Marjan, the master-developer of freehold properties in Ras Al Khaimah, welcomes the celebrated Nobu Hospitality to the Emirate on its flagship Al Marjan Island. This follows the signing with Enevoria Development, who recently acquired a beachfront plot on Al Marjan Island, to build the luxury Nobu hotel and branded residences, and the famous Nobu restaurant.
Enevoria Development will develop a Nobu Hotel and 300 Nobu branded luxury residences that shall provide residents and visitors with unrivalled guest services and bespoke amenities. The large-scale project with a total area of 70,000 square meters will also include a spa and fitness facility, swimming pools, and the exclusive Nobu restaurant featuring contemporary Japanese cuisine providing a unique gastronomic experience for guests and visitors.
Nobu Al Marjan Island is the second Nobu hotel set to open in the UAE. The upscale hotel is the latest addition to Al Marjan Island’s growing portfolio of beachfront hospitality destinations that are welcoming tourists from across the world. The new hotel further boosts the robust hospitality sector of Ras Al Khaimah, which has recorded sustained growth in tourist arrivals in line with the leadership’s strategy to promote destination tourism and position the Emirate as a global hub.
Abdulla Al Abdouli, CEO of Marjan, said: “With the arrival of Nobu Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah now joins an elite group of cities worldwide to put on display the power of Japanese minimalism, exceptional hospitality, and world-class dining the brand is renowned for. Set in the heart of our iconic flagship island, the opening of Nobu reinforces Ras Al Khaimah’s credentials as a high-growth destination for international and regional investors. We will continue to leverage global partnerships, such as Enevoria Development, to develop signature projects that elevate the Emirate’s status as a premier world-class leisure and lifestyle destination.”
Evgeniy Yakubovskiy, General Manager of Enevoria Development FZ-LLC, said: “As high-end property developers, we are delighted to partner with one of the leading and fastest growing global luxury hospitality brands on Nobu Al Marjan Island. Our collaboration with Nobu Hospitality will be instrumental in creating a signature international property ensuring impeccable lifestyle that is an integral part of our brand philosophy and a hallmark of Nobu style, combining flawless functionality with groundbreaking design solutions as well as an aesthetic minimalistic elegance.”
Trevor Horwell, CEO of Nobu Hospitality, commented: “We are thrilled to be continuing our expansion within the UAE and the vision for Al Marjan Island aligns seamlessly with the Nobu brand. The charm of Al Marjan Island is the ideal setting for our guests and in developing a community who are seeking an authentic destination lifestyle and living experience. We are proud to partner with Enevoria on this exciting development and look forward to introducing Nobu Al Marjan Island to guests and residents alike.”
In 2022, Ras Al Khaimah recorded its highest visitor numbers, welcoming more than 1.13 million overnight arrivals, marking a 40 per cent increase in international visitors. As the Emirate continues its growth as a world-class tourism destination, it is right on track to achieve the target of attracting three million visitors year on year by 2030.