Elevate Every Stage of Life with E&O’s Arica: Your Best Milestone Yet

By now, you’re probably familiar with Andaman Island, a 760-acre reclaimed masterplanned island marvel named for the sea that surrounds it. Today, we’ll be taking a trip over to Andaman Island to check out their latest launch; Arica.


Arica: E&O’s Latest 380-Unit Freehold Launch In Penang

Arica is a 380-unit freehold development in the heart of Gurney Green District on Andaman Island. Just last year, E&O introduced Andaman Island’s first project, The Meg, which features two blocks of serviced apartments.

Nestled strategically within the lively enclave of Gurney Green, Arica will have easy access to commercial amenities like workplaces, education, hospitality, health and wellness, retail, or cafes and restaurants to frequent with family and friends.

E&O Arica

With 380 units on offer, these freehold contemporary apartments come fully furnished and ready for occupation upon completion. Recently awarded the GreenRE Platinum Provisional Certification under the residential category, Arica embraces a sleek aesthetic where functionality and sustainability are top priorities. Arica’s units are all tastefully fitted and furnished , ranging from 947 sq ft to 1,259 sq ft. Its 2- and 3-bedroom units offer efficient and practical layouts for optimal living. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the units:

Type A: 947 sq. ft | 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Type C: 1152 sq. ft | 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Type D: 1259 sq. ft | 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

E&O AricaType A show unit: Living & Kitchen

E&O AricaType C show unit: Living  

E&O AricaType D show unit: Living & Dining

Type D show unit: Kid’s Bedroom


Amenities at Arica include a business lounge, fitness facilities,  event rooms, and more. Residents can also enjoy panoramic views of Gurney Bay from the rooftop, enveloped by the beauty of nature. Various options cater to residents’ fitness needs, from a basketball half-court, squash courts, a gymnasium, a lap pool, a dance studio, to a yoga lawn.

Located strategically on Andaman Island, Arica caters to residents who value a balanced lifestyle, with meticulously planned amenities and landscaping throughout the vicinity. E&O Arica

Residents will be surrounded by the fresh sea breeze and lush landscaping with over 90 acres of greenery on the island. The development utilises various strategies to enhance energy efficiency, including the use of Sarnatherm XPS roof insulation boards and tinted glass with optimal thermal properties, maximising natural ventilation.


Andaman Island itself has also received the GreenRE Platinum Provisional Certification within the township category, demonstrating its commitment to green living.

E&O Arica

Speaking with Mr Michael Tan, Director of Development & Construction Management, he said: 

“In Penang, the award-winning Seri Tanjung Pinang (STP) development is the island’s first masterplanned seafront development that has now become a thriving community to locals as well as expatriates from over 30 nationalities. Following the successful delivery of STP, E&O has gone on to introduce Andaman with its maiden launch in 2022 and Arica in 2023.”

Make This Serene, Well-Rounded Sanctuary Your Home

Whether it’s young couples, small families who are first-time home buyers, or empty nesters seeking a cosy post-retirement home, Arica is the perfect fit. Here are three valuable tips for first-time home buyers from Mr. Michael Tan:

  1. Be an early mover to enjoy the advantage of getting good appreciation from the purchase.
  2. Seize the opportunity to own a ready-to-move-in home where Arica is crafted to meet first home buyers’ needs.
  3. Location plays a pivotal role in the decision-making process. Andaman Island, strategically situated and easily accessible via two bridges from Penang Island, is an ideal choice. These bridges are conveniently located at Gurney Bay and E&O’s Seri Tanjung Pinang township, providing seamless access to Andaman.

Every milestone deserves the best and Arica is ready to help you make the most of it. And not forgetting, Moonshine Bakehouse is an aesthetic cafe on Andaman Island serving brunch, cakes, and coffee all in a calming and spacious ambiance.

Click here for more information on Arica.

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