R Hotels latest development, the 253-key property on Palm Jumeirah will focus on holistic health and wellness with the group expected to sign a partnership with a renowned global brand in developing the concept.
The property, which is the first 4-star rated hotel on The Palm, will offer various wellbeing and lifestyle packages – from diet and nutrition, fitness classes and health treatments. The hotel will hire certified nutritionist and wellness coach for the programs such weight loss, both for kids and adult. Some of the fitness classes planned includes yoga, tai chi, pilates and aerobics.
The overall design concept of the property will be organic, with the use of earth colours and materials such as wood, to imbibe a fresh, calm and soothing atmosphere. It will offer an Executive Lounge on the seventh floor, and Executive and Presidential Suites on the sixth and seventh floor, all boasting private terrace with exquisite views. In addition to trendy sun loungers, the pool area and private beach will have cabanas for families and groups to enjoy. There will also be a dedicated kids’ swimming pool, playground, gym and tennis court, and separate spa for men and women with hamman, sauna and steam bath.
For the food and beverage offers, the hotel will feature a healthy concept restaurant serving meals and drinks made from fresh and organic ingredients, complete with live cooking stations and a fresh juice bar. The dining outlet will offer a range of options from low calorie and gluten-free foods, as well as vegan and vegetarian meals.
Sumair Tariq, Managing Director of R Hotels: “With the increasing number of hotel projects underway in the region, R Hotels strives to offer a distinctive concept in this highly competitive market. People are more health-conscious than before and we have witnessed an increased demand for products which are designed for healthy lifestyle including leisure activities, food, and even gadgets. With this trend, our group is keen to introduce the region’s first health and wellness resort, by partnering with trusted brands.”