Take a taxi and ask the driver to take you to the town center of Akritochori, or if you have rented a car, it is about an hour from Kalamata. Road directions from kalamata can be found [http://www.mapquest.com/#b4ee134fb2f98780c1a70f17 here.
Small passenger boats often moor at loutsa beach. Do not take these are they are slow, unreliable and expensive. The best option if you want to get in by boat is to rent a boat in a nearby town and drive it to loutsa.
Many private airstrips operate in surrounding areas, but most have unpaved runways and are only used by the owner. Kalamata airport is an hour away.
Most things in Akritochori are walking distance, but to get to Loutsa, you may want to drive.
There is not much to see in Akritochori, but there are nice places and locals to visit.
Locals: The locals are very warm and accomodating. If you ask, some may take you to see their farm properties, You may even get a tractor ride.
The locals often sell their produce, which include fruit, vegetables, Tobacco and many other goods. One of the most popular things sold are old Drachma notes, many are pre-1900 and sell for up to 20 Euros.
Every now and then a small festival is held in the town. There is dancing, food and entertainment, and admission varies from 10-30 euros. When entering the town by car, look for posters on signs about the festival.
A cafe is situated near the town center. You can by small foodstuffs and a wide variety of drinks.
The cafe in the town center sometimes sells alcohol.
There are no hotels/Motels to stay in, but if you ask one of the locals you may be able to stay a few nights.
Crime in akritochori is almost non-existant. However, police may visit during your stay/visit and ask you for a bribe of 15-30 Euros. It is very rare for this to happen, but keep this in mind.
Irregular boats heading for crete stop breifly at akritochori.