Known as the Meliá White Sands, the new resort will give Meliá a total of 2,500 rooms in Cape Verde when added to the Meliá Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa, which opened last May as well as two more units under construction on Sal Island: Meliá Dunas and Meliá Llana.
All these hotels, according to a press release from Meliá, are developed by The Resort Group, from the United Kingdom, and are part of the hotel chain through management contracts.
Meliá also said that all these units were, “large 5-star holiday complexes,” providing an “array of restaurants, bars, swimming pools, sports facilities, convention centres and, in general, entertainment for all the family.”
Meanwhile, Portuguese hotel group Oásis Atlântico is due open another hotel on Sal Island, Oásis Salinas Sea, a five-star unit that will open between May and June of 2012.
The group’s chief executive, Alexandre Abade, told newspaper Diário Económico that the resort, which represented an investment of around 25 million euros, would have 338 rooms set in an area of 17,500 square metres, some 15 minutes from Amílcar Cabral international airport.
The group currently has six units: Four 4-star hotels in Cape Verde – Oásis Atlântico Belorizonte and Oásis Atlântico Novorizonte on Sal, Oásis Atlântico Praiamar, on Santiago Island, and Oásis Atlântico Porto Grande, on São Vicente Island- and two 5-star hotels in Brazil’s Complexo Fortaleza – Oásis Atlântico Imperial and Oásis Atlântico Fortaleza.