The Maniot Tower

When a historic tower in the Old Town of Kardamyli is offered as a vacation home ideal for large families, it deserves a special mention in Family Hotels Greece!
Petreas Tower dates back to 1790, when it was built as a fortress. the traditional crossbows or loopholes in its elevated parts which were intended to confront the intruders, have been preserved even today.
With its minimalistic and austere style, made completely of the abundant material of the place, the stone, it is in perfect harmony with the landscape of Mani.
Externally it is surrounded by a stone courtyard overlooking the olive trees all the way to the sea, while internally it has three floors, the upper, the lower and the basement. The three spacious bedrooms of the house can accommodate up to six people while at the same time the living room, the kitchen, and the home office offer a feeling of warmth and comfort.

* Please note that this property is not suitable for kids younger than 8 years old.

    • For the stone-built courtyards, ideal for treasure hunt or just to chill
    • For the kids books
    • And the spacious living room, ideal for reading said books, games, creative family time
    • Because they can pick a room each and sleep in a tower, on different floors!
    • For all the exploring they can walk to, from the Mourtzinos Tower and the Byzantine chapel, to some light hiking up the hill
    • Because you can walk to the beach

    * The Tower is suitable for kids over 8 years old.


  • Because they can experience staying at a historical Maniot tower of the 18th century
  • For the quaint stone-built courtyards, with views to the olive groves and all the way to the sea
  • For the sense of security that only an old fortress can offer!
  • For its location, right in the heart of Old Town in charming Kardamyli, making it a quiet stay with great opportunity for short strolls in history
  • For the private parking space
  • For the space and privacy the 3 bedrooms in the 3 different floors can offer
  • Because there are 2 bathrooms and a washing machine
  • For the fully equipped kitchen
  • For the welcome basket, with water, juice and espresso capsules
  • For the lovely living room next to the master, equipped with a TV but offering great views too
  • For the picture perfect outside areas, ideal to enjoy a cup of coffee, sunset dinners and drinks, or just to read a nice book in peace
  • Because it’s within walking distance from beautiful Kardamyli town, for dinner, gelato, drinks, shopping and play (there’s a playground and high end stores as well)
  • It’s also within walking distance from Ritsa beach
  • But you can also drive for 6-16 minutes and find yourself at some of the best beaches of the area

The historic Petreas Tower is situated in the charming sea town of Kardamyli. Right in the heart of the Old Town and next to the Byzantine Church and Mourtzinos Tower, 3 hours from Athens and 40 minutes away from the city and the airport of Kalamata, the Tower offers peace and quiet, but it’s also close to everything.
As it’s in Messinian Mani, Petreas Tower is ideally located for you to explore those amazing nearby beaches of Foneas and Delfinia, Stoupa and Kalogria. But also to discover the wild beauty of Laconian Mani and the amazing Taygetos peninsula.
You can be at a fish tavern at the cute Kitries cove (35 minutes by car) one day and enjoy some fine dining at Kardamyli marina the next. Ritsa beach and its traditional taverns are just 5-10 minutes away as well.
See more about Kardamyly with kids.

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Room services

  • Air Condition
  • Baby Sitting
  • Breakfast
  • Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • Near The Beach
  • Wi-fi


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