Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Inc. announced its Luxury Collection Brand property debuted in Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
With the opening of Ajman Saray, a Luxury Collection Resort, Starwood expands its footprint in the UAE where it now operates 23 hotels and resorts, including three under The Luxury Collection brand.
Idyllically situated along a natural stretch of pristine beach a short distance from Dubai and Sharjah international airports, Ajman Saray features 205 guestrooms and suites with sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf. The exquisite Royal Suite, for instance, boasts an expansive private terrace with lofty sea views. Spanning 193 square metres, this presidential suite offers a luxurious living room with Arabian-inspired patterns, a separate bedroom, dining room, private study and a spa treatment room. Throughout the hotel, the refined palatial Arabian architecture and interior design draws inspiration from the natural beauty of the Emirate brought to life through Mashrabiya motifs and intricate Zellij tiles as well as lush courtyards, tranquil oases and cooling fountains.
Ajman Saray features five restaurants and lounges, each offering a distinct epicurean experience. This includes Mejhana, a specialty restaurant focused on authentic Middle Eastern delicacies and Safi Restaurant & Bar, a contemporary seafood restaurant with views of the pool and gardens. Located at the heart of the resort, Al Shorfa provides an ideal space to mix and meet for breakfast while Escape, an equestrian-inspired lounge, is perfect for just that. Vista, the resort’s all-day dining venue, serves Mediterranean cuisine with live cooking stations, while Bab Al Bahar beach bar and grill offers a relaxed ambiance with a DJ playing in the evenings.
An ideal destination for business travellers and families alike, Ajman Saray offers a range of leisure and meeting facilities. The UAE’s first GOCO Spa provides the ultimate destination for relaxation and rejuvenation and features 17 treatment rooms across 1,250 square metres. Other leisure facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and private white sandy beach, as well as a range of water sport activities, a fully-equipped fitness centre and a dedicated children’s club. Spanning nearly 1,000 square metres, the meeting and event space includes six meeting rooms and an opulent ballroom, ideal for corporate events and opulent weddings.