Pylos (or Neokastro) is a small town of Messinia, with 2,345 inhabitants (2011) and seat of the municipality Pylos – Nestor. Located at the southwestern tip of the Peloponnese, the Ionian coast.
An important shipping center and in recent years is making a significant tourism development, taking advantage of the beautiful coastline.
From security point of view because of the island Sfaktirias (oblong island, phrases bay of Navarino and operate your natural breakwater, forms the natural harbor of Pylos).
The port of Pylos is considered one of the safest anchorages in the Mediterranean.