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Make A Holiday Rental Villa in Kalamata, Greece, Your Home Away From Home

Kalamata is situated in the Peloponnese region of Greece, in fact, it is the second largest city in this area. Not automatically thought of as a major tourist destination of Greece, but the area does have plenty to offer and it is only around 140 miles away from the national capital of Athens. Self catering accommodation on your holidays in Kalamata is guaranteed to be of a good standard and you may even be able to secure a property with your own personal swimming pool, or one that enjoys awesome sea views.

Things to Do on Holiday in Kalamata, Greece

Being a decently sized city, your holidays in Kalamata will never be dull. In fact, there are a lot of activities to be enjoyed in and around this area. You will never be too far from the sea in this part of the world and this opens up the door to opportunities to indulge in numerous water sports. These include the likes of swimming, jet skiing and even paragliding for the very brave. There are plenty of good cafés and restaurants located within Kalamata for you to relax and watch the world go by and shopaholics really will not be disappointed either. The immediate countryside, around the city, is relatively unspoilt and just waiting for your exploration if you’re a keen walker or rambler.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Kalamata, Greece

There are numerous tourist attractions to be visited whilst on your holidays in Kalamata. This city exudes history around every corner. Top of your list should be Kalamata Castle which is said to date as far back as the 13th century. Also well worth your time are The Benakeion Archaeological Museum of Kalamata and several interesting churches that date back to the Byzantium period.

There is a major port located very close to your self catering accommodation in Kalamata and this will allow you to enjoy a leisurely cruise to the most southerly island of Greece - Crete.

Weather in Kalamata, Greece

Visitors on their holidays in Kalamata will enjoy a typical Mediterranean climate. This means that you can expect quite hot summers and relatively mild winters. Temperatures during the months from June to August can easily reach into the mid to high thirties degrees Celsius. The winters will realise average temperatures of around 14 degrees Celsius. The spring and autumn may well work out to be a far more comfortable time to travel. Average rainfall in this part of Greece would be around 14 inches per year.

Travel to Kalamata, Greece

There is an airport just 7 km away from your cosy self catering accommodation in Kalamata, but due to a lack of connections with the UK, we are going to suggest Athens Airport (ATH), which is just over a 2 hour drive from the area. This airport has ample connections with the UK and through companies such as Olympic Airways, British Airways, BMI, easyJet and Monarch Airways. Depart the UK from airports such as London Gatwick (LGW), Luton (LTN), Manchester (MAN) and Edinburgh (EDI).

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                                                                                                    Well equipped and spacious accomodation in a good location

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                                                                                                    We booked 2 villas - Chloe and Efterpe - for our children and their families to stay in. We were pleasantly surprised with the good standard and range of equipment in both properties. We were also very impressed with George, who came out at 9pm on Saturday evening in the middle of heavy rain to deal with a problem with the electricity. It was good to find some books to read as the weather wasn't always sunny. The location of the villas is good, but once off the main road the route is mostly rough and would benefit from being improved. That said, we had no problem driving up there, even during and after heavy rain. One of the villas had a washing machine for which there was no manual, and some of the controls were worn so it wasn't easy to work out how it worked. There was a manual - for a different washing machine - but this was only in Greek so would not have helped. Other information about the properties, contact details etc. was provided in English and it would be good to have instructions for electrical items in English too. These are small things that didn't stop our families having a good time staying in the villas, but they could make the experience even better.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                    Charming villa in a friendly Greek village

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We had a wonderful family holiday at Villa Kefi in early August. The location is ideal. The Villa is in a pleasant village and just a short walk to a good long beach (part sand, part pebbles) with a lovely view across to the Mani peninsula A taxi ride from the airport, we happily spent a week there with two toddlers, without any need for a car. The food in Chrani was excellent; the restaurants served delicious Greek home cooking and the people were friendly and welcoming. Bonita, the owner, could not have been more helpful. Besides arranging for the taxi from the airport, she ensured we had everything we needed for a pleasant stay, from a new drying rack for bathing suits to excellent advice about the local restaurants and shops. We enjoyed breakfast (and often lunch) sitting around the table on the veranda overlooking the garden, with the convenience of the outside kitchen area. Every morning we fetched freshly baked bread and locally grown fruit (grapes and melon) from the nearby shop. In between naps and visits to the beach, the children played happily in the garden area. The beach was lovely, the water crystal clear. There are showers at the exits to wash off the salt. We twice walked along it after swimming to the Caribbean bar for an enjoyable lunch right behind the beach. The Villa is clean and comfortable, with a quirky layout of the bedrooms, which is part of its charm. Two of the bedrooms are cooled by fans, the third bedroom has air conditioning and an ensuite bathroom which provides its only window. If you plan to be there without a car, then it’s useful to know that there is no ATM in Chrani. All in all we had a highly enjoyable stay at Villa Kefi, in a friendly Greek atmosphere.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                    Lovely, quiet village get-away.

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                                                                                                    Zoe Cottage is in a very quiet village about 10 minutes drive up from the coastal road at Chrani, so as the description says, you need a car. It is incredibly quiet there and very picturesque. The cottage itself is very tastefully furnished and has everything you need. We did need the mosquito net and plenty of repellent! It was extremely clean and the bed was very comfortable. I loved making use of the hammock on the patio every afternoon. There are lots of tavernas in Chrani and two supermarkets. If you like the beach there are several areas to choose from along the coast road and if you like antiquities you are spoilt for choice. There are lovely ports with castles such as Koroni and Methoni; Messini and Nestor's Palace (archaeological sites) are within fairly easy driving distance. There is a lovely nature reserve not too far away where we saw flamingos and birds of prey. The whole area was delightful, with olive groves on green grass everywhere. I would highly recommend the property and the area.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Sep 2016