Resort and Spa Cayo Largo Gran Paraiso

Cayo Largo

Gran Paraiso is among a number of Qatari Diar projects in the Americas and puts the Qatar investment efforts to promote sustainable tourism in the Caribbean in the spotlight. State-owned Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) signed a $70 million dollar deal with the Republic of Cuba to develop the five-star Gran Paraiso Resort and Spa Cayo Largo tourist resort.

The resort is part of a joint venture with Gran Caribe, a company owned by the Cuban Ministry of Tourism. Three further sites have been identified in Cuba for future developments, Qatari Diar hopes to develop a total of 3 hotels using the Gran Paraiso brand.

The investment consists of a 200-bedroom hotel and 60 deluxe villas. Cayo Largo Resort is located on an island accessible by aircraft off the Cuban mainland. The hotel development will include a spa and fitness center and conference facilities.

Located on an isolated and small island of Cayo Largo del Sur, 50 km southwest of Cuba on a 285,000 sqm parcel of land, the development will be a ultra-luxury resort.

Qatar Investment Authority want the resort to reflect the traditions and customs of the local Cuban culture, Cayo Largo del Sur, the new luxury resort hotel and spa, will also feature world-class amenities, including a spa and fitness center. The development will be complimented by retail facilities

As Qatari Diar’s first major venture into Cuba, the key development will spur economic growth on a local level and offer quality accommodation to international visitors.