The beaches of Messinia comprise one of the most important attractions for its visitors. Voidokilia, Divari, the beaches of Stoupa and Kardamili are only but a few examples of the wonderful seashores that are uniquely beautiful.
The Blue flag beach in Kalamata extends to 2.5 km and you can get there even on foot from the city center. As any urban beach, the welcoming standards are very high. The quality of the beach is excellent with relatively shallow water. It has soft sand mixed with thin pebbles at water’s edge.
Two distinctive areas boast for the Blue Flag Recognition the:
This is the total accessible part of the beach. It is organized with the only Sea track and platform of the area. People with disabilities can easily enjoy the sea. The lifeguard is operating daily and there are plenty of amenities around.
East Kalamata/End of Navarinou (Kalamata)
Located at the end of Navarinou, and it is popular spot for both locals and travelers. The waters are relatively shallow and the beach spacious enough.
Just couple of kilometers form Kalamata, the Blue Flag beach of Almyros meets the neighboring green and shady park. The big and white rounded pebbles contrast with the crystal clear waters and make the scenery idyllic.
With some of the clearest water and whitest pebbles in the area.
This fabulous pebble beach is constantly awarded with Blue Flag.
Mikri Mantinia is a small sea side settlement just 10 km away from Kalamata. This pebbly beach attracts people’s attention, perhaps it’s the small bays in row that are shaped, or the ‘chilly’ fresh water that stream from the bottom.
Bouka-Agios Konstantinos is a very popular beach in the area of Messini and it is constantly awarded with the Blue Flag. Within 3.5 km of fine sand it is the ideal place for all, as long has an adequate facilities and plenty of amenities.
Which one is your favourite? Explore more this summer – at the ESSENTIAL beach guide.