Voidokilia beach is probably the most famous beach in Messinia and one of the best in Greece! The name of the beach comes from Voufras, “where the cattle live.”
Also reported in an ancient inscription as Vouvota – Voidokilia. The course obvious name may be derived from the large curvature that forms the bay and it looks like ox belly.
Each particular beach and hides an interesting story. In the case of Voidokilia, we have some amazing natural creek! Fine white sand stretches over a large area, from edge to edge of the beach. On your left, as you sit in sandy, you see Paliokastro.
On your right, the other end of the beach on the hill is a vaulted tomb attributed (not yet confirmed) in Thrasymedes, son of Nestor. Low vegetation surrounding the bay. The beach is full of beautiful shells – enough to dip your handful in the sand!
The beach is as remote needs to remain “authentic”! It is within the of Natura 2000. protected area will not encounter any organized activity.
In August, of course, flooded with hundreds of visitors who come to admire and enjoy the waters and the beauty of the landscape. The free camping is prohibited in the area, which has significant biodiversity.
Access is from the path below Paliokastro, located at the end of the beach of Divari / Ntivariou. You can leave your car there and follow the path indicated by the sign.
The beach will reward you with the best way to your visit! Get lost among the dunes and let your mind travel to the images that give you generously!