Stoupa is located approximately 45 kilometres from Kalamata, on the shores of the Messinian Mani, and with Mount Taygetos in the background. It has two beautiful sandy, crystal clear and well-organized beaches, several isles, caves and castles, offering visitors the chance to enjoy lovely evenings with delicious dinners under the stars.
Stoupa has an exceptional tourism infrastructure, satisfying every taste, and offers the opportunity for various water sports, while the nearby area impresses with its stunning natural beauty, imposing architecture, lovely Byzantine buildings and magical little hideouts. Its residents came from the historic settlement of Lefktra, where there are still remnants of the majestic castle, while various prominent personalities lived in Stoupa, like Nikos Kazantzakis and Alexis Zorbas. This is where the famous Greek writer took inspiration for his masterpiece, “The Life and Times of Alexis Zorbas”.
Stoupa combines the beauty of the Messinian Mani with the modern tourism infrastructure and becomes one of the most attractive destinations in the southern Peloponnese.