A First for New Resort and Spa at Pala Casino

On August 19, 2003, Pala Casino will become Pala Casino Resort and Spa, a 650,00 sq-ft, $215 million hotel, casino, entertainment and dining complex å- it will be the first casino between Los Angeles and San Diego to feature a 10,000 sq-ft, full-service spa and salon.

Located in northern San Diego County, the spa at Pala will encompass a state-of-the-art fitness centre, 14 treatment rooms - with two spa suites, complete salon and a boutique. Special features of the spa will include private outdoor rain showers, Swiss showers, indoor/outdoor treatment facilities, eucalyptus steam rooms, sauna and whirlpool. The resort will also feature an Olympic size pool with 12 private poolside cabanas and two side-by-side Jacuzzis with dual temperature control.

Pala was Southern California’s first casino to offer all the elements of real Las Vegas-style gaming. It was also the first California casino to be built from the ground up and opened by high-level faming executives and operators. 

Property Highlights Include

?$115 million initial project cost

?$105 million resort, spa and expansion project cost

?2,000 slot and video machines

?57 table games with 18 more to be added with the completion Pala’s Resort and Spa expansion

?High-limit gaming and lounge area

?A unique non-smoking gaming area

?Six restaurants with seating for 1,000 guests with two new restaurants opening with the expansion of the property

?Two lounges for live entertainment including the new Grand Cabaret, a 1,000-seat entertainment venue which will open in June

?30,000 sq-ft. Pala Events Centre, used for live entertainment, sporting events, as well as fully equipped meeting and function space, with 17 meeting rooms

?2,000 seat outdoor Palomar Starlight Theater for outdoor concerts, boxing and banquets

?A 10,000 sq-ft spa featuring 14 treatment rooms, state-of-the-art fitness centre, salon and boutique.