: Ioannis Kapodistrias Airport
: New Port
: Cuba Libre
: Pelekas Golf Course
Car: not necessary
Located at the south west corner of the Mesis region, Agios Mattheos is an important village with a population of 1500, built on the lower slopes of the mountain of the same name.
It is a village with great personality, fine traditional cafes line the main street and it has a philharmonic orchestra, founded in 1965 a huge, dense forest of oaks, fruit-bearing trees and wild olives encircles the village, and during the 19th century, fugitives from the law would hide out amongst the myrtles and Lentisk shrubs
From the village of Agios Mattheos, a road leads down to Skala, an excellent sandy beach with some small islets off-shore and two or three tavernas beside the waves.
To the south are the clean and peaceful little beaches of Prasoudi, Kavouli, and Skidi, worth keeping in mind if you seek solitude during the peak season.