The village of Steni Vala is situated 9.5 km north-east of Patitiri and it used to be a pirate refuge. It has a rehabilitation centre for seals and it is a frequent stop of yachts and fleets. The port can be accessed through a narrow entry resembling a fjord. The local bus arrives twice a day. This place will satisfy mainly those holiday-makers yearning for a peaceful holiday in a romantic scenery.