THE Marriott International Inc and the ΤΕΜΕΣ Α.Ε. announce the entry of W Hotels Worldwide in Greece, with its operation first W in Costa Navarino. The new W Costa Navarino hotel is expected to open in summer of 2022 and will be the newest addition to the W Escapes chain in Europe, after Spain, Switzerland and Portugal.
W Costa Navarino will be located on the Navarino Waterfront, the new Costa Navarino development area in Messinia, on a 130-acre beachfront. It will have 246 modern rooms, suites and villas, many of which with private pools and unique views of Navarino Bay and the Ionian Sea. For the first W in Greece, the design is inspired by natural local materials such as stone, wood and reed, as well as the traditional houses of Messinia. The architectural design of the new W Costa Navarino has been supervised by the Design Office of Alexandros N. Tombazis, while the MKV Design office signs the interiors.
“We are excited to expand our excellent cooperation with TEMES SA. with the new W Costa Navarino, strengthening Marriott International’s presence in this wonderful Mediterranean destination, “said Candice D’Cruz, Vice President – Luxury Brands, Europe, Middle East & Africa at Marriott International. “As one of the top W Escapes in the world, the W Costa Navarino will give a special air to the modern luxury of the Navarino Waterfront. We look forward to welcoming the first travelers to this unique location. “
The W Costa Navarino will include five unique areas for dining and entertaining from morning till night, including a beach club in a fascinating location on the beach, designed by the architectural firm K-Studio. The cosmopolitan aura of the beach club will be met by the unpretentious gastronomic experience of “Culinary Square”, the full summer version of the W Living Room and a bar overlooking the sunset in the bay of Navarino.
“Our goal at W Costa Navarino is to have a unique energy, which will enhance free expression, dialogue and connection between visitors, while respecting and highlighting the authentic experiences and culture of our area. In this new chapter for the development of Costa Navarino, we believe that W will significantly contribute to our vision for the further establishment of Messinia as a leading international destination for visitation and accommodation “said the President of TEMES SA, Achilles B. Konstantakopoulos.
Modern tennis courts and a venue dedicated exclusively to water sports, as well as cycling, hiking, climbing, sailing and 4 award-winning golf courses, are some of the activities offered by the destination. Guests will also have access to all of Costa Navarino’s restaurants. Finally, next to the new hotel develops Navarino Agora, an open market with selected shops, street food, open-air cinema and exciting happenings.
Two Marriott International brands already have a presence in Costa Navarino: The Westin Resort Costa Navarino, which offers countless wellness activities to guests and families, and The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort, with excellent architecture, high quality services and unique experiences.