The Jumeirah Group has always provided luxurious aspects to every minor detail. Excitingly it’s opened their doors to a new outstanding resort at Saadiyat Island. Located on the edge of the western coast it provides outstanding views to the Arabian gulf which yield neighbours such as bottlenose dolphins and more.
Their innovative stance to resort provides an eco friendly approach as the first resort to open like this in Abu Dhabi. Guests are given a complimentary water bottle to fill up around the resort in a bid to reduce plastic waste around the resort. The resort is trying to further their efforts to reduce their impact with the environment. Sustainability is one of the key highlights they aim to provide for their guests.
For those wanting to explore the surroundings of the resort, there are opportunities which will satisfy a realm of preferences. You may want to sit back and relax in one of the two pools in the resort, or be escorted to the beach with the private lounging area with outstanding staff service.
In contrast, you may want to be a little bit more adventurous and explore the desert with activities such as camel riding, dune bashing, and sand boarding, there is also a stunning view of the stars with absolutely no light pollution.
A stone through away from the resort, you can also find the Louvre which is about a 10 minute drive away. You can expect to see artwork from Van Gogh, Da Vinci, to name a few along with historic artefacts discovered from Arabia.
If you would rather use the resort to focus on yourself, then the well being facilities around the resort will provide many different opportunities for you to do so. Fitness-wise, you will be spoiled with three swimming pools, a 400 metre natural beach which is an idyllic place for water-sports. There are also spa facilities so you can treat yourself to massages, facials, body scrubs and Hammam experiences to name a few.
With 7 Restaurants and Bars around the resort, expect to find a variety of freshly sourced food, including seafood sourced sustainably from the Arabian Gulf. With breakfast included your likely to find anything which your tastes require from healthy options to a more indulgent selection.
Being more of a rural location, the resort offers an opportunity to take a break from the city life, however the city is always 25 minutes away if you wanted to enjoy the hustle and bustle as a contrast.