About us, Kalamata and the region of Messinia

On December 1st, the Christmas season officially began for the city of Kalamata, with numerous events, Santa Claus' Christmas Station in the Railway Park, Christmas tree lightings and the most magical atmosphere for this year's Christmas and New Year's Eve. 

Kalamata Mediterranean Villas, from the beginning of their operation, have set as a priority to offer moments of relaxation, comfort and simple luxury as a place which at its center are the people!

For the past 28 years, the Kalamata International Dance Festival has been hosting the biggest dancers, choreographers and creators of the world contemporary dance scene in the capital of Messinia, Kalamata. So this year for ten days, from 15 to 24 of July 2022, leading Greek and foreign artists would lead the residents and the art lovers from all over the world, to dancing journeys through music, colours and scenes of beauty. 

With the title "Ode to Beauty", this year's program includes 26 productions, 14 foreign teams from 10 countries and 12 teams from Greece, 2 world premieres, 6 side events, an intensive professional training program, as well as a program of dance and movement workshops for different ages and population groups.

 

Situated at the attractive town Kalamata in Messinia, Kalamata Mediterranean Villas upholds the highest standards of environmental and social responsibility through all development stages from construction to operation.

Kalamata Mediterranean Villas, in order to upgrade the services they offer to their guests, with a focus on creating moments of relaxation, comfort and luxurious accomodation for people who want to visit Kalamata, have created two state-of-the-art heated swimming pools. Swimming pools are available for rent at Mansion, Thalias Quarters, City Cottage & Garden Cellar. In addition, Country Home and Linas Home villas now feature a modern mini pool spa.

Kalamata is the greenest Greek city - with a population of over 50,000-  according to the European Environment Agency report on "Who benefits from green in cities?" "Social inequalities in access to urban green areas in the European Union."

The report includes cities of 38 European countries, which were measured using images from the European satellite "Copernicus". The results showed the percentage of the area of cities seen from above green because of the trees.

Digital nomads are people who engaged in remote work, from anywhere in the world. Most of them work in a wide variety of "creative" professions such as fashion, arts, web design, writing, marketing, etc.
If you work this way, or even if you can adjust your work for a short period of time, you will find many reasons to choose Kalamata and make it the office of your choice.

Holidays or work; And why not all together? Find out what Kalamata has to offer when you work on the go.

Kalamata Mediterranean Villas since the beginning of their operation have set as a priority the implementation of sustainability practices, in order to reduce the environmental impact, but also to enhance the social impact. The operation of all accommodation is based solely on "green energy", so as to leave a minimal energy footprint in the environment.

Booking.com, the largest online travel agency for lodging reservations, has given us its new "Sustainable Travel" logo for all the villas of the Kalamata Mediterranean Villas complex.

Kalamata Mediterranean Villas have been certified according to the ISO 9001: 2015 standard from the beginning of their operation. The certificate was recently renewed for another three years. This certification by the internationally recognized body TUV AUSTRIA, highlights the commitment to quality throughout the operation of the company.

Messinia is one of the most beautiful prefectures in Greece. From its cosmopolitan capital Kalamata to the coastal areas of Pylo, Methoni and Koroni, with its majestic castles and enchanting landscapes, Messinia offers visitors intense emotions. Surely, those who have the opportunity to know the area are certain that they will return soon.

At a distance of 2.5 hours from Athens by car, you may enjoy a dream getaway to a very promising tourist destination of Greece, with a cosmopolitan atmosphere, the Kalamata city.

Kalamata is a safe destination with very few Covid cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Also, it is the city where 13 kilometers of beach of various types. In addition, Kalamata has the unique privilege of having clear water just a few meters from its port. 

There are many beaches that will awaken your senses but also your need for exploration and tours. You should not miss the opportunity to visit:

1st "Peloponnese beer festival - only craft" is coming in August at the West Beach Park of Kalamata (Traffic Education).

It will be the first time that a Craft Beer Festival will take place in the Peloponnese. 30 Brewers from all over the Peloponnese and Greece will participate with more than 200 labels of handmade beer.

The natural beauty of Kalamata enchants its visitors, especially during the summer months, who have the opportunity to swim in crystal clear waters on the extensive beach of the city 4 km length.

For those of more romantic bent, the sunsets that you can enjoy from different parts of the city are really beautiful, since the sun dives in the Ionian Sea and you have the opportunity to notice how the colors change during the West.

If you are in holiday mood or preparing for summer excursions, the photos below will convince you to enjoy the kingdom of the sun from the capital of Messinia.

The Kalamata Dance Festival is synonymous with the flourishing of contemporary dance in Greece. From 1995 to the present, it provides the public with works dedicated to the poetics of the human body, hosting creators who are writing the very history of contemporary dance. For ten days, from 16 to 25 July 2021, leading Greek and international artists will be showing their work to art lovers from all over the world.

2020 was a special year with many challenges for tourism in our country. The special conditions had a great impact on Tourism, however the visitors of Kalamata Mediterranean Villas once again showed the quality of our hospitality and villas. Thank you very much !!!

Explore the Gialova lagoon, a real bird paradise, where more than 270 species of birds could be observed. Moreover, thousands of birds, flying to Africa in the fall, stop in the lagoon to rest and "refuel" for the last time before the 3,000 km long journey over the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara Desert .

Family in the garden of the Kalamata Mediterranean Vilas

Kalamata Mediterranean Villas, designed to offer moments of relaxation, comfort and luxury to people who have family & friends as the most important factor in creating the perfect holiday.

26th Kalamata International Dance Festival is still on, with new dates! With the safety of the artists and the spectators in mind, but without losing its character, it will take place for another year with world known and emerging artists of the international dance scene from the 21st to the 30th of August 2020.

Flowers on the bride carefully

Preparing for your dream wedding?

At Kalamata Mediterranean Villas we understand that the time for your wedding preparations is precious and the stress to satisfy your guests can be a huge factor.

The ideal accommodation for your relatives, who will visit Kalamata or other areas of Messinia for your wedding, should combine the comfort and warmth of a home as well as the flexibility and privacy of a hotel in the downtown area.

The complex of Kalamata Mediterranean Villas is the ideal solution, since it is a really great "wedding hotel" for the hospitality of your loved ones.

The International Jazz Festival of Kardamili has become a special "colorful" festival that fills Mani and its visitors with notes and smiles every spring for the last six years! This year it will be held from May 8 to 16.

This is an idea of Norwegian musicians, of the Sarpsborg Jazz Club Norway, who were so fascinated with Kardamili and the beauties of this small village of Messinian Mani, who created an institution and our most favorite habit, but also an occasion to visit Kardamili and indulge in the rhythms of jazz.

For the past 6 years, every Spring have become about 50 free concerts in 30 different locations from the Old School to the squares, beaches, cafes, bars and restaurants in the area.