COSTA NAVARINO LAUNCHES INTO 2024 WITH MORE EXPERIENCES THAN EVER
Costa Navarino, the sustainably driven destination in the Mediterranean, will begin its 2024 season this February, with more on offer for guests and villa owners than ever before. This year marks the first full season for the newest ultra-luxury resort Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino which joins W Costa Navarino, The Westin Resort Costa Navarino and The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort. 2024 also brings an ever-growing community at Costa Navarino Residences, as well as the first full season for the vibrant marketplace Navarino Agora.
HONE YOUR SKILLS AT THE WESTIN RESORT COSTA NAVARINO
The season at The Westin Resort Costa Navarino starts on 18 February with a wide offering for sports afficionados and gastronomy enthusiasts. For the first time, the prestigious CIA (Culinary Institute of America) is offering an exclusive five-day programme (6-10 March), giving home cooks the chance to perfect their skills. Kids and adults can enroll later in the season in the NBA Basketball School, and football fans can join the FC Bayern Football Camps in the summer. In addition, guests can enjoy the great outdoors through cycling and hiking, while the Mouratoglou Tennis Centre features 17 state-of-the-art courts offering tennis, padel and pickleball.
NEW VILLAS AND KIDS CLUB AT THE MANDARIN ORIENTAL, COSTA NAVARINO
Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino opens on 1 April for its first full season with five new 3-bedroom villas and a 5-bedroom Royal Villa to be launched within the year. The luxurious Royal Villa can accommodate up to 12 guests and spans across 1,095sqm of indoor and outdoor space. All the villas benefit from views of the historic Bay of Navarino and the unparalleled personalised service that Mandarin Oriental is known for. Guests can experience a wide range of new treatments this year at The Spa and younger guests can throw themselves into a vast array of activities at the new Kids Club.
NEW EXPERIENCES AT THE ROMANOS, A LUXURY COLLECTION RESORT
The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort will welcome guests from 25 April. A new adults-only pool enhances the resort offering, alongside a series of exclusive wine, champagne and whisky events. The resort’s Ionian Exclusive Suites and Villas collection will benefit this year from new, personalised experiences, curated to address each guest’s needs. All pool villas benefit from total privacy and direct beachfront access.
AN EXCITING LINE-UP OF EVENTS AT W COSTA NAVARINO
The adults-friendly (and children over 12 years old) beachfront W Costa Navarino opens for the season on 3 May, with a new programme of music, wellness, watersports, and gastronomy events. A ‘Wellness Sound Weekend’ kicks off the season for those looking to unwind and discover the benefits of music for their wellbeing, as well as a ‘Chefs on Fire’ festival, hosting well-known Greek chefs who will showcase the best of local cuisine with an innovative and creative twist.
A RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY COMES TO LIFE
2024 will see the residential community of Costa Navarino Residences grow even more, by welcoming the owners in the Rolling Greens neighbourhood at Navarino Dunes. Following an increased demand for freehold customised and turn-key villas -which serve as doorways to unique experiences and services- the Valley Greens neighbourhood was recently launched. Overlooking the olive groves, as well as the Ionian Sea, it features a range of ‘turn-key’ two and three-bedroom semi-detached villas, along with four-bedroom detached villas. For those seeking to live the Costa Navarino Residences experience, a range of villas will soon become available to rent, whilst enjoying access to resort services.
A COMPLETE GOLF DESTINATION EXPERIENCE
Fresh from winning the coveted ‘World’s Best Golf Venue’ accolade at the 2023 World Golf Awards and featuring in the Top 10 of the acclaimed Golf World’s “Top 100 World Resorts”, the destination’s golfing year starts on 19 February. Players can enjoy four signature 18-hole golf courses – The Dunes Course, The Bay Course, alongside The Hills Course and the world’s first International Olympic Academy Golf Course, whilst marking in their calendars the dates for the Aegean Messinia ProAm (18-24 November). The continued commitment to sustainable golf development highlighted through the ‘Europe’s Best Eco-Friendly Golf Facility’ accolade at the 2023 World Golf Awards, is further enhanced this year with the introduction of new practices on the green.
A PULSING SEASON AT NAVARINO AGORA
Navarino Agora, a microcosm of experiences, will welcome guests, locals and visitors of Messinia from 1 April. This bustling area is a hub of art and culture, showcasing the region’s heritage. A rich programme of events this season, will encompass music and dance performances, film festivals and fashion events and more. Navarino Agora is also home to more than 20 retail stores offering luxury clothes, accessories, jewellery, books and more, as well as restaurants, street food, an open-air cinema and entertainment venues.
WIDE RANGE OF SPORTS ACTIVITIES AND AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCES
Guests and residents can choose from a multitude of authentic experiences honouring the heritage, gastronomy and nature of Messinia, such as olive and wine harvesting, village cooking classes, astronomy nights and philosophy walks. For endless water-based fun, sports enthusiasts can opt for kite-surfing, diving, yachting, sailing and more, suitable for beginners and experienced fans alike.
Costa Navarino introduces this season a selection of curated venues to all those looking to celebrate their special day. Offering a variety of personalised options to suit all preferences, couples can get married on the beach with views of the Ionian Sea, or amongst the olive groves, at The Romanos, A Luxury Collection Resort, W Costa Navarino. and Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino.
Costa Navarino is a 45 minute-drive from Kalamata International Airport. Easyjet flies direct to Kalamata from London Gatwick three times a week from April to November. British Airways has four direct flights a week from London Heathrow between May and October. Jet2 has twice-weekly direct flights from Birmingham, London Stansted and Manchester from May to November, while Ryanair flies weekly from London Stansted between June and September. There are also connecting flights from Athens and Heraklion with Aegean-Olympic Air as of 4 April and 1 June respectively.
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