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W Costa Navarino set for August Debut

The first W Hotel in Greece features design by renowned architects Tombazis and Associates and London-based studio, MKV Design.

04/08/2022 1 min read

The first W Hotel in Greece is set to open its doors to guests on the 11th August. A kids-free, 13-hectare beachfront resort, it straddles the Mediterranean at Navarino Waterfront and will aim to blend high-octane programming with its serene setting.

In design, locally inspired Greek architectural elements are mixed with modern finishes, in-room technology and signature W amenities. Renowned Greek architects, Tombazis and Associates has created a residential, detail-driven design throughout the hotel using natural materials such as stone, wood and reed – a nod to the region’s traditional building style.

The neutral toned guestroom interiors, led by London-based MKV Design, reference Greek artisanship with playful interpretations of the saddler’s art, seen in leather chairs, while the work of basket weavers, potters and carpenters is spotlighted in the lighting and floor coverings.

The resort features a variety of room tiers, including swish swim-up rooms and Spectacular Panorama rooms with enviable views. For those seeking greater seclusion, the luxurious WOW Beachfront Villas feature private terraces, pools and direct beach access.

Multiple practices collaborated or helmed design across the property’s diverse restaurant and bar collection, including K-Studio and Interior Laboratorium, in addition to Tombazis and MKV Design.

Around 40 minutes away from Kalamata International Airport, W Costa Navarino is easily accessible – the integrated development already home to The Westin Resort Costa Navarino and The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort situated in Navarino Dunes.

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