Sports-Activities-ideas during your stay to BW Irida Resort
Visiting the unique Neda River with
3 natural waterfalls (N37 23.576' & E21 49.435') and exploring the unique Cave Stomion with
Mysteries, ESP phenomena, a gate to Ades and watch the 3 species of bats.
The Temple of Epicurious Apollo
or Bassae, always pointing the North with nearby ruins of Temples, of Artemis and
The Mt. Lykaion (N37 26.983' & E21
59.036') with Temple of Zeus-Dias,
Sanctuary of Pan and the Lykosoura,
with Temple of Despoina and Demeter.
The Olympia with the New Museum,
with famous statues, Hermes of Praksitelis
and Nike of Paioniou.
The Ancient Ithomi,or
Messene in Mavromati (well maintained Ancient city, 8th
century B.C.), near
The medieval Castles, in
Kyparissia (Ano Polis), Kyllini-Chlemoutsi, Methoni, Koroni,
Museum in Chora and
Palace in Kato Eglianos
The vaulted tombs of King Nestor's in Peristeria-called
"Small Mycenae". The biggest one is 12 meters wide and
25 m tall, 5 cm smaller than Atreus.
Tombs also there are at Psari and Malthi.
The Old Port in Katakolo, Kaiafas beach with the gold sand and the hot-water springs, the
Lepreon and many places well-known from Homer's
Christian Miracles like Saint Theodora's Chapel in Vasta,
with 30 huge trees rooted on the roof.
to get in touch with Villagers for a few hours, sharing their
Famous Beaches like, Voidokoilia,
Sani, Lagouvardos, Vromoneri, Mavrovouni, Kompoi, Ag. Giannakis,
Vounaki, Elaia, Giannitsohori,
Tholon, Neohori, Kakovatos, Kaiafas.
To share unforgettable experiences, like watching, and touching the cute young
sea turtles, Caretta-Caretta crawling on the sand.
To join to Olive Harvesting, (from November to January)
an age-old tradition in
Messinia Greece, a special programme, taking place in our
own landscape. All of our guests have the opportunity to learn
first hand one of the daily life parts of every Messinian, get
involved with the traditional method of collecting the olives and
discover the way to produce your own olive oil.
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,
(heliotherapy) or fun on the beaches of Kalo Nero, Elaia, Niohori, Zaharo,
For adventurous, enjoyable trekking
go to Platania-Neda-Figaleia or for walking in the nearby mountains.
Eating fresh Fish in
Kalo Nero, Kakovatos,
Marathopolis, Kato Melpeia.
Tasting roast suckling pig-''psiti gourounopoula'' in Kalo Nero or Greek
souvlaki, delicious wild Cock with hylopittes, kagiana, mousaka, patsitsio, regional ouzo
of ''Daraios'' and Messinian wine.
An excursion to Neda
waterfalls, for swimming at the beautiful blue lagoon. An Excursion to Pylos, Niokastro,
Canyoning in the Nedas
gorge: Ideal season: May- October. Fairly easy 3˝ hour route of exceptional beauty
rafting at Lousios or Alfeios River.
Dining: The Mediterranean menu usually
includes a variety of seasonal salads with the traditional "Greek
salad" to be at the top of the preferences among the guests. As a
main dish, you can select either grilled beef and pork or fresh
fish. All taverns in Kalo Nero Beach will guarantee you a great
variety of fresh fish daily. In most cases you can visit the
kitchen and select the fresh fish that you like.
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
- 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
…somewhere between panic and boredom there is a sense, a situation,
that is called euphoria. Only then our body can
reach 100% of its abilities, mentally and physically.
Search for it ...
- 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
Bird-watching at Neda Gorge and photographing the rare animal ''vidra''
Services of Massage-Aromatherapy-Reflexology-Thai
classes (privates) on site.
Exploring at Peristeria the "Stoixeiorema Gorge",
miniature of Neda with waterfalls, springs and unique sceneries.
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,
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
Signature therapies based on the teachings of Hippocrates,
the ‘father' of western medicine, like eleotherapy (olive-oil
treatments), which includes, thalassotherapy, ice-grotto rooms,
mist showers and herbal saunas. These therapies are
based on ancient local practices inscribed on clay tablets
discovered at the nearby Palace of Nestor. The word "Anazoe" is
derived from the Greek word for rejuvenation and encapsulates the
underlying aim of the spa, total revitalization of body and spirit
in accordance with the ancient Greek axiom "a healthy mind in a
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.
a round of golf at Greece’s first signature designed golf
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 3 km from Hotel Navarone.
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
activities are held at Costa Navarino's facilitiespermises.
Swimming at 7
lakes of Polylimnio with the Nymphs, near Haravgi village.
Caretta-Caretta, are offered
along the Kalo Nero Beach,
twice at night, in front of Best Western Irida Resort beach.
the end of the road for a thrilling experience.
lessons for preparing Greek cuisine meals like pastitsio,
mousaka, kayiana, pies, pasto, at Irida Resort
Irida Resort is a perfect place for visiting the wine regions
nestled in the heart of Wine Country
traditional vineyards located in Trifylia area. Especially for
gourmets and wine-lovers we have selected the very best of wine to
take advantage of wine tastings, wine festivals and vineyards.
Give them a try! We also make our unique ''Cabernet"' wine.
Massage, Aromatotherapy, Holistic Energy therapies, Reiki,
Lymph drainage, Thai massage at our hotel.
about sailboats, navigation and safety, Learn to sail a
yacht in the Ionian Sea in Greece and power boating courses.
Yacht 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.
Broaden your horizons by
engaging in authentic cultural experiences as you participate in
traditional harvesting activities, try your hand at wine making,
learn about the history and techniques of Byzantine iconography,
or expand your culinary skills with cooking lessons.
inspiring for artists, sceneries and landscapes, you have
opportunity to photograph dolphins and sea turtles, at Ionian Sea.
Watch local artisans
ply their traditional crafts and immerse yourself in the themed or
special seasonal events based on the region’s intriguing customs
Many of the activities
involve acquainting youngsters with Messinia, though the emphasis
is on having fun as they go in search of the rare African
chameleon, learn about the local flora and fauna with a special
program devised by National Geographic, delve into the magical
world of Greek mythology, and unearth secrets as junior
archaeologists. Undiscovered… but easily accessible via direct
international flights to nearby Kalamata or Patras- Araxos International Airports and
regular domestic services from Athens and Thessaloniki. Also within
short driving distance from Athens and the port of Patras, this
land will welcome you with sunshine and mild. It was wise King
Nestor of ancient Pylos who first gave meaning to the word
hospitality when he befriended complete strangers. This is a place
where friendship is in the highest volume.
In order to join in some of the above activities
you have to book
them before your arrival.
Epikourios Apollon Temple
Distances from Kalo Nero to Platania
24 km, to Ancient Figaleia
25.5 km, to Epicurious Apollo-Vassai
45 km, to Andritsaina 54
km, to Karytaina 60 km.
in front of Irida Resort
Nedas the famous river that travels you to the Greek mythology or the way of your dreams.
Generally driving distances are small and a cultural excursion can
be combined with a superb meal.
You can taste over 50 specialties according the Greek Mediterranean cuisine.
Staying in Kalo Nero is a unique chance for holidays in the country of Gods, Greece, near all major, archaeological and historical places like Olympia,
Ithomi, Mystras, Monemvasia. Kalo Nero Avlonos Kyparissias is a favourite with both locals and visitors thanks to its traditional Greek taverns that serve local specialties, like rost small pig, a wide variety of sea food,
Kalo Nero Beach Kyparissia
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