Outdoor activities for the whole family!
The schedule of Navarino Challenge offers you the opportunity to come closer to sports and their benefits, alongside top instructors. Specifically, you can take part in activities such as taekwondo with the two times silver Olympic medalist Alexandros Nikolaidis, basketball lessons for children 5 to 16 years old, with the Olympian Evina Maltsi & the Euroleague Legend Joe Arlauckas, 4on4 basketball tournament, beachathlon for children 6 to 13 years old with the Olympian and European champion Periklis Iakovakis, boxing lessons with the champion Christos Gatsis & the Vizantinos Target Sport Club, kick boxing lessons for all ages with the champion Alexandros Nikolaidis, high intensity training by Nestle Fitness for all ages, group cycling (spinning challenge), crossfit & beach yoga with the top personal trainer Dimitris Moros & FitnessArt, Pilates lessons by Nestle Fitness with the team of the physical education instructor, Mandy Persaki, tennis cross training with the support of Navarino Racquet Academy and Panellinios Agora Games, bike ride to Voidokilia and climbing lessons in collaboration with Navarino Outdoors and golf lessons with the support of Navarino Golf Academy.
Book your room now
Enjoy a weekend full of outdoor wellness activities for people of all ages. Book now the event’s accommodation package which is full of sports activities and includes half board and the richest buffet in Messinian food & flavors. Live the unique sports and cultural experience that is offered to you. For more information on accommodation packages at The Westin Resort Costa Navarino you may send your email to booking(at)navarinochallenge.com or call Vita N Travel at +30 210 3249070. Check the accommodation packages here.
At the top of the 2021 Tourism Awards with a Platinum Award
The highest distinction of the Platinum award was received at the Tourism Awards for the “Advertising Campaign & Media Promotion” of Navarino Challenge. In a difficult year during the pandemic, this top event managed to design an innovative campaign, informing the public about the pandemic and safety measures for all, with simultaneous educational, recreational, and experiential additions.
Moreover, the event won the Silver award at the “Travel Show” category for the highly successful collaboration with the award-winning Greek-American Chef, Diane Kochilas and the great Greek-American ultra-marathon runner Dean (Konstantine) Karnazes, highlighting the Mediterranean diet and promoting Messinia and Costa Navarino, as an ideal health & wellness tourism destination through the award-winning travel & cooking show “My Greek Table”, on American Public Television.
An event with safety and health protocols
The event, considering the current health regulations, will be implemented with the strict specifications set by the Ministry of Tourism, the General Secretariat of Sports and the relevant sports federations. Always having the safety and health of all participants and staff as its main priority, Navarino Challenge will be conducted based on the health protocol established by its experienced staff, certified by the World Health Organization, based on the instructions of the General Secretariat of Sports’ expert scientists-collaborators as well as the epidemiological data and suggestions of the Health Scientific Committee of the General Secretariat of Sports. Participants will be able to enter the event’s venue only if they provide a vaccination certificate (showing that 14 days have passed after the 2nd dose) or alternatively a molecular PCR test against Covid-19, with a negative result. More information will be announced in the coming weeks.
Costa Navarino and The Westin Resort Costa Navarino are the Official Hospitality Sponsors.
Samsung is the Official Technology Partner.
Vikos Natural Mineral Water is the event’s Official Sponsor.
Luanvi is the Official Sports Supplier.
Pylos-Nestor Municipality, Poseidonia, Karalis Beach Hotel are Navarino Challenge’s Official Supporters.
Messinian Spa is the Official Beauty Partner.
Nestlé FITNESS® is the Official Breakfast Partner.
Target Security, Fysiotek Sports Lab are the event’s Partners.
Avance is the Official Car Rental Partner.
π3 (pi3) is the Sustainability Partner.
SKAI is the Premium TV Partner.
National Geographic is the Strategic Partner.
Deree – The American College of Greece is the Educational Partner.
Explore Messinia, FitnessArt, Navarino Golf Academy, Navarino Outdoors, Navarino Racquet Academy, Pilates by Mandy, Red Swim Academy, Swim Academy, Triantafyllidis Beach Arena, Vizantinos target sport club, Marathon Team Greece are Navarino Challenge’s Athletic Partners.
Diaforozo, Karkinaki, All For Blue and Pet Partners of Hellas are the event’s nonprofit organizations CSR partners.
Navarino Challenge is assisted by Vita N Travel, Karalis City Hotel & Spa, Lifeguard Patrol, Pylos Association of Enterprises for Tourism Development, Maritime Athletic Pylos Association “Nestor”, Pilia Express, Kayak.
Anazoe Spa, Attica Selections, Kessaris, Nargile, Panellinios Agora Games are the Discount Partners.
Navarino Challenge will be held under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization, with the support of Pylos-Nestor Municipality. The event is organized by Active Media Group which is also responsible for the event’s Sports Production. All running races are co-organized with Messiniakos Gymnastic Club and EAS SEGAS Peloponnese Region.
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