Movenpick Hotels & Resorts opens family resort on Arabian coast
Mövenpick Beach Resort Al Khobar set to become a favourite destination within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dubai UAE, 23rd November 2011: The stunning five-star Mövenpick Beach Resort Al Khobar has officially opened, setting a new standard for family holidays on the Arabian coast.
The resort is the ninth hotel to be opened by Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and offers 36 three-bedroom duplex villas – including two Royal Villas each with a spacious majlis – two restaurants, a spa and fitness centre, free-form swimming pool, a fun kids club, lush landscaping and spectacular private beach.
“This resort is truly unique and perfect for families that enjoy holidays in an exclusive, relaxed environment,” said Markus Marti, general manager of the new property. “There is nothing like this resort in the entire Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Everything has been designed to the highest possible standards offering a seaside experience that is exceptional and comforting.”
The design of the villas illustrates this philosophy perfectly. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a state-of-the-art kitchen, service quarters as well as spacious dining and living areas, each duplex is the epitome of contemporary comfort with a relaxed Mediterranean feel.
Mövenpick Beach Resort Al Khobar is just 45 minutes from Dammam International Airport and only 25 minutes away from the five-star shopping outlets and entertainment options of Al Khobar and the King Fahad Causeway to Bahrain. Guests will find it difficult to leave the family-focused attractions of the resort.
The Azure restaurant offers contemporary gourmet seafood in a Mediterranean-style lounge atmosphere with magnificent views of the resort’s private marina. The Clubhouse, meanwhile, offers all-day dining and à la carte where guests can take time with family to enjoy a snack or relaxing meal.
Within The Clubhouse is the Retreat Wellness Center & Spa featuring separate rooms for men and women as well as European beauty treatments, private massage, sauna, steam rooms, a fitness area with modern gym equipment and serene spaces where guests can relax.
For families who enjoy the splash happy fun of water, an artfully designed swimming pool and a separate private pool area for children are available. There is a Kids Club with fully trained attendants offering a wide range of games and activities as well as a children’s dining menu.
Parents can enjoy a variety of water sports and activities or stroll by the waterfront pathways of immaculately manicured grounds or along the world-class marina. Complimentary Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the resort and there are also dedicated conference and banquet facilities.
The Mövenpick Beach Resort Al Khobar builds on the strong profile of the upscale international hotel company in the Kingdom.
“Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has quickly established a very positive reputation in Saudi Arabia,” said Mr. Turki Al-Mohaisen, representative of property owner Eastern Rehab Company for Tourism Investment. “This is a country that has always appreciated the importance of hospitality and we recognise in Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts a partner that celebrates the Swiss values of quality, reliability and care that every Saudi guest appreciates.”
For further information and reservations please visit the website www.moevenpick-alkhobar-beach.com.
About Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts:
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 14’000 employees, is represented in 25 countries with 71 hotels and resorts currently in operation. A further 30 properties are planned or already under construction in Ankara, (Turkey), Dubai (four projects – United Arab Emirates); Abu Dhabi (three projects – United Arab Emirates), Shanghai (China), Dharamshala (India).
Focusing on expansion in its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts specialises in business and conference hotels, as well as holiday resorts, all reflecting a sense of place and respect for their local communities. Of Swiss heritage and headquartered in Zurich, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service, culinary enjoyment and sustainable environments – all with a personal touch.
The hotel company is owned by the Mövenpick Holding (66.7%) and the Kingdom Group (33.3%). For more information please visit www.moevenpick-hotels.com.