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Jumeirah opens eco-conscious resort
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Last month, Jumeirah opened doors to the group’s first luxury eco-conscious property –Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort. 

An outstanding feature of the resort is its focus on sustainable features: Jumeirah has partnered with Dubai-based water treatment company Trust Your Water, to offer guests locally sourced filtered still and sparkling water in reusable bottles that can be refilled at the resort’s water stations. The resort has also eliminated the use of plastic straws, favouring straws made from recycled material instead.

The resort overlooks 400 metres of sand dunes and provides a luxurious, family-friendly and environmentally sensitive holiday destination within ten minutes’ drive from Abu Dhabi city centre.

Guests will have the pleasure of viewing undisturbed wildlife including hawksbill turtles, dugongs, humpback and bottlenose dolphins, flamingos and gazelles from their resort.

The hotel comprises of 293 modern, sunlit rooms that overlook the open ocean, six panoramic suites with floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies, plus eight private two, three and four-bedroom villas with their own private pools. It also includes three outdoor infinity pools, a kids' pool and the very first Bodyism Wellness Centre in the United Arab Emirates.  

The Spa is the resort’s lavish 2,700 sq m haven of tranquillity and quiet sophistication. It features a grand Moroccan hammam, 15 treatment rooms separate facilities male and female guests that include saunas, hydrotherapy pools, steam rooms, salt rooms, experience showers and a traditional Arabic rasul room. Guests staying in one of the four Spa Villas can enjoy the wellness indulgence in the privacy on their own rooms.

The resort offers a variety of restaurants and lounges with a diverse and refined array of culinary options, serving sophisticated Middle Eastern cuisine as well as relaxed poolside dining.

Guests looking for a more authentic experience, Majlis Saadiyat offers the warmth of Arab hospitality and a premium selection of refreshments, tea, coffee and delicious pastries.

Golf aficionados will enjoy the close proximity to Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, the Arabian Gulf’s first beachfront course.

Saadiyat Island is undergoing a remarkable transformation into a world-class leisure, culturally connected and residential destination. The Louvre Abu Dhabi, also located on the island, opened last year and has since received over a million visitors.

It will be joined by the Zayed National Museum and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi making the island a hub for global culture, arts and entertainment. The resort is minutes away from Yas Island, famous for hosting the annual Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Mall, the second largest mall in the UAE and a variety of world-class theme parks including Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World and the recently opened Warner Bros. World. ”   

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