HOTEL & GOLF COURSE CLOSUE: Based on the official decision announced by the Greek government on the 14th of March, in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, all seasonal hotels in Greece that are currently operating, will remain closed from March 23rd until April 30th 2020.
Westin Costa Navarino
Set in a verdant hillside landscape, 444 beautifully appointed deluxe rooms, family rooms and suites, ranging from 40m² to 80m², offer a mix of golf, sea and pool views and spacious terraces or balconies with lounge areas, while most ground-floor units have private infinity pools.
Distinct restaurants, serving ethnic, international and local cuisine, as well as the Lagoon pool-side bar and grill and The Diner for an original American diner experience, offer guests a wide and varied choice of culinary delights. The beach-entry and common swimming pools with swim-up bars, along with various lounge and chill-out bars, a library, a rustic lounge and extensive outdoor seating areas offer great opportunities to relax or enjoy fantastic views.
An equally limitless range of indoor and outdoor pursuits awaits guests, along with numerous leisure activities and fascinating excursion opportunities. Kids can choose amongst a great variety of fun, supervised activities, designed specifically for them, while parents will have plenty of time to indulge in their own favorite sports or simply unwind.
Especially recommended for:
Couples, foursomes, golfing groups and societies, families.
The Dunes Course, designed by former US Masters Champion and Ryder Cup Captain Bernhard Langer in association with European Golf Design, is set in a diverse landscape with amazing sea and river views. Greece’s first signature-designed golf course, an 18-hole, par 71 course measuring 6,018 meters from the back tees and a little more than 5,000 meters from the front tees, features a full-size driving range and a short-game practice area, an impressive clubhouse including Flame restaurant, a designated members’ lounge and an exclusive pro shop.
The 18-hole par 70 Bay Course designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Jr. opened in October 2011 at the nearby Navarino Bay site. Providing a challenging yet fair test to golfers of all levels, The Bay Course plays a little shorter than The Dunes Course at 5,422 metres from the back tees, meandering through rolling hills and lush olive groves, offering sublime sea views, with two holes played adjacent to the historic bay of Navarino.
The Bay Course Costa Navarino has been named ‘Greece's Best Golf Course 2019’ for the 6th consecutive year at The World Golf Awards, and The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino has been awarded 'Greece's Best Golf Hotel 2019'.
Costa Navarino was voted by IAGTO as the “Best European Golf Resort 2017”.
The Westin Resort Costa Navarino features in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2017.
Golf Sun Holidays Westin Costa Navarino Golf Package:
7 nights in a deluxe garden view room at the Westin Costa Navarino in Messinia, Greece, full buffet breakfast daily, with 5 rounds of golf on The Dunes x3 and The Bay x2 golf courses, use of shared buggy included, complmentary return shuttle to golf, 2 hours use of driving range with unlimited golf balls (subject to availability) on golf days:
4 Mar-30 Apr/20: 1149 euros
1-20 May/20: 1187 euros
21 Sep-31 Oct: 1187 euros
1-14 Nov/20: 1149 euros
15-30 Nov/20: 935 euros
Prices are per person based on 2 sharing room
Included in all our golf and accommodation packages:
• Free Wi-Fi
• Free 24-hour access to the Westin Resort Workout
• Free on-site parking
• Turn-down service daily
• In room tea/coffee maker in the rooms and Nespresso coffee-machine in Suites Categories
Room Amenities Bath and Bathroom Features
• Bathtub and shower separate
• Lighted makeup mirror
• Hair dryer
• Robes: 2
• Slippers Furniture and Furnishings
• Alarm Clock
• Safe, in room
• Table with seating for 2
• Iron and ironing board Food & Beverages
• Room service, 24-Hour
• Bottled water, complimentary
• Coffee maker / tea service
• Instant hot water
• Mini-bar, for a fee Internet and Phones
• Phones: 2
• Phone features: cordless phone, voicemail, speaker phone, and phone lines (2)
• High speed Internet, complimentary
• Wired Internet, complimentary
• Wireless Internet, complimentary Entertainment
• TV features: remote control
• International cable/satellite
• Movies, pay-per-view
An enhanced culinary experience awaits guests at Navarino Dunes: Onuki restaurant offers an unrivalled Japanese cuisine and one-of-a-kind cocktails. KΟΟC - Taverna Secrets is all about hearty Mediterranean cuisine, using top-quality local products. Nargile is the restaurant where Lebanese influences blend with subtle aromas. With a dedication to authenticity and local produce, guests visiting the Enoteca, will be able to get acquainted with the Greek wine world. Kayak Boutique store situated in the Agora, will introduce visitors to the authentic taste of the well-known Greek ice creams that stand out for their unique flavor combinations, made of high-quality ingredients.
Furthermore, Armyra by Papaioannou is home to the best fish and seafood, locally sourced. Well-known favourite Greek dishes are prominent in other culinary venues as well, whereas menus for children are extended throughout the dining locations, providing dishes made from the region’s finest natural ingredients. Da Luigi, located at the Agora, presents the creativity and diversity of the Italian cuisine. Flame restaurant, located at The Dunes Clubhouse, offers expertly cooked steak dishes from finest quality locally sourced meat, complemented by the freshest ingredients, together with herbs and vegetables from the restaurant's gardens. Those who wish to enjoy the mile-long beach at Navarino Dunes will have the chance to taste freshly caught fish and seafood at Barbouni Beach Bar & Restaurant.
The 4,000sq.m. multi-awarded spa offers a full range of specialist treatments based on ancient Greek practices, as well as kinisiotherapy and floating pools, an extensive variety of light therapies, ice-grotto rooms, mist showers, thalassotherapy and herbal saunas. The spa’s unique oleotherapy® treatments were uncovered at Nestor’s Palace and date back to Homeric times.
House of Events Offering the latest in communication and meeting facilities, a multi-functional and highly versatile conference center, the House of Events, extending over a total area of more than 5,000 m² and accommodating up to 1,700 guests, includes a grand ballroom (1,400 m²) and 11 meeting rooms (ranging from 50 m² to 200 m²), large exhibition area, as well as an extensive atrium that offers adjacent outdoor space.
While parents are otherwise engaged, infants may attend the Cocoon cré́che (from 4 months up to 3-year-old toddlers) and young guests (from 4 to 12 years old) can enjoy the SandCastle, a specially designed youth hub offering exciting recreational/educational activities or enjoy the aqua park and other outstanding children's facilities unique to the Mediterranean.
Entertainment & Activities
The Agora, which follows the style of an authentic village center, features entertainment and exclusive shopping venues, including an open-air cinema, a traditional Greek amphitheater. Kafenio, a revival of the traditional Greek coffee house, Souvlakerie, an authentic souvlaki corner and the Italian taste of Da Luigi bring together a variety of cafes, bars and restaurants. The vibrant cocktail bar Branco turns into a club as the night unfolds.
For those actively inclined, the opportunities are virtually endless and unmatched across the Mediterranean. In a majestic environment of both verdant land and pristine sea, the signature options at Navarino Outdoors include mountain biking, bike trekking, hiking, rock climbing at Proti island along with many recreational activities and water sports such as waterski and wakeboard at the bay of Navarino. Navarino Sea offers a vast range of water experiences such as surfing, kayaking and other water sports, along with yachting, snorkeling and diving, to enjoy in the mild climate, throughout the different seasons.
At the cutting-edge Sports & Entertainment Center, the range of activities includes an indoor climbing wall, bowling, basketball and volleyball, whereas tennis and mini-tennis for kids, taught through innovative techniques, along with table tennis, speedminton, squash, badminton, and padel, are available at the fully equipped Navarino Racquet Academy.
Furthermore, at the Navarino Natura Hall, the center dedicated to the nature of Messinia, they can learn about the uniqueness and beauty of the natural habitats of the region and familiarise themselves with environmental protection issues.
As part of Costa Navarino’s philosophy to promote the region of Messinia and share the stories of its rich heritage, all guests are encouraged to discover the beauty and culture of Messinia, engage in traditional activities ranging from olive-oil and wine-making, to cooking traditional recipes with local women, and mingling with the local community, becoming part of an age-long heritage that spans the millennia, through the Messinian Authenticity programme.
Costa Navarino adheres to strict environmental protection guidelines and management principles, recognizing the significant contribution of a pristine natural environment to the development of a sustainable tourism product. The environmental management system of Costa Navarino covers all aspects of environmental protection by applying sustainable water and energy management practices, integrated solid & liquid waste management with an extensive recycling program and a number of environmental programs for the preservation of biodiversity and the protection of ecologically important habitats in the vicinity of Costa Navarino.
Navarino Environmental Observatory (NEO)
Stockholm University, the Academy of Athens and TEMES have joined forces to establish the Navarino Environmental Observatory (NEO). NEO is dedicated to research and education on the climate and environment in the Mediterranean region.
The NEO research station is fast becoming a dynamic hub for modern research on environment and climate, where scientists from all over the world are able to conduct frontline research, exchange knowledge and ideas, while at the same time developing new tools and methods. The educational programs are closely linked to the research carried out in the region. The research activities of NEO cover a wide range of topics of local as well as global relevance.
Navarino Natura Hall
Navarino Natura Hall is a unique interactive exhibition centre formed through the collaboration between the University of Stockholm, the Academy of Athens, the Hellenic Ornithological Society, the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA) and Navarino Foundation. It informs hotel guests, visitors, university students, local schools and people from the surrounding areas about the uniqueness and beauty of the natural habitats in Messinia and the work currently undertaken by NEO. It also offers them the opportunity to familiarize themselves with environmental issues and learn how to reduce their impact on the environment by adopting small changes in their everyday habits.
Costa Navarino is easily accessible with direct flights to Kalamata International Airport from most major European cities. In addition to these direct flights from abroad, daily flights from Athens to Kalamata, offer convenient connections to guests arriving from further European and international hubs. Domestic flights to Kalamata are also available from Thessaloniki.
The driving distance from Kalamata International Airport to Costa Navarino is just 45 km. Costa Navarino is also easily accessible by road from Athens, with a driving distance of 270 km to Navarino Dunes.
For guests driving from Europe there are frequent daily ferry connections from Italy to the port of Patras, located 200km away.
The region of Messinia
Largely undiscovered, Messinia harbors a long and important history with palaces and vaulted tombs from the Mycenaean era, Classical temples, Byzantine churches and medieval castles, all set in a breathtaking sun-drenched, lush landscape, that enjoys a temperate climate, making it an ideal year-round destination. World Heritage List sites, including famous Olympia, Mystras and the Temple of Apollo Epicurius, as well as Ancient Messini, the Palace of Nestor and the marvelously preserved medieval town of Monemvasia, are all within driving distance.