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Upcoming Luxury Hotels in Saudi Arabia’s NEOM and Red Sea Giga Projects
Upcoming Luxury Hotels in Saudi Arabia_s NEOM and Red Sea Giga Projects

Saudi Arabia’s ambitious NEOM and Red Sea Giga Project are setting the stage for a new era in hospitality, with a selection of new luxury hotels and resorts due to open their doors soon.

New NEOM hotels announced for the highly anticipated Sindalah Islamd include two The Luxury Collection hotels under the Marriott brand and a Four Seasons hotel.

Red Sea Project’s first hotel, Six Senses Southern Dunes, is now open and is due to be followed by Nujuma, A Ritz Carlton Reserve, and the St Regis Red Sea.

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Sindalah Island

The Luxury Collection, Sindalah

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The Luxury Collection’s twin establishments will grace Sindalah, the first destination in NEOM, to welcome guests. 

The first property boasts 70 plush rooms and suites, along with private pool villas, while the second exclusively features 115 luxury suites nestled in Sindalah’s retail and marina district. To be open in 2024, these hotels will offer diverse culinary experiences and recreational amenities.

The Autograph Collection

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The Autograph Collection, set to debut in Sindalah by 2024, will house 66 rooms and suites, including one- and two-bedroom villas. Guests can look forward to an array of dining options, a kids club, and a rejuvenating spa experience.

Sindalah stands as the inaugural member of a cluster of islands slated for development in NEOM, poised to emerge as one of the most captivating havens in the Red Sea. 

It will showcase unparalleled amenities and distinctive attractions, enveloped by a breathtaking and varied marine landscape housing more than 2,000 marine species, 600 of which are exclusive to the Red Sea.

Four Seasons at NEOM Sindalah

The Four Seasons resort at Sindalah Island is set to be a haven of luxury, offering 225 rooms and suites on the Red Sea. The resort will feature 52 villas, each with its own plunge pool and beach view, and the Presidential and Royal Villas will offer private swimming pools, gyms, and access to private yacht docks.

NEOM

The coast of NEOM is becoming a popular tourist destination with the construction of high-end island development and seaside resorts. In addition, the mountains will soon be home to the most magnificent ski resort in the Middle East, and a 170-km linear city will be built in the desert.

NEOM Trojena Hotels

W Hotel Trojena

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Located in the diverse Lake Village of Trojena, the W Hotel will house 236 guest rooms and 47 suites, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains and freshwater lake. The hotel will feature the brand’s signature spaces and offer four unique dining destinations

The W Hotel will be in the Lake Village, a residential, hospitality, and commercial hub directly at the water’s edge. The Lake Village will be home to a 2.8-kilometer-long architectural lake, an enchanted forest, and waterfront adventure activities, ensuring diverse experiences for residents and visitors alike.

JW Marriott Trojena

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Situated in The Bow, the JW Marriott Hotel in Trojena will be a futuristic water world blending nature with technology. The hotel will feature 500 luxury rooms and suites and a variety of entertainment and recreational offerings.

With the opening of the first W Hotel and JW Marriott in Saudi Arabia’s Trojena, Marriott International continues to redefine the luxury hospitality sector. 

Anantara Resort Trojena

The Anantara Resort will provide a selection of rooms and suites featuring private pools and stunning views of the lake or mountains. The resort will offer numerous dining experiences and an array of facilities, including Anantara Spa, 270 rooms & pool villas, an infinity pool, and various sports activities.

The anticipated Anantara resort, a project by Minor Hotels, is being established within the Water Village, a component of the Valley Cluster in Trojena, presently in the developmental phase, is an ambitious district in Trojena set to host three projects centered around a 2.8-kilometer-long artificial freshwater lake.

25-Hours Trojena

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Inspired by the futuristic architecture of the building, TROJENA’s 25-hour team will offer an in-house cinema, a farm-to-table restaurant, a bike workshop with co-working, and a rooftop restaurant with a pool.

Morgans Originals Trojena

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Morgans Originals Hotel will transport guests into a world rooted in the iconic cultural legacy of the brand. The hotel will also feature an eight-story vertical core with microclimates and immersive art experiences.

The hotel will offer four exceptional dining venues and a 2,000-meter destination spa and bathhouse. Additionally, it will showcase a ski slope roof of architectural significance and a rooftop pool bar with stunning views of the Trojena mountains.

Trojena finds both 25hours Hotels and Morgans Originals to be perfect fits, aligning seamlessly with NEOM’s vision to provide unparalleled experiences to residents and visitors in search of luxury, adventure, entertainment, livability, and a departure from the ordinary.

The Chedi Trojena

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Opening in 2026, the Chedi Trojena will offer guests a range of experiences inspired by Trojena’s six distinctive districts. Located in the Relax district, the Chedi Trojena Hotel offers culinary, sports, health and wellness, and therapeutic and meditative activities, all with stunning views of the Lake of Trojena.

Guests of the Chedi Trojena will be presented with various activities based on the six unique regions of Trojena: Gateway, Discover, Valley, Explore, Relax, and Fun.

NEOM Oxagon Hotels

YOTEL Oxagon

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Home to Saudi Arabia’s first Yotel hotel, the Oxagon development in NEOM is set to open doors in 2025. Yotel will feature 300 rooms, a robotic concierge, and the brand’s signature multi-functional dining and co-working space, Community.

Hotel Indigo Oxagon

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A 250-key Hotel Indigo property will open in Oxagon, Saudi Arabia, offering exciting retail and dining concepts. Residents and visitors can access various leisure and wellness facilities, including a spa and 24-hour fitness center.

Kerten Hospitality

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Kerten Hospitality is becoming a big name in Saudi Arabia’s hospitality sector with an investment of $400 Million. They are due to open an ultra-exclusive hotel in Al Ula called Cloud 7 and a house residence property in the futuristic Oxagon Project in NEOM.

In mid-2023, Kerten Hospitality became one of the first operators chosen for NEOM’s Oxagon project, where it will debut a House Residence branded property featuring 200 serviced apartments due to open in 2025.

Leyja NEOM

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Leyja, a sustainable tourism destination in northwest Saudi Arabia, will feature three distinct properties offering adventure, nature, and wellness experiences. The destination was developed within a natural wadi and nestled between 400m-high mountains.

Leyja is due to feature three hotels under the ‘Our Habitas’ brand. The first property, The Adventure Hotel, is tailored explicitly for dynamic exploration. The second property, The Oasis Hotel, emerges from the rocky surroundings, taking a prominent position at the center of the wadi’s most extensive oasis.

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Lastly, The third property, The Wellness Hotel, is an all-encompassing wellness sanctuary that promotes longevity. It facilitates the natural flow of the wadi through the center of the property, creating an engaging experience for visitors.

These properties will provide 120 elegant boutique rooms and suites, distributed equally with 40 keys at each hotel.

Epicon NEOM

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Epicon will be home to an ultra-premium 41 key hotel and luxury residences, just a short distance from the Epicon resort, featuring 120 rooms and 45 residential beach villas. The resort will offer a beach club, spa, high-end dining, and be surrounded by nature.

Epicon’s residents and visitors will have unrestricted entry to top-tier facilities. These include a high-end, cutting-edge fitness center, a fully equipped library, invigorating swimming pools, and tranquil lounges. 

Siranna NEOM

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On the Gulf of Aqaba coastline, Siranna will be an ultra-luxurious destination housing a 65-key hotel and 35 exclusive residences. The property will feature a signature beach club, spas, and state-of-the-art wellness facilities.

NEOM’s Siranna is a revolutionary concept in the realm of luxury hospitality. It’s where nature’s untouched beauty meets innovative architecture, creating a serene space that evokes a sense of tranquility and originality.

Red Sea Hotels

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One of Saudi Arabia’s remarkable mega-projects is the Red Sea. It provides a variety of unique experiences, from luxurious hotels for elevated Saudi vacations to thrilling attractions and a multitude of sporting options. Here are all the exciting hotels in The Red Sea to watch:

Six Senses Southern Dunes

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Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea is officially the first hotel to open in the Red Sea Giga Project. Located along the historic incense trade route, Six Senses Southern Dunes is in a part of the world that remains relatively unknown to many. 

This stunning resort offers 36 guest rooms and 40 pool villas situated against the backdrop of the Majestic Arabian Desert and the Hijaz Mountains. This stunning resort combines visionary tourism with sustainability and heritage.

St. Regis Red Sea Resort

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The St. Regis Red Sea Resort, part of Marriott Bonvoy, is set to open its doors in December 2023 on Ummahat Island, accessible by chartered boat or seaplane.

The St. Regis Red Sea Resort will offer 90 beachfront and overwater villas with private pools and a range of luxurious amenities, including a signature spa and five unique restaurants. Designed strategically, the villas will offer breathtaking sunset views over the serene azure waters.

Four Seasons Resort Red Sea

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Red Sea Global and Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) have entered into a remarkable $533 Million Joint Venture to create the Four Seasons Resort Red Sea on The Beautiful Shura Island, which promises to be a sought-after luxury resort. 

With 149 rooms, suites, and 31 residential properties, the resort includes six unique restaurants and lounge outlets, meeting and event spaces, a marine discovery center, and an engaging Kids For All Seasons space.

Ritz-Carlton Reserve 

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Marriott International has agreed with The Red Sea Development Company to introduce its renowned Ritz-Carlton Reserve brand along the western coast of Saudi Arabia.

Set to open its doors in early 2024, Nujuma, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is part of the much-anticipated Red Sea destination. Upon opening, the resort shall provide 63 villas with one to four bedrooms on the beach or over the water, all designed to bring a feeling of amazement and calmness.

Sheybarah Resort

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Red Sea Global unveils the progress at Sheybarah Resort, a luxury 73-key resort designed by Dubai-based Killa Design Architects with stunning overwater villas on Sheybarah Island. 

Located a 45-minute boat ride from the mainland, the resort’s design focuses on immersive experiences for visitors as a diverse ecosystem, including mangroves, desert flora, and coral reefs surrounds it.

Thuwal Private Retreat

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Red Sea Global has introduced Thuwal Private Retreat, a new luxury private island on a pristine 1.7-hectare sandy islet, exclusively operated by Red Sea Global, offering personalized luxury experiences located off the coast on Ummahat Island on The Red Sea and due to open in early 2024.

The resort features a spacious three-bedroom main villa, three one-bedroom suites, a beach club, a gym, and a wellness center and is available for a complete buy-out.

Desert Rock Resort 

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Situated in an isolated valley, Desert Rock Resort offers visitors the chance to be one with nature and an array of luxury services.  The Red Sea Global’s Desert Rock Resort is over 50% complete. 

The resort, consisting of 60 hyper-luxury keys, is intricately carved into the craggy rocks of The Red Sea. Desert Rock will offer a range of luxurious accommodations, including 48 villas and 12 hotel rooms, each providing uninterrupted views of the surrounding desert. 

These hotels and resorts, part of Saudi Arabia’s $500 Billion NEOM Giga project and The Red Sea Global, signify the region’s transformation into a future-centric hospitality ecosystem, offering diverse experiences from natural beauty to cutting-edge technology. 

The developments will redefine luxury hospitality standards and contribute to Saudi Arabia’s vision of becoming a leading global tourism destination.

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