More than known just for its beaches, year-long summer weather, iconic skyscrapers, rich cultures and versatile traditions, the Middle East is one of the most luxurious regions in the world. There’s set to be a new round of luxury buildings openings coming in our way.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts opening, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia is planning on welcoming a new Mövenpick Hotel & Resort in 2018.
Expanding their presence in the GCC country, Mövenpick is preparing to open a new hotel within Saudi Arabia’s Wa’ad Al Shamal industrial city. Set to be the largest hotel project in the city and the entire northern region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the 237-room hotel will also feature three food and beverage outlets, extensive meeting and event space, male and female wellness areas as well as recreation facilities.
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Jumeirah Beach Hotel reopening, Dubai
Considered to be one of Dubai’s prime locations for tourists and residents alike, the Jumeirah Beach Hotel is one of the city’s most postcard-perfect spots. Located right next to the Burj Al Arab, the sea-side hotel will undergo refurbishment to welcome a whole new look for its 21st birthday.
Set to open in late 2018, we expect we’ll be in for a luxury treat once its doors re-open.
Cova opens at The Dubai Mall, Dubai
From Italy to Dubai with love, Italian Pasticceria Cova is set to open its first address in the Middle East.
Overlooking the Opera House and Dubai Fountains in Fashion Avenue’s new expansion, here you’ll be able to enjoy some of the Italian culinary gem’s gastronomically-delightful dishes or simply relax on its outdoor terrace. Also, its interiors are sure to up your Instagram game thanks to the mosaic floor tiles, gilded mirrors, velvet sofas, dazzling crystal chandeliers and Italian marble.
Jumeirah Royal Saray, Bahrain
The Jumeirah Group are extending their luxury hotel offerings by adding Bahrain to their address book.
To be called Jumeirah Royal Saray – Bahrain, the 167-key hotel is set to be the ultimate relaxation spot with surrounding lush greenery, a beachfront locale and a variety of dining and recreational options, including a state of the art health club and spa.
Scalini at Four Seasons Jumeirah, Dubai
Another restaurant will bring its delectable Italian selection to the public at the Four Seasons Jumeirah next year with the opening of Scalini.
The fine-dining spot — which is loved by celebrities including Kate Moss, The Beatles, Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Cheryl Cole — will offer traditional dishes with a modern twist. Scalini’s menu will also include a specially curated menu by award-winning chef, Monserrato Marini.