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Construction is about to begin on what is to be one of the most modern and exclusive marinas in the Mediterranean, Gran Marina del Estrecho. The marina will be able to accommodate 80 berths for vessels between 30 and 100 metres (98 and 328 feet) with an additional two berths for cruise ships.
Gran Marina del Estrecho, strategically located in the Strait of Gibraltar, has secured a €50 million (c. £43 million) investment for the area, including the construction a 11,100 square metre boardwalk of commercial property for amenities and marine related services.
The Yachting Club building and the shopping area will form the heart of the marina, providing a space dedicated to the crew and offices for companies involved in the maritime world, top quality restaurants, spas and salons, lounge bar with views over the marina, among other services.
Spread over two floors, the Yachting Club will be equipped with a gym and fitness room, spa, beauty area, restaurant and commercial premises and a large service area for members, including office facilities.
A range of fashion boutiques will be situated within the multipurpose commercial building, dispersed over two floors covering 7,600 square metres. The part of the ground floor will be purposed for boating and nautical equipment leaving the rest for food, accessories, and complementary services to the port area. A large hostelry area will be positioned on the first floor with space for 12 premises with large terraces providing amazing views of the Bay of Algeciras and Gibraltar.
The construction, carried out by Sacyr Construction SA, one of the biggest construction organisations in Spain, with design and management handled by Jimenez-Casquet Gestion Integral de Proeyctos SL, is expected to be completed in 2023.
Source: Marine Project
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