Beaches near Skoutari in Laconia
The beaches combine sand the two of them, and sand with pebble the third one, while the crystal clear sea is covered by a golden sandy bottom.
On the left side of the bay , as we descend , is the sandy beach Kalamakia , the largest in size of the three. In the central position lies the sandy beach of Vordoni .
On the right side of the pebble beach of Santa Barbara , which took its name from the Byzantine church that is built on the waterfront and winter washed by the waves. The church of Saint Barbara dating from the 12th century Byzantine form and its frescoes preserved until today date back to 1882 .
At the end of the beach of Santa Barbara on the right side you will see the small picturesque harbor area .
The three beaches are separated by large natural rocks, while the right and left at the foot of the mountains that enclose you can fish .
The turquoise waters are crystal clear and ideal for children because the sea is walking and not sharp.
Other beaches (distance up to 10 km ) near the village are: Ageranos, Vathi, Kamares, Kotronion .
For your stay in Laconia, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Elafonisos, as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
The access to the area is easy by car via the existing road network.
Regular schedule services are linking the capital of the prefecture to Thessaloniki, Athens, Kalamata, Patras, Tripoli and other major cities of the around prefectures.
The route Athens - Sparta takes about three hours, and Tripoli - Sparta 1 hour.
Kalamata to Sparta in 1.30 hours
Corinth to Sparta in 1.30 hours
For more information contact the KTEL bus of Laconia.
Ferry connection from Githeio to Kythira - Antikythira - Crete, from Neapoli to Kythira.
KTEL Bus of Laconia, tel: (+30) 27310.26.441
Port of Gytheio, tel: (+30) 27330.22.262
Port of Kythira, tel: (+30) 27360.34.222