Al Nawras Island will be home to the first LXR branded property in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
LXR Hotels & Resorts, Hilton’s collection of independent luxury properties, announced the signing of an agreement for the new resort on March 21, 2022.
Expected to open in 2023, the all-villa Al Nawras Island, LXR Hotels & Resorts will offer 80 large, elegantly designed beach and water villas as well as a nearly 4,845-square-foot, two-bedroom Royal Villa. The property will surround a state-of-the-art golf course.
“We’re delighted to be bring LXR Hotels & Resorts to Abu Dhabi with Al Nawras Island,” said Carlos Khneisser, vice-president, Development, Middle East & Africa, Hilton. “The UAE’s burgeoning capital has established itself as a global hub in recent years and has seen incredible development in terms of hospitality, sports and tourism. I believe Al Nawras Island will complement Abu Dhabi’s luxury hotel landscape perfectly and we look forward to guests experiencing this unique property.”
The new resort will place a strong emphasis on exploration, expression, and wellbeing. Its leisure and recreational facilities will include an upscale gym, fitness studio, and three swimming pools – one indoor and two outdoor. It will also have tennis and paddle courts, a private marina, exclusive beach club, a spa and dedicated amenities for children (playground, swimming pool, splash pad and kid’s club).
Drink and dining options at the resort will include two signature restaurants with al fresco dining areas, two bars and a wellness-inspired café.
“Abu Dhabi is a renowned luxury destination where visitors and local residents alike seek out exceptional moments and personalized service,” said Feisal Jaffer, global head, LXR Hotels & Resorts. “That’s precisely what our guests will experience at Al Nawras Island – a truly bespoke and exemplary resort, and one that we are proud to add to the growing global LXR collection.”
The Abu Dhabi property joins three LXR Hotels & Resorts properties already operating in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, as well as the recently announced Wadi Hanifah, LXR Hotels & Resorts at Diriyah Gate, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.