Kalamata Holidays

Kalamata Holidays – Capital of Messinia, ideally placed for relaxed stay in the Peloponnese

Ideal for a restful stay on mainland Greece, Kalamata will appeal if you are after a traditional destination on the Peloponnese, with plenty of untouched countryside and a beautiful stretch of coastline. Kalamata is a modern city, known for its olive production, and being the gateway to both the Mani and Messina Peninsulas, is a great base for touring this scenic region. Holidays here focus on a thriving town centre, stunning sandy beaches, delightful little fishing villages, and world-famous sites and attractions.

Kalamata has a rich historical past, with the town dominated by a 13th-century church, and comprises an old quarter, a busy marina and a commercial centre. The second largest city in the Peloponnese, and the capital of Messinia, Kalamata is lively and bustling, with excellent shopping and dining, and a good choice of accommodation options. Kalamata is well-placed for exploring the area, and offers the chance for day trips to gorgeous beaches, such as Stoupa and Finikouna, as well as tours of the ancient sites of Olympia and Methoni.