The coastal settlement of Agios Andreas is situated 38 kilometers to the west of Kalamata and, in recent years, there has been a rapid tourism development. Visitors, here, can find many hotels, rooms to let, as well as numerous activities for their holidays.
Close to Agios Andreas there is the settlement of Chranoi, a holiday resort with a beautiful beach. Next to the beach of Agios Andreas there is, also, an organized camping site for the lovers of relaxing vacations.
In 1700, according to the Venetians, the village had only fifty inhabitants. Today, the visitor can see the ruins of the sanctuary of Apollo Korythos or Korynthos. Pausanias mentions that Apollo Korythos had healing properties. In 1915, part of the sanctuary was excavated. According to the findings it seems that the sanctuary has been there, at least, since the Geometric times. Among the findings there are several copper objects, such as Archaic and Classic figurines, many handles of vessels and swords. There were, also, found clay figurines and fragments of marble sculptures.
Here, the visitor can, also, visit the Byzantine church of Agios Andreas, (Saint Andrew), which dates back to the 12th century. It is a three- aisled early Christian church, one of the most important Byzantine monuments in the region. In its initial phase, which dates back to the early Middle Byzantine period, (9th-10th century), the type of the church was that of a three - aisled basilica.