Gran Meliá Lombok will open in 2024, demonstrating the commitment of the Spanish hotel group to the luxury market in Southeast Asia.
LOMBOK – Meliá International Hotels seeks to bring a touch of Spanish luxury to Indonesia with the opening of Gran Meliá Lombok in 2024. Already one of the hotel group’s most sought-after destinations, the new opening will mark the first Gran Meliá property on the paradise island of Lombok and its second in Indonesia.
Gran Meliá Lombok will be located in the beautiful bay of Torok, in the south of the island, surrounded by green hills and a beach with crystal clear waters. The ideal destination to disconnect and enjoy a relaxed approach to life.
The hotel will have 22 luxury beachfront villas and 105 other mountainside villas, all with private infinity pools and stunning ocean views. Particular attention will be paid to the architectural design, using natural elements that represent the essence of the destination. The hotel will blend seamlessly into its natural surroundings, allowing guests to fully immerse themselves in paradise. An abundance of large windows will let in abundant natural light and help the property blend in with its surroundings, while the sleek furnishings and warm tones convey a sense of sheer luxury.
Lombok is an island in the east of Bali with pristine natural surroundings and has become increasingly popular as a travel destination over the past decade. Its immense rice fields, rugged landscapes and the famous volcano of Mount Rinjani are some of the natural attractions of the island, which is surrounded by endless beaches and turquoise waters ideal for surfers.
The entire hotel has been designed as an authentic sanctuary of well-being. From the beachfront YHI Spa offering relaxing rituals and treatments to the well-equipped fitness center, the Gran Meliá Lombok offers guests everything they need to maintain their wellness routine. The hotel will also offer a kids’ club to keep children entertained and an extensive program of activities designed for the whole family.
True to the Gran Meliá brand, the hotel will offer world-class dining options that combine the best local ingredients and techniques to provide guests with authentic Indonesian dining experiences. The spacious living room with panoramic ocean views will provide the perfect setting for couples planning an exotic destination wedding.
Gran Meliá Lombok will become the second Gran Meliá branded hotel in Indonesia after Gran Meliá Jakarta, a flagship urban oasis nestled in the Golden Triangle of Jakarta’s Kuningan central business district. The hotel boasts iconic architecture inspired by Spanish heritage with updated modern decor, offering the best dining experience, such as chef Tomoaki’s award-winning dining offerings at Japanese restaurant Yoshi Izakaya.
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“Our commitment to Indonesia, where we opened our first international hotel over 35 years ago, is stronger than ever and we are extremely happy to sign this new agreement, an exceptional property that will become a destination in its own right. in Lombok and will continue to increase the prosperity of the whole community ” noted Gabriel Escarrer, vice president and CEO of Meliá Hotels International.
Gran Meliá Lombok is owned by Invest Islands, an award-winning Lombok-based property development company, and will become Meliá Hotels International’s 12th hotel in Indonesia, with eight of them currently in operation and four more (including Gran Meliá Lombok) on hold. opening. Before the pandemic, the country received more than 16 million international tourists in 2019, with Lombok Airport being the ninth airport in terms of visitor arrivals.
Although Invest Islands is a real estate investment company at heart, it shares Meliá Hotels International’s commitment to sustainability. Based in Lombok and with offices in Bali and Hong Kong, she explores green solutions, whether through the use of indigenous materials and local artisans or through her organic farm or plastic recycling center. Her eponymous foundation Invest Islands works tirelessly to improve education and health care, protect the environment and empower local women.
“Gran Meliá Lombok is an important step for Invest Islands”, noted Jack brown, who co-founded the company with his business partner Kevin Deisser in 2015. “We are extremely proud to work with a global leader in hotel operations and one of the main parallels we have with the Meliá brand is the focus on low carbon developments. Gran Melia Lombok has a very low building density and a lot of natural green spaces.
“I hope this is the start of a great relationship that can continue for many years to come and we look forward to bringing Spanish luxury to Lombok, while respecting the natural environment. We would also like to thank our investor clients around the world who have trusted us to add value to the lands we develop.