Stoupa is a seaside village located in Messinian Mani, 45 km from the city of Kalamata and 55km from the airport. An enchanting village that charms the visitors all year round, drawing them back year after year. In the summer the sea and the sandy beaches tempt all lovers of the sun and the sea. The area has two beaches, Stoupa and Kalogria.
• Every evening the sunset tints the sea with the most marvellous colours – the best time of the day for the village. It is a time for taking idyllic photos, strolling on the beach or walking to the nearby picturesque village of Lefktron.
• East of the village rises Beaufort castle , which was the Acropolis of the ancient city of Lefktron. According to Pausanias , the ancient Greek historian, here was a temple and the statue of goddess "Athena".
• Nikos Kazantzakis, the writer, and Alexis Zorbas one of his famous characters lived here. It is worth mentioning that Kazantzakis was exploiting the Prastova mines (1917-1918).