Costa Navarino for Anyone
Collected by Leo Johnson
Located in southwestern Greece, Messenia sits on the beautiful Ionian Sea, with a rich history stretching to the bronze age. Visit to experience a more authentic side of Greece, with impressive ruins, pristine beaches, and cultural activities like olive harvesting.
Unnamed Rd, Methoni 240 06, Greece
Methoni Castle is an impressive fortress—one of the Mediterranean's biggest—built by the Venetians in the early 13th century. Along with a scenic setting on a rocky outcropping on the Ionian Sea, Methoni Castle has a number of impressive features....
Παπάζογλου 6, Καλαμάτα 241 00, Greece
Located in the historic center of Kalamata, the Archeological Museum of Messenia features excavated antiquities from the area, beginning from prehistoric times. Artifacts are separated into four geographical areas in Messenia, including Kalamata,...
Gialova, Pilos 240 01, Greece
Gialova Lagoon is a birder's paradise, home to over 270 species on account of its shallow waters and abundance of fish and plants. It's Greece's southernmost major wetland and the only place in Europe where you can see the African chameleon. The...
Navarino Dunes, Messinia, Costa Navarino 240 01, Greece
The 40,000-square-foot Anazoe Spa, shared between the Romanos and the Westin hotels in the Costa Navarino resort, created its oil-based remedies from the prescriptions archaeologists discovered inscribed in clay in the nearby ruins of Nestor’s...
Gialova 240 01, Greece
For an affordable waterfront meal (most dishes are under $25), Elia Restaurant is a top choice. Focusing on traditional Greek fare, their specialty is a Talagani cheese prepared with a hot wine grape preserve. Pair your meal with a local or...
Marathopoli 244 00, Greece
For those wanting fresh, yet budget-friendly Mediterranean seafood in a scenic waterfront location, Maistrali Restaurant is a laid-back fish tavern serving a large variety of fresh catch: Mullet, pragus, red snapper, blackfish, swordfish, bream,...
Gialova 240 01, Greece
Located in Messenia's village of Gialova, Amica Lounge is where you should go for a fun night out—the venue stays open until 5 a.m. each day. The focus is on craft cocktails, providing thoughtful mixology over quick bartending. Opt for one of...
Messinia Costa Navarino, Gargaliani 240 01, Greece
For an exclusive experience, Navarino Collections at Navarino Dunes is a must visit. The venue features items made specifically for Navarino Collections. For example, there are clothes by brands such as Ralph Lauren featuring the Costa Navarino...
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