Gargarou beach is 15 minutes walk from Gargarou Retreat and a further 15 minutes walk along the waters edge takes you to Peroulia beach and then onto Akti.
Agias Triada beach is 25 minutes walk from Gargarou Retreat along a track towards Koroni.
All are beautiful beaches some sand, some areas of different stones and shells and a lovely natural wooded cliff alongside with shells embedded in. Gargarou and Peroulia are shallow and sandy in the sea. At Peroulia there is a taverna serving traditional Messinian cuisine and freshly caught fish and a beach bar.
At Akti there is a bar on the beach and sunbeds and a lift built into the cliff to a taverna with fresh fish and delicious Greek dishes with a spectacular view along the coast to Koroni and over the Messinian Gulf to the Mani.