Stoupa, Messinia

The picturesque seaside village of Stoupa, situated 45 km from the city of Kalamata, belongs to the Municipality of Lefktro in the area of Messinian Mani. Built on the enchanting coast of southern Peloponnese, it is bound to impress you with the contrast between mountain and seaside landscape.

Stoupa is built between two bays with sandy beaches by the foothills of Taygetos Mountain, a site surrounded by olive oil orchards.

The newly built village of Stoupa has developed to a well-known tourist centre, as it is an ideal vacation spot, for any time of the year, offering many amenities for a relaxing holiday.

Stoupa is endowed with a diverse landscape and it is justifiably regarded as a rear jewel of nature. With Stoupa as the starting point, one can take a tour of the magnificent Taygetos mountain, enjoy the tranquillity of the natural environment in the Vassiliki forest, admire the lofty towers of Mani, the little coves, the picturesque churches, the caves, the great mountain-gorges of Viros and Ridomou, and the neighbouring villages with their narrow stone-paved streets. The tours in the surrounding area evoke strong emotions.

The two organized sandy beaches with crystal-clear water attract thousands of tourists every year. You can swim at the excellent beach of Stoupa with the clear waters, by the rocks of Halikoura beach, or, you can enjoy the unique sandy beach of Kalogria, with shallow water, ideal for kids. For the sports enthusiasts, Stoupa offers plenty of water sports, such as diving, water-skiing, etc.

In Stoupa you can find many hotels and rooms to rent, for a comfortable and enjoyable accommodation, as well as many taverns and restaurants that cover most culinary preferences.