Melco Resorts & Entertainment has announced the grand opening of City of Dreams Mediterranean, the first integrated resort in Europe, on 10 July 2023. This unique development brings unparalleled offerings to Cyprus, including Europe’s most opulent casino, exquisite dining options, diverse entertainment, and the largest expo centre in the country.
Grant Johnson, General Manager of City of Dreams Mediterranean, remarked, “We are thrilled to finally open the doors of City of Dreams Mediterranean to our valued guests. A landmark project and our first venture in Europe, it will bring Melco’s award-winning standards of entertainment and leisure, and welcome innovation to Cyprus’ luxury hotel scene. We look forward to captivating our guests with contemporary design, first-class entertainment, and immersive experiences.”
Located minutes away from Limassol’s vibrant city centre, the resort comprises 500 stylish guest rooms and suites, including the largest Presidential Suite on the island. Based on Melco’s exacting standards and customised for Cyprus, the chic rooms are furnished with a soft, welcoming palette of colours and include distinct Mediterranean influences. All rooms feature private balconies with unparalleled views overlooking the Akrotiri Salt Lake, the Troodos Mountain range, and the famed Lady’s Mile Beach.
The prestigious development incorporates a 7,500 sq. metre casino designed by Westar, featuring the world’s most exciting table games, a designated Poker area, state-of-the-art slot machines, and live entertainment. In addition, the VIP member’s only Platinum Club offers guests another level of distinctive service.
City of Dreams Mediterranean offers indulgent culinary experiences across eight restaurants and bars, led by Executive Chef Olivier Belliard. Cuisine options include Pan-Asian fusion by Amber Dragon, Middle Eastern delights by Aura, European contemporary by Anaïs, authentic Mediterranean flavours by Oléa, and more.
Families can enjoy Cyprus’ largest resort pool complex, an Adventure Park with zip line, trampoline zone and the adrenaline-pumping Waverider, and Kids City, a children’s club with numerous creative and engaging activities for those aged 4-12 years.
The resort has 8,000 sq. metres of indoor and outdoor event space, suitable for functions of all sizes, from bespoke weddings to large-scale conferences and concerts. Facilities include a Grand Ballroom accommodating over 1,000 guests, the multi-functional Forum, state-of-the-art meeting rooms, and a Roman-style Amphitheatre.
Renu Spa & Fitness, focusing on rejuvenating treatments, is influenced by Morpheus Spa in City of Dreams Macau, which was awarded ‘Spa of the Year’ by the Forbes Travel Guide 2020.
The integrated resort also features a designer shopping promenade and unrivalled entertainment, including guest DJs and legendary acts from around the globe.
City of Dreams Mediterranean is set to take modern resort luxury to new heights and revolutionise the island’s tourism and hospitality sectors. Notably, the development is the first in Cyprus to achieve a BREEAM Excellent rating at its design stage, demonstrating its commitment to sustainability.