Mandarin Oriental signs the first hotel in Greece
(February 10, 2022)
Mandarin Oriental has signed a management agreement for a new luxury hotel in Costa Navarino, Greece.
Scheduled to open in the spring of 2023, the property will be Mandarin Oriental’s first in the popular vacation destination.
The Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino will be located on the southwest coast of the Peloponnese, one of the most unspoilt and breathtaking landscapes of the Mediterranean, just 45 minutes drive from Kalamata International Airport.
The project is owned and developed by TEMES, a developer and operator of premium tourism and real estate destinations in Greece.
Villas with swimming pool at Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino in Greece
“We are delighted to open our first property in Greece at Costa Navarino and look forward to sharing with our guests this striking combination of unspoiled landscapes, olive groves, pristine beaches and authentic Greek culture in the region,” said James Riley, leader of the group. Executive of Mandarin Oriental. “We are delighted to partner with TEMES, the group responsible for creating Costa Navarino as a thriving tourist destination.”
The beachfront resort will feature 99 rooms, including 48 pool villas, all with outdoor terraces and sea views, as well as five restaurants and bars.
The 1,500m² wellness facilities will include a 25m indoor-outdoor swimming pool with magnificent bay views and exclusive group wellness therapies with indoor treatment rooms and outdoor pavilions.
The guest experience will be further enhanced by its proximity to the destination’s leisure, water sports, biking and climbing activities, as well as four iconic golf courses designed by Bernhard Langer, Robert Trent Jones II and José María Olazabal.
“Mandarin Oriental is known for delivering exemplary service and exclusive experiences at its many luxury properties around the world,” said Achilles V. Constantakopoulos, President of TEMES. “We are proud that the group is bringing its hotel expertise to Greece for the first time, which means the continued growth of Costa Navarino into a top international destination for people to visit and experience.”