Mavrovouni is a village very close to Gythio. On the last slopes of mountaion Mavrovouni the Tzane- takos Grigorakis castle is built, including smaller towers, arch-gate and a two-floor palace. This castle ia also the Historic and National Museum of Mani. The dorp is full of pictureresque buildings and houses.
Visit the church of Saint John and Panagia. Take a swim in the blue waters and hang out on the wide beach.
Mavrovouni is a beautiful coastal area at a distance only 2km from Gythio [ Gytheio]. Feature is the
wonderful beach of the length of over 5 kms and crystal waters. The beach is a magnet for thousands of visitors each year. Along the coastal road operate Clubs and Tavernas . The beach is preferred by the Friends of the wind-surfing and the noon of the Laconic gulf breezes are ideal
for surfing. For those concerned possible windsurfing rental and delivery of courses for beginners.
It should be noted that the beach of Montenegro has established ARCHELON Station of the Association for the protection of sea turtle "caretta-caretta"
and nests on the beaches of the Laconian Gulf