Project and construction management has been handed over to Engexpor, which has been following the development of Ombria Resort since 2016.
The work has begun with the construction of the hotel, which includes 76 deluxe rooms and suites, as well as integrating the first Viceroy branded residences in Europe, the “Viceroy Residences at Ombria Resort”, consisting of 65 one and two bedroom apartments, managed by the American chain of 5 star hotels, Viceroy Hotels & Resorts.
The new hotel complex is also to include a spa, health and fitness facilities, several restaurants and bars, a conference centre, swimming pools, kids club and astronomical observatory.
Engexpor CEO Miguel Alegria comments: “We are proud to have been selected to manage the project and construction of Ombria Resort, a flagship development being created by prestigious brands and will be a reference in the industry and an added value for the Algarve region.
Our experience and capacity in the tourism and hospitality sector over Engexpor’s
35 years of activity, with special focus on similar projects, allows us to feel confident in meeting the high standards of quality and sustainability that this venture demands”.
In the first phase of the Ombria Resort, scheduled to open in early 2022, the golf course clubhouse, will be built. In total, the luxury development covers an area of 153 hectares and comprises 316 units, including villas, villas and apartments, involving an investment of €260 million, applied by the Finnish group PONTOS, owner and promoter of Ombria Resort.