Melia Hotels to manage three new properties in Saidia Med, Morocco

Meliá Hotels International signed an agreement to manage three new hotels under the Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand, to be developed in the tourist destination of Saidia Med, including a beach hotel, club hotel and luxury serviced apartments.

Meliá Hotels International has joined forces with SDS, a partnership between the major Moroccan group CDG and the Moroccan Tourism Development Fund.

The project consists of three hotels, all sharing the same "Meliá" brand attributes, and all in the five-star category:

A Meliá "Beach Hotel" next to the beach in beside a golf course and with sea frontage, with 396 rooms, a spa, convention center, four restaurants and three bars, a kid's club and a beach club. It’s estimated that the hotel will require an investment of $53 million and will open in 2016.

A "Club Hotel" for families overlooking the golf course with 150 rooms. It will open in 2016 after an investment estimated at $24 million.

Thirdly, Meliá luxury holiday apartments alongside the beach hotel – sharing sea views, with 190 fully-equipped rooms requiring an investment of $36 million and opening in 2017.