New Rotana announced at Saadiyat Island
ABU Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island – Island of Happiness – the signature residential and tourism destination taking shape just 500 metres offshore the UAE’s capital city is to get a luxury Rotana Resort.
The five-star resort, which will be designed with a distinctly themed atmosphere, will be built on the secluded Saadiyat Beach.
An agreement for the sale of 809,000sqft of beach front was signed between Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, chairman of the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority and its asset-management arm Tourism Development & Investment Company and Nasser Al Nowais, chairman of Rotana Hotels.
The luxury Rotana Resort Saadiyat Beach will have a 400-450 room upscale hotel, a private stretch of beach, a variety of Food & Beverage outlets with meeting & Conference facilities in addition to a Spa and a fully equipped Bodylines fitness club. The resort will be owned by Nasser Al Nowais and family. Three other major resort plots on Saadiyat Beach have been sold to Abu Dhabi National Hotels, the UAE’s National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels (NCTH) and the Al Jaber Group.