Mandarin Oriental Costa Navarino is set to open its doors in Greece in the summer of 2023, introducing unparalleled hospitality to the idyllic region of Messinia


In the summer of 2023, one of the most prominent hotel chains in the world, Mandarin Oriental, plans to debut in Greece. The picturesque Coast Navarino area of Messinia is home to the Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino, which will bring the world-renowned hospitality of the multinational hotel chain to Greece for the first time.

The resort is rich in customs and traditions, capturing the distinct history of this part of Greece. The Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino provides visitors a singular opportunity to get back in touch with nature, with wonderful views of the Messinian terrain and the deep blue waters as well as stunning sunsets. The hotel is built on the side of a hill and overlooks a lovely beach.

Architecture and Design at Mandarin Oriental Costa Navarino

Crafted by renowned Greek architects, Tombazis & Associates Architects and K-Studio, the unique design of Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino is aligned with Costa Navarino’s sustainable principles. The resort’s architecture features planted roofs that blend seamlessly into the natural landscape, showcasing the beauty of the surrounding area. The resort is built on the slope of a hill, offering breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea and the Messinian countryside.

The exterior of the resort is designed with earth tones and elegant pops of color, reflecting the endemic Mediterranean plants found in the area. The use of natural materials, including stone and wood, further enhances the resort’s connection to the surrounding landscape. The overall effect is a seamless blend of traditional Messinian style with modern luxury.

Inside the resort, guests will find 99 elegant and bright suites and cave villas, each with its own private pool and spacious terrace. The suites are designed with absolute tranquility in mind, offering a comfortable and welcoming space to unwind and enjoy the natural beauty of the area. Fabrics and rugs in the suites and villas are also inspired by the weaving of
traditional Greek dress. 
 The custom-made furniture and floor-to-ceiling windows create an atmosphere of luxury and comfort.

Dining at Mandarin Oriental Costa Navarino

The resort experience is highlighted by its emphasis on creative, delightful, and thrilling dining. With its five restaurants and bars, the resort redefines traditional Greek cuisine by celebrating local culture while also presenting a diverse range of distinctive tastes from international cuisines. The chefs at the resort are devoted to sourcing top-quality ingredients from Messenia, and Chef Bertrand Valegeas oversees the creation of a one-of-a-kind culinary adventure

Fitness and wellness

The resort offers more than just luxury and rest. Fitness enthusiasts can take advantage of specialized workshops and programs like yoga, dietary counseling, tennis instruction, and “intelligent movement.” The beach club, which is only a few steps from the beach and includes a sizable swimming pool with sun decks, offers a wide range of water sports, from paddleboards to skiing.

Golfers will have access to the exclusive 18-hole course at Navarino Bay as well as three additional exclusive courses on the Costa Navarino, all of which offer breathtaking views of the ocean.

Last but not least, visitors to the Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino will have access to a variety of activities available in the resort, including tennis, cycling, hiking, sailing, water sports, and more.

With its commitment to sustainable development, exceptional culinary offerings, and a wide range of activities, Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino is poised to become one of the most sought-after destinations for discerning travelers.