On your way to Pylos you reach an intersection that takes you to the village Analipsi and its beach. It is a beach of thick sand, which has over it a playground, coffee bars and taverns. At the hotel nearby you can do windsurfing and sailing.
Messini located 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) to the north in the shadow of Mount Ithome. Ancient Messene is an equally large but abandoned site of ruins partially occupied by the small village of Mavrommati. Messini began its communal existence as Nisi, a settlement placed on an island (nēsos, from which Nisi) in the extensive marshland at the mouth of the Pamisos River. The modern town has some 10,000 inhabitants. It is the second largest municipality of Messinia. The town centre is 3 km from the Messinian Gulf coast, near the right bank of the river Pamisos. The major city of Messenia, Kalamata, is 10 km to the east. The town is accessed by Greek National Road 82 (Pylos – Kalamata – Sparta). The Kalamata International Airport is two kilometers to the east.
Buca is the greatest beach with the most pristine spots of the northern side of the Messinian Gulf in painterly Peloponnese, up towards the green wilds and an endless sandy beach and set away from the famously pretty town of Kalamata, in Messinia, in the Peloponnese Region of Greece. Buca beach has been awarded the Blue Flag, certifying its excellent waters.