The planned destination will include a luxury hotel with more than 1,000 rooms, world-class shopping, state-of-the-art meeting and convention facilities, an exclusive spa, more than 10 restaurants and lounges, numerous entertainment choices, a games, and other amenities
Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Marjan, RAK Hospitality Holding and Wynn Resorts, Limited have announced a multi-billion dollar integrated resort development on the man-made Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.
The spectacular Al Marjan Island, already a top tourist destination, is just 15 minutes from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport. Comprised of four islands, Al Marjan Island delights visitors with over 7.8 kilometers of sparkling beaches and 23 kilometers of beachfront in addition to world-class hotels and residential developments.
Al Marjan Island spans an area of 2.7 million m² of reclaimed land extending into the Arabian Gulf. The new integrated resort on one of the exclusive islands, which covers an area of almost 250,000 m², will offer a pristine setting with spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf as well as sandy beaches and a marina. The development is the first resort developed by Wynn Resorts in the world. The current scope includes a hotel with more than 1,000 rooms, a high-end shopping center, a state-of-the-art meeting and convention hall, an exclusive spa, more than 10 restaurants and lounges, a wide range of entertainment choices, a games, and other conveniences.
The integrated resort will be developed with significant foreign direct investment by Wynn Resorts. As the largest project of its kind in the emirate’s growing hospitality sector, it will create substantial value for the local economy by accelerating tourism, creating jobs and boosting the growth of related sectors. Scheduled for completion in 2026, the entire project will be developed to the highest standards of sustainability best practice.
Eng. Abdulla Al Abdooli, CEO of Marjan, said the new integrated resort highlights Ras Al Khaimah’s growing recognition as a premier investment destination for high-quality hotel projects. “The integrated development, featuring a world-class hotel, entertainment and gaming facilities, will add to the emirate’s destination strategy to attract tourists from around the world. We are partnering with Wynn Resorts, one of the world’s most renowned integrated resort companies, which has a strong track record in developing luxury destinations with exceptional accommodations, restaurants, entertainment concepts and gaming facilities.Leveraging the expertise of Wynn Resorts in the development of luxury hotel destinations, the new development will elevate the benchmark for luxury hotels in the region, creating exceptional value for Ras Al Khaimah’s economy and boosting the leisure, business and hospitality sectors. MICE tourism.”
Craig Billings, new CEO of Wynn Resorts, said, “Al Marjan Island is a pristine setting and pristine location ideal for creating the unique guest experiences that Wynn Resorts is known for. The area offers huge potential for the hospitality and tourism industry, and we are excited about the prospect of developing an integrated resort in Ras Al Khaimah.”
The new resort is in the early stages of design and development and will apply for an integrated resort license with the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority.
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