Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group with greater than 600 motels and resorts throughout India, Center East, Africa and Turkey, is opening its first Raffles Resort within the Center East, on the long-lasting Palm Jumeirah.
Set to open within the final quarter of 2021, Raffles the Palm Dubai would be the first ultra-luxury addition to Accor’s current numerous portfolio in Dubai.
The group has partnered with Emerald Palace group (EGP), which has been efficiently creating and establishing residential initiatives in Ukraine, UAE and Russia since 1996, on this challenge. At current, EGP has 8 new developments beneath development, with an extra 10 at challenge stage.
“We’re happy to accomplice with Accor to ascertain the primary Raffles resort within the Center East. Our worldwide experience in creating and establishing lodge and residential initiatives mixed with Accor’s data, presence and prestigious model portfolio set the grounds to open the perfect lodge on the town,” mentioned Dr Nver Mkhitaryan, proprietor of EGP Group.
Raffles the Palm Dubai shall be located inside a 100,000 sq m space on the West Crescent of Palm Jumeirah, the world’s largest man-made island and archipelago. Its privileged location boasts panoramic sea views and vistas of the Dubai’s iconic skyline whereas providing a tranquil and personal escape, only a brief drive away from the town’s vibrant points of interest.
As soon as open, the resort will provide 389 luxurious rooms – ranging from 65 sq m, suites and villas, every of them that includes a balcony and terrace showcasing unparalleled sea views. Not solely will this new property provide unrivalled hospitality, it’ll additionally transcend expectations by offering the legendary Raffles butler service and providing eight new distinctive way of life meals and beverage experiences, mentioned a press release.
Visitors trying to loosen up throughout their keep will be capable to bask in Cing Mondes Spa, an award successful 3,000-sq-m Parisian model with an iconic design, by no means earlier than seen in Dubai, that includes 23 remedies rooms and two non-public spa suites, in addition to the town’s largest indoor swimming pool.
Rising above the cobalt blue waters of the Arabian Gulf, the property is flanked by a 500-m non-public white sand seashore providing the right scene for an ultra-luxurious seashore expertise. Visitors and residents shall be launched to a model new idea seashore membership providing which can showcase Mediterranean delicacies, leisure choices and way more coming to the shores of the Raffles the Palm Dubai.
When staying on the Raffles the Palm Dubai, one can count on discreet service, refined eating and artfully curated experiences, setting a brand new precedent in a metropolis synonymous with pioneering hospitality, it mentioned.
“It is a very thrilling alternative for us,” mentioned Mark Willis, CEO of Accor India, Center East, Africa and Turkey. “There are only a few seashore resort plots left in Dubai and none on the Palm Jumeirah. The dimensions of the property and its location completely lend itself to supply a prestigious deal with for the Raffles model.”
With properties all around the globe, every Raffles displays the temper of its location whereas that includes a character that’s each intimate and splendid and Raffles the Palm Dubai shall be no exception. Visitors will discover themselves immersed in an opulent city sanctuary with luxurious amenities, together with a set of eight eating choices match for royalty. Raffles frequent and novice friends shall be launched to some key parts of the Raffles model, together with the Raffles Patisserie, Author’s Lounge and Library.
Set to grow to be the brand new “must-see” vacation spot in Dubai, the property will undoubtedly meet the expectation of travellers from around the globe. Visitors searching for a personal keep shall be launched to the non-public villas on the seashore, whereas these travelling with household will get pleasure from world class facilities, together with an outside swimming pool, a cinema, a devoted kids’s swimming pool and children’ and youths’ membership. Adventurous travellers can partake in a wealth of water sports activities and leisure actions akin to paddle boarding, or take introductory programs in diving.
“We’re assured that the brand new Raffles will compete with world-class luxurious motels throughout the globe. Whereas being situated in Dubai, probably the most wanted cities on the earth, Raffles will open its door to supply an unprecedented and unique degree of luxurious. From the non-public villas on the seashore and array of eating choices, to the expansive outside areas beliefs for weddings and occasions, Raffles the Palm Dubai is all set to grow to be a vacation spot in itself,” provides Mark Willis, CEO of Accor India, Center East, Africa & Turkey.
Accor at the moment operates 410 properties (89,116 rooms) in India, Center East, Africa and Turkey with 222 extra (50,690 rooms) within the growth pipeline.