Seaside town with a holiday movement, Petalidi, the seat of the municipality of the same name, retains its traditional color in part. Its beautiful square with green space, café – restaurants and shops attracts visitors to the area. Boats and boats are attached to the harbor. Near the Petalidi was built the ancient Koroni, which was founded by the Boeotian colonists around 369-365 BC, probably on the ruins of the Homeric Aipeia. Petalidi has 1,191 inhabitants. It is 26.5 km NW from Kalamata.