The Area

Rigklia, Kalamata & The Mani

 Rigklia, Kalamata & The Mani – Discover stunning coastlines in a legendary setting of the Mani, the southernmost peninsula of the Peloponnese. You will find an area many others have not, one of Greece’s best-kept secrets. Few destinations can boast such a rich ancient history, beautiful coastal landscapes and idyllic lifestyle. Beaches in the area are characterised by shallow, crystal clear waters, ranging from those with a stretch of golden sand to tiny coves where you could be the only ones soaking up the sun. The nearest airport is in Kalamata which is the second-largest city in the Peloponnese, and it lends its name to the succulent dark olives prevalent in the region. Peloponnese cuisine is typically Greek, with an abundance of fresh, simple ingredients forming the basis of the local dishes.

The Villas are situated in the small village of Rigklia which is a close neighbour to Agios Nikolaos. Ag. Nik as it is known in short is a small fishing village that boasts a number of traditional fish restaurants. You will also find some small coffee shops, bars, supermarkets and a pharmacy. It also offers the stunning beach of Panazi which is the closest beach to the accomodation.

The village of Stoupa is also within 10 minutes drive from Elia Villas. Stoupa is famous for its golden sandy beaches and is a must for anyone who loves beach life. In the village of Stoupa, you will also find many restaurants, tavernas, bars and coffee shops as well as larger supermarkets and a pharmacy.


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