Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has confirmed plans to open a new resort in Bahrain – the Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort and Spa – next month.

Set to open in November 2022, it is located on Bahrain’s west coast, with several of the rooms and suites offering ocean views.

The Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort and Spa has 196 rooms and suites, as well as a sprawling 11-bedroom Gulf Summer House which located directly on the beach.

The property includes eight signature dining options from family-style dining concepts, to a poolside eatery, as well as specially crafted menus and mixology infused with local ingredients, and fragrances and spices that reflect local flavours. Alternatively, guests can choose from the bespoke in-room dining menu to dine in their own room or villa.

Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort and Spa
Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort and Spa

The property’s leisure and recreation facilities include Jumeirah’s Talise Spa, a female-only spa facility, couple treatment rooms, an indoor pool, a gym and tennis courts.

There is also a 36-seater cinema, a kids club featuring a pool, play area and nap room, For older children, there is a Teens Club and family pool.

Guests can also book the Abra canal tour as well as a range of cultural excursions to explore the heritage of Bahrain during their stay at the property. These include Qal’at Al Bahrain Fort, once capital of the Dilmun civilization dating back almost 4,000 years and now a UNESCO World Heritage site, as well as bazaars, narrow alleyways and traditional and royal houses of Muharraq Island. Notably, the resort is located only 10 minutes from the Bahrain International F1 Circuit.

“With the unveiling of our new property in Bahrain, Jumeirah Group is set to diversify the growing hospitality landscape in the kingdom. From its unique location on the pristine beach front, Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort and Spa will provide unparalleled Arabian hospitality with a focus on wellbeing. With a passion for destination dining, Jumeirah Group will also bring its renowned signature dining know-how to the hotel, giving guests and residents of Bahrain an unrivalled choice of culinary experiences,” said Thomas B. Meier, interim chief executive officer and chief operating officer of Jumeirah Group.