Greece has a new luxury resort with the Mandarin Oriental Costa Navarino. The hotel group’s newest resort is located in the southwest of the Peloponnese and is part of the Costa Navarino destination, which also includes the W Costa Navarino, opening in 2022, as well as the existing hotels The Westin Costa Navarino and The Romanos, A Luxury Collection Resort.
Accommodations & Design
Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino features 99 light-filled suites and earth-sheltered villas with spacious terraces and private pools respectively. The architectural design, inspired by the local heritage, is led by renowned Greek architects Tombazis & Associates Architects and K-Studio.
It combines creativity and craftsmanship to ensure that every aspect of the resort embraces the natural beauty of Messinia. Aligned with Costa Navarino’s sustainable development principles, the resort was built according to the destination’s environmental specifications utilizing locally sourced materials.
Culinary at Mandarin Oriental Costa Navarino
With five distinct restaurant and bar concepts from which to choose, Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino invites guests to explore a diverse array of dining options offering a variety of international flavors, overseen by Chef Bertrand Valegeas.
At the heart of the resort lies Oliviera Restaurant, with sweeping views of the bay and a selection of redefined and authentic Greek cuisine that pays homage to local culture. Another concept is Tahir Restaurant, open for dinner reservations, which focuses on Levantine cuisine consisting of healthy mezze dishes sourced from local producers.
Wellness & more
Designed as a rejuvenating sanctuary, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino, is inspired by the Group’s traditional rituals from the Far East combined with the abundant local flora. The Spa offers a wide range of relaxing and revitalizing holistic treatments. The 25-meter swimming pool flows from indoor to outdoor and offers breathtaking sunset views; while the Hammam, cold bath and herbal sauna provide unique detoxifying experiences. The resort’s fitness center and its team of expert trainers offer guests tailor-made fitness experiences. Additionally, a variety of water experiences, from paddleboarding to water skiing will be available at the beach club.
Guests of Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino will benefit from the destination’s vast range of outdoor activities, from biking, hiking, and rock-climbing, to sailing, diving and tennis at the Mouratoglou Tennis Center. They can immerse in authentic experiences like olive oil tastings, traditional cooking classes and visits to many local historical sites. Golf afficionados will hone their game at the 18-hole Bay Course that surrounds the resort, as well as across the destination’s three further signature golf courses at Navarino Dunes and Navarino Hills.
Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino is located next to the recently opened Navarino Agora, a vibrant marketplace with curated retail, dining venues, artisanal street food, an open-air cinema, and an exciting event program celebrating local culture and traditions.