Bahrain Marina will be positioned as the Kingdom’s premier lifestyle and leisure destination. In addition to the hotel, the multi-use complex will feature residences, a yacht club, shopping district, family entertainment centre and waterfront dining, retail and recreational spaces.
Within the complex, Shangri-La will manage a 250-room luxury hotel, 150 one- to three-bedroom suites, eight beach chalets and 21 waterfront villas. Scheduled to open in 2022, Shangri-La Hotel, Bahrain will offer extensive recreational and meeting facilities, including five restaurants, a rooftop lounge, private beach, two outdoor pools, health club and spa, Kid’s Club and 1,038-square metre ballroom.
“Bahrain Marina is designed to be a compelling and multi-activity coastal destination. Shangri-La will complement our efforts to create the city”s finest and most luxurious lifestyle destination,” said BMDC”s Chief Executive Officer Yazan K Haddad.
“Bahrain is a strategically important destination for Shangri-La and we are delighted to partner in this opportunity with the Bahrain Marina Development Company,” said Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited President & COO Oliver Bonke. “Bringing the iconic Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts brand to Bahrain in the landmark Bahrain Marina will strengthen the destination as well as further enhance brand recognition in the region.”
Shangri-La currently operates six properties in the GCC, with hotels and resorts located in Qatar, Sultanate of Oman and United Arab Emirates. The group’s first hotel in Saudi Arabia, Shangri-La Hotel, Jeddah, will open next year.
Bahrain Marina, is a mixed-use development that aims to add a new distinctive waterfront to the Kingdom’s pristine coastline in Manama. The new destination will include a five-star hotel, suites and freehold apartments, waterfront villas, a fully-integrated family entertainment center, cinema complex, boardwalk, marina, yacht club and a recreational waterfront space with dining and retail facilities.