Imagery courtesy of Arduous Rock Worldwide and Gensler.
Arduous Rock Worldwide is to companion with GEK TERNA Group to create a luxurious resort and on line casino within the coronary heart of the Athens Riviera.
Situated inside the Ellinikon growth, Arduous Rock Resort & On line casino Athens is about to open in 2026.
Distinctive European vacation spot
The resort will mix a five-star luxurious lodge, a world class gaming ground, a premier assembly and conference area, a state-of-the-art leisure venue, internationally famend meals and beverage, an opulent Rock Spa and Pool Advanced, and a high-end retail promenade.
The design of the venture attracts its inspiration from primary Greek components reminiscent of the ocean, the humanities and historical mythology, which it combines with the fashionable necessities of structure and the harmonious integration of the venture in its setting and placement. Open areas, gardens and water options are key components of the venture’s design, which structure agency Gensler is enterprise, with whole inexperienced open area overlaying near 205,000 sq m.
The central tower attracts its inspiration from nautical references, incorporating in its design the waves, the sails and the lighthouse. Constructed on three ranges, the tower has three completely different orientations similar to the reference factors positioned inside the imaginary triangle that’s fashioned across the venture: the Acropolis, the ocean and Mount Hymettus. Its iconic form will function a logo of the area and reference the significance of the connection between land, sea and sky.
The event brings a vibrant on line casino of slightly below 15,000 sq m, comprising 200 tables and a pair of,000 gaming machines. The Tower consists of greater than 1,000 visitor rooms and suites, totalling virtually 3,500 beds overlooking the waterfront or views throughout Athens to the Parthenon. The venture additionally consists of the best out of doors rooftop terrace in Athens, with a rooftop pool deck that consists of Bars, the Rock Spa and Physique Rock Health.
Reveals and buying
The Arduous Rock Reside’s theatre is designed to entertain audiences of three,000, whereas the stage extends to the outside for out of doors festivals and live shows with an extra 7,500 seats. Impressed by the traditional Greek amphitheatre, the out of doors garden goals to carry collectively tradition and leisure, bridging the Arduous Rock model with the Greek way of life.
An outside village with a wide range of retail, high-end native and worldwide eating places, eating terraces and bar and lounge areas encompasses the on line casino, whereas the convention and exhibition centre, which exceeds 23,000 sq m, offers a big expo corridor, ballrooms, assembly areas and assist areas.
Jim Allen, Arduous Rock Worldwide chairman, stated: “We’re thrilled to announce the partnership with GEK TERNA Group and additional develop Arduous Rock’s attain throughout the globe within the nice metropolis of Athens. This growth will carry over 3,000 everlasting jobs to the folks of Greece and we stay up for bringing our distinctive model of leisure and offering an unparalleled expertise for visitors of all ages.”
George Peristeris, chairman and CEO of GEK TERNA Group added: “This growth will create a premium tourism spot, anticipated to supply employment to 1000’s of individuals, yield important revenues to the general public sector, and add worth to Greece’s model. Together with Arduous Rock we’re realising a non-public funding of over 1 billion euros, reaffirming our belief in Greece’s prospects and potential.”
Long run partnership
The 30-year concession is a partnership between Arduous Rock Worldwide (51%) and GEK TERNA Group (49%), with the latter additionally being chargeable for all the building of the venture, which is predicted to start inside the first months of 2023 and final shut to a few years.
Arduous Rock Resort & On line casino Athens is the most recent addition to Arduous Rock Worldwide’s in depth portfolio with venues in over 70 nations spanning 265 places that embrace owned/licensed or managed Motels, Casinos, Rock Retailers, Reside Efficiency Venues and Cafes.
An additional 29 websites are as a result of be part of the portfolio over the approaching years, in accordance with the TOPHOTELPROJECTS database, together with Arduous Rock Resort Cincinnati (2024), Arduous Rock Singapore (2023) and Arduous Rock Resort Sao Paulo (2024).