Welcome to Methoni

A special place for all those who love history and medieval memories is Methoni. Built by the Venetians in the early 13th century, Methoni Castle is one of the most important fortresses in the Mediterranean sea. The small islet has been fortified with an octagonal tower.

Points of interest

  • Explore the streets of Methoni
  • Visit the catacombs of St. Onoufrios and the catholic monetary of St. Leon
  • Visit the island of Sapientza and its natural habitat🏊‍♂️Swim at the beaches of Mavrovouni, Amenomylos, Loutsa, and Akritika.

Getting there:

By plane or car to Kalamata. Methoni is 21km SW of Kalamata, whereas Koroni is 52km in the same direction. Local buses will help you get there. Contact them at:

Recommended hotels and villas

Afentiko Pigadi Messinia

4 Independent two-storey Luxury Villas of 85 sq.m. each. Ground floor – Ensuite Double Bedroom, Kitchen, Spacious Living Room (Sofa beds available in three villas), and private veranda. 1st Floor – Private Ensuite Double Bedroom.

4 Independent Ground Floor Villas of 75sq.m each, with Ensuite Double Bedroom, Second Bedroom with two single beds Kitchen, two bathrooms, Spacious Living Room (sofa bed plus office available in all four Villas). Veranda with a beautiful view of the garden and the nearby hills. Calm Environment, a great place for relaxation and serenity

3 Independent Studios on the upper floor, with Double bed, ensuite bathroom, kitchen, and spacious Veranda with Garden View

Achilles Hill Hotel Methoni


Achilles Hill Hotel welcomes you to the picturesque town of Methoni, Messenia. Built-in 1990 and renovated in 2018 under new management, the hotel is surrounded by landscaped gardens of Mediterranean herbs and colorful flowers.

Located on the hill of Tapia, only a stone’s throw from Methoni and a few hundred meters away from the beach, the hotel offers a unique sense of relaxation and beauty. With panoramic view of the beautiful Venetian Castle, the Ionian blue and crystal-clear turquoise waters of Methoni bay, your stay is going to be an unforgettable experience.

The hotel is a complex developed in two levels featuring 24 standard double rooms, 2 junior suites and 3 deluxe suites, perfectly equipped to accommodate the needs of every guest. The hotel’s western orientation and amphitheatric layout gives guests the privilege of enjoying the same stunning view from every room.

Kotroni Villas

Situated in Finikounta, Kotroni Villas provides free WiFi, and guests can enjoy a garden and a terrace. Each unit is fitted with air conditioning, private bathroom and a kitchen including an oven, toaster, fridge and a stovetop. Some units feature a seating area and/or a balcony. A continental breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. At the villa you will find a restaurant serving Greek cuisine. A bicycle rental service is available at Kotroni Villas. Rikia is 35 km from the accommodation. Kalamata Captain Vassilis Constantakopoulos Airport is 62 km from the property. Please inform Kotroni Villas in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. 

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