Ultra-luxury resort operator One&Only has broken ground on its second European property. One&Only Kéa Island will be located on a 60-hectare beachfront site in Vroskopos Bay on the Cycladic island in Greece that shares the same name.
The development on the Aegean Sea will comprise of 75 resort villas, along with a limited number of One&Only Private Homes. It will join One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro, slated to begin welcoming guests in 2020.
Kéa island is the closest Cycladic island to Athens and is easily accessible by ferry, speed boat or yacht from Lavrio Harbour. One&Only Kéa Island will provide the ultimate hideaway for guests with a choice of accommodation and secluded villas that are perfect for couples or large families, all with private swimming pools. Home to a destination spa with holistic wellness at its heart, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, captivating culinary experiences and a vibrant beach club, One&Only Kéa Island will be an inspiring destination for all generations.
The project is being developed in Vroskopos Bay in the northwest part of the island. One&Only Kéa Island resort and Private Home community will be built in a style reminiscent of a Greek amphitheatre, maximising the sea views on two slopes of the bay.
One&Only Kéa Island is a joint venture between Kerzner International, Dolphin Capital Investors, Dolphin Capital Partners and Heah&Co.
The ground-breaking ceremony was attended by His Excellency Mohammed Al Shaibani, Executive Director & CEO of Investment Corporation of Dubai and Chairman of Kerzner International; Michael Wale, CEO of Kerzner International; Miltos Kambourides, Founder and CEO of Dolphin Capital Partners; John Heah, architect and owner of Heah&Co.; Konstantinos Terzitanos, Managing Director Redex; the Governor of South Aegean region; the Mayor of Kea and other representatives of the local authorities.