The group of islands to the south of the Messinian peninsula, just a short distance from the .
ethoni coastline, are known collectively as the Inousses Islands. They comprise of the islands of Sapienza, Mariani or Agia Marina and Schizas. These green havens conceal exotic vegetation in the hills and are a haven for wild birds and animals. All surrounded by crystal blue waters containing evidence of the ancient civilisations that used these waterways and more recently the exploits of the pirates that terrorized this coast.