Banyan Tree Group has announced plans for the first property under its core Banyan Tree brand in Europe.

Banyan Tree Varko Bay will be located in the Greeceā€™s western Aitoloakarnania region, and will feature an all-pool villa concept, with 116 villas and 45 branded residences.

The property is scheduled to open in 2026, and facilities will include three restaurants, a spa, a water sports centre, meeting and events spaces and a beach club.

The group said that the resort was a result of the collaboration between Banyan Tree and the hospitality group Accor, which was first unveiled in 2016.

Banyan Tree Group operates around 60 properties worldwide across brands including Banyan Tree and Angsana, with a pipeline a further 50 projects.

The first European hotel under the Angsana brand opened in Corfu in 2021, and the group recently announced plans for the Angsana Real de la Quinta Benahavis Marbella in Spain.

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