Activities that offer authentic cultural experiences include cookery lessons in local homes, learning new culinary skills inspired by the region’s cuisine, wine-making and tasting tours, traditional olive harvesting and local dance and singing events.
An insight into baking and pitta making is given by the local experts, the members of a nearby Women’s Association. Visitors help the women prepare breads and baked goods that they can then enjoy over breakfast the next morning. They are also invited to join home-cooking in a house in the nearby town of Pylos. Along with the local women, they can prepare traditional dishes and share a meal, discovering family recipes that have been passed down through generations.
Costa Navarino also embraces the age-old tradition of olive harvesting, an experience that has been part of the daily lives of the people of Messinia for centuries. During the harvest, visitors learn all the steps of the process, the local varieties and the olive tree planting projects in the region.
Our academy offers more racquet sports than any other of its kind in Europe. Try your hand at nine exciting racquet sports, from tennis and mini-tennis for kids, to squash, padel, beach tennis, speedminton, table tennis, badminton, and beach racquets. Lessons can be arranged for every playing level and age, whether you are looking to learn in a group, or on a one-to-one basis, while special services such as swing video analysis will help you not just to improve your performance but also gauge you mindset and enjoy your game for a second time by watching the action frame-by-frame.
During half-day, one-day or two-day cruises, joined by experienced skippers and crew, guests can discover the crystal-clear waters and secrets of this crossroads of ancient civilizations, aboard the motor yacht Ferretti or the sailing boat Gib Sea 43.
Guests can also take in the invigorating sea air with tailor made cruises aboard Carmen Serena or Carmen Fontana. Both yachts are designed and built with the highest of standards that can accommodate ten passengers in cabins of understated luxury.
Discover the underwater secrets of the Ionian pirate's haven, Proti Island, with Navarino Sea by Aqua Divers Club, a PADI 5 Star IDC Resort. Underwater you can experience unique moments when scuba diving at the region’s many dive spots, accompanied by certified assistants and in compliance with all ISO diving standards. If you want to have your first scuba diving adventure, then our multilingual experienced instructors will make your first dive unforgettable… and lots of fun.
During your vacation you can enjoy the underwater world by continuing training in scuba diving at the fully equipped dive centre. We offer all PADI courses, from Bubblemaker, Scuba Diver up to Instructor level. Also, we can provide Nitrox for all Nitrox certified divers.
Our philosophy is to introduce divers to the wonders of our underwater world, by maintaining the highest levels of service and adhering to best practices for safety, training and fun dives. Don’t miss our Free Scuba Trial at Westin Waterfall pool, offered every week.
For diving and snorkeling enthusiasts, PADI certified instructors or guides will help you explore the magic of the turquoise waters, experience Mediterranean aquatic life and enjoy the wonderful visibility of the Messinian Sea.
The Navarino Outdoor Academy makes full use of the unspoiled countryside around Costa Navarino to offer a full suite of exciting sports and other recreational activities. Whether your idea of fun is hiking, mountain biking, or climbing, our experienced team of professionals will be on hand to provide any assistance needed.
Discover our cycling tours which will be tailored to suit from novice mountain bikers to experts. Our top-of-the-range mountain bikes available from the dedicated Bike Station will carry you along idyllic trails in style but are also well equipped to handle the most rugged terrain.
Our carefully designed hiking tours give you the opportunity to exercise while at the same time discover the unique history and culture of the region. And there are plenty of sites of natural and historical interest to head for, such as the the sparkling waterfalls of Polylimnio and the impressive ruins of the 13th century fortress of Paleokastro.
Test your stamina along a sandy beach, a country path, a mountain track or through shaded woodland and experience the exhilaration in your soul as well as the benefits to your body. Combine this dynamic form of exercise with a visit to Voidokilia, voted one of the best beaches in the world.
Welcome to Navarino Rocks, the Indoor Climbing Wall of Costa Navarino. The 100sqm-climbing wall offers a big number of climbing routes both for beginner and advanced levels. Professional instructing team, quality facility and fun atmosphere provide a safe, welcoming and encouraging environment to our guests – children & adults!
Come with us on the island of Proti, the new climbing spot in Greece! This tour is appealing for both, newcomers and experienced climbers, families and adventurers. A large number of climbing routes and stunning views are waiting for the visitors. And after the challenging climbing there is time for a jump into the refreshing and turquoise water of the Ionian sea
In the nearby Bay of Navarino, learn waterskiing and wakeboarding or hone your skills by taking lessons from professional instructors. Alternatively you may enjoy the variety of fun tubes for all ages.
Located on the lower level of the resort, our complimentary health club welcomes you with smooth wood floors bathed in sunlight. Facilities include two steam rooms, 18m indoor pool, whirlpool and locker rooms for winding down and freshening up after your efforts. Take a relaxing run on a treadmill or take advantage of our top-of-the-line CYBEX weight machines and free weights. Additional equipment includes stationary bicycles and other cardio machines.
The impressive seaside Dunes Course was designed by former two times US Masters Champion and Ryder Cup captain Bernhard Langer in association with European Golf Design. The championship course, set in a landscape of diverse topography with spectacular sea and river views, incorporates some links-style features in areas closest to the sea, with tall dunes dividing some of the holes adjacent to the golden beach. Parts of the course venture into olive and fruit groves, while some holes run along a small river that meanders through the site.
The welcoming 3,500 m2 Dunes clubhouse offers golfers the ideal setting to socialize and relax before or after play. A spacious open terrace affords superb, elevated views back over the course and the surrounding region.
The well-stocked Pro Shop offers the latest golf equipment, apparel and accessories from a range of international brands as well as Costa Navarino’s own clothing line.
The Flame Bar & Restaurant is open all day offering traditional golfers’ fare. Helping you to enjoy your round of golf and offering relaxation and refreshment on the sun drenched terrace after your round.
Just a few minutes from Navarino Dunes, at the Navarino Bay development, the Bay Course offers an alternative set of challenges and choices in a quite different setting. Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. The par 71 course places a greater emphasis on strategic play and positional golf than The Dunes Course. The Seaside, Canyon, and Grove holes will provide striking contrasts that create a dramatic and memorable golf round.
The goal of the Academy is to develop the game of golf in Greece, and provide professional golf tuition to players of every skill level. Extensive practice facilities are available to help golfers develop their game, including a well-appointed full-size Driving Range, Putting Green and Short-Game practice area.
Navarino Sea by Surf Salad specializes in surface water sports. Kayaking is a fun way to exercise for all ages. Learn to kitesurf, an unforgettable experience that will change the way you look at the sea. Private lessons for beginners and advanced coaching from experienced instructors.
Specially designed to cater to our youngest guests from 4 months to 3 years old, Cocoon offers a dedicated play area for you to enjoy with your baby or toddler and creates colorful memories through painting, collage, clay sculpture, drawing, role-playing and other activities.
With spacious game areas, slides, design and drawing workshop and a theater style courtyard, SandCastle promises to our younger guest to enjoy the best of their summer holidays. Children learn to communicate and share as well as to be part of a team through special activities and interactive games.
The recreational park offers a wide range of activities such as:
Hop on one of the brand new four stroke, 270cc automatic CRG karts and enjoy an intense ride while tracking your performance with a state-of-the-art timekeeping system projecting on a giant screen while you drive. And the fun continues as a special lighting system is in place to allow operation after sunset, and high standard simulators allow guests to drive their favorite F1 race tracks from all over the world and compete in improvised speed races with their friends!
Young guests can take lessons from experienced staff and learn how to safely drive in a race track with specially designed karts or enjoy a memorable ride with their parents in the two-seater karts.
For more information and bookings please call + 30 (27230) 91144 or +30 (6943) 117911, or 81144 from within the resort.
*Kindly note that Navarino Speed Experience Park will operate until 26/09/2015 and will then remain closed until the beginning of next season.