After six years of intense renovation in which Meliá Hotels International has invested almost 200 million euros, tomorrow, Magalluf will see another momentous step forward in its transformation into a superior quality, more sustainable and more balanced destination with the presentation of the opening of the Calvia Beach The Plaza hotel and Momentum Plaza shopping centre promoted by the hotel company.
Momentum Plaza complex occupies almost 5,000 square metres of land on which the old Jamaica Hotel once stood (the hotel was demolished and has been replaced by the new, avant-garde hotel), converting the entire area into a 3,500 square metres open space with rest and recreation areas for residents and tourists alike with a large modern shopping area which will host major international fashion and restaurant brands as well as attractive and innovative dining concepts.
This demonstrates the company’s commitment to the deseasonalisation of the destination, guaranteeing the opening throughout the year.
The importance Meliá attaches to the transformation of Magalluf is shown in the Calvia Beach The Plaza, which replaces the old Jamaica Hotel which had been closed since 2008 due to structural problems and was demolished in 2016.
The hotel is a fine example of avant-garde hotel architecture which combines innovative design and the optimisation of space with improvements to accessibility and pedestrianisation, bringing it closer to the beachfront through the connection between S’Olivera Street and the Avenida de Magaluf.
To create an icon for the transformation of the destination, Meliá has installed a huge “hanging” pool which is unique in Europe between the roofs of two of the buildings, with its transparent sides and bottom creating a spectacular sight from the street below and offering bathers magnificent views over the sea and the island of Sa Porrassa as if they were floating in the sea itself.
The transformation of Magalluf is a project that has been promoted by Meliá Hotels International since 2012, when its hotel and leisure facility renovation project was declared a “Project of Local Interest”