Spain’s La Hacienda Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort, formerly known as Alcaidesa, has highlighted its ambition to become one of the most exclusive and luxurious golf resorts in Spain by signing a deal with Fairmont Hotel & Residences.
Set for a soft launch in the next 12 months and to fully open by Easter 2024, following the opening of La Hacienda’s redesigned Links Course this summer, the 323-room hotel and villas will complete the multi-million-Euro investment project and the resort’s elevation to a flagship golf destination in southern Europe.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s most celebrated luxury hotel brands with a portfolio of more than 80 across the globe including The Plaza in New York, The Savoy in London, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Quebec City and more recently Fairmont Ambassador Seoul and Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi.
Fairmont La Hacienda will comprise of 153 hotel guest rooms with three junior suites and two two-bedroom suites. In addition, 51 villas will complete the desirable room offering, with 15 composed of 30 junior suites and 30 one-bedroom suites. The 36 remaining villas will be sold to third parties and will come complete with a private pool, extensive living room and kitchen amenities.
The complex will also feature five restaurants and bars, including a pool bar and a beach restaurant, as well as swimming pools, spa, fitness centre, ballroom and a selection of flexible meeting rooms.
This is all in addition to the two golf courses, the Heathland and Links, as well a contemporary clubhouse, halfway house with restaurant, driving range and practice area.
Javier Illán, president and CEO of Millenium Hospitality Real Estate, said: “We are proud that a globally recognised brand such as Fairmont has signed on to manage one of our properties, especially in one of the top luxury destinations in Spain. I am convinced that the future Fairmont hotel will be a benchmark for luxury in Europe and, without a doubt, one of the assets with the greatest value potential of our portfolio.”
Located in the Cadiz municipality of San Roque, close to Sotogrande, the gated golf and residential development will be set on 400 hectares on land with spectacular beachfront views of the Mediterranean, Gibraltar and Africa.