Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group will manage a luxurious urban resort in Dubai


Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has today announced that it will manage a luxurious urban resort in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, which is currently under development and due to open in 2017.

Mandarin Oriental, Dubai will be located on Jumeirah Beach Road, with direct access to the golden sands of Jumeirah Beach – one of the most sought-after waterfront locations in the city.

The resort’s 200 luxurious rooms and suites will include 12 spacious and exclusive over-the-water villas, accessible via a private bridge. Each villa will have its own infinity edge pool and a private swim platform, allowing for direct access into the calm waters of the Arabian Gulf.

Mandarin Oriental, Dubai will be centred around a variety of infinity edged pools leading down towards the beachfront. The innovative design will blur the line between interior and exterior spaces with the extensive use of glass walls, shady cabanas and clever exterior landscaping.

Offering the finest dining in the region, Mandarin Oriental, Dubai will feature nine dynamic restaurants and bars including a signature pier-top restaurant with dedicated docking facilities, allowing for access by private yacht guests.

Further dining venues include a poolside restaurant, two lively bars including a sunset pier bar, a lobby lounge and a signature Mandarin Oriental Cake Shop.

An all-inclusive Spa at Mandarin Oriental will offer the most comprehensive range of wellness, beauty and massage treatments in the region. The 2,800 square metre Spa will feature 12 spacious and restful treatment rooms, including three couples’ suites and a private VIP suite with its own discreet entrance and thermal experiences. Further facilities include significant heat and water therapies, a vitality pool, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and an extensive fitness centre.

The project is owned by Dubai Real Estate Corporation (DREC) and developed by wasl Hospitality LLC. Jeffrey Wilkes, is the appointed interior designer.

Edouard Ettedgui, Group Chief Executive of Mandarin Oriental said, “We are delighted to bring Mandarin Oriental’s renowned levels of hospitality to Dubai, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, and we look forward to creating a luxurious urban resort on the desirable location of Jumeirah Beach. The exclusive and creative design and all-encompassing luxury facilities of Mandarin Oriental, Dubai, underpinned by our legendary award-winning service, will provide an outstanding destination for future guests.”

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