Mandalika Resort is an under-construction integrated resort area in the island of lombok It is designated as a Special Economic Zone (KEK) on Mandalika Beach, which stretches from the edge of kuta Lombok the south coast of Lombok, and stretches along the coastline towards surfing spot Grupuk village of Central Lombok regency. The Mandalika Resort area is approximately a 20 minute drive from airport Lombok ( LIA ) It was inagurated by Indonesian President joko widodo on 20 October, 2017.
The Mandalika Resort Development Project is planned to be undertaken on an about 1,200 hectares site in Kuta, Pujut sudistrict and has a projected value of US$3 billion, which include approx 7.5 kilometers of white-sand beaches. Plans have been detailed for hotel, villa and a high end resort projects. A formula one circuit, a plenary room for concert events, a seaport for excursions and other ships, and an integrated Disneyland styled theme park, an underwater park, golf course, mangrove park, eco park, and a technical park have also been proposed Mandalika resort area is managed by Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC), which has 5 beaches in southern part of Lombok, namely Kuta Beach, Serenting Beach, Aan Cape, Keliuw Beach and Gerupuk Beach. The area is 1,179 hectares will be divided in 3 zones:
Mandalika resort area is expected to have 2,000 hotel rooms and attract up to 2 million foreign tourists annually by 2019 Hotels under construction in the resort area are,
Vinci Grand Projects, a subsidiary of France-based Vinci Group, is also interested in building the Mandalika Street Race Circuit Cluster, a venue for the world-class MotoGP race. The sports cluster and entertainment project, measuring 120 hectares, will include the construction of seven hotels, convention center, hospital, and other facilities for accommodation of international standard. As part of the conservation maintenance, the lush green hills that provide the stunning backdrop to the Mandalika Resort area will be set aside as a conservation area of over 3000 hectares. This area is home to many native species and will only be available for low impact activities such as cycling or hiking in order to minimize damage to the endemic flora and fauna.