The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl-Qatar opens


St Regis Hotels & Resorts announced on Sunday the grand opening of The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl-Qatar.

“The latest jewel in an elegant global portfolio, The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island brings together exquisitely designed hotel suites, branded residences for sale, spectacular facilities and the brand’s signature butler service to create an exclusive island retreat in the heart of The Pearl-Qatar.” it in a press statement.

Omar Hussain Alfardan with other dignitaries at the opening of The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl-Qatar.

In the heart of Porto Arabia, a Mediterranean-style island just a short drive from Hamad International Airport, the St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island offers a new, luminous destination for the world’s most discerning travelers.
Omar Hussain Alfardan, President and CEO of Alfardan Group, said: “The opening of our prestigious The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl-Qatar project comes at a crucial time with the World Cup just around the corner. The launch aligns with Qatar’s booming hospitality and tourism sector and reinforces our confidence in our ability to make a significant contribution to the tourism industry and diversify Qatar’s economy.”

“The arrival of the St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island creates a unique and exquisite experience in an internationally coveted destination. This new bespoke Middle East address allows guests to expect a fresh interpretation of the timeless sophistication that has characterized St. Regis Hotels & Resorts since its inception in 1904,” added Wissam Suleiman, multi-property general manager for St .Regis Hotels Doha, added .
Presenting a design unparalleled in the region, influenced by sophisticated Andalusian and Arabic architecture inspired by Al Hambra Palace in Granada, a majestic entrance welcomes every guest.

Spectacular artworks adorn every corner and guests are invited to explore the inspiration behind each masterpiece.
A herd of bronze Arabian horses greets guests at the majestic Al Adiyat 9 entrance, designed by Qatari artist Fatma AlShebani.
“In the central courtyard, upon arrival you will be greeted by ‘Alkarar’, a commissioned monumental falcon head sculpture, a manifestation of strength, nobility and courage uniquely created by Iraqi sculptor Ahmed al-Bahrani,” reads one press statement. “As you enter the lobby, you are greeted by masterpieces. Originals by world-renowned artists such as Damien Hirst, Dominic Harris, Brian Donnely better known as Kaws, Manolo Valdes and many more.”

A collage of world-class art from around the world comes together to leave a bespoke jewel of legacy. Dominic Harris’ artistic touch appeals to the inner senses, merging the abstract life of technology with the tranquil elements of nature. Explore some of the collections of Damien Hirst’s five famous butterfly prints entitled Empresses, which are beautifully displayed at the hotel.
A spectacular hanging chandelier flows elegantly from the lobby, enriching it and making guests stop and contemplate its beauty. Entitled “Between Heaven and Earth” it reflects the journey of life.
This 193 exquisite all-suite hotel offers a range of lavishly appointed accommodations in one, two and three bedroom formats and private townhouses, all with large balconies overlooking the sparkling Arabian Gulf. The spacious suites feature large bathrooms, walk-in closets, spacious living areas, and fully-equipped kitchens, providing guests with the tranquility and amenities to enjoy longer and shorter stays. Meticulously designed in shades of beige and white, each room evokes the classic elegance of the unsurpassed St. Regis style while infused with contemporary design touches throughout.

A culinary destination in itself, the hotel boasts more than 10 award-winning F&B outlets that take guests on a unique journey, from exotic Peru to the warm shores of the Mediterranean. Enjoy exquisite bites and refreshing beverages at Al Mandaloun Waterfront or indulge in the freshest seafood selection cooked to perfection at Greek Taverna Manos. “Start your day with an exquisite Turkish breakfast with fresh bread at Nar, bask in the Arabian sun at The St. Regis Outdoor Pool and end the day with signature Nikkei cuisine at Chotto Matte. Get ready for a Lebanese-sized selection with the largest mezze selection in Babel, followed by a casual shisha in Ahwet Zeitouna,” the statement said.

The St. Regis Lobby Lounge offers the most spectacular ocean view. Roberto’s takes guests on a journey through the Italian countryside, giving them a unique taste of Italy’s fine dining scene. The Sailor’s Lounge offers the perfect setting to relax and unwind.
Celebrity chefs, signature dining and high-end entertainment will visit The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl-Qatar, creating a glamorous, immersive experience for residents and visitors alike.
The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island creates a new sanctuary for body and mind, offering a total rejuvenation experience at the Longevity Hub by Clinique La Prairie. The industry-leading aesthetic spa takes an integrative approach to longevity, based on unique methods that combine evidence-based medicine with distinctive wellness, nutrition and exercise plans tailored to each individual.
The hotel offers a range of dedicated sporting activities, including water sports, yoga sessions and dedicated fitness programs. For guests looking for a tailored program, a team of professional personal trainers offer bespoke sessions throughout the year in the hotel’s state-of-the-art gym. The nearby Pearl Yachting Club also offers guests the opportunity to take sunset cruises on the exquisite Arabian Gulf.
Families are catered to with the St. Regis Family Traditions program, designed to provide fun for younger guests while providing ultimate serenity and luxury for parents.
The hotel also offers spacious swimming pools, a whirlpool, a children’s pool and eight private cabanas where guests can relax and enjoy the Doha skyline.
A complimentary 10-minute water taxi provides direct access to the sandy St Regis Doha Beach.
At the entrance to the island is an exquisite grand ballroom with a capacity of 300 guests.
A spectacular and desirable wedding venue with a bridal suite and a spacious reception area. This setting is destined to be the exclusive address for Qatar’s elite weddings in the city. With an exclusive, bespoke offering second to none and your dedicated in-house event planner, the event is sure to be spectacular.
For more intimate meetings, the space encourages personal connection and an environment where participants can engage and be inspired.
The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island team looks forward to welcoming luminaries to experience this exclusive island getaway. Guests can book one of two special launch offers designed to provide an exclusive experience in this spectacular setting.

* Welcome pack
Welcome pack includes breakfast at NAR Turkish Restaurant overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Early check-in and late check-out are granted based on availability.

* Enjoy bonus points – exclusive to Marriott Bonvoy members
Marriott Bonvoy members always get a special welcome. Book the special bonus points package now and enjoy 3,000 bonus points per stay.
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