Bekas Studios Petrothalassa - The AreaBekas Studios are situated in Petrothalassa, Porto Heli, on the southern tip of the Argolida peninsula in the Peloponnese close to Porto Heli, Ermioni & Kranidi.
Petrothalassa is a quiet destination and a favourite with the elite. It's coastline is dotted with many small harbours, coves and bays, the sea is crystal clear and the beaches are great for swimming, sunbathing and other water sports. Petrothalassa is also an ideal base from which to visit the area. The following list is just an idea of activities:
- sailing boats can be hired locally
- Porto Heli and Ermioni are found close by and are well organised tourist resorts
- visit the unspoiled town of Kranidi with its traditional village charm
- swimming and snorkelling are recommended from all the beaches of the area
- watersports facilities are plentiful
- scuba diving
- there are many world famous archaeological sites in the Peloponnese prefecture all of which are in an easy day trip from Petrothalassa
- the area of Didima is a fascinating area both for its history and its geological interest
- Visit the islands Hydra and Spetses by ferry, flying dolphin or water taxi
Porto Heli is a small harbour town and originally a secluded fishing village, it gradually developed when Athenians built summer houses there and many affluent people bought land. Porto Heli is a nice town and many visitors moor private yachts in the marina. It is well set up for everyday needs and just a few minutes from Petrothalassa by car.
Ermioni is a beautiful coastal town close to Petrothalassa constructed around a harbour. It too has shops, cafes and tavernas and is just a few minutes drive from Petrothalassa.
Kranidi is the largest town within the Ermionida region and is the capital of the municipality. It has all main amenities necessary, and, in the event of an emergency, there is a 24 hour Regional Health Centre in the town.
This chart will give you an idea of the distances from Bekas Studios:
|Distance from||Kms||Distance from||Kms|
|Eleftherios Venizelous Airport||175 kms||Didyma||15 kms|
|Kalamata Airport||250 kms||Kilada||8 kms|
|Port of Patra||190 kms||Kranidi||3 kms|
|Ancient Mycenae||100 kms||Porto Heli||3 kms|
|Epidavros||30 kms||Kosta (for Spetses)||3 kms|
|Nafplion||70 kms||Ermioni||3 kms|
|Tolo||80 kms||Poros||30 kms|