Baha Mar has started a $3.4bn resort project on the Bahamian Riviera, Bahamas, which will include hotels and a gaming and entertainment complex.

The project includes hotels from Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Morgans Hotel Group and Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, and a casino.

The hotel properties will comprise 2,250 rooms and construction is expected to start in 2014.

Located on a 1,000 acre site, the project includes a 20 acre Eco Water Park and pool experience, three spas, 60,960m² of event space, a 30,480m² casino, an 18 hole golf course and a 15,240m² retail village.