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W Hotels Makes Greek Debut with the Opening of ‘W Costa Navarino’ Resort

W Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, on Tuesday made its Greek debut with the opening of W Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese.

“W Hotels ignites a renewed sense of curiosity in Greece with the launch of W Costa Navarino”, said Candice D’ Cruz, Vice President – Luxury Brands, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International.

Located in Navarino Waterfront, the newest integrated resort area of Costa Navarino in Messinia, the new W resort exclusively welcomes adults and young adults over 12 years old.

W Costa Navarino marks the latest addition to the ever-expanding W Escapes portfolio in Europe following locations in Spain, Switzerland and Portugal.

“The inimitable setting of Costa Navarino with its unspoiled Mediterranean landscape, natural beauty and free-spirited attitude is the perfect environment to bring to life our first W Escape in Greece,” D’ Cruz added.

The new W Escape is set within a scenic 13-hectare site, along a 450-metre-long sandy beach, overlooking the protected and historic Bay of Navarino.

Local authenticity meets modernity in refined design

With architectural design led by renowned Greek architects Tombazis and Associates, W Costa Navarino takes inspiration from the region’s traditional architecture with cobbled paths, monolithic building and stone towers creating the feeling of a Greek coastal village.

Using local materials, Costa Navarino’s dedication to sustainable practices is reflected in the hotel’s timeless design, unified within lush indigenous greenery and planted roofs overlooking the sea.

The interiors is all 246 guestrooms, suites and villas celebrate the heritage of Greek artisans with a palette of neutral tones which are occasionally met with pops of colour.

“The new vibrant resort combines traditional elements from the Messinian culture with the unmistakable character and unique vibe for which W Hotels are known,” said Nassos Papazoglou, General Manager of W Costa Navarino.

Beachfront dining & dancing

W Costa Navarino is home to a number of culinary points, ensuring that – whatever the mood and whatever the hour – guests will have something that promises to please the palate.

Dining spots at the resort include W Lounge with a globally inspired menu; Platía, a playful spin on the traditional Greek food market; Between with a menu concept based on raw food; and the Cookery which presents an open-style kitchen for morning breakfast and plays host to visiting chefs and pop-up concepts.

The resort’s beach club Parelía – which combines the Greek word ‘parea’, meaning friends socialising, with ‘paralia’, meaning beach – is ideal for unwinding throughout the day and partying by the sea at night.

W Costa Navarino is also set to host international and local DJs and musicians each season, such as Alex Nude and Valeron & Band, to complement its roster of resident DJs including Ukrainian Rie Kiriiaka, Greek-Colombian DJ Montana Cruz and Greece’s own Vasilis Georgakopoulos.

Staying fit by the sea

W Costa Navarino has a WET Deck that features an infinity pool with views across the crystalline Ionian Sea and beyond, along with plenty of space to relax in the sun after a swim.

The resort’s AWAY Spa offers an extensive menu of treatments to balance guests’ energy while FIT gym has a 25m outdoor heated swimming pool and the latest gym equipment for guests wanting to maintain their fitness routine at leisure.

W Costa Navarino is just 40 minutes away from Kalamata International Airport. Costa Navarino is already home to The Westin Resort Costa Navarino and The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort situated in Navarino Dunes.

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