BEST BEACHES IN MESSINIA GREECE
Voidokilia beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean. It is mainly famous for its perfectly round shape, resembling to the Greek letter “Ω”. It is located north of Pylos, on the Ionian coast, adjoining the Yalova lagoon from which it is separated by a strip of dunes. The beach and the surrounding area are well known for their outstanding natural beauty and they are part of the ecological network Natura 2000. The beach is accessed via a gravel road around the Yalova lagoon. On the south part of the beach there are the ruins of a Medieval castle built by the Franks of Peloponnese during the 13th century, which today is known as “Palaiokastro”. Under the cliff of Palaiokastro there is a large cave called “Cave of Nestor”.
“Anemomilos” is a small beach located at the west side of Finikounda, a 1000 meters distance from “Abelia Villas”complex. You can reach the beach by car as there is access through an asphalt road. The beach is well equipped, offering sun umbrellas and sunbeds, while along the beach you may find traditional taverns that serve delicious local recipes.
Labes beach is the most beautiful beach of the region. It is located between Methoni and Finikounda and it is easily accessed by car. The beach is well-organised and equipped with sun umbrellas, where you can enjoy a coffee from the beach bar or visit the local restaurant.
The popular Maurovouni beach is located between Kamaria and Finikounda. It is a beach 2km long, reaching the coasts of Finikounda. It is sandy with crystal clear waters and accessible by car via an asphalt road. It has neither a shady spot nor a beach bar or canteen, which is why you should procure the necessary supplies (sun umbrella, water, etc.) before you visit.
BEACH OF METHONI
Beneath the castle of Methoni you can enjoy a swim. The beach is sandy with very shallow water, ideal for families with young children. There you can find sun umbrellas, a beach bar and taverns.
BEACH OF FINIKOUNDA
This beautiful sandy beach located in the village of Finikounda. There you will find sun umbrellas, a beach bar and a few taverns. From Finikounda you can get the boat to the island of Sapienza.