Spanish hotel chain RIU Hotels & Resorts has agreed to buy three hotels on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.
The group has purchased a resort which comprises the Riu Le Morne, Riu Creole and Riu Coral – all four-star hotels.
The hotels are now closed for refurbishment. The total investment in the project will be €80m ($109m).
Riu Le Morne is an adult-only hotel that features 219 rooms. The Hotel Riu Creole has 167 rooms, three restaurants and five bars, while the Riu Coral, with 144 rooms, also offers three restaurants and five bars.
Hotel Riu Creole and Riu Coral will offer a daily activities programme and children’s entertainment club.
According to RIU Hotels, all three hotels lead directly on to the beach and will open in February 2015.
Founded in Mallorca, RIU Hotels & Resorts has more than 100 hotels in 16 countries, employing a total of 27,107 people globally.