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Thursday, 19 September 2019
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Leisure - Activities

Best Western IRIDA Resort is 6 meters from the beach,  in Kalo Nero Kyparissia Trifylia, a place where even the  turtles Caretta-Caretta choose, after traveling throughout the earth to fertilize and lay eggs. Here you can fish, do (surfing) windsurf, snorkeling, diving, collect sea urchins, enjoy clean, pristine sandy beaches beside a pine forest, and enjoy local flavors: salted, pastels, diples, Mesinia wine, oil, Kalamata olives!!!

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Yoga Water Sports
  • Spas

Here, you can enjoy a lot of different activities, such as trekking, hiking, biking, climbing the mountain Egaleo of Kyparissia, swimming, fishing, bird watching, jogging, surfing, cycling, see the loggerhead turtles walking in the sand, walk up to the wonderful Eleas Forent, Ai Giannakis, Tholon, Giannitsochori, Zacharo. A unique experienceis  to learn skiing at the Lake Kaiaphas where you can find two schools,  with the best instructors.

Golf in Messinia

The-Dunes-Course-Costa-Navarino-300x200Enjoy a round of golf at Greece’s first signature designed golf course…
Designed by former US Masters champion and Ryder Cup Captain Bernhard Langer in association with European Golf Design, the par-72 seaside Dunes Course ventures into olive groves and along a small river, whilst links-style features add to its unique playability. Golfers of all levels can benefit from multi-lingual coaching with experienced Head PGA Professional who will also help beginners take their first steps. After your game, relax with a drink or meal in the comfort of the Dunes Clubhouse.The Dunes Course is 1 km from Hotel Navarino.

Taking private lessons of Golf, for players of all levels, at the par-72 Seaside Course designed by Bernhard Langer or at 18 hole Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. The golf courses are managed by Troon Golf, the world's largest luxury-brand golf management, development and marketing company. These activities are held at Costa Navarino's facilities permises.

Sailing to small uninhabited isles, like the Oenussae islands, (Sapientza, Schiza, Agia Mariani ), Sfaktiria, Venetiko, Proti, Islet Meropi at Kardamyli, ideal places to visit by yacht or boat, to the South of Messinia. A few miles away are Strofades, Zakynthos, Ithaca, and Kefallonia.

Few hours of swimming, snorkeling, yoga, stand up paddling and watching the sunset, sunbathing (heliotherapy) or fun on the beaches of Kalo Nero, Elaia, Niohori, Zaharo, Kaiafas.

For adventurous, enjoyable trekking go to Platania-Neda-Figaleia or for walking in the nearby mountains.

Canyoning in the Nedas gorge: Ideal season: May- October. Fairly easy 3½ hour route of exceptional beauty or rafting at Lousios or Alfeios River.

Horse back riding in Greece: Riding a horse in the countryside gives you a sense of well-being and helps release your physical and spiritual forces.

Sea Kayaking in Messinia is a mild activity directed at anyone who wants to try it. Sea kayaking at Voedokilia. Kitesurf,Surf/S.U.P,Windsurf with private lessons or rentals, is also available.
Sea-skiing in ideal Kaiafas Lake, used for Olympics training.
Hiking in mountainous Messinia-Arkadia: Ideal season: All year round. A 3 hour hike in the Lousios gorge with stops at the historical monasteries and the area’s archaeological sites (Hidden school, Gortina, Timiou Prodromou Monastery).
Hot dogging in the rivers Lousios and Alfeios: Ideal season: September - October, May - July
Hydrospeed : Descending a river with a special boat.
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Motivation/ Incentive trips, team building training programmes, conference programmes and promotion programmes, staying at Irida Resort.
Mountain biking: An activity designed for everyone especially bicycle lovers. Exercise and relieve yourself from the past week’s stress.

Trekking to the path of Ancient Figaleia-Temple of Athena-Ancient Fountain- Ancient Walls, Ancient Cemetry, Nedas arched bridge, Vassae, Stili, Sklirou, Mt Lycaion.

Bird-watching at Neda Gorge and photographing the rare animal ''vidra'' (Lutra lutra)

Scuba diving & Snorkeling For Messinia, Greece, at isle Proti near Marathopolis. Scuba diving lessons can lead to PADI Certification. Special programmes for chilren aged 10+. Educational and fun day trips. A day trip with a difference. You can cruise the Ionian waters on a traditional wooden Greek boat.

Enjoy the summer on your private yacht around Greek islands.Wide range luxury yachts to charter from Sailing yachts -Motor boats - Motor sailing relaxing people, families, clubs, skilled yachtsman.

Kalo Nero Beach is the mecca of surfing, as well as Lagouvardos. People converge here every winter to ride the biggest and best waves in Peloponnese.

Playing tennis at Agrilis or Costa Navarino courts. Enjoy the pleasure of golf, tennis, mini-tennis, padel, squash, badminton, table tennis, beach racket, Cardio Tennis, beach tennis or speedminton or take tailored lessons from professional coaches at Racquet Academy.

Sailing Lessons about sailboats, navigation and safety, Learn to sail a yacht in the Ionian Sea in Greece and power boating courses. Yacht or Sail Charter Reservations round the Messinia islands from 50 euro per person per day. You can have carefree moments full of adventure.

Joining to Piloshofical walkings through  your stay to BW Irida Resort. We have a perfect Weather with mild climate and marvelous landscapes, things which help you broaden your mind, enrich your spirit.

Photographing idyllic, inspiring for artists, sceneries and landscapes, you have  opportunity to photograph dolphins and sea turtles, at Ionian Sea.