Rixos Obhur Jeddah will feature a water park, villas with private pools and a Club Prive lounge…

Rixos is set to bring a unique tourist resort and five-star luxury hotel to Jeddah’s scenic Obhur Bay, marking the brand’s first foray into the Kingdom.

Partnering with Dur Hospitality, Rixos will upgrade and restyle the Makarem Annakheel Village into Rixos Obhur Jeddah, a fully-fledged tourist resort complete with an array of family-friendly, five-star facilities such as a water park, swimming pools and villas with private pools.

Specifically designed to keep up with the increasing demand from guests looking to experience true luxury while enjoying high-end hospitality services Rixos Obhur Jeddah will be set on a beautiful private beach on the picturesque Red Sea, featuring a collection 174 rooms and suites, plus 73 villas with a Club Prive lounge.

Alongside a main fine-dining restaurant, guests will be able to soak up the scenic beachfront landscape at a lounge bar and two specialty beach restaurants.

Leisure facilities will include a fitness club, several swimming pools, a spa for ladies and gents, and a kids and teens club that ensure travellers of all ages are kept busy.

Making the most of the stunning setting, lush, landscaped gardens, golden sandy beaches and a plaza with picture-perfect ocean view will complete the offering, ensuring guests have everything they wish at the five-star resort.

Commenting on the launch Mark Willis, CEO of Accor India, Middle East, Africa & Turkey said, “We are confident that Rixos Obhur Jeddah will become an outstanding destination taking the hospitality and tourism services in Jeddah, the Bride of the Red Sea and the Kingdom, to the next level. Guests will enjoy unique entertainment offering as well as diverse and multiple leisure activities.”

An opening date for the resort wasn’t given, although we’re hopeful we’ll soon be able to check-in and check-out this exciting new beachfront escape.

Alongside a new Rixos resort, new openings coming to Jeddah include voco Jeddah North, set to open in the first quarter of 2022; and The Jeddah Edition, a unique property inspired by the locale, which will offer 63 guest rooms on the edge of the Jeddah Corniche Circuit.