May 12, 2023 3 min read


Melco Resorts Sets to Launch City of Dreams Mediterranean in July

The sprawling casino resort will be opening on the island of Cyprus and be one of the biggest projects in the region, expected to draw a steady tourism stream in

The project features a 7,500-square-metre casino that includes slot machines, table games, and a dedicated poker room for players who wish to enjoy their favorite game a little more competitively. The sluicegates will open on July 10, 2023, when Melco Resorts & Entertainment starts promoting the venue more aggressively and focuses on getting more footfall. The company has been long-preparing for this opening, including the training of staff for its casino.

A Project That Promises Quality Gaming and Accommodation

The July 10th opening will follow a one-month period of acclimatization beginning on June 12, 2023, when City of Dreams Mediterranean is going to start accepting visitors as part of its soft-opening period. Accommodation is not lacking with the resort featuring 500 guest rooms and suites, as well as one of the largest Presidential Suite options in Cyprus.

The rooms have private balconies with views of the Akrotiri Salt Lake, the Troodos Mountain Range or Lady’s Mile Beach. The casino offering is aligned with Melco Resorts’ global footprint and ability to bring exclusive offers to its customers worldwide.

In terms of other recreational activities, City of Dreams Mediterranean will tempt guests with both the quality of its gaming facilities as well as with the deliciousness of its dining options.

The venue will feature meals from Amber Dragon’s Pan-Asian Fusion, Aura’s Middle Eastern Delights, Ana’s European Contemporary, and Oléa’s Real Mediterranean Flavors. There are other dining options, with more to arrive in the future as well.

The Grand Ballroom can host up to 1,000 people, and the facility features an Amphitheater, meeting spaces, and other recreational activities.

City of Dreams Mediterranean Offering Tons of Amenities

Commenting on the upcoming project, City of Dreams Mediterranean general manager Grant Johnson said that the company was thrilled to welcome the new project and its guests:

A landmark project and our first venture in Europe, it will bring Melco’s standards of entertainment and leisure and welcome innovation to Cyprus’ luxury hotel scene.  

City of Dreams Mediterranean general manager Grant Johnson

There is more as well, with the Renu Spa & Fitness offering rejuvenating treatments and more. There is a designer shopping promenade to keep guests never wanting for goods, and famous DJs will fly in to ensure that party-goers are having a might good time. The project has been designed with sustainability in mind, which is one of the City of Dreams Mediterranean is also hailed as an exemplary project in terms of environmental impact.

The upcoming casino resort features Europe’s grandest casino, extensive entertainment options, and the biggest expo center in Cyprus, the company concluded. The launch of the project is a welcome development after the company confirmed late last year that it needed to fill 1,000 jobs. It seems that it has all gone as planned.


Although Fiona doesn't have a long-spanning background within the gambling industry, she is an incredibly skilled journalist who has built a strong interest in the constantly growing iGaming network. The team at is glad to have her on our roster to help deliver the best stories as soon as they hit. Aside from writing, she loves to dabble in online casino games such as slots and roulette, both for her own enjoyment and also as research to better improve her understanding of the industry.

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