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Capella Hotels and Resorts Announces First Coastal Destination in Saudi Arabia

Capella Hotels and Resorts has announced its inaugural coastal destination in Saudi Arabia, set within NEOM at Elanan, one of Magna’s destinations. This resort is situated against the stunning backdrop of desert mountains and the Gulf of Aqaba coastline. The new location will feature an exclusive wellness retreat as part of the sustainable development in northwest Saudi Arabia.

Emerging from a lush oasis that embraces the landscape’s ancient natural springs, the resort will offer 80 bespoke rooms and suites. Guests will be enveloped in a world of tranquility where contemporary design harmonizes with the natural beauty of the environment. Capella’s renowned hospitality will be enhanced by a holistic wellness experience driven by Capella Wellness, creating a sanctuary for relaxation infused with innovative design.

A Haven for Rejuvenation

Paying homage to the region, Capella at Elanan will incorporate interlocking geometric shapes that evoke a modern aesthetic reminiscent of nature. From the moment visitors set foot into Elanan, they will embark on a journey enveloped in the soothing embrace of nature’s beauty. Guests can explore expansive plazas, unwind in sun-kissed gardens, or marvel at the breathtaking views from the observation tower’s summit.

Wellness Offerings

Capella is synonymous with enriching wellness experiences, meticulously tailored to meet guests’ needs. The resort will offer an extensive menu of wellness treatments based on the phases of the moon. Each treatment will be crafted with authentic Arabian wellness practices and modern therapies, allowing guests to embark on wellness journeys grounded in ingredients and rituals passed down through generations.

Cristiano Rinaldi, President of Capella Hotel Group, stated, “We are thrilled to collaborate with NEOM in unveiling our second property in the Middle East: Capella at Elanan, on the Gulf of Aqaba coast. Combining Saudi Arabia’s breathtaking natural landscapes with NEOM’s innovative technology, we are poised to provide guests with an unparalleled wellness experience that promises delight and discovery. This sanctuary will elevate Capella Hotels and Resorts’ esteemed wellness offering, featuring a curated series of exciting programs.”

Jeremy Lester, NEOM Executive Director, Magna, added, “We are delighted to collaborate with Capella Hotels and Resorts at Elanan, a stunning haven blending luxury with the spectacular landscape, providing an exclusive sustainable retreat dedicated to holistic wellness. It’s a fusion of aligned values and aspirations. Together, we’ll craft an environment to set a new standard in luxury guest experiences.”

Culinary Experiences Redefined

The resort will offer a redefined culinary experience with four distinct concepts. Influenced by its coastal region, guests can indulge in a variety of unique flavors crafted by an international line-up of master chefs. Private dining options will also be available, offering bespoke experiences for special occasions.

Chris Newman, Executive Director of the NEOM Hotel Division, shared, “The partnership with Capella Hotels and Resorts seamlessly combines their esteemed luxury, wellness, and exceptional culinary experiences with NEOM’s dedication to regenerative tourism, ensuring guests an innovative and revitalizing escape on the stunning shores of the Red Sea.”

With the opening of Capella at Elanan, guests can look forward to a unique blend of luxury, wellness, and sustainability in one of the world’s most stunning and innovative destinations.

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