Travellers seeking a forthcoming visit to Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Project will be pampered with choices when it comes to accommodation.
The Red Sea Development Company, the creator of the large-scale tourism project on Saudi Arabia’s west coast, has declared 9 new-fangled luxury premium hotels that are established to open during Phase 1 of the project.
From the extravagant Grand Hyatt to The Edition Hotel, the elite properties offer travellers a plethora of accommodation choices with an option of beachfront, overwater, and desert locations.
The properties will comprise over half the 16 hotels under advancement in Phase 1 of the project.
Whilst every one of the luxury hotels will deliver travellers with a unique experience when it comes to leisure, facilities, and dining, the properties are connected by their staunch commitment to sustainability. This is something that rests at the bosom of the Red Sea Project, which is one of the most eminent and ambitious renewing projects across the globe.
Now let’s explore each of these 9 properties in detail.
SLS Red Sea
The SLS Red Sea is a sister hotel of the newly opened SLS Dubai. The SLS Red Sea will welcome guests onto the Red Sea Project on Shaura Island in Q4 of 2023.
The hotel is famous for its creative and innovative luxury experience and the Saudi property is expected to be of similar grandeur. Italian architect, Piero Lissoni, will collaborate with the hotel brand to create a magnanimous hotel of 150 rooms, inclusive of 15 villas and 12 suites adjacent to private pools, a high-tech fitness centre, a luxury spa, and an Altitude Pool. Guests and travellers can anticipate pampering their palettes with the signature SLS culinary and cocktail culture including Fi’lia, Seabird, and Floating World.
The St. Regis Red Sea Resort
This will be the foremost St. Regis hotel to open in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The St. Regis Red Sea Resort will be situated on a private island. This ultra-elite all-villa resort will welcome guests in 2023 and bring travellers a Maldivian-style experience comprehensive of overwater villas with expansive ocean views.
The resort is being designed by renowned Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma, who is extolled for his capability to fuse architecture with social responsibility and nature. The resort will also encompass two signature restaurants, a spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness centre. The youth will be capable to enjoy their stay at the children’s club and guests checking in can anticipate St. Regis’ butler service throughout their stay.
The Red Sea Edition
Edition Hotels, by Ian Schrager, are famous for their unique properties and the Red Sea Edition will be no different when it begins receiving guests in 2023.
Situated on the Red Sea Project’s primary island of Shaura, the hotel will encompass 240 guest rooms that are inclusive of one, two, and three-bedroom suites. The architecture of the hotel will resonate with the best of the spot’s social and cultural ecosystem. There will be two restaurants situated on the site as well as a destination bar, beach bar, private beach, a spa, and a large swimming pool for those looking to relax and unwind from the stress of everyday life.
Grand Hyatt the Red Sea
Travellers who anticipate having more options on their doorstep will need to consider booking a stay at Grand Hyatt the Red Sea.
This extravagant premium hotel on Shaura Island will be the biggest to begin operations in Phase 1 of the Red Sea Project. The hotel will encompass 430 rooms in total, and deliver views of the adjacent shorelines. The family-friendly resort will comprise a variety of spacious suites and rooms, which will also encompass first-class dining and leisure facilities and accessibility to a private beach.
Foster + Partners will be the architects of the colourful hotel and will follow the British architectural company’s ‘coral bloom’ blueprint for the Red Sea Project, which has been fabricated to bear a resemblance of the bloom of corals from the bird’s eye view.
Six Senses Southern Dunes
Resting in the bosom of the desert dunes of the Red Sea Project, the Six Senses Southern Dunes boasts a 76-room resort that utilizes the region’s mountains and inland oasis to the maximum.
The resort is destined to be opened by the climax of 2023. It will base its centre around an Oasis, wherein the hotel’s reception, meeting spaces, and lobby will be housed. This will also be the area where guests will be able to witness the Six Senses Earth Lab, a primary location to seek out more about the sustainable endeavours at the hotel, like water preservation and harnessing renewable solar energy.
The premium resort will have a 24/7 dining restaurant and there are plans in the pipeline set for a culinary school where guests can inculcate the knowledge of the authentic and local culinary dishes.
The Six Senses Southern Dunes will encompass a swimming pool and a spa. The open-plan of the villas encompass 1 to 4 bedrooms with its interiors designed to resonate with the desert environment. Each room will comprise an outdoor terrace that allows travellers to connect with nature.
Raffles Red Sea
The Raffles Red Sea will be the first of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Raffles Red Sea will encompass a nature-centric inhabitation on Shaura Island. The resort is also being designed by British architects, Foster + Partners, who possess a strong awareness of the location.
The resort will feature 200 keys and is a luxury haven of spacious suites and luxury rooms. It is predicted to emerge as the perfect destination for couples, families, and friends. Resting amid beautifully landscaped gardens, the resort will also possess its beach club and an extravagant spa. There will be 6 beverages and food areas, with more details to be informed to the public shortly. Guests can enjoy what Raffles dubs a hyper-personalized experience during one’s stay at the 5-star resort.
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Notwithstanding its widespread presence in Saudi Arabia, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts will also be a part of the Red Sea Project.
Minute details have been revealed about the resort itself. Its location also remains a secret. The property is also being designed by the British firm, Foster + Partners, and will encompass 210 suites and rooms.
Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts
One of the UAE’s most preferred hotel groups, the Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts will open a new-fangled resort as a faction of the Red Sea Project. Details have not yet been revealed to the public. Only one thing is known, the resort will boast 170 rooms and suites, and will be situated on Shaura Island.
The resort will be strongly centred around the surrounding nature, with open-plan rooms and scenic views over immaculate coastlines.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Accor’s Fairmont Hotel & Resorts will also establish itself at the Red Sea Project. More details are yet to be released by the company, but it will be situated on the Shaura island like the other luxury hotels and deliver 200 accommodation spaces for guests and travellers.