Paramount Theme Park
Detailed plans for the Paramount Theme Park (To be known as Paramount Resort Murcia) to be built in Murcia have now been revealed , The President for the Company responsible for the project along with executives from Paramount licensing, revealed that the theme park will hopefully be open in 2015. Construction start date recently reported by Regional Government is May 2013 The theme park is expected to attract five million visitors per year, that’s 50% more than Port Aventura, currently Spain’s largest theme park.
The park is to be built on 108 acres of land in Alhama de Murcia just 20 minutes from the new international airport at Corvera which opens early in 2012 and is only 20 minutes from the beaches of the Mediterranean and the Mar Menor. Its location is ONLY a 10-15 minute drive from CAMPOSOL so the Villas offered by us are to be considered the perfect location for any family wishing to take in the joys of what is to be one of Europe’s biggest attractions. Demand is expected to be high and reservations made as soon as an opening date is announced will secure you a holiday to remember.
The location of the park is in an area that has 300 days of sunshine per year, The park has been described as the “envy of Europe” and will feature four main areas.
The first area called “City Adventure” will include three major attractions. One of them will be based on the film Titanic and will feature a huge reproduction of the ocean liner. This area will also host one of three roller coasters to be built in the park based on “The Italian Job” and a virtual reality feature entitled “Mission Impossible”.
The second area, “Lost Valley”, will feature a water ride recreating a trip down the Congo river along with a recreation of the crypt from “Tomb Raider” and a rollercoaster based on the legend of Beowulf.
Especially designed for children is the “Woodland Fantasy” area. A more tranquil offering, dominated by a large tree and featuring magic workshops and interactive adventures including one based on the “Spiderwick Chronicles”.
Plaza Futura is the cutting edge technology area which will feature “Star Trek” and a spectacular recreation of “War of the Worlds”. Not for the faint hearted this area will feature a passage of terror based on the feature film “Paranormal Activity”.
Over one billion Euros is to be invested in the park which will employ in excess of 10,000 people during the course of construction. The park will also contain an auditorium with capacity for 15,000 people and the largest convention centre in the region of Murcia capable of accommodating over 3,000 people in its main hall.