Hawaii is getting a new Atlantis resort.
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 Oahu.
China Oceanside and Kerzner said the new resort will offer a sophisticated lifestyle experience, with ocean views, green spaces and water experiences, along with Hawaii-inspired architecture and themed programming. The move will mark the first Atlantis resort in the United States, along with the brand’s flagship in Dubai, Atlantis, The Palm and the new resort in China, Atlantis, Sanya Hainan which will open in 2017, as well as The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences in Dubai. Kerzner said has plans to continue to grow and develop the Atlantis brand globally.
Overlooking both the Honu and Kohola Lagoons, Atlantis will encompass over 26 acres of experiences, water play in Aquaventure Waterpark, The Ambassador Lagoon and The Lost Chambers Aquarium and dining experiences. With a design that aims to celebrate the natural elements of Hawaii’s environment, the resort will have approximately 800 guest rooms and suites, as well as approximately 524 residences. Guests and residents will be able to enjoy a variety of unique amenities, from private gardens and private pools to a variety of experiences to a Beach Club. Luxury retail boutiques will be curated to offer a wide and interesting selection for shopping. The resort will also house a Spa, introducing traditional and holistic practices fused with modern spa therapies, as well as a 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.