- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 5
Description from the owner
Apartments Esperides rests among the vast beautiful sandy beaches of the Ionian coast in Messinia and within the extensive olive grove landscape of west Peloponnese offering easy access to the best that this intoxicating region has to offer while some small inlets and rocky shores are perfect for those who are looking for a more isolated 'wild' atmosphere.
Located just in front of the sea and surrounded by a 4000 sq m yard, our close to nature retreat provides full privacy, tranquility and splendid view over the Ionian open sea and wonderful sunsets to Proti islet. It is ideal for relaxing holidays since it is situated in a quite spars...Read more
Seafront holiday apartments in Messinia near Pylos and Olympia
Messinia, Peloponnese, Greece
Additional Location Information
Just in front of the apartments, you do ten steps and you are in the water, in a very peaceful with clear water "private" rocky seashore area overlooking the sunset on the small island Proti. Near to the apartments (150m away), there is the friendly camping Proti with swimming pool open to the public and suitable for children, tennis and basketball court, a playground, a bar and a mini market.
Lagkouvardos, a long sandy beach, is only 20 minutes walking distance (2km) far from Esperides, while 1km on the other way you find Marathopolis, a fisherman's village along the sea with wonderful seashores and beaches all around. On the pedestrian street along the sea you can find taverns and cafes, pharmacy, bakery, butcher-shop and supermarket.
In Gargalianoi, the closest town (7km away) you can find several shops, health and bank services as well as a street market every Saturday morning with fresh vegetables and local products.
In the district of Trifylia and Pylos there are a lot of activities to do such as trekking, climbing, biking, birdwatching, scuba diving and fishing as well as to explore the cultural heritage and enjoy the slow pace of daily life in Messinia's villages. The west Messinia is a beautiful largely untouched by mass tourism land that harbors cultural values, traditions and history of more than 4.500 years which live in harmony in one of the most stunning scenic landscapes of the Mediterranean.
Additional Location Information:
Largely untouched by mass tourism, Messinia harbors cultural values, traditions and history of more than 4,500 years, which live in harmony with one of the most stunning scenic landscapes of the Mediterranean. It is a land of rolling hills and rugged mountains, of the protected Gialova lagoon and Voidokilia beach bay. It is a wonderful landscape of broad valleys of lush olive groves and several vineyards.
Here, you’ll discover Nestor's palace and vaulted tombs from the Mycenaean era, classical temples, Byzantine churches, like Metamorfosis' church at Christianoi, and the medieval castles of Pylos, Methoni, Koroni and Kyparissia, all set in sun-drenched & lush landscape, making it an
ideal year-round destination. UNESCO World Heritage List sites, including famous Olympia, Mystras and the Temple of Apollo Epicurius, as well as Ancient Messene, the Palace of Nestor, are all within driving distance.
Grab a pair of binoculars and observe the thousands of migrating birds who visit the Gialova lagoon each year. Try snorkeling at the clear crystal blue waters and trekking at Neda river gorge or Polilimnio. Sample the delicious olives, olive oil, fresh pasta, tomatoes and watermelons, traditional suckling pig, wines and witness ages-old tradition of transforming olives grown in Messinia’s verdant groves.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Rural retreats, Warm winter getaways, Waterfront
Beachfront property, Golf course within 30 minute drive, Water sports nearby, Horse riding nearby, Fishing nearby
Nearest shops, 0.6 miles
Nearest beach: Lagouvardos, 1.2 miles
Nearest ferry port: Kalamata, 37 miles
Nearest airport: Kalamata (KLX), 37 miles
Nearest train station: Kalo Nero, 20 miles
Car is recommended
Last updated on July 24, 2014
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Additional notes from the owner
- Rates are per apartment per night not per person.
- Towels and Linen are provided. The apartment is made clean and ready for arrival, cleaning materials are provided for your use. Additional sheets and towels are provided for any guests staying 8 days or more without fee.
- Damage deposit is applied for monthly stay only.
- Apartment will be available at 2 pm on the day of arrival and should be vacated at 11 am on the day of departure.
- We accept bank transfer in Euro or PayPal.
- A/C or climate control
- Hair dryer
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Ocean or water views
- Private Beach
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Stereo or CD player
- Balcony or terrace
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Swing set or jungle gym
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - yes
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 40 square meters