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Rixos Saadiyat Island

Rixos Saadiyat
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Rixos Saadiyat Island


Pushing the boundaries of luxury on Abu Dhabi’s ultra-chic Saadiyat Island, Rixos Hotels has announced its fourth UAE opening and the most successful fully integrated resort in the Emirates.

The award-winning Turkish-grown hospitality brand Rixos Hotels has opened the first all-inclusive, all-exclusive resort in Abu Dhabi. Opening its stylish doors on 15th October 2018, Rixos Saadiyat Island invites guests to experience pure luxury in an opulent setting, inspired by the palaces of the Ottoman Empire, with dazzling interiors reflecting gemstone shades of green, blue and turquoise throughout. Situated on the pristine white sands of Saadiyat Island, the resort is set to be the most successful, fully integrated resort in the Emirates.

With panoramic views overlooking a sprawling private beach and across the Arabian Gulf, the 378-key resort comprises of 366 rooms and suites, plus 12 three and four-bedroom villas, each boasting either shared or private pools, direct access to the beach and the dedicated services of a butler. Conveniently located less than 30 minutes away from all of Abu Dhabi’s most thrilling attractions, guests can indulge in the feeling of hiding away in an exclusive island enclave while still benefiting from proximity to city highlights including the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, and Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Rixos Saadiyat Island boasts ten restaurants and bars with cuisines from around the globe, all of which are included as part of the all-inclusive, all-exclusive experience. Highlight culinary offerings include authentic Turkish cuisine at Turquoise, the hotel’s signature all-day dining restaurant, haute seafood dining and panoramic coastal views at Mermaid, comforting Italian classics at L’Olivo, Teppanyaki and sushi can be enjoyed at the resort’s Japanese restaurant, Aja, and guests can experience Rixos heritage with the tastes of Oriental Turkish cuisine at Orient. The resort also boasts several eat-on-the-go Food Carts dotted around the resort, in addition to a series of beach bars, tea and shisha lounges and the Club House – an exclusive restaurant reserved for villa guests.

Rixos Saadiyat

Royal Suite bedroom

Rixos Saadiyat Island ensures every member of the family is catered for with a wide range of entertainment and amenities as part of its all-inclusive, all exclusive offering. The resort boasts a water park complete with wave pool for all ages and a children’s Aqua Park to keep the little ones happy. Nestled away within the resort’s verdant gardens, Rixos Saadiyat’s Spa is inspired by the age-old wellness customs of Turkey. The dramatic design reflects traditional Ottoman architecture to create a truly luxurious indoor and outdoor sanctuary where guests enjoy complimentary use of the facilities, which includes a steam room, sauna, a private outdoor pool, and an ice room. A collection of luxury treatment rooms and a traditional Turkish Hammam await those who wish to book a pampering spa treatment, with expert therapists on hand to restore balance for mind, body and soul. A state-of-the-art gym and Rixy Kids Club, plus a wide range of in-resort activities – from sunset paddle-boarding to yoga on the sand – will keep every guest happy, from adrenaline junkies to budding sports fans.

Acting as a heavenly island venue ideal for picture-perfect celebrations, Rixos Saadiyat Island makes an ideal spot for weddings and events; spearheaded by a dedicated events team who work to create a bespoke experience for any occasion. The resort has extensive venue options to suit events of all sizes up to 1,000 guests, including a stunning ballroom and expansive beach draped with lush palm trees and flanked by azure water.

“We are thrilled to be expanding Rixos Hotels into Abu Dhabi, showcasing our first all-inclusive, all-exclusive resort in the capital. We hope to show visitors from around the world how to create a fully integrated resort that delivers ultra-luxury, innovation in cuisine and the highest standards of service. We are extremely proud of our new resort and of the team, we can’t wait to mark a new chapter in our expansion and welcome guests to Rixos Saadiyat Island,” said Fettah Tamince, Founder and Chairman of Rixos Hotels.

Following the opening of Rixos Saadiyat Island on 15th October 2018, Rixos Hotels will operate four hotels in the United Arab Emirates – Rixos Premium Dubai, Rixos, The Palm Dubai, Rixos Bab Al Bahr and Rixos Saadiyat Island.

Rooms at Rixos Saadiyat Island start from £330. For bookings or more information please visit

Rixos Saadiyat Island



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