Real estate and hospitality pioneers come together to create Gran Melia Lombok, an eco-sensitive pool villa complex
From left to right: Charlie Hearn-director/architect/designer of Inspiral Architecture and Design Studio, Gonzalo Maceda-vice president of development Melia International, Kevin Deisser-founder and CEO Invest Islands, Jack Brown-founder and CEO Invest Islands, Doddy Tjahjadi – Managing Director of PTI Architects, PropertyGuru Judge 2018-2021 and Chairman of Judges, REI-FIABCI Indonesia of Excellence Awards 2021
Scheduled to launch in 2024, this striking luxury retreat in South Lombok brings together the pioneering spirit of Invest Islands, the world-class hospitality of Melia Hotels International, the innovative design of Inspiral and interiors by PTI Architects. .
LOMBOK, INDONESIA – Investment Islandsthe Asian leader in real estate investment, unveiled Gran Melia Lomboka breathtaking new beachfront and hillside resort that is set to elevate the island’s travel and hospitality industry to spectacular new heights.
Designed by the Invest Islands project team in collaboration with Bali-based Inspiral Architecture & Design Studios, and managed by Hotels Melia International, one of the world’s leading resort hotel companies, Gran Meliá Lombok is an upscale, low-impact masterpiece of design that blends seamlessly into its tropical surroundings. It is located in Torok Bay, a sheltered, crescent-shaped stretch of sand on Lombok‘s secluded south coast, overlooking the Indian Ocean and framed by emerald headlands and rolling rice paddies.
Clients and investors can choose from a collection of beautiful hillside duplexes and one-, two- and three-bedroom residences, all fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology, luxurious interiors, private swimming pools, panoramic windows and ocean views. Distinctive concepts include KAYMA Moroccan tented suites, AURORA minimalist villas, INSPIRAL eco-luxury villas and LA RESIDENZA Bauhaus-style residences. Nestled among palm trees, the resort will also house a host of world-class facilities, including a clubhouse and restaurants. The total value of the project is over 80 million US dollars.
In keeping with the evocative spirit of Gran Meliá, Meliá Hotels International’s finest brand, this extraordinary and eco-sensitive five-star retreat will be steeped in Spanish style while showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Lombok and Indonesia. .
Sustainability is built into every aspect of the property, from the use of locally sourced organic materials to energy efficient fixtures, rainwater storage and solar panels. Meliá Hotels International’s commitment to responsible tourism has led the group to be recognized as the most sustainable hotel company in Spain and Europe, according to the latest S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022 (Silver Class distinction) , and ranked seventh in the Wall Street Journal list. of the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world (and the first travel agency). This blend of chic design and sustainability will create a one-of-a-kind investment opportunity for second home owners with a vision to look beyond Bali.
Overlooking the Indian Ocean, just 25 km from Lombok International Airport, Gran Meliá Lombok is close to Mandalika, an emerging economic area that is also home to Indonesian MotoGP. Currently under construction, the station is expected to open in 2024.
“At Invest Islands, our vision is to showcase the breathtaking beauty of the Indonesian archipelago and deliver exceptional developments that raise the profile of their destination. We want to open up uncharted islands and generate benefits for all stakeholders, from indigenous communities to international investors. Gran Meliá Lombok is an excellent example of this strategy in action. We are delighted to work with all our partners to bring this prestigious project to life and stimulate investment in the beautiful south coast of Lombok.“, commented Kevin DeisserCo-founder, Invest Islands.
“We are delighted to reveal Gran Meliá Lombok to the world. Since founding Invest Islands in 2015, we’ve partnered with some of Asia’s leading architects to dream up extraordinary projects, from eco-luxury villas and tented suites to contemporary residences and five-star resorts. By blending beautiful natural landscapes with contemporary design and corporate social responsibility, we are raising the bar for sustainable real estate and hospitality in Indonesia,” added Jack BrownCo-founder, Invest Islands.
“Gran Meliá Lombok is an exceptional new project that will showcase our most exclusive brand on the rising south coast of Lombok. With its remarkable villas and residences, world-class services and endless ocean views, we are confident that this project will capture the imagination of high-end, experience-seeking clients. It will perfectly complement the Gran Meliá Jakarta, our flagship hotel in the Indonesian capital. We are delighted to work with Invest Islands on this prestigious property and look forward to welcoming our first guests in 2024,” said Gonzalo MacedaVice President Development – Asia-Pacific, Meliá Hotels International.
“Gran Meliá Lombok is an inspiring project. It gave us a beautiful blank canvas – a stretch of virgin land on which to create something truly special. As a proud Indonesian company, we have strived to incorporate local elements into the design, including organic materials and authentic concepts that reflect Lombok’s rich cultural heritage. PTI Architects has designed luxury resorts all over the world, from Bali to the Maldives, but Gran Meliá Lombok is one of our most exciting projects to date.,” declared Doddy TjahjadiPTI Architects.
Gran Meliá Lombok has already been named “Best Upcoming Hotel Development” in Indonesia and “Best Hotel Development” in Asia at the PropertyGuru Property Awards.