One of the most beautiful villages of Messinia, Finikounda offers an amazing combination that is hard to find.
Mountains and valleys with dense vegetation, endless sandy beaches, mountain villages built in plane trees and ancient olive groves that still keep traditions intact. Just 30 meters from San George is the organized central beach which has been awarded for years under the Blue Flag of the European Union. To the west of the village is one of the best sandy beaches of the Peloponnese, - the Anemomilos - 2 km long and to the east is the excellent beach of Loutsa.
From the small harbor of the village, small boats start in the summer months daily excursions to the opposite deserts of Schiza, Sapienza and Venetiko, of which the first and largest of them is covered with coumar forest. Having the base of Finikounda you can explore the favors of the Messinian land. Within a few kilometers, Methoni and Pylos are among the most remarkable monuments worth visiting: In Methoni, the imposing Castle, the Early Christian Cemetery of Agios Onoufrios, the Byzantine church of Agios Vasilios and the Church of Saint Leo.
In Pylos, Niokastro and Palaiokastro, the bay of Voidokilia, a landscape of exceptional beauty, as well as the rocky island of Sfaktiria. All this is what makes Finikounda a unique destination for your holidays. An area that is worth visiting and will be unforgettable!