Multiple airlines offer connecting fights from Washington Dulles to Athens. Neohori is 165 miles (about three hours’ drive) from Athens.
Nikos Kazantzakis, author of “Zorba the Greek,” had a mining operation in town. His office is now a holiday rental for $750 to $1,300 a week, depending on the season. Info: www.vrbo.com/774000ha; 011-49-091139-30475.
Voula Kyriakea, owner of Yesterday and Today Restaurant, rents out vacation properties at a wide price range. www.voula-vacationhouses.gr; 011-30-27210-77535.
Above Old Kardamili
Studios and two- and three-bedroom suites, plus spectacular views. Rates vary by season. Studios from $95 per night, two-room suites from $136, three-room suites from $183.
Yesterday and Today
Above and opposite the harbor in Stoupa
Food is very good, the atmosphere unparalleled. Salads and appetizers $4 to $7, entrees $7 to $20.
On Ritsa beach at the north end of town. The food is more cutting-edge than at other restaurants in the area. Appetizers and salads $5 to $10, entrees $10 to $25.
Pyrgos Dirou caves
About six miles south of Areopoli
Should not be missed. About $17 per person. Daily tours leave every few minutes between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. October-May, and between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. June-September.
Abandoned village where residents built fortified towers.