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Mandarin Oriental Signs Urban Resort in Dubai

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Mandarin Oriental has signed a management contract for a luxurious urban resort in Dubai.

The Mandarin Oriental, Dubai, currently under development and due to open in 2017, will be located on Jumeirah Beach Road, with direct access to the golden sands of Jumeirah Beach.

The resorts 200 rooms and suites will include 12 over-water villas, accessible via a private bridge. Each villa will have its own infinity edge pool and a private swim platform, allowing direct access into the calm waters of the Persian Gulf.

Mandarin Oriental, Dubai will be centred around a variety of infinity edged pools leading down towards the beachfront. The innovative design will blur the line between interior and exterior spaces with the extensive use of glass walls, shady cabanas and clever exterior landscaping.

Mandarin Oriental, Dubai will feature nine restaurants and bars including a signature pier-top restaurant with dedicated docking facilities, allowing for access by private yacht guests.

Further dining venues include a poolside restaurant, two bars including a sunset pier bar, a lobby lounge and a signature Mandarin Oriental Cake Shop.

The resort will also offer a variety of multi-purpose function rooms, including a 525-sqm ballroom with glass walls opening onto a landscaped beachfront terrace ideal for social and business events.

An all-inclusive Spa at Mandarin Oriental will offer a comprehensive range of wellness, beauty and massage treatments. The 2,800 square metre Spa will feature 12 treatment rooms, including three couples suites and a private VIP suite with its own discreet entrance and thermal experiences. Further facilities include significant heat and water therapies, a vitality pool, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and an extensive fitness centre.

In addition, a dedicated Beach Club on Jumeirah Beach, will provide a range of water sports activities.

The project is owned by Dubai Real Estate Corporation (DREC) and developed by wasl Hospitality LLC. Jeffrey Wilkes has been appointed as the interior designer.

Edouard Ettedgui, Group Chief Executive of Mandarin Oriental said, We are delighted to bring Mandarin Orientals renowned levels of hospitality to Dubai, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, and we look forward to creating a luxurious urban resort on the desirable location of Jumeirah Beach. The exclusive and creative design and all-encompassing luxury facilities of Mandarin Oriental, Dubai, underpinned by our legendary award-winning service, will provide an outstanding destination for future guests.

Mandarin Oriental, Dubai will be within easy reach of the citys two airports, being 25 minutes from Dubai International Airport and 45 minutes from Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport.

Mandarin Oriental, Dubai

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