The Mani

map of the Mani


The area of the southern Peloponnese known as ‘the Mani’ is a special place. Its location on the fringes of southern Europe, its turbulent history and its rugged, natural beauty all combine to give the visitor an unforgettable experience. The drive from Kalamata down into the Mani is stunning- something you will never forget.

Check out some of the various topics above to get an in depth idea of some of the area’s main characteristics as well as looking at options of where to stay, from the established resorts such as Stoupa or Kardamyli, to a more off the beaten track location in the Deep Mani.

Who is this site for?

  • Anyone looking around for a new destination for their holiday. We hope there is sufficient information to answer all questions an independent traveller requires to arrange a tailor-made itenary. Any unanswered questions you may have can be posted below.
  • Anyone who has already booked to come to the Mani. Be sure to bookmark this site on your laptop/smart phone before you arrive to recieve up to date information on what’s happening in the area as well as reading the latest comments left by fellow visitors. Don’t miss out!
  • Anyone who shares our passion for the area who merely wants to keep in touch from near or afar.

Who are we?

  • Inside the Mani have been publishing  guide books and an annual magazine since 2004. You can therefore trust the content on this site as being accurate- we know what we are talking about.

Note: if you encounter any problems booking accommodation listed on this site, please contact us and we will do all we can to assist.