28 Jan 2019
From a mezmerising desert retreat in Abu Dhabi to a dazzling skyscraper in the enchanting city of Guangzhou. These are the hottest hotels to look out for in 2019.
Surrounded by natural beauty, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort is a contemporary beachfront property on Saadiyat Island which overlooks 400 metres of protected sand dunes. Perfect for rest and relaxation, the spa is centred around a grand Moroccan Hamman, which promises to enrich the body and mind with a cleansing ritual that has been celebrated for centuries. The possibilities are endless with 14 treatment rooms, hydrotherapy pools, a steam room, a salt room, traditional Arabic Rasul room and a VIP couple’s spa suite has a private entrance. Choose one of the four spa villas and you can even be pampered in your own villa. The resort is environmentally friendly too, in partnership with Trust Your Water, solutions are provided to eliminate the need for single use plastic water bottles.
Check into Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, opened November 2018.
A luxurious desert retreat
Discover Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort and Spa the ultimate retreat in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s mesmerizing desert. The quintessential Arabian-style resort draws inspiration from a historic desert village and sprawls over 20,000 sq m of tranquil desert. It comprises a destination Spa, villas with private pools, Arabian-style rooms, a vast pool, six restaurants and bars including a remote desert camp for destination dining. Meandering luscious courtyards and walkways allow for a sense of discovery while water features and pools inspired by the natural falaj (water irrigation) create a soothing energy by the constant sound of water. Those seeking adventure can ride fat bikes through the dunes, join a guide on a desert trek or catch a glimpse of majestic birds of prey in action in the falconry displays.
Escape to Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort and Spa, opened 15 February 2019.
A taste of the orient
Jumeirah Guangzhou Living is nestled between the commercial and executive sides of this vibrant city is the new Jumeirah Living Guangzhou. Just minutes from ancient temples and the Guangzhou Opera House, the property marks a defining moment in luxury hospitality for the capital of Guangdong province. Surrounded by shimmering skyscrapers, near the Guangdong Museum the hotel curates the perfect balance of private home comfort coupled with the legendary Jumeirah service. The hotel offers 108 rooms, 18 suites, 169 luxurious residences and houses club-like leisure offerings, including a spa and gym, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an executive club, and an outdoor patio space for private events. Also found on the property is Winter Mall, the go-to destination to find some of the world’s most illustrious luxury brands, offering guests unrivalled retail therapy a much-coveted VIP personal shopper experience.
Explore Jumeirah Guangzhou Living, opened February 2019 and Jumeirah Guangzhou opens August 2019.
Tropical island getaway
The hotly-anticipated Jumeirah Bali is located on the southern tip of the exclusive Jimbaran district. Affectionately nicknamed the ‘Beverly Hills of Bali,’Jimbaran successfully aligns its stylish resorts with authentic local Balinese life. The laid-back coastal region is all sleepy villages and talcum-powder sands, framed by rugged limestone cliffs. Jumeirah Bali looks out onto the pristine sands of the renowned Dreamland surfer’s beach and is adjacent to Bali’s exclusive New Kuta Golf Course. Comprising 123 spacious private villas, set amidst lush and tropical gardens, Jumeirah Bali will feature architectural designs reflective of Bali’s rich cultural heritage and modelled after an ancient Javanese-Hindu water palace.
Discover Jumeirah Bali opening Q3 2019
Currently under development, Jumeirah Muscat Bay is expected to open in 2019. Located in the picturesque cove of Bandar Jissah, near Qantab, Jumeirah Muscat Bay is nestled between the Hajjar Mountains and the Gulf of Oman. The resort lies 15 minutes south of the city centre and 40 minutes from Seeb International Airport. The 206-key hotel will include a 1,200 sq m Talise Spa, a dive centre, a wide range of sports and leisure facilities, a selection of restaurants, bars and cafes and a kids club. The resort will also include conference and banquet facilities to cater for Oman’s growing attraction as a destination for conferences, meetings and large-scale events.
Jumeirah Muscat Bay opening Q3 2019.
Family fun times
Following a five month refurbishment, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, a Dubai’s much loved landmark re-opened in October 2018. The lighter and airy lobby atrium, offers alluring views and the interior design evokes moments of the sea. Every room offers a stunning view of the Burj Al Arab and elicits the calmness and serenity of the Arabian Gulf with subtle tones of blues and beige. The hotel’s loyal guests can settle back into favourite haunts such as D&A, La Parilla and Uptown Bar, as well as Villa Beach, Beachcombers and Ocean Blue. Kitchen Connection (formally Latitude) invites guests to try dishes across nine interactive cooking stations for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pearl Lounge serves gourmet sandwiches, delicious tartines and a pearl inspired afternoon tea. The main family leisure pool continues to take centre stage with an expanded swim-up bar. Children love the new Kids’ Club inspired by the underwater world and all guests continue to have unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark.
Discover Jumeirah Beach Hotel