Stoupa is a popular resort in Kalamata that has grown with tourism over the years, despite not being a purpose-built tourist resort. There is an enchanting blend of old houses nestled between newer buildings. It is a very charming resort with its laid-back feel, wonderful beaches and welcoming locals.
Low-cost holidays to Stoupa are getting more and more popular and the region can be reached from most regional airports in the UK. Stoupa is very conveniently situated at around an hour drive away from Kalamata International Airport. Make sure you check the CheekyTrip comparison site for budget holiday deals to gorgeous destinations in Greece like this one. Direct flights to Kalamata tend to be around 4 hours long so a morning flight will set you up very nicely for the rest of the day.
The best time to visit this resort is definitely the summer period as there isn’t much to do when the temperatures start to cool down in the winter months. Temperatures tend to reach the high 20s and low 30s throughout the summer months whilst the period between Autumn to Spring drops to the low teens. The summer period is also when most of the businesses dedicated to tourists are open and when the beach is at its vibrant best - so don’t miss out!
The main attractions to Stoupa are its two large sandy beaches. Kalogria Beach offers up soft sands, a turquoise sea and is the occasional venue for national Beach Volleyball events and even pop videos! Stoupa Beach is the quieter neighbour in the resort which is just 10-minutes away, should you seek a bit more peace and quiet from the crowds on Kalogria Beach. Stoupa also boasts a very lively and exciting cultural scene too. Mani Pulse is a visual arts and music festival that happens every September. There is live music in the bars and tavernas almost all-year-round, so make sure you keep checking the posters and blackboards of the area!
There is a wide variety of accommodation to choose from in Stoupa. There are around 10 small hotels in the resort, although many of them get booked up fast by tour operators. There are luxury high-end villa rentals, more affordable apartments and even a summer-only campsite that is situated next to Kalogria. The dining scene in Stoupa is also fantastic, with many saying that it is impossible to find a bad place to eat here. Almost all of the establishments are family-run, use local and fresh ingredients and deliver delicious food of a variety of cuisines. There are also tavernas and cocktail bars that overlook Stoupa Beach which are well worth checking out.
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