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Make a holiday rental home or villa in Megali Mandinia, Greece your home away from home

Sitting high upon a ridge on the eastern side of the Koskarakas gorge, the small village of Megali Mandinia (sometimes spelt Megali Mantinia) has a population of just 300, making it a perfect destination for those seeking a true slice of rural Greece. Don’t expect any English to be spoken here, but by brushing off your phrase book you will be able to maximize your stay and enjoy a truly authentic Greek village at its finest.

Things to do in Megali Mandinia, Greece

With the village of Megali Mandinia in an elevated position, the views over the Koskarakas gorge and surrounding mountainside are truly stunning. You will find no high-rise developments here – for miles around there is nothing to be seen been unspolit scenery and the blue waters of the sea.

Amenities within the village are unsurprisingly basic. There are three tavernas, which offer authentic local cuisine at a fraction of the price of what you may pay in a more touristic part of the country, as well as a cafe and a couple of small shops. A particularly good option for eating out is Kosteas Anavryti – the oldest tavern in the village, and one that has an extensive menu and a balcony seating area that offers excellent views out over the gorge.

Walking and hiking are particularly enjoyable activities in Megali Mandinia, and you will find that the local area is a mix of olive groves and carefully tended farmland. The centre of the village has a number of old buildings – particularly churches and small chapels, as well as stone lodgings, some of which offer authentic holiday rental options.

Places to visit on holiday in Megali Mandinia, Greece

More amenities can be found at nearby Kalamata (15km), including some excellent restaurants along the picturesque beachfront area. Kalamata is an altogether busier option than Megali Mandinia, being a bustling port that attracts a fair amount of tourists. Further afield, towns such as Pilos (42km) and Stoupa (28km) make for excellent day trips within the region.

Weather in Megali Mandinia, Greece

The laid-back Greek lifestyle goes hand in hand with the local weather, with a summer average of over 30C, which can reach over 35C on the hottest of days. Winters are mild, and the cooler weather provides an altogether different experience for visitors to Megali Mandinia.

Flights to Megali Mandinia, Greece

Despite its rural location, holiday accommodation in Megali Mandinia is easy to access, as the village is situated just 18km from Kalamata (KLX) International Airport. Thomas Cook and Viking Airlines operate direct services from London Gatwick and Manchester. There is a bus service connecting the two locations, but the use of a hire car is strongly recommended for making the most of your holiday in Megali Mandinia.

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                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                          Villa #8005053
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                                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                            Villa #99353
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                                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                              Multiple rentals Villa #423783
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                                                                                                Multiple rentals Villa #1659549
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                                                                                                  Villa #1549113
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                                                                                                    House #1678594
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                                                                                                      Megali Mantineia Holiday Villas & Homes (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Best views in Koroni.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We loved "our" house, it made us very lazy, as we enjoyed sitting on the terrace. We watched the Sun rise, behind the castle wall each morning, and set behind the mountain each night. These are the moments you never get time for at home. Loved the Fishing boats coming and going, even the one with the load Greek Music playing. The steps up and down to the harbour are hard work, but its the price you pay for the uninterrupted views. The Beds & Pillows are comfortable, and a good supply of linen. Kitchen has all you need to cook if you want to. The book selection as other reviewers have stated is massive, but mainly masculine in taste, so you may want your light weight Chic lit Holliday read. it is very comforting to have Jina up the road if anything was to happen. We didn't need to call on her. I would love to say we will be back but we were so disappointed with the food in the local Tavernas, it showed the struggle the locals are having with the austerity measures. not awful, but meat was mostly bones and quite repetitive. It was very hot so the shutters and awnings were great. Thank you for the memories.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Very clean and spacious with great outdoor area

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Ioannis is a very welcoming and hospitable host! The villas have great sea views and situated in a lovely secluded part of Koroni. The light breeze on the terrace is very welcoming on return from a day out. Would definitely recommend a stay here!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017