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Nikki to develop resort on Saraya

Saraya Islands in Ras Al Khaimah comprises of four natural islands. (SUPPLIED)

Saraya Islands, the luxurious mixed-use resort in Ras Al Khaimah, signed a management agreement with Nikki Beach EMEA Hotels and Resorts Limited – one of the world's most renowned lifestyle and entertainment brands. Nikki Beach will operate a five-star resort in Al Boum Island at Saraya Islands.

Expected to open by the end of 2011, the Nikki Beach Resort and Spa will accommodate 140 sea view rooms and suites, a Nikki Beach Club and pool bar, Spa and fitness facilities, two signature restaurants, as well as 160 serviced residences among which ten will be signature villas.

Beautiful by the nature that surrounds it, the unique thematic architecture and the turquoise waters that overlook it, the new Nikki Beach Resort and Spa at Saraya Islands will combine five-star service, luxury accommodation, design and ambience with signature entertainment in an international jet set resort environment.

"Saraya opts to partner with the best in each trade it is involved with, and our partnership with Nikki Beach Hotels and Resorts comes to translate this context. The grand, exclusive and luxurious setting of Saraya Islands can be given a different edge with masters in the hospitality arena such as Nikki Beach. Saraya Islands will always be the hub of excellence in everything it brings forth, and it shall leverage on this in its world class destination," said Mahdhar Al-Tamimi, general manager of Saraya Islands. "We are racing alongside our partners towards a future of prosperity and exclusivity."

The Nikki Beach Hotels and Resorts located in the most glamourous destinations around the world offer an exclusive range of five-star amenities and services in enchanting settings, with ultra-VIP service for all guests, offering signature Nikki Beach entertainment and interactive events that are heavily influenced by art, music and fashion, that have been the hallmark of the brand since its creation.

"After Aqaba in Jordan, this is the second property that we will be managing for Saraya, with whom we share the same vision and drive to deliver the best that the world of hospitality has to offer. Our guests will be life-long partners, as we will cater to their ever increasing expectations. Our formula for creating a luxury lifestyle experience will raise the bar for the elite global hospitality industry" said Jihad El Khoury, chairman and CEO of Nikki Beach Hotels and Resorts EMEA.

Set between the majestic range of Hajjar Mountains and the Arabian Gulf, Saraya Islands comprises of the four natural islands of Al Boum, Al Marsa, Al Sahab and Al Wahat interconnected and linked to a main village with a network of resort like roads and bridges.

Saraya Islands occupies 5.5 kilometres of long natural island, together forming a lagoon framed by the islands and its corresponding mainland site of approximately sixteen hectares.

Saraya Islands will feature palatial villas, lagoon townhouses, terraced apartments, themed hotels, spas, serviced residential units all featuring private and semi-private gardens swimming pools, high quality retail and entertainment outlets, restaurants, and amusement water parks.