Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Utama Ir. Haji Idris bin Haji Haron unveiled today SATORI, the state's first wellness-themed mixed development in a groundbreaking ceremony that drew over 200 guests which included Government Officials, corporate leaders and Melaka's top echelon. The project, with an estimated gross development value of RM300 million, is developed by the Singapore Exchange listed, multi-award winning Hatten Land Ltd ("Hatten Landâ€).
An influx of local and foreign investors, media partners and industry influencers converged at the Hatten ICON Gallery at Level One of Hatten Square to witness the launch of the major game-changer in Melaka's burgeoning economy. SATORI, an eye-catching development set in the heart of the historical city with a gross floor area of about 570,400 square feet will consist of 192 serviced suites, an 85,250 square feet retail mall with an adjoining car park with 457 lots, a 336-room hotel and more than 50 world-class facilities.
SATORI, which means "enlightenmentâ€ in Japanese, goes beyond just bodily health. It is a haven of all-round, holistic wellness which combines the elements of physical, psychological as well as spiritual well-being, personalised to suit the specific needs and goals of each visitor.
Categorised into fitness, beauty, leisure and overall well-being, these are just a few of the more than 50 facilities housed in SATORI: - One-Stop Fitness & Aqua Gym - Health Food Outlets - Yoga Room / Ariel Yoga - Sea Salt Spa & Mud Baths - Beauty & Hair Care - Meditation Hall - Infinity Pool, Sky Lounge & Cabana - BBQ Area & Hammock Chairs - Reflexology Stone Track - Herb Garden - Red Indian Play Zone - Beanbag Theatre
As an investment, SATORI will carve a niche in the multi-billion dollar global wellness-tourism market1 by making a definitive statement in the wellness sector. A one-stop, wellness-leisure destination, set in a city which hosts 16 million tourists a year2 due to its rich historical heritage, SATORI creates opportunities for investors to capitalise on Malaysia's growing potential for wellness tourism.
Dato' Colin Tan, Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Hatten Land, said: "SATORI seeks to offer a clear differentiation by making a strong statement on the wellness theme. Pioneering a new holistic wellness niche in Melaka, SATORI is the only one of its kind to combine health, fitness, beauty treatments, leisure as well as homes and a hotel, all in one vibrant destination. SATORI's brilliant composition of facilities, residences and accommodation meets the aspirations of an increasingly sophisticated market which seeks quality wellness and health services.â€
"Moreover, SATORI's proximity to Hatten Land's iconic Hatten City, and major developments such as the deep sea port, cruise terminal and Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail position this project for future growth in one of the most important cities along peninsular Malaysia's west coast straddling the Straits of Malacca, one of the world's busiest sea lanes" he added.