Mani which is full of contrasts, with its wild beauty, the rocky slopes , the stone made towers and crystal clear seas, consists a unique destination for exploration and relaxation.
The picturesque fishing villages and the traditional communities like Saidona, Milia and Pigi fascinate the visitors of Mani. Canyons and caves of extreme beauty, are there for you to discover. Within a relatively small distance from the hotel, you can visit the archaeological site of Ancient Messini and the Byzantine castle city of Mystras.
Visit the stone made Kardamili, walk in the paved alleys and admire its Towers and Tower houses. Don’t forget to visit the byzantine church of Saint Spyridonas, and the tombs of Dioskouroi which are carved on the rock. If you are in Mani on the 15th of August, you should attend the traditional festival that is held every year.
The natural beauty of Stoupa, in combination with its golden beach makes it the perfect destination for every visitor.
Agios Nicolas or Selinitsa
The picturesque fishing village, which is only 1 km away from the premises of Anaxo Resort, is a popular destination for those who seek simplicity and peacefulness. Around the scenic port, which is today used as a resting point for fishing boats, you will find fish taverns, cafes and bars that will offer you high quality services.
Near Agios Nicolas, on the road to Trahila, lies the Cave Katafygi. The shells and bones that were found there show that the Cave was used as a place of living and worship. The impressive entrance with the huge marble plates, was in the past the outfall of the river which flowed through it, carving halls and canals on the marble. As we walk in the cave, we enjoy the magnificent decorations with beautiful combinations on the roof, the floor and the walls.
The Vatsinidi Cave is near Phoneas beach and is considered one of the biggest in length caves in Greece. It consists of two huge compartments with lakes and sea water. A skylight on the top of the roof sheds light into the cave and lakeside docks are found there