Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide signed the Sheraton Mactan Resort, a new build property comprised of hotel and branded residences on the coral island of Mactan in the Philippines. Owned by AppleOne Mactan, a subsidiary of AppleOne Properties, the property will open in 2018, followed by the opening of the residences in 2020.
When it opens, the beachfront hotel property will offer 250 guestrooms, including 20 suites, with views of Magellan Bay. Other property offerings will include Shine Spa for Sheraton, three dining venues, a lobby lounge and recreation facilities such as a swimming pool and the Sheraton Fitness facilities. Sheraton Mactan Resort will also have function space totaling 14,133 square feet.
Part of the Cebu province and located in Punta Engano Barangay, the property is near the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, the Philippines' second busiest airport. Mactan boasts snorkeling and scuba diving, and is situated for sailing and island hopping.
The Residences at Sheraton Mactan Resort, also scheduled to open before end 2020, will have 182 units consisting of one to three partially-furnished bedroom apartments.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts aims to open more than 150 new hotels globally over the next five years.