Τhe lovely fishing village of Agios Nicolaos, also known as Selinitsa, is in the southernmost part of Peloponnese, 49 km to southeast of Kalamata and 9 km away from Kardamyli. During summer it is full of life as it is considered a quite popular holiday destination with the little port filled with boats, the cobbled streets with traditional new built and impressive neoclassical buildings. Agios Nikolaos was previously called Selinitsa, (small moon or smalli Helen), as according to tradition, Paris anchored his ship on this coast when he stole Helen.
Ancient Pefnos is next to the small picturesque beach of Agios Nicolaos with the fine sand and near the estuary of river Pamisos (also known as river Milia). On the opposite side of the beach we can see the islet where Dioscuri were born according to legend. Agios Nicolaos has another beach with pebbles and trees that create shade, while the coastal road of the village is ideal for activities such as fishing, hiking and cycling.
The village took its name from the church of Agios Nicolaos while you can also find on the village the church of Agios Myron and the. Finally, you can start your tours from Agios Nikolaos to majestic Taygetos visiting the gorges of the incomparable natural beauty of and .