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Capella Hotels and Resorts Announces New Wellness Resort at NEOM’s Elanan in Magna
Capella Hotels and Resorts Announces New Wellness Resort at NEOMs Elanan in Magna

Capella Hotels and Resorts has announced its first coastal destination in Saudi Arabia at Elanan in NEOM’s Magna region on the stunning Gulf of Aqaba coastline. 

The hotel is due to offer 80 bespoke rooms and suites, world class dining options crafted by international chefs, and breathtaking views from an observation tower.

The resort is designed as a holistic wellness retreat to offer an unparalleled wellness experience.

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Unveiling the First Coastal Destination

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The unveiling of the first Capella Hotels & Resorts coastal destination in Saudi Arabia promises an unmatched wellness experience against the breathtaking backdrop of desert mountains and the Gulf of Aqaba coastline.

It will combine Saudi Arabia’s breathtaking natural landscapes with NEOM’s innovative technology and is poised to provide guests with an unparalleled wellness experience that promises delight and discovery.

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Jeremy Lester, NEOM Executive Director, Magna, said:

“We are delighted to collaborate with Capella Hotels and Resorts at Elanan, a stunning haven blending luxury with the spectacular landscape, providing an exclusive sustainable retreat dedicated to holistic wellness.”

Living at Capella at Elanan

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Emerging from a luxury retreat that celebrates the region’s ancient natural springs, the resort features 80 exquisitely designed rooms and suites, offering guests a world of tranquility where contemporary design harmoniously blends with the beauty of the surroundings. 

Capella Hotels & Resorts’ renowned hospitality is further enriched by a holistic wellness experience and innovative offerings driven by Capella Wellness, creating a refuge for relaxation infused with cutting-edge design.

Nature Inspired Design

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Paying homage to the region’s rich heritage, Capella at Elanan incorporates interlocking geometric shapes that evoke a modern aesthetic reminiscent of nature’s intricate patterns. 

From the moment visitors set foot into Elanan, they embark on a journey of serenity, enveloped in the soothing embrace of nature’s beauty. Guests can explore expansive plazas, unwind amidst sun-kissed gardens, or marvel at the breathtaking vistas from the summit of the observation tower.

Wellness Offerings

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Aligning with enriching wellness experiences, Capella Hotels & Resorts invites guests to indulge in an extensive menu of wellness offerings meticulously crafted to align with the moon’s phases. 

Each treatment is a fusion of authentic Arabian wellness practices and modern therapies, allowing guests to embark on personalized wellness journeys inspired by age-old ingredients and rituals passed down through generations.

Therapies at Capella at Elanan

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From healing therapies to state-of-the-art facilities, Capella Hotels & Resorts ensures that every experience is meticulously tailored to meet guests’ unique needs. 

The resort’s wellness offerings are designed to provide a holistic and transformative experience, leaving guests feeling rejuvenated and revitalized.

Lunar-Inspired Rituals

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Drawing inspiration from the celestial cycles, the resort’s wellness offerings are carefully curated to align with the moon’s phases. Guests can choose from various treatments and rituals that harness the power of lunar energy, allowing them to connect with the natural rhythms of the universe.

Culinary Delights

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The resort’s culinary offerings are poised to redefine gastronomic experiences with four distinct concepts that seamlessly blend rejuvenation and culinary innovation. Influenced by its coastal location, guests can indulge in diverse flavors crafted by an international lineup of master chefs helming the resort’s kitchens.

Private Dining Experiences

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For those seeking an intimate and personalized dining experience, the resort offers exclusive private dining options, where bespoke experiences are tailored to celebrate special occasions. Each culinary journey promises to be a feast for the senses, from intimate candlelit dinners to lavish soirees.

DISCOVERY Loyalty Program 

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Capella Hotels and Resorts is a member of DISCOVERY, a multi-brand loyalty program representing 40 independent hotel brands across over 100 countries worldwide. This membership offers guests exclusive benefits and experiences, enhancing their stay at Capella properties.


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Elanan is a luxury wellness retreat surrounded by a lush oasis that fed ancient natural springs on the stunning Gulf of Aqaba.

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It features 80 distinctive rooms and suites, seamlessly incorporating modern technology and wellness elements into a luxurious yet unassuming setting. 

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Elanan offers a chance for rejuvenation and serenity, exclusive private dining options, and breathtaking panoramic views from its observation tower.


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Magna is a luxury coastal destination located on the beautiful Gulf of Aqaba. It spans over 120 kilometers and encompasses 12 distinct destinations within NEOM: Leyja, Epicon, Siranna, Utamo, Norlana, Aquellum, Zardun, Xaynor, Elanan, Gidori, Treyam, and Jaumur

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Magna will have 2 luxury hotels and 1,600 accommodations, including hotel rooms, suites, and apartments. The development seamlessly integrates an array of top-notch facilities and activities. The high-end residential options exemplify Magna’s dedication to redefining opulent living. 

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Encompassing more than 2,500 premium units, such as villas, mansions, and apartments, these luxurious dwellings offer unmatched views of the Gulf of Aqaba and the surrounding scenery. 

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Crafted to cater to the most affluent individuals’ refined preferences, these residences blend advanced amenities with architectural genius, delivering a truly elevated lifestyle.

Redefining Luxury Hospitality

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This collaboration between Capella Hotels & Resorts and NEOM at Elanan is set to redefine luxury hospitality, offering an exclusive retreat where opulence, wellness, and sustainability converge, setting a new benchmark for guest experiences in the region.

More Upcoming Hotels at NEOM

The Ritz-Carlton Reserve Trojena

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Marriott International has collaborated with NEOM to introduce The Ritz-Carlton Reserve to Trojena, a breathtaking mountainous region in the remote northwestern part of Saudi Arabia. 

The resort will offer 60 luxury villas, ranging from 1 to 4 bedrooms, a luxurious spa, multiple pools, and various world class dining options. 

The Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Trojena will provide a unique and intimate private retreat, making it Marriott’s seventh venture in NEOM.

Raffles Trojena

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The renowned luxury brand of Accor, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, is preparing to make its debut in Trojena, a mountain destination in NEOM that is open all year round. 

Scheduled to launch in 2027, Raffles Trojena will redefine hospitality in mountainous areas, granting guests unparalleled access to the region’s breathtaking beauty. 

Positioned at an altitude of 2300m, the resort will boast a distinctive ring-shaped structure, with 105 guestrooms arranged along the perimeter to offer exceptional panoramic views of the mountains while ensuring privacy. 

Raffles Trojena will feature the renowned Raffles Butler service and top-notch restaurants, adding to the grandeur of the vast mountainous region.

The Luxury Collection, Sindalah

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NEOM’s premier destination, Sindalah, will be home to two luxurious hotels under The Luxury Collection brand. The first property will consist of 70 luxury rooms, suites, and private pool villas. 

The second property will offer 115 luxurious suites in the heart of Sindalah’s retail and marina district. Set to debut in 2024, these hotels will provide various dining options and leisure activities for guests to enjoy.

The Autograph Collection

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Sindalah, the first member of a group of islands undergoing development in NEOM, will be the site of the launch of The Autograph Collection in 2024. This luxurious establishment will feature 66 rooms and suites, including one- and two-bedroom villas. 

Guests can anticipate a range of dining options, a kids club, and a rejuvenating spa experience. Surrounded by a stunning and diverse marine landscape housing over 2,000 species, 600 unique to the Red Sea, Sindalah is set to become one of the most enchanting destinations in the Red Sea.

It will boast unparalleled amenities and distinct attractions, making it a true haven for visitors.

Four Seasons at NEOM Sindalah

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The Four Seasons resort on Sindalah Island is preparing to become a sanctuary of luxury, providing 225 accommodations and suites overlooking the Red Sea. 

The resort will showcase 52 villas, each with a personal plunge pool and scenic beachfront, while the Presidential and Royal Villas will boast exclusive amenities such as private swimming pools, fitness centers, and access to private yacht docks.

W Hotel Trojena

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The W Hotel, situated in the diverse Trojena’s Lake Village, will have 236 guest rooms and 47 suites. These accommodations will provide captivating views of the nearby mountains and freshwater lake. 

The hotel will also showcase the Marriott’s well-known areas and provide four distinctive dining options for guests.

JW Marriott Hotel 

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Located in The Bow, the Trojena JW Marriott Hotel will be a technologically advanced aquatic paradise that combines nature and modern advancement. The establishment will boast 500 lavish rooms and suites and a diverse range of activities and amenities for guests. 

As the first W Hotel and JW Marriott in Trojena, Saudi Arabia, Marriott International is again revolutionizing the luxury hospitality world.

Anantara Resort Trojena

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The Anantara Resort, developed by Minor Hotels, is currently being built in Trojena’s Water Village, part of the Valley Cluster and a promising district that will feature three projects centered around an artificial lake spanning 2.8 kilometers. 

The resort will offer a range of rooms and suites with private pools and breathtaking views of the lake or mountains. It will also provide various dining options and amenities, such as the Anantara Spa, 270 rooms and pool villas, an infinity pool, and multiple sports activities.

25-Hours Trojena

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TROJENA’s 25-hour team will provide a range of amenities, including an in-house cinema, a farm-to-table restaurant, a bike workshop with co-working space, and a rooftop restaurant with a pool, all inspired by the futuristic design of the building.

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