Travel and tourism operator Club Med has expanded its presence in Europe with the opening of a new resort in the Andalusia region of Spain.
Club Med Magna Marbella is the first Spanish resort that the company has opened in more than 20 years. The brand’s first opened a resort on Spain’s Balearic Islands in 1950.
Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the four-star Club Med Magna Marbella resort is spread across 35 acres of gardens and terraces.
The resort has 485 guestrooms in various format including Deluxe, Superior, and Family Suite.
It boasts two restaurants including Suenos, the main restaurant and all-day serving Tierra Gourmet Lounge, as well as three bars.
Other guest amenities include five pools including an adults-exclusive Zen pool and a dedicated kids pool, a Club Med Spa by CINQ MONDES with 14 treatment rooms.
Club Med Magna Marbella offers more than 25 sports and activities, such as Zen yoga, aerial fitness, golf, flying trapeze, archery, beach volleyball, and paddle tennis (native to Marbella).
The family-friendly resort welcomed its first guests on 20 May 2022.
Club Med North America and the Caribbean president and CEO Carolyne Doyon said: “With the opening of Club Med Magna Marbella, North American travellers can discover yet another authentic European destination from Club Med’s extensive international portfolio of premium sun and mountain resorts.
“As demonstrated by this incredible opening in southern Spain, long-haul family travel to major European destinations can also be fun, seamless, and of course, all-inclusive.”
In line with the brand’s commitment to social responsibility, the resort approved the creation of more than 300 direct jobs, as well as 140 local indirect jobs.
Club Med president and CEO Henri Giscard d’Estaing said: “Today, we are proud to return to Andalusia, one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Europe, with a new premium resort, Club Med Magna Marbella, which perfectly showcases what Club Med has become today after major changes in the last 20 years – a premium, ‘glocal’, happy digital brand aiming to develop a more sustainable tourism.”