Expected to open in 2025, the 60‑room stylish resort will be located on Ilashe beach and is the first internationally branded resort on this Atlantic coastline; and the third Curio Collection hotel in Africa.
LAGOS, Nigeria - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of Koko Beach Resort Ilashe Lagos, Curio Collection by Hilton during the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF). The signing took place at the soon-to-open Kwetu Nairobi, Curio Collection by Hilton.
Developed in partnership with Outposts Investment Limited, the stylish 60-room resort will bring a curated and authentic hospitality experience to Nigeria's Atlantic coast. Slated to open in 2025, Koko Beach Resort Ilashe Lagos, Curio Collection by Hilton will welcome guests to an area known for its pristine sandy beaches and lush natural surroundings. Drawing inspiration from the coast's unique landforms, the resort will feature suites and three-to-four-bedroom private villas with stunning sea views and access to the resort's private beach. It will also feature three restaurants serving a range of local and international cuisine, a lounge, and a lobby coffee shop.
Recreation enthusiasts can take a dip in the resort's outdoor pool, opt for a relaxing massage at the spa, work up a sweat at the gym, or enjoy some water sports activities on the beach. Additional amenities include horse stables with a 630-metre coastline, a cinema, a sports complex and a meeting room and ballroom accommodating up to 750 guests.
Koko Beach Resort Ilashe Lagos, Curio Collection by Hilton will be located close to Snake Island with its long coastline stretching from the Badagry Creek lagoon down to the Atlantic Ocean. The abundance of coconut trees is visible from afar and the island is well known for its privacy and exclusive homes. The resort name takes homage from the coconut tree, which is often referred to as the "Tree of Life" because of its cultural significance. The property is accessible by helicopter or by boat from the main centres in Southern Lagos and a 30-minute shuttle service is operated from designated docks in Lekki, Ikoyi, and Victoria Island in Lagos State.
Hilton currently operates two hotels in Nigeria – Transcorp Hilton Abuja and Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio Collection by Hilton - and 43 hotels in Africa, with another 65 in the pipeline including Kwetu Nairobi, Curio Collection by Hilton, Hilton Kinshasa and Waldorf Astoria Platte Island.
Koko Beach Resort Ilashe Lagos, Curio Collection by Hilton will also be a part of Hilton's award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, where members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount and free standard Wi-Fi. For more information about Curio Collection by Hilton visit Stories From Hilton.