Atlantis Resort to open in Ko Olina, Hawaii
December 20, 2016: China Oceanwide has entered into a management agreement with subsidiaries of Kerzner International Holdings Limited, for a new Atlantis resort in Ko Olina, a 642 acre development on the white sand beaches of the island of O’ahu in Hawaii. This will be the first Atlantis resort in the United States, along with the brand’s flagship in Dubai, Atlantis, The Palm and the new icon in China, Atlantis, Sanya Hainan which will open in 2017, as well as The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences in Dubai.
Overlooking both the stunning Honu and Kohola Lagoons, Atlantis will offer over 26 acres of unparalleled excitement and larger than life experiences, revolutionary water play in Aquaventure Waterpark, The Ambassador Lagoon and The Lost Chambers Aquarium and incredible dining experiences. Already a leading holiday destination, the addition of Atlantis to Ko Olina will continue the area’s transformation as the new centre for entertainment in Hawaii with the addition of this new trailblazing landmark.
Inspired by the ocean, providing contemporary elegance, Atlantis Ko Olina will celebrate the incredible natural elements of Hawaii’s environment, landscape and architecture and its distinctive heritage and character. With approximately 800 luxurious guest rooms and suites, and approximately 524 residences, Atlantis Ko Olina will introduce a new luxury lifestyle experience to the region. Guests and residents will be able to enjoy unique amenities, from private gardens and private pools to a variety of cutting-edge experiences to the ultimate Beach Club. Luxury retail boutiques will be curated to offer a wide and interesting selection for shopping in Ko Olina. The resort will also house an indulgent Spa, introducing traditional and holistic practices fused with modern spa therapies, as well as a state-of-the-art fitness centre. Younger guests will experience their own adventures, from discovering exotic marine life, to culinary lessons, to the latest innovations in technology. In addition, event space will be available for both large and small gatherings, whether for business or for pleasure.
At full build-out, Ko Olina will generate an estimated $6.3 billion in economic impact annually for the city and state, and be West O’ahu’s largest employer supporting approximately 30,000 permanent jobs. Ko Olina is already the economic engine and key creator of jobs for the Waianae, Kapolei, Makakilo, and Ewa regions.