Monday, April 10, 2017

Montecillo Announces Planned Four-Acre Resort

By Armando Landin

A new resort is set to join the Montecillo smart growth community on El Paso's West Side. The Resort at Montecillo is set to start construction later this year.

An overhead shot of the planned Resort at Montecillo which will start construction in fall of 2017 in West El Paso. (Courtesy EPT Land Communities)

The four-acre project will include various resort amenities, including a Resident Clubhouse, "resort style" water attractions, and an events center.

Water attractions will include a "beach entry" resort pool, a lazy river pool, a splash pad, private cabanas, poolside food and drink service from outdoor bars, an outdoor movie screen, and 40-foot tall water slides.

This rendering shows the "lazy river" component of the planned Resort at Montecillo in El Paso. (Courtesy EPT Land Communities)

The clubhouse will have a business center, fitness facilities, a "teaching kitchen" that offers free cooking lessons, a bar area, concierge desk, and lounge areas.

An outdoor bar area overlooks a resort pool, planned for West El Paso. The Resort at Montecillo will begin construction in fall of 2017. (Courtesy EPT Land Communities)

The Events Facility will have a 400-guest capacity and host conventions including music and public events. It will offer full catering and the ability to accommodate smaller events as well.

Resort patrons will have access to a "beach entry" pool when the Resort at Montecillo opens in El Paso. (Courtesy EPT Land Communities)

Residents of Montecillo and their guests will have access to the resort area, as will those staying at an adjacent Marriott branded hotel. No details are yet available regarding the size of the hotel.

The planned Events Center at the Resort at Montecillo will have a capacity of up to 400 guests. Construction will begin at the site in the fall on El Paso's West Side. (Courtesy EPT Land Communities)

According to the developer, EPT Land Communities, construction will commence within six months, in the fall. This is the latest in a string of large projects announced for Montecillo, which previously revealed that a Topgolf venue will be opening up at the development.

(Previously: Topgolf to Open at Montecillo in El Paso)

No opening date has been set for the resort.