Location and Frequently Asked Questions 


Saintfridays is in a rural location off the Gargarou beach road that leads from Charakopio.

You can find us by typing Saint Fridays in google maps.


We are 40km from Kalamata airport, 220 km from Athens airport. 

0.75 km from Gargarou beach

1.25km from Peroulia and Agyia Triada Beach

1.5km from Charokopio Village 

5km from Koroni 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Q. What's the best way of getting here ?

  • Kalamata Airport is 40 km from Saintfridays and has connections 7 days a week from all over Europe from April to November.

Flights from Athens and Thessaloniki run all year round.

See flight operators and car hire companies on Kalamata Airport site. https://kalamatainternationalairport.com

  • Athens Ariport is 200km away and the drive takes 3-4 hours with the motorway runing all the way to Messini.
  • The port of Patras has ferry connections to Bari, Brindisi , Ancona and Venice.
  • Buses fom Kalamata run 4 times a day.
  • Taxi companies support local trips and service taxis can be booked for long distance journeys to Athens

Q. Do I need a car ?

Yes , unless you are happy to travel on foot or bicycle and are fit enough to climb some big hills, you need a car.

Q. What amenties do you have ?

Yes we have solar water heating and electric air conditioning but also provide fans for people who prefer them.

We have a guest's washing machine.

Our wifi is weak as fibre has not reached this rural idyll but the 4G is good enough for googling local attractions and checking the news.

Q. What sort of holidays can you have here ?

  • Quiet ones for families with children or couples .
  • Bring your parents and in-laws and give them their own Villa.
  • Lots of great places to eat, fruit markets, when you're not a the beach.
  • You can choose a simple quiet beach and take your towel (Gargarou/Aygia Triada) or go to a beach with cafes, umbrellas and music  ( Peroulia/Zaga).
  • Listen to traditional music at Fouli's taverna in Charakopio on a Friday night or listen to Classical Music or Jazz in Koroni most Tuesdays.
  • No nightclubs in the area - sometimes you will hear a wedding at Peroulia or Aktiki.

Q. Do you provide linen ?

Yes we provide bed linen and bath towels but would prefer that you bring your own beach towels.

Your can order a starter pack of bath essentials and water and anything you would like us to buy at your expense.