Okura Hotels & Resorts is to open its first property in Macau, China, at the Galaxy Macau integrated destination resort in early 2011.

Hotel Okura Macau hotel will feature 488 guestrooms and a Yamazato Japanese restaurant.

The 550,000m² Galaxy Macau is being developed at a cost of HK$14.9bn ($1.9bn) and will be an integrated destination resort in the special administrative region’s Cotai entertainment area.

Galaxy Macau will feature a resort deck with a 4,000m² man-made beach, according to asiatraveltips.com.