Integrated Resort & Casino

Praia, Cape Verde

Macau Legend Development Ltd
Praia, Cape Verde
16 ha
Master Planning, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture

Project Description

TOWNLAND was commissioned to prepare a Conceptual Master Plan and subsequently Full Service Landscape Architecture for an Integrated Resort and Casino Development on the Islet of Santa Maria and on a section of the Gamboa Beachfront (16 ha) in Praia, Cape Verde, West Africa.

The Development comprises of Office Accommodation, a Casino Hotel and a Walled City (Fort) on the Islet of Santa Maria. Within the Walled City are a Boutique Hotel, a Retail Spine centred around a pedestrian environment, a Cultural Centre, Convention & Exhibition Facilities, a Catholic Church and a Marina.

Adding to the attractiveness of Cape Verde as an international tourism destination, the objectives of the Project are to create a Key Tourism Node in Praia through the introduction of activities which will appeal to local, regional and international tourists and in particular higher spending and longer staying tourists; to capitalize on the Unique Natural Attributes of the Site’s location including the Site’s extensive sea frontages and island environment; and to incorporate a Diverse Programme of Activities including quality oriented tourism related uses which will deepen the attraction of Praia as a competitive destination and which will create a vibrant, year round destination.

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