The Mani Peninsula
The Mani Peninsula is mountainous region of immense beauty, offering traditional fishing coves, fortified towers, crystal clear waters, and sunsets that will remain in your memory for a lifetime. Almost every inch of Mani surrounded by nature, tradition and history.
The Outer Mani, with the pretty coastal villages of Kardamyli, Stoupa and Agios Nikolaos, has become famous for offering a unique holiday experiences and providing it’s visitors one of the most real reflections of Greek filoxenia.
Kardamyli is tiny village that has one of the prettiest settings in the Peloponnese. It is set between the blue waters of the Messinian Gulf and the Taÿgetos Mountains. Kardamyli and it’s nearby Kalamitsi Bay were the chosen home of British writer Patrick Leigh Fermor
Stoupa is located between Kardamyli and Agios Nikolaos and has some of the regions most popular beaches. Stoupa beach is long and lined by small restaurants, tavernas and a number of shops. Kalogria beach, famous for the writings of Nikos Kazantzakis has the softest sand and the sea water is complimented by cold flow of natural springs.
Agios Nikolaos, a very traditional fishing village is the closest village to Nora’s Villa. It offers a lovely selection of tavernas and restaurants that sit overlooking the picturesque harbour. There are two supermarkets, a pharmacy and the beautiful beach of Pantazi.