St Regis Hotels & Resorts on Sunday announced the opening of The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl-Qatar.
"As the newest jewel in an elegant global portfolio, The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island seamlessly brings together exquisitely designed hotel suites, branded residences for sale, spectacular facilities, and the brand’s signature Butler Service to create an exclusive island escape in the heart of The Pearl-Qatar," a press statement noted.

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

Perched in the heart of Porto Arabia, a Mediterranean-styled 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 travellers.
Omar Hussain Alfardan, president and CEO of Alfardan Group, said: “The opening of our prestigious project, The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl-Qatar, occurs at a pivotal moment, with the World Cup around the corner. The launch falls in line with the booming hospitality and tourism sectors in Qatar further strengthening 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 desired destination. This new bespoke address in the Middle East allows guests to expect a fresh interpretation of the timeless sophistication that St Regis Hotels & Resorts has been appreciated for since its inception in 1904,” added Wissam Suleiman, Multi-Property general manager for St Regis Hotels Doha.
Showcasing an unparalleled design within the region, influence is taken from sophisticated Andalusian and Arabesque architecture inspired by Al Hambra Palace in Granada, a majestic entrance welcomes each guest.

Spectacular works of art adorn every corner and guests are invited to explore the inspiration behind every masterpiece.
A herd of bronze Arabian horses welcomes guests at the majestic entrance, 'Al Adiyat 9', designed by Qatari artist Fatma AlShebani.
"In the central courtyard, as you arrive, you are welcomed by 'Alkarar’, a commissioned monumental falcon head sculpture, a manifestation of strength, nobility and courage uniquely crafted by Iraqi sculptor Ahmed al-Bahrani," a press statement notes. "As you step into the lobby, you are welcomed by masterpieces. Originals from 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 comes together from around the world to instill a bespoken gem of legacy. Tackling the inner senses, the artistic touch of Dominic Harris blends the abstract life of technology into the serene elements of nature. Explore some of the collections of five of Damien Hirst’s illustrious butterfly prints, titled Empresses, beautifully laid out in the hotel.
A spectacular hanging chandelier elegantly flows from the Lobby, enriching it and making guests pause and reflect on its beauty. Entitled 'Between Heaven and Earth', it is a reflection of life’s journey.
This 193 exquisite all-suite hotel features a range of lavishly appointed accommodations in one-, two- and three-bedroom formats and private townhouses, each featuring large balconies overlooking the glistening Arabian Gulf. The spacious suites feature large bathrooms, walk-in wardrobes, spacious living areas and fully equipped kitchens providing guests with the serenity and amenities to enjoy longer stays, and shorter sojourns. Each room is thoughtfully designed with hues of beige and white, evoking the classical elegance of the unmatched St Regis style, while imbued with modern design touches throughout.

A dining destination in itself, the hotel boasts of more than 10 award-winning F&B outlets, taking guests on a unique journey, from exotic Peru to the warm shores of the Mediterranean. Enjoy exquisite bites and refreshing drinks at Al Mandaloun Waterfront, or savor the freshest fish selection cooked to perfection in the Greek Taverna Manos. "Start your day with an exquisite Turkish breakfast with fresh breads in Nar, bask in the Arabian sun in The St Regis Outdoor Pool, and end the day enjoying the unique Nikkei Cuisine in Chotto Matte. Get ready for a spread of Lebanese greatness with the widest selection of Mezzes in Babel, followed by a casual shisha in Ahwet Zeitouna," the statement describes.

The St. Regis Lobby Lounge embraces the most spectacular ocean views. Roberto’s takes guests on a journey through the Italian countryside and gives them a unique taste of Italy’s Fine Dining scene. The Sailor’s lounge provides the perfect setting to unwind and relax.
Celebrity chefs, distinctive food, and high-end entertainment will frequent The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl-Qatar, creating a glamorous, immersive experience for residents and visitors alike.
Creating a new getaway for the mind and body, The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island offers a full rejuvenation experience at the Longevity Hub by Clinique La Prairie. The sector-leading aesthetics spa takes an integrative approach to longevity, based on unique methods combining evidence-based medicine with distinctive well-being, nutrition, and movement plans tailored to each individual.
The hotel offers a range of dedicated sporting activities including water sports, yoga sessions and specific fitness programs. For guests looking for a tailored program, a team of professional personal trainers offers 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 enjoy sunset cruises on the exquisite Arabian Gulf.
Families are catered to with the St Regis Family Traditions programme, designed to deliver fun for younger guests, and, through this, the ultimate serenity and luxury for parents.
The hotel also features lavish swimming pools, jacuzzi, children’s pool and eight private cabanas, where guests can unwind enjoying the Doha skyline.
A complimentary 10-minute water taxi provides direct access to sandy shores of The St Regis Doha beach.
Situated at the entrance of the Island is an exquisite Grand Ballroom with a capacity of 300 guests.
A spectacular and coveted wedding venue, with a Bridal Suite and spacious pre-function area, this setting is destined to be the exclusive address for Qatar’s elite weddings within the city. With an exclusive bespoke offering, second to none, and your dedicated in-house events planner, the event is set to be a spectacular affair.
For more intimate meetings, the space encourages personal connection and an environment for attendees to engage and be inspired.
The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island team is excited to welcome luminaries to experience this exclusive island getaway. Guests can book one of two special opening offerings designed to provide an exclusive experience within this spectacular setting.

* Welcome Package
The Welcome Package includes breakfast in the Turkish restaurant, NAR, overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Early check-in and late check-out will be granted subject to availability.

* Enjoy Bonus Points – exclusive for Marriott Bonvoy members
A special welcome is always extended to Marriott Bonvoy members. Book the special Bonus Points Package now and enjoy 3,000 bonus points per stay.
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