KERZNER INTERNATIONAL AND SEVENS HOLDING ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR A NEW ONE&ONLY RESORT IN BAHRAIN
First One&Only Resort in The Kingdom of BahrainManama, Kingdom of Bahrain
-1 September 2014--Kerzner International Holdings Limited, which through its subsidiaries, is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts and luxury hotels, has entered into an agreement with Sevens Holding, a diverse company catering to different segments in the private sector including hospitality and real estate, to develop and operate a new One&Only resort in Seef, Bahrain. This new resort is scheduled to begin welcoming guests in 2016.
With approximately 150 luxurious guest rooms and suites as well as villas and estates, world-class dining and retail options, plus a One&Only Spa, the resort is set to become a destination for both business and leisure. The property will be strategically located in Seef, on the northwestern coast of Bahrain, and will command an enviable private beachfront. In addition, the resort will boast extensive meeting facilities with easy accessibility.
“I am thrilled we are able to partner with Sevens Holding to develop this world-class destination. More and more visitors are discovering Bahrain for both leisure and business and I am looking forward to introducing the resort to our loyal One&Only guests and new guests alike,” says Alan Leibman, CEO, Kerzner International. “The beachfront location is remarkable and I am very confident that the resort will define ultra-luxury in Bahrain.”
Like all properties within the One&Only
collection, One&Only Bahrain will place an emphasis on privacy with a variety of accommodation, including exclusive luxury villas and secluded estates that are perfect for large families. The resort will evoke a ‘sense of place’, showcasing Bahrain’s rich history and reflecting the local culture with a design appeal to attract the contemporary traveller seeking ultimate luxury. The stylish resort will also be home to a variety of boutiques from the world’s leading brands, offering the very latest in retail indulgence. A signature of One&Only, this resort will offer innovative programming for families with children whilst carefully preserving space for adults only as well. Guests will also have access to a host of unique sporting and entertainment facilities on-site.
Set in some of the most beautiful locations in the world, each award-winning One&Only resort offers guests a distinctive style and personality borne of its local culture, a genuine hospitality and a lively energy that is unparalleled. These eight properties include the One&Only Reethi Rah
in the Maldives; One&Only Le Saint Géran
in Mauritius; One&Only Royal Mirage
and One&Only The Palm
in Dubai; One&Only Ocean Club
in The Bahamas; One&Only Palmilla
in Los Cabos, Mexico; One&Only Cape Town
in South Africa and One&Only Hayman Island
on The Great Barrier Reef in Australia. One&Only has also announced plans to develop a resort in Sanya, China, as well as One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro, the first property for the collection in Europe.
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