Kouroutas : The region of Kourouta is known for its camping possibilities. Spacious pitches for your tent or caravan, either shaded by trees or right near the sea, comfortable bungalows, a mini market, a restaurant serving Greek cuisine and fresh fish, a bar, superb windsurfing and all sorts of other water sports, spotless sanitary areas and many other facilities are just some of the features we can offer for an exceptional stay. From here you will also find it easy to visit the archaeological sites and resorts in the vicinity. Our long experience and friendly atmosphere guarantee you and your family an unforgettable holiday.
The camping of the Municipality of Kouroutas is found in the 80 kilometres of the National Road Patrases-Pirgos, on the beautiful beach kouroutas which is ideal for swimming, fishing, and surfing. It is located in the centre of the line of important archaeological places (Ancient Ilida, Olympia, Kastro Klemoutsi, etc). In a beautiful familial environment, there is allocated in very good shade organized beach hot water all 24 hours opened restaurant, mini-markets, barbecue, café- bar, and playground. That is found in distance of hardly 3 kilometres from the second bigger city of Prefecture of Ilia, the Amaliada. The beach Kouroutas apart from the spotless sea which each year is rewarded with the Blue Flag of homonym program of European Union offers to the visitor a lot of choices for the stay and their amusement.
Innumerable coffee-bar, club, restaurants, taverns for fresh fish, hotels, rented rooms and camping not also in the beach of Kouroutas but also in the near piscatorial shelter of Palouki, attend to make your lodge in the region relaxant and enjoyable.
The beach of Kouroutas is one of the most beautiful in Peloponnese and Greece. It allocates in many kilometres of golden sandy beach and attracts each summer crowd of tourists Greeks but also foreigners mainly from Germany and Italy. Geographically it borders, without the sandy beach to be interrupted, with Marathia northwards and Palouki southwards, both beaches are belongs to the Municipality of Amaliada. The harbor station of Palouki has under its responsibility the region.
Marathia is as a paradise where you can enjoy the Greek sun, the most beautiful sandy beach, the breeze of the sea of Ionian, the green environment from the region of Ilia and the Greek hospitality. It is the continuation of the “golden” line that begins from Thines at Bartholomio and leads to Dounika. Northwards of the beach of Marathias is found the beach of Kouroutas, while in southern the beach of Sabalion. You have the possibility to have launch at the restaurants and the taverns that are at your disposal at neighboring Saint Marina. The beach of Saint Marina is one of the most beautiful in Peloponnese and Greece. It accomplishes and it gains each year the Blue flag of European Union from then that was established this institution. It allocates golden sandy beach and attracts each summertime crowd of tourists Greeks but also foreigners mainly from Germany and Italy. Southerly it borders with the beach of Palouki, while is found hardly one and a half kilometer outside from Douneika.
The characteristics of Kourouta’s beach are the coarse-grained sand, the relative clean waters but also the powerful currents that sometimes are created and need attention mainly from small children and old persons. However the coast in front of the Municipal Camping disposes lifesaver that attends your safety. In Kourouta you can reside in camping, hotel or in rented rooms. For reasons of built-up regulation the hotels in the beach are few and you had better good take care in advance “to book” some place mainly at the periods of peak.
Regarding the food as we said there are restaurants, taverns with fresh fish and fast-food at length of the coast. For this reason you can visit as well neighboring beaches such as Palouki, Saint Marina or Sabalia The amusement however is the big privilege of Kouroutas. It has many beautiful coffee, bar and clubs that has changed the region to a pole of attraction of youth and not only from all over the Ilia up to the Achaia. An other solution is to visit the splendid aestival cinema of Marathias, in a natural clearing of the adjacent forest or for the children in order to watch a representation of “Karagiozi” (Bozo) that is given a time per week in the Municipal Camping of Kouroutas. At the summer months are realized also various other events as report of books, concerts and dancing representations that give an additional color in your vacations