Nujuma, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve To Debut In The Red Sea 2023

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Ideal for lovers of barefoot luxury, Marriott International has partnered with The Red Sea Development Company to debut its Ritz-Carlton Reserve brand off the west coast of Saudi Arabia in 2023

Forming an important part of the new Red Sea destination. Nujuma will be the first property from the brand in the Middle East and joins an exclusive collection of only five Ritz-Carlton Reserves worldwide.

Set to provide guests with an idyllic experience, Nujuma will be situated on a pristine set of private islands with 63 one to four bedroom water and beach villas. Surrounded by unspoiled natural beauty and designed to blend seamlessly with the environment, the reserve will also feature a lavish spa, swimming pools, multiple culinary venues, and a variety of other leisure and entertainment offerings including a Conservation Centre.

For those wishing to prolong the adventure, the destination is also expected to include 18 Ritz-Carlton Reserve branded residences, offering owners a one-of-a-kind living experience.

The Red Sea Project is an ambitious regenerative tourism project, covering 28,000 square kilometres on the west coast of Saudi Arabia, of which less than one percent will be developed as sustainably as possible.

“We are thrilled to bring our most luxurious brand, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, and its exemplary experience to the Middle East. Perfectly situated on one of the most anticipated regenerative tourism projects in the world, the resort will blend seclusion and sophistication to provide a highly personalised luxury escape, commented Jerome Briet, Chief Development Officer, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International.

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Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers a complete escape to the unexpected: a private and transformative travel experience that is centred around human connection and brings together unique elements of the local culture, heritage and environment.

For the most discerning travellers seeking a distinct and luxurious escape, Reserve properties are tucked away in handpicked corners of the world, featuring chic, relaxed and intimate settings that weave indigenous flavours with highly responsive and individualised service. Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, Puerto Rico, and Mexico are all current destinations for a handful of Ritz-Carlton Reserves.

“I am excited to welcome Ritz-Carlton Reserve into the fold of our luxury collection of brands for The Red Sea,” said John Pagano, CEO at The Red Sea Development Company. “Around the world, Ritz-Carlton Reserve properties are synonymous with providing unique luxury experiences and creating personalized meaningful escapes, underpinned by a commitment to sustainable practices. As we inch closer to opening our first resorts early next year, this world-class brand is sure to excite and entice future guests.”

The development features an archipelago of more than 90 untouched natural islands, as well as dormant volcanoes, sweeping desert dunes, mountains and wadis, and more than 1,600 cultural heritage sites.

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