A stunning Greek restaurant right in the heart of Puente Romano Beach Resort

Say Kalimera to GAIA Marbella…

Get ready to indulge in the essence of Greek-Mediterranean culinary perfection as GAIA, the renowned Greek restaurant from Dubai, is set to open its doors this spring in Marbella. Nestled in the heart of Hotel Puente Romano Beach Resort, GAIA invites you to a gastronomic adventure that promises to be both unforgettable and delectable.

Crafted by the culinary mastery of Chef Izu Ani and Chef Orestis Kotefas, GAIA embodies ‘the quintessence of Greek-Mediterranean cuisine with a modern palate and captivating charm.’ The Gaia Marbella restaurant, designed with elegance and charm, will boast a prime location within the resort, offering a daily culinary haven for enthusiasts. This marks the debut of GAIA Marbella as the first Greek-Mediterranean restaurant of its kind in Spain, making a flavorful statement in the vibrant Marbella dining scene with its opening.

Evgeny Kuzin, President of Fundamental Hospitality, shares his enthusiasm for GAIA Marbella opening, stating, “GAIA is a completely unique concept, offering guests a ‘homey’ experience in every visit and in every city. We are proud to introduce our ‘Made in Dubai’ concept and experience to Marbella.

GAIA Marbella Restaurant: Grecian Bliss

As the fourth gem in the growing GAIA family, alongside Dubai, Doha, Monte Carlo, and London, GAIA restaurant Marbella sets the stage for an authentic Grecian experience. Picture a space inspired by the Greek Goddess of Earth, GAIA, with decor echoing the tranquility and balance of the land – elements of mountains, azure blue seas, and the radiant sun – because why settle for anything less than a visual feast?

Step into an atmosphere that’s as warm and inviting as a Greek grandmother’s embrace, tinged with the enchanting hues of white and bougainvillea pink. From the moment you stroll in, you’ll be wrapped in this cozy, relaxed ambience, evoking the idyllic charm of Greek villages. 

GAIA Marbella
GAIA Puente Romano | Photo credit: www.puenteromano.com

The Food at GAIA Marbella

Now, let’s talk food – the heart of GAIA’s offerings are fine ingredients and the heartwarming essence of home cooking. The restaurant showcases a signature Seafood Market with a splendid variety of fish and seafood, allowing diners to choose their day-boat delights from a dedicated counter. With freshly baked bread and dishes cooked in a traditional wooden oven, GAIA Marbella menu promises a culinary journey that is both authentic and soul-satisfying. 

Chefs Izu Ani and Orestis Kotefas have curated menus that’ll make your taste buds do the sirtaki. From whole sea bream carpaccio to the irresistible orzo pasta with Kritharaki pasta – it’s a harmonious blend of flavors and traditions from Greece and the Mediterranean.

GAIA Marbella
GAIA Puente Romano | Photo credit: www.puenteromano.com

The Yin to GAIA Marbella's Yang

What sets GAIA restaurant Marbella apart is not just its culinary prowess but the addition of NYX Marbella, an exclusive lounge speakeasy concealed within the restaurant. These two destinations, distinct from each other but creatively integrated, promise to exceed expectations. As the Mediterranean evening unfolds, guests can venture through a hidden door to discover this gem, where expertly crafted cocktails and an intimate ambiance await, elevating the Puente Romano Beach Resort experience.

So mark your calendars for March, as GAIA Marbella opens its doors at Puente Romano Beach Resort, inviting you to savor the Mediterranean magic. For more details, visit gaia-restaurants.com and get ready to say Yassou to a Greek gem in Marbella. Opa!

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Frequently Asked Questions: GAIA restaurant

Who is behind GAIA Restaurant?

Behind the GAIA concept are Evgeny Kuzin and Chef Izu Ani, the prominent host duo in the United Arab Emirates. They’ve collaborated to bring forth a unique culinary experience that celebrates the tradition of Greece with their dishes.

When did GAIA Dubai open?

GAIA restaurant Dubai opened its doors back in 2018, under the guidance of renowned Dubai-based chef Izu Ani. Since its inception, GAIA has become a hotspot frequented by celebrities ranging from sheikhs to film stars and beyond, adding a touch of star power to its already vibrant atmosphere.

When will GAIA Marbella opening take place?

Adding to its renowned reputation, GAIA Marbella, a distinguished Greek restaurant in Marbella, will be opening its doors under the guidance of Chef Izu Ani and Chef Orestis Kotefas during the week of March 25th, 2024.

Where can I find Gaia Marbella photos?

You can find photos of Gaia Marbella on various platforms such as their official website, and social media pages.

Frequently Asked Questions: Puente Romano

Where is Puente Romano Beach Resort located?

Situated on the prestigious Golden Mile between Marbella and Puerto Banús, this member of ‘Leading Hotels of the World’  enjoys a prime beachfront setting.

What makes Puente Romano Beach Resort stand out among Spain’s top destinations?

Puente Romano Beach Resort is recognized as one of Spain’s premier resorts by the Condé Nast Traveler 2023 Awards, it is a luxurious 5-star destination nestled in an exceptional Mediterranean setting with unparalleled views spanning from the sea to the mountains of North Africa.

How far is it from Malaga International Airport?

Puente Romano Beach Resort is just a 45-minute scenic drive from Malaga Airport, ensuring convenient accessibility for a luxurious retreat. With the charm of an Andalusian village, the resort features three private villas and 162 spacious suites tucked away amidst flourishing botanical gardens that extend to the Mediterranean Sea.

How many pools does Puente Romano have?

Puente Romano Beach Resort features five pools scattered throughout the expansive grounds, providing guests with various options to enjoy a refreshing swim.

How many bars and restaurants does Puente Romano have?

The resort boasts an impressive selection of 20 restaurants and bars, catering to diverse culinary preferences, including internationally renowned venues like Nobu, COYA, and Cipriani, ensuring a delightful gastronomic journey. With the upcoming GAIA Marbella opening, guests can anticipate an additional exceptional dining experience, enriching the culinary offerings at Puente Romano Beach Resort.

How many rooms does Puente Romano have?

At Puente Romano Beach Resort, guests can choose from a selection of accommodations that includes three private villas and 162 spacious suites. Set within the picturesque surroundings of an Andalusian village-style setting and enveloped by lush beachside gardens, the resort ensures a stay that is both luxurious and comfortable for every guest.

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