Minor Hotels has confirmed the introduction of its luxury Anantara brand in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Located on the waterfront in Obhur, the Anantara Jeddah Resort is set to open its doors in 2019.
The hotel will comprise 226 guest rooms and 102 two- to five-bedroom villas. Some of the featured facilities will include a selection of dining options with indoor and outdoor seating, fitness and swimming pool areas, a children’s and teen’s club, and a library.
Corporate guests will have access to a 500m2 meeting room and an additional two meeting rooms. The resort will have two receptions and lobbies, one of which will be intended for VIP arrivals.
Anantara Jeddah Resort will be an ideal option for spa and wellness enthusiasts, with its Anantara Spa set to offer an extensive selection of wellness journeys. Guests will be able to indulge in delicious wellness cuisine and partake healthy cooking classes, yoga, pilates and Tai Chi.
Enthusiastic about the opening, chairman and CEO, Minor International, William Heinecke said: “We are delighted to announce Anantara Jeddah which represents Minor Hotels’ debut in Saudi Arabia and grows our presence in the GCC to four countries. Minor Hotels has been looking for the right opportunity to expand into Saudi Arabia and we are pleased to be partnering with SAB Group to launch our luxury Anantara brand in this key strategic market.”
Minor Hotel currently has 14 properties in the Middle East across four of its brands – Anantara, AVANI, Oaks and PER AQUUM.