Experience the unparalleled luxury and sustainability of Banyan Tree Varko Bay, the newest addition to the Banyan Tree Group’s portfolio


Banyan Tree Group, a leading multi-branded hospitality group, has exciting news for European travelers – the group is set to make its debut in Europe with the upcoming Banyan Tree Varko Bay in Greece. This luxurious resort, developed in collaboration with the French hospitality group, Accor, will be located on the Varko Peninsula in Pogonia, Aitoloakarnania, Greece. The resort is expected to open its doors in 2026 and promises to offer an exceptional experience to its guests.

Banyan Tree Varko Bay Greece

Banyan Tree Varko Bay in Greece

Luxury accomodations and exceptional facilities at Banyan Tree Varko Bay

The Banyan Tree Varko Bay in Greece will feature approximately 116 villas and 43 branded residences. It will also offer an all-pool villa concept, the pioneering expertise of the Banyan Tree Group. Guests will enjoy breathtaking views of the Ionian Sea and the surrounding islands of Lefkada, Meganisi, and Skorpios from their tranquil and well-being-centered accommodations.

In addition to luxurious villas, the resort will also feature a range of facilities to rejuvenate the mind and body. These include the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa, a water sports center, several state-of-the-art venues for meetings and events, a beach club, and several bars and restaurants, including the signature Saffron, where guests can indulge in delectable Thai cuisine.


Sustainability at Banyan Tree Varko Bay in Greece

Sustainability is a core pillar of the Banyan Tree Group, and the Banyan Tree Varko Bay will be constructed and operated with an uncompromising approach to sustainability and eco-sensitivity. The resort will be the first in Europe to achieve LEED Gold (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification and aims to become a model of sustainability for the hospitality sector. It will prioritize responsible water use, with 70% of water reused for irrigation, the use of renewable energy sources, and the encouragement of vegetation growth.

Expert Design

Banyan Tree Varko Bay has partnered with the award-winning Greek Elastic Architects to create a beautiful contemporary space that is also friendly to the surrounding environment. By ensuring the majority of all its hotels are covered with vegetation and developing plant-centered tropical spas, Banyan Tree creates beautiful contemporary spaces that are also eco-friendly.

Banyan Tree Varko Bay Greece

Banyan Tree Varko Bay in Greece

The Banyan Tree Group operates over 60 hotels worldwide, with a potential pipeline of more than 50 projects by 2025. The addition of Banyan Tree Varko Bay will build on the brand’s core concepts of sustainability and wellbeing-centered luxury while reinforcing Banyan Tree’s leadership in this highly demanding sector.

The Banyan Tree Varko Bay promises to be an exceptional resort providing guests with a unique sense of place and a memorable experience. With its luxurious accommodations, breathtaking views, and commitment to sustainability, the resort is sure to be a popular destination for discerning travelers seeking a luxurious and eco-friendly getaway.