Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Hotel Development, the NEOM division that is responsible for building a future-centric hospitality ecosystem in the developing region of Saudi Arabia, have announced plans for a new luxury resort as part of the NEOM master project, located on Sindalah Island.
Extending over an area of approximately 840,000 square meters, Sindalah is one of a group of islands in the Red Sea that will be developed in NEOM. In addition to the Four Seasons resort, Sindalah will be home to a luxury marina and yacht club, nine-hole golf course with 18 pin experiences, and an array of dining destinations. It will also host culture and sporting events as well as social celebrations throughout the year.
Four Seasons’ resort will feature 225 guestrooms and suites with terraces overlooking the beaches of the Red Sea, as well as 52 villas with one- to four-bedroom configurations with plunge pools and beach views, and with the Presidential and Royal Villas offering private swimming pools, gyms and access to private yacht docks. Luca Dini Design & Architecture is leading the architecture of the resort. RBTA will design guestroom interiors, and LW Design will create the interiors of the resort’s public spaces.
The resort will also offer:
- four restaurants and several lounges
- an on-site spa with a variety of treatment rooms, relaxation lounges, a hammam and a vitality pool.
- a fitness centre
- multiple indoor and outdoor pools
- water activities such as water skiing, kite surfing, and windsurfing
- an onsite diving centre that will allow guests to explore the marine life of the Red Sea
“Four Seasons upcoming resort in NEOM will be a one-of-a-kind project, blending the natural wonders of the Red Sea with the future-forward technologies on which this new, exciting destination is being built,” says Bart Carnaham, president, Global Business Development and Portfolio Management, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “We are proud to be part of the ambitious vision that our partners at NEOM have for transforming the future of hospitality in the region and look forward to welcoming guests to discover a new part of the Kingdom.”
Chris Newman, executive director, Hotel Development at NEOM, explains that Sindalah follows NEOM’s vision and purpose of mitigating the impact of unchecked urban development, while protecting and regenerating the rich natural capital of the region.
“In terms of hospitality, our goal is to shape a new frontier for the industry, and Four Seasons is the perfect partner to work alongside towards this,” he says. “While NEOM will have something for every kind of traveler, the Resort on Sindalah will be perfect for those looking to rest, relax and explore in the beautiful setting of the Red Sea, while enjoying the service that Four Seasons has built an incredible global reputation on.”