Crystal Lagoons drives the greatest tourism project in Colombia’s history in Cartagena de Indias20 October, 2014 / News
Crystal Lagoons Corp. and Darío Gallo y Daniel Roldán are developing the first super luxurious mega project in Cartagena de Indias. The latter are renowned real estate developers with more than 20 years of experience in the Colombian market, with projects in Bogotá and Colombia’s main cities, apart from important mining operations.
The first step of the project includes a 200-hectares site land from a total area of 1.400 hectares, and a 10-hectares mega crystalline lagoon. “Rancho Grande” is the greatest second house development built up in Colombia’s history. The project includes 1400 apartments, 2350 condo units, 500 villas, 470 townhouses and 40 country houses. Besides, a 5 stars hotel with 500 rooms, a 27 hole Golf course, 23.500 m2 commercial area, apart from the large green areas and sport infrastructure.
The lagoon, where people will be able to practice all kinds of nautical activities in the middle of crystalline waters and white sand beaches, will positively impact local tourism. The project will provide a swimming option of extraordinary dimensions, quality and safety that faces the problem of this city’s coastal border, which is affected by the mud that the Magdalena River carries.
“Rancho Grande marks Crystal Lagoons arrival to the Colombian market and consolidates the crystalline lagoons penetration in the region most iconic touristic zones. It is an innovative concept and a strong competitive advantage that provokes a revolution in the tourism market where there is great demand for luxurious products” stated Francisco Matte, Crystal Lagoons Commercial Director.
Crystal Lagoons Corporation is an international innovation company that has developed and patented technology that allows for the low-cost construction and maintenance of unlimited size bodies of water in crystal-clear condition. Patented in 160 countries, Crystal Lagoons’ technology applications range widely from its recreational business, which brings the dream of idyllic beach life to any corner of the world, to its industrial variations in closed-circuit cooling, water desalination and applications for the mining industry. The technology was pioneered by Fernando Fischmann, the founder and chairman of Crystal Lagoons Corporation. A trained biochemist, Fischmann patented the technology and founded Crystal Lagoons Corporation in 2007. In less than three years since its formation, Crystal Lagoons Corporation has seen exponential growth and is currently involved in over 300 projects in more than 60 countries, including Egypt, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Singapore, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Paraguay and United States.