Your resort Stoupa:
The village of Stoupa is well developed for tourism and offers a variety of opportunities to make his vacation varied. Along the harbor promenade there are numerous restaurants and shopping facilities. At tavernas, bars and nightlife, Stoupa offers a wide range in the summer months and for daily needs you will find 2 large supermarkets on the main street.
The two fine sandy bays of Stoupa main beach and the famous long bay of Kalogria have a shallow seabed and are especially popular with families with children.
The 2020 freshly renovated studios and apartments are located in the heart of Stoupa, within walking distance of the beach promenade with its stores and taverns, and just a few minutes walk to the famous Kalogria Bay with its beautiful sandy beach. This is where the writer Nikos Kazantzakis lived and collected his characters for his Zorba's novella, the basis of the later world-famous Hollywood film adaptation with Anthony Quinn about the local miner and bon vivant, the charismatic Greek, who even today is synonymous with the unbridled lust for life of the Hellenes. The regular bus (approx.250m) shuttles several times a day between Stoupa, Agios Nikolaos and Kalamata. The airport of Kalamata is 55 km away.
The apartment complex was built in natural stone style and has a total of 8 accommodation units, consisting of 6 studios and 2 apartments. The spacious garden with olive trees and seating is available to the guests of the complex and creates a rustic ambience. Cleaning and fresh towels, bed change 2x a week. Parking is available at the hotel and included.
Studio approx. 20sqm: (2 persons).
The studios have a kitchenette, air conditioning, shower/WC and balcony.
Sports and entertainment:
Kalogria beach with its underground fresh water springs offers many types of beach fun such as water sports (rental of pedal boats, canoes, stand up paddle) diving school and volleyball chill-out bars and cozy tavernas are spread in a loose semicircle around the beach.
Stoupa / Kalogria, Messinia, Peloponnese
Kalogria, which flows into Stoupa, offers various types of water sports and beach activities. The great Greek writer Nikos Kazantzakis wrote large parts of his successful novel Alexis Zorbas here. Inspired by a local miner.
In terms of tavernas, bars and nightlife, Stoupa offers a wide range during the summer months. Accommodation options from simple to exclusive are sufficiently available. Nice hotels with pool, apartments and stone villas above and in the village. Rental cars, scooters and bicycles are available for rent.
Especially pleasant in the high summer months is the clear water of Kalogria beach. With its underground freshwater springs, which bring over 3-4 degrees colder water. Around the bay in a loose semicircle appealing cafe-bars and restaurants have settled. Sunbeds and umbrellas are offered as well as volleyball and beach games.
You wash the salt water from your skin in a natural bathtub and then enjoy a cold frappe in one of the nice cafe bars. Stoupa is connected with the coastal road with Itilo (ca.45min.) in southern and Kalamata (ca. 60 minutes) in northern direction with a regular bus service.
Hiking and trekking enthusiasts will find a varied terrain of various degrees of difficulty (different hiking routes are Ag. Sofia, Kambos Gorge, Ritsa Gorge, Profitis Ilias, Halasmenos). The beautiful fishing village of Ag. Nikolaos is located right next to Stoupa (4km), and offers among other things the possibility to be fed with freshly caught fish after long walks on the beach. The tranquil harbor setting of Stupa embodies the charm of ancient Greece. Boat and sailing tours to Koroni or/and along the coast are offered. Trekking and mountain bikes, as well as scooters used to see the surrounding area of ancient mountain villages and ancient sites.
Stoupa as a starting point offers the opportunity to experience one of the most traditional areas of Greece with the Messenian and Laconian Mani and ideally combine it with a beach vacation. Day excursions to ancient Greek sites such as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Mistras (approx. 1 hr) and Mycenae and Epidauraus (approx. 2.5 hrs) are among the outstanding attractions. In Laconia alone there are over 250 churches, chapels and monasteries from the Byzantine period of the 9-12 century, some of which have magnificent murals and frescoes. This is a vacation for the whole family.
|Prices 2023 per unit per night ( €)||01/04-01/07
|Studio for 2 persons||75,00||80,00||90,00|
Minimum stay 3 nights
W T G Offers:
- 10% early booking discount for booking until 30.04
- 10 =8 + 7=6 bonus nights for arrival in May and October (combinable with early booking discount until 28.02)
- Baby crib free