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Inside the new St. Regis Red Sea Resort on Ummahat Island

Opening in December 2023, The St. Regis Red Sea Resort promises a pinnacle of luxury on Saudi Arabia's Ummahat Island. Share

Situated within a protected conservation area, the resort is accessible either by boat or seaplane. With 90 keys, all composed of beachfront and overwater villas, guests will find themselves surrounded by the awe-inspiring vistas of white sand beaches, tropical gardens, and a mesmerizing underwater world. This enclave of is one of two illustrious resorts from Marriott International slated to open on the island by the end of 2023, the other being Nujuma, an ultra-luxury Ritz-Carlton Reserve.

Upon arrival, visitors can choose from one-, two-, three-, or four-bedroom villas, each boasting a sprawling sundeck and private pool. Oriented to capture the kaleidoscopic Red Sea sunsets, the villas feature luxurious interiors adorned with plush soft furnishings, high-end design elements, and artworks inspired by the themes of wind, water, and coral.

Inside the new St. Regis Red Sea Resort on Ummahat Island
Inside the new St. Regis Red Sea Resort on Ummahat Island

The gastronomic offerings at The St. Regis Red Sea Resort are nothing short of delectable. Guests can experience Levantine cuisine with a contemporary spin at Nesma, savor sophisticated Japanese flavours at Gishiki 45, or indulge in exquisite cuts of meat at the chic steakhouse, Tilina.

Beyond the villas and restaurants, the resort invites guests to lounge by one of its two outdoor pools set amid lush gardens. For those who prefer a more active experience, there’s a state-of-the-art fitness center. The signature spa, meanwhile, promises a sanctuary of serenity and rejuvenation. Younger guests haven’t been forgotten. A dedicated children’s club is set to provide endless hours of entertainment, allowing parents to fully immerse themselves in the St. Regis experience.

Inside the new St. Regis Red Sea Resort on Ummahat Island

It’s not just the amenities and location that set this resort apart. Guests can expect the signature St. Regis butler service, a tradition that has earned the brand its reputation for personalization and understated luxury. Each stay is designed to be as unique as the guests themselves, providing an unforgettable experience.

This addition to Marriott International’s portfolio comes as part of an ambitious project to elevate the luxury landscape of Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coastline. Its sister property, Nujuma, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, will offer a different but equally lavish experience, while the debut of Six Senses Southern Dunes will add another layer of allure to the area.

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