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The Westin Resort Costa Navarino 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: 200 m Beach: 200 m Swimming pool: yes Golf & Wellness Golf & Beach The Westin Resort Costa Navarino 7 nights +
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The Westin Resort Costa Navarino

Located next to the Ionian Sea coastline of The Dunes Beach, The Westin Resort Costa Navarino features 445 rooms and suites, inspired in design by old Messinian mansions that spring from naturend create an ambiance of genuine hospitality.

Accommodation:
Many rooms and suites enjoy unobstructed views of the Ionian Sea, ground floor units have an individual infinity pools, while all offer a smoke-free environment and the best sleep ever with the ultimate comfort of the Heavenly Bed®.

Crystal clear seaside elegance meets optimum comfort in The Westin
Resort Costa Navarino Deluxe Rooms, with their contemporary furniture lines, light wood, and the muted tones of sea and sand. Breathe in the fresh coastal air from your private terrace or patio overlooking the resorts’ olive trees, landscaped gardens or swimming pools.

Refreshing views of The Ionian Sea over the resort's landscaped gardens and pools will greet you each morning from our Deluxe Sea rooms. Contemporary décor in pleasant seascape tones, floor-to-ceiling glass doors and private open-air balcony, contribute to a relaxed ambiance.

Costa Navarino golf:
In a landscape of diverse topography with spectacular sea and river views, Costa Navarino offers a world-class golfing experience to golfers of all levels.

Two award-winning signature golf courses, The Dunes Course and The Bay Course, 18-hole each, exceed expectations and set Costa Navarino as the new luxury golf destination in Greece.

Anazoe Spa:
Rejuvenate and relax at the 4000m2 awardwinning Anazoe Spa, while exploring a full range of specialty therapies and treatments, based on the harmonious combination of ancient wisdom and modern science, along with indulging oleotherapy® (olive-oil) treatments, which were uncovered at Nestor’s Palace and date back to Homeric times.

Olive Grove Spa:
Against a background of unspoiled nature, immerse yourself in a bespoke spa experience under thousand-year-old olive trees, to the
music of cicadas, skillful therapists practice relaxing full-boyd massage.

The olive grove setting takes you on a meditative journey to realms of peace and serenity, while the gentle Ionian breeze filtering through the olive groves completely revitalizes body and spirit.

Gastronomy:
22 Restaurants to choose from: A wealth of fresh, organically grown ingredients and a devotion to authentic gourmet cooking define the dining experience at Navarino Dunes. In a stunning variety of exclusive dining venues, our award-winning chefs serve a range of ethnic, continental, Greek fusion and local fare based on the lush flavors of the area's countryside and the finest Kalamata olive-oil.

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Features
Nearest golf course: 200 m
Internet: yes
Beach: 200 m
Shops/restaurants: 0 m
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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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
 
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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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