Koita is located approximately 130 miles (209 kilometers) from Athens, the capital of Greece.
From perennial tourist favourites to lesser known nooks and crannies, the area around Koita is dotted with natural and cultural attractions. To explore the area in even greater depth, head 10 miles (16 kilometers) to get to East Mani. Here you can spend an hour or two visiting the Diros Caves and Marathonissi.
Sample a little local culture amid the great outdoors at Peloponnese's fabulous open-air exhibits and open-air museums. For a window into the local culture, head to Peloponnese's theaters, art galleries and history museums.
Specialty tours are an excellent way to experience places only locals know. Join one of the guided nature walks. If your idea of an excellent break is maxing-out your heart rate in wild places, then sign up for one of the mountain climbing and hiking experiences the Koita area has to offer.
To really get to know the customs of the area, take the time to visit the region's cafés and restaurants. Often, these are good places to meet local residents as well as try out food that is commonly eaten here. Popular menu items are pan fried crab and arni me votana (lamb casserole), but there are many more meal options to sample. Some travelers don't believe a culinary journey is complete unless they've tried the regional wine. Have a taste of Lagorthi or Mantineia Moschofilero.
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend your last euros on that last souvenir and say Yiá sou to the new friends you've made and the special places you have seen.