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The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort Greece - Peloponnese - Costa Navarino (Peloponnese) Navarino Dunes, is home to two 5-star properties, The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort, and The Westin Resort Costa Navarino - both belonging to Marriott International Inc. Nearest golf course: 100 m Beach: 100 m Swimming pool: yes Golf & Wellness Golf & Beach The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort 7 nights +
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The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort

The Romanos is an exceptional award-winning property stretching along Navarino Dunes, by the Ionian Sea coastline.

Accommodation:
The Romanos features 321 incomparable rooms, including the superb Ionian Exclusive suites and villas, all revealing exquisite architecture, matchless service and alluring sea and golf views. Live The Romanos Experience for unrivaled relaxation and iconic sunset views.

Deluxe Rooms capture a sophisticated marriage of modern style, timeless grace and authentic furnishings. The décor embraces a warm contemporary palette, accented with cream marble and dark wood.

Each of our Deluxe Rooms has its own furnished terrace or patio with views over the resorts’ landscaped gardens and olive trees. Deluxe rooms are available in a choice of king or twin Luxury Collection signature beds with various inter-connecting room types available upon request.

Our graceful Deluxe Sea rooms boast panoramic floor to ceiling in addition to a stay in the beautiful rooms, glass doors, leading onto private terraces, framing mixed views of the Ionian Sea over either The Dunes Golf Course, or The Romanos pool deck. A bower of chic elegance, each room features a sofa and coffee table, a gracious desk by the window, artful detailing in cream marble and dark wood –all in a pleasing palette of refined taupe and sand.

In addition to a stay in the beautiful rooms, you can also choose to stay in exclusive suites or extraordinary luxury villas with 24/7 service from a professional butler on 'The Romanos'.

Costa Navarino golf:
In een landschap met een gevarieerde topografie met een spectaculair uitzicht op de zee en de rivier, biedt Costa Navarino een golfervaring van wereldklasse voor golfers van alle niveaus.

Twee bekroonde signature golfbanen, The Dunes Course en The Bay Course, elk met 18 holes, overtreffen alle verwachtingen en typeren Costa Navarino als de nieuwe luxe golfbestemming in Griekenland.

Anazoe Spa:
Verjong en ontspan in de 4000m2 bekroonde Anazoe Spa, terwijl u een volledig scala aan speciale therapieën en behandelingen verkent, gebaseerd op de harmonieuze combinatie van oude wijsheid en moderne wetenschap, samen met aangename oleotherapy® (olijfolie) behandelingen, die werden ontdekt bij Nestor's Paleis en dateren uit de Homerische tijd.

Olive Grove Spa:
Tegen een achtergrond van ongerepte natuur, dompel je onder in een spa-ervaring op maat onder duizend jaar oude olijfbomen, naar de muziek van krekels, bekwame therapeuten oefenen ontspannende full-boyd massage.

De olijfboomgaard neemt je mee op een meditatieve reis van rust en sereniteit, terwijl de zachte Ionische bries die door de olijfboomgaarden filtert lichaam en geest volledig revitaliseert.

Gastronomie:
22 restaurants om uit te kiezen: een schat aan verse, biologisch geteelde ingrediënten en een keur aan authentieke gastronomische gerechten bepalen de eetervaring op dit resort.

Bij deze exclusieve eetgelegenheden, bereiden bekroonde chef-koks een scala aan etnische, continentale, Griekse fusion en lokale gerechten op basis van de weelderige smaken van het platteland van het gebied en de beste Kalamata-olijfolie.

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Features
Nearest golf course: 100 m
Internet: yes
Beach: 100 m
Shops/restaurants: 3 km
Swimming pool: yes
Airport: 44 km (Kalamata)
Airco: yes
Rooms
Comfortable bathroom with bath and/or shower
24-hour room service
Airco
Balcony/terrace
Bath
Hair drier
WiFi internet access
Minibar
Pay TV
Safe
Telephone
TV
Facilities
Bar
Child-minder
Children's playground
Dry cleaning service
Elevator
(Live) entertainment
Fitness/gym
Indoor swimming pool
Kid's club
Outdoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool (heated)
Kids' swimming pool
Pool bar
Multiple restaurants
Spa & wellness centre
Tennis
Peloponnese The Peloponnese is a peninsula and geographic region in southern Greece. It is connected to the central part of the country by the Isthmus of Corinth land bridge which separates the Gulf of Corinth from the Saronic Gulf. During the late Middle Ages and the Ottoman era, the peninsula was known as the Morea, a name still in colloquial use in its demotic form.

The peninsula is divided among three administrative regions: most belongs to the Peloponnese region, with smaller parts belonging to the West Greece and Attica regions.

In 2016, Lonely Planet voted the Peloponnese the top spot of their Best in Europe list.

Geography
The Corinth Canal separates the Peloponnese from mainland Greece.

Landscape in Arcadia.
The Peloponnese is a peninsula that covers an area of some 21,549.6 square kilometres (8,320.3 sq mi) and constitutes the southernmost part of mainland Greece. While technically it may be considered an island since the construction of the Corinth Canal in 1893, like other peninsulas that have been separated from their mainland by man-made bodies of waters, it is rarely, if ever, referred to as an "island". It has two land connections with the rest of Greece, a natural one at the Isthmus of Corinth, and an artificial one by the Rio–Antirrio bridge (completed 2004).

The peninsula has a mountainous interior and deeply indented coasts. The Peloponnese possesses four south-pointing peninsulas, the Messenian, the Mani, the Cape Malea (also known as Epidaurus Limera), and the Argolid in the far northeast of the Peloponnese. Mount Taygetus in the south is the highest mountain in the Peloponnese, at 2,407 metres (7,897 ft). Οther important mountains include Cyllene in the northeast (2,376 metres (7,795 ft)), Aroania in the north (2,355 metres (7,726 ft)), Erymanthos (2,224 metres (7,297 ft)) and Panachaikon in the northwest (1,926 metres (6,319 ft)), Mainalon in the center (1,981 metres (6,499 ft)), and Parnon in the southeast (1,935 metres (6,348 ft)). The entire peninsula is earthquake prone and has been the site of many earthquakes in the past.

The longest river is the Alfeios in the west (110 km), followed by the Evrotas in the south (82 km), and also the Pineios, also in the west (70 km). Extensive lowlands are found only in the west, with the exception of the Evrotas valley in the south and in the Argolid in the northeast. The Peloponnese is home to numerous spectacular beaches, which are a major tourist draw.

Two groups of islands lie off the Peloponnesian coast: the Argo-Saronic Islands to the east, and the Ionian to the west. The island of Kythira, off the Epidaurus Limera peninsula to the south of the Peloponnese, is considered to be part of the Ionian Islands. The island of Elafonisos used to be part of the peninsula but was separated following the major quake of 365 AD.

Since antiquity, and continuing to the present day, the Peloponnese has been divided into seven major regions: Achaea (north), Corinthia (northeast), Argolis (east), Arcadia (center), Laconia (southeast), Messenia (southwest), and Elis (west). Each of these regions is headed by a city. The largest city is Patras (pop. 170,000) in Achaia, followed by Kalamata (pop. 55,000) in Messenia.

History
The Lion Gate in Mycenae.
The Temple of Hera, Olympia.

Mythology and early history
The peninsula has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Its modern name derives from ancient Greek mythology, specifically the legend of the hero Pelops, who was said to have conquered the entire region. The name Peloponnesos means "Island of Pelops".

The Mycenaean civilization, mainland Greece's (and Europe's) first major civilization, dominated the Peloponnese in the Bronze Age from its stronghold at Mycenae in the north-east of the peninsula. The Mycenean civilization collapsed suddenly at the end of the 2nd millennium BC. Archeological research has found that many of its cities and palaces show signs of destruction. The subsequent period, known as the Greek Dark Ages, is marked by an absence of written records.

Classical antiquity
In 776 BC, the first Olympic Games were held at Olympia, in the western Peloponnese and this date is sometimes used to denote the beginning of the classical period of Greek antiquity. During classical antiquity, the Peloponnese was at the heart of the affairs of ancient Greece, possessed some of its most powerful city-states, and was the location of some of its bloodiest battles.

The major cities of Sparta, Corinth, Argos and Megalopolis were all located on the Peloponnese, and it was the homeland of the Peloponnesian League. Soldiers from the peninsula fought in the Persian Wars, and it was also the scene of the Peloponnesian War of 431–404 BC. The entire Peloponnese with the notable exception of Sparta joined Alexander's expedition against the Persian Empire.

Along with the rest of Greece, the Peloponnese fell to the expanding Roman Republic in 146 BC, when the Romans razed the city of Corinth and massacred its inhabitants. The Romans created the province of Achaea comprising the Peloponnese and central Greece. During the Roman period, the peninsula remained prosperous but became a provincial backwater, relatively cut off from the affairs of the wider Roman world.
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Features
 
The Dunes Course - Costa Navarino

The 18-hole Dunes Course has been designed by former US Masters Champion and Ryder Cup Captain Bernhard Langer (see the picture), in association with European Golf Design.

Set in diverse topography with spectacular sea and river views, tall dunes divide some of the holes adjacent to the golden beach. Inspired bythe character of the natural landscape, much of the contouring mirrors the rugged outlines of the distant mountains Close to the sea, there is a links-like feel, adding to its unique style and playability; further inland it reflects a more typical Greek landscape of olive and citrus groves.

Several holes run along a small river that meanders through the site and there are large undulating greens, wide fairways and steep-faced pot bunkers.

The course is designed to provide an exciting challenge for all golfers, measuring from a little more than 5,000 meters from the front tees to almost 6,018 meters from the back tees with a par of 71.

It features a full-size driving range and a short-game practice area, an impressive clubhouse including Flame restaurant, a designated members’ lounge and an exclusive proshop.

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Address details

Unnamed Road Trifillia, Pilos Nestor 240 01, Greece
Features
Holes: 18
Type: Championship course
Par: 71
Suitable for novice players: yes
Length: 6018 metre
Handicap m/f: 28/36
Design: Bernhard Langer - 2010
 
Characteristics
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Location:
 
Facilities
Bar
Bar and snacks
Buggy hire
Snack bar
Changing rooms
Club hire
Club repair service
Clubhouse
Driving range (covered)
Driving range
Trolley hire (manual and automatic)
Lockers
Pitching and putting greens
Practice bunker
Pro shop
Putting green
Restaurant
Showers
Including
7 nights in 2-person room
Based on bed and breakfast
3 rounds of golf p.p. (18 holes):
- The Dunes Course - Costa Navarino (2x)
- The Bay Course - Costa Navarino (1x)
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Airline tickets
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