The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino
Hotel in Messinia
Nestled against a lush, vibrant hillside landscape with stunning views overlooking the Ionian sea and its coastline, The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino oozes nothing but luxury.
A grand mix of beautifully appointed deluxe rooms and family suites ranging in size, all of which have been inspired by the old Messinian mansions creating a natural ambience of genuine hospitality. With unobstructed views of the Ionian sea, divine golf courses or personal infinity pools, all the rooms enjoy heavenly double beds, huge flat screen TVs, a blissful air-conditioning system and huge white bath tubs with handheld showerheads to rinse off the day’s events not to mention a fully stocked mini bar and charming toiletries.
An ideal destination for family getaways, guests are spoilt for choice when it comes to swimming pools and children will enjoy the designated aqua park equipped with several slides and activities. With, two specifically designed hubs for the younger ones, Cocoon and Sandcastle, there is a plethora of child-friendly activities for them to get involved with whilst parents relax and enjoy the limitless amount of leisure activities available at the resort.
A plush, soft, sandy beach on its doorsteps, the resort is perfect for soaking up the sunset and sunrise or getting involved in a vast range of sea adventures such as windsurfing, kayaking and scuba diving or why not take to the hills and enjoy a guided hike or pick up a racquet to take part in one of the nine different racquet games available at the sports centre.
Featuring two spectacular 18 hole golf courses, The Westin Costa Navarino has been established as the new luxury golf destination in Greece. Backed by a verdant landscape, the unique courses have been designed to offer a fun and challenging experience for all levels. With several holes playing directly along the sea, the course is complimented with a fully equipped clubhouse leading out onto a rustic terrace overlooking the green, pro golf shop and elusive water features, perfect for providing an unforgettable golfing experience.
When it comes to dining, there is enough to satisfy any taste bud with a diverse range of restaurants offering nothing but fresh, organically grown ingredients. A stunning variety of exclusive dining venues, award winning chefs serve a range of ethnic, continental and Greek fusions combining the delicious flavours of the local countryside and bespoke Kalamata olive oil. Guests can also experience a variety of cuisines at the resorts other restaurants from Italian and Lebanese delights to pan asian and international gourmet dishes, as well as a pool-side bar and grill and American diner. Home to lush swim-up bars, snug lounges and tranquil taverns there are plenty of places to sip a signature cocktail whilst taking in the panoramic views.
Recently a winnerat the World Luxury Spa Awards 2014, the Westin’s Anazoe Spa is subject to many others awards including Best International Family friendly spa and ideal for adding to a relaxing and comfortable stay. Guests can indulge in special treatments based on ancient health and beauty practices which involve the area's exclusive natural and revitalizing ingredients, as well as products from around the globe such as the Olive Leaf & Calendula Scrub.
From kinisiotherapy, thalassotherapy and floating pools to ice-grotto rooms, mist showers and herbal saunas, guests will not be short of finding somewhere to unwind in after experiencing one of their exotic blends of age-old health and beauty rituals or signature healing massage remedy by Hippocrates – a fusion.
The ultimate family experience, The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino offers guests an exclusive stay in the walls of its luxury facilities and typical Messaninia structures. With the extensive array of indoor and outdoor activities to get involved, relaxing pools and beach loungers to let go in and copious menu’s to tickle any taste bud, it is difficult to find a reason as to why not to visit!
Jenifer Howard is a London based freelance writer
Photographs courtesy of The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino
|Reviewer's Rating||★ ★ ★ ★ ★|
|Services||Business Center, Restaurant, Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Health Spa, Family Friendly, Conference Rooms, Wedding / Personal Event|
|Number of Rooms||445 rooms & suites|
|Related Activity||Relaxation, Beach / Sun, Golf|
Deluxe and Deluxe Sea View Rooms (39 m²); Premium Deluxe Rooms; Infinity and Premium Infinity Rooms (39 m²); Junior and Junior Infinity Suites (49 m²); Family, Premium and Infinity Suites (70 m²) and Premium Infinity Suites with private infinity pool.
One step into this luxurious resort and all your stresses simply fall away with a sense of blissfulness taking over. Drowned in stunning Messenia décor with local stone and design elements, the resort is surrounded by unspoilt natural beauty and idyllic views. The perfect place for a relaxing retreat, guests are made to feel instantly at ease by the charming staff who are more than willing to show you around, filling those interested in on the hotels heritage or ensure that your glass never goes empty as you lounge by the pool.
Rooms start from €180 per night (an Infinity Room costs from €240). Outdoor bike trekking excursions are from €70 and Proti Island wall climbing from €65. A classic massage and facial in the spa start starts from €115 with a detoxifying 5 day spa package starting at €702.
Last updated on 02-10-2015