"The residence is among beautiful olive groves, in a big relaxing garden, so it forms its own quite neighborhood. \nThe nearby beach (only 1.5km away) is a magnificent beach with wonderful clear blue water and white sand which hides inside it beautiful seashells. In the village of Marathopoli, at 4 km from the residence, you may find stores with local products, fresh fish and meat and all you need for your daily shopping. Walk on the coastal sidewalk and feel the real spirit of the place. Have a magnificent meal in one of the traditional fish taverns gazing the sunset. Relax at the beautiful cafes and have unforgettable nights at the bars and clubs of the area. Visit the small port with the smiling fishermen and take the local boat to visit the beautiful Proti island. This small island in the ancient years it is said that it was a common lair for pirates, while at its \"grammeno\" area you may also see ancient scriptures on the rock.\nGoing a little further, in an only 6 km distance from the residence, you will find the beautiful city of Gargalianoi, with the big square, the historical church,the lovely coffee shops and the small local businesses for anything further you might need.\nIf you feel like exploring, the position of the residence is also perfect to discover wonderful places in the surrounding area. Below you will find some of our proposals.\nSwimming:\nAt a short distance from the house, there are many different beaches to cover all tastes. Some of them are Lagouvardos (9km), Romanos beach (10km), Voidokoilia beach (14km), Agios Ioannis, Agia Sotira, the Mati (“eye”), as well as \"Proti\" island which you may visit by boat. For surf lovers, the area is perfect as lot of nearby beaches provide wonderful choices of wind. \nSights:\nNestor's palace (16km), Ancient messene (62km), Gialova lagoon (Natura 2000 protected area)(16km), Polilimnio lakes and waterfalls (35km), Neda river (53km), Castle of Kiparissia (30km), Castle of picturesque Pylos (24km).