mentions it as one of the seven cities that Agamemnon had ordered to Achilles during the Trojan War.
Village of Methoni is built on the ruins of the ancient city of Methoni, and is one of the most historic towns in the Peloponnese that was famous for its strategic and commercial port. Here is the imposing Venetian castle, one of the largest in the Mediterranean, famous for its fortification during the Middle Ages and Ottoman rule. For this reason, many peoples tried to conquer it over the centuries, such as Franks, Venetians and Ottomans.
Distance from the apartments: 65 km.
The Polylimnio is an earthly paradise in Messinia, near the village of Haravgi and is 33 km from the city of Kalamata. There you will see on many levels the formation of lakes and waterfalls by the waters that pass through the gorge of Polylimni.
Until recently, the lakes were well hidden from visitors, but now the space has been utilized, while it also has two parking spaces for those who want to see Polylimnio up close.
Visitors on a route of a total of three kilometers in Polylimnio will meet all 15 consecutive lakes with their strange names (Kadoula, Mavrolimna, Tychero, Italian, Panagos, Stathoula and others) and of course in their clear waters can do bathroom. The waterfall of Kadis there pours its waters from a height of 25 meters.
The lakes in Polylimnio are of course a unique habitat of inexhaustible natural beauty. A multitude of insects such as butterflies, lepidoptera and mosquitoes are food for a multitude of insectivorous birds, which find safe shelter in the dense bushes, but also in the foliage of trees.
In the ponds of Polylimnio you will see small fish, black freshwater crabs, amphibians, reptiles and small mammals.
Distance from the apartments: 35.4 km.
The beach of Voidokilia is probably the most famous beach of Messinia and one of the most beautiful in all of Greece! Its name comes from Voufras, which means "where the oxen live". It is also mentioned in an ancient inscription as Vouvota - Voidokilia. The most obvious name, of course, may come from the great curvature of the bay and the fact that it looks like an ox belly.
Village of Voidokilia is located next to the Gialova Lagoon, at a distance of 10 km from Pylos.
This natural bay is of unique beauty: white fine sand spreads over a large area, from one end of the beach to the other. Its waters are calm, turquoise and exotic. On your left, as you see the sea, you see Paleokastro at the base of which is the cave of Nestor.
Distance from the apartments: 67.6 km.
Village of Finikouda is a beautiful and quiet seaside tourist resort of Messinia built right behind a long sandy beach with fine sand and clear waters. It is located at the southwestern tip of Messinia in the middle of the route that connects the castles of Koroni and Methoni.
The enchanting Finikouda of Messinia with its stunning beaches is one of the most beautiful resorts in the Southern Peloponnese. Old pirate base and today's rest and vacation shelter will win a place in your heart. From Finikouda you can make interesting excursions in the surrounding areas. Visit the traditional Methoni as well as the picturesque Koroni with the island character. In recent years it is an excellent tourist infrastructure. In Finikounda there are several restaurants and traditional taverns, where you can enjoy fresh fish and delicious Messinian cuisine.
Distance from the apartments: 62.6 km.
Village of Koroni is one of the most beautiful states of coastal Messinia,built amphitheatrically on the hillside where the Venetian castle dominates..
Arriving at Koroni you will have the opportunity to enjoy the view to the picturesque town with the two-storey traditional houses with tiled roofs and the well-preserved castle with the imposing walls, the towers and the big gate.
Arriving at the great gate of the castle do not hesitate to enter and walk to the places where Turks, Greeks, Venetians and French fought Homeric battles in order to gain or maintain control of the city with the strategically important geographical position over the centuries.
Walk to the castle and see up close the fortification towers, the demolished walls while after about 150 meters from the main gate you will find the entrance of the Holy Monastery of Timios Prodromos. Inside the monastery is the Byzantine church of Agia Sophia of the 12th century!
Distance from the apartments: 54.5 km.
The beautiful Limeni is a seaside village of Mani and one of the most beautiful and traditional settlements in the area that is worth visiting at least once in your life.
It is located 5 km from Areopolis and about 27 km from Gythio and the visitor leaves there full of images and beautiful memories. A strip of earthly paradise with stone houses on the water.
Limeni, port of Areopolis, is admittedly one of the most beautiful residential complexes of Laconian Mani. Arriving at Limeni you will admire the Palace of Petrobei with its four-storey Tower and its arched openings that testify to the splendor of the time. The palace played an important role during the revolutionary and post-revolutionary times, while in the area is the tomb and bust of the Mani military leader Petrobei Mavromichalis.
Most of the beach in Limeni is rocky even in the sea, while if you want to find a long beach you can go to the long sandy beach between Neo Itilo and Karavostasi.
Distance from the apartments: 78.3 km.
Stoupa is a beautiful seaside village of Messinian Mani, located 45 km east of the city of Kalamata. Administratively it belongs to the Municipality of Lefktro, which has about 600 permanent residents. During the summer months, the number of inhabitants of the area increases significantly.
Stoupa is built at the foot of Taygetos, in an area overgrown with olive groves, and behind two sandy coves. With a remarkable tourist infrastructure, it is today the most developed tourist village, not only of the municipality of Lefktro, but also of the entire prefecture of Messinia.
The diversity of the landscape will enchant you. The imposing Taygetos, the traditional Mani architecture, the harbors, the picturesque churches, the caves, the traditional villages with the wonderful cobbled streets and the amazing sandy beaches compose a beautiful setting that charms every visitor.
In Stoupa you can tour the surrounding area and admire the endless nature. On the wonderful beaches of the village you can enjoy the sun and the sea and indulge in water sports.
Distance from the apartments: 44.5 km.
The only river with a female name in Greece and the natural border between the Prefectures of Messinia and Ilia, the Neda River, has become in recent years one of the most important attractions in the area, both for nature lovers who want to cross it, and for those looking for beautiful peaceful images in dense vegetation, running water and picturesque villages.
At the Neda River we will find unique aquatic vegetation with ferns, figs, plane trees, wild oaks, as well as the endangered oak species called "Aria". It also has a rich fauna, consisting of otters, rare reptiles, hares, crabs, and even bats that are hosted in Stomio, a cave about 80 meters long under which the waters of the river pass.
The Neda River is one of the diamonds of Greek nature, as this place is kept untouched and untouched by tourism development. Every summer, local clubs and nature groups organize hikes in Neda. Crossing this river, due to its exceptional beauty, is considered by many to be a life experience.
Distance from the apartments: 78.3 km.