Saudi’s Red Sea Global embarks on a major expansion spree

In its continuous endeavour towards growth, Red Sea Global (RSG) which is one of the world’s most visionary developers will soon add two gems to its portfolio including two world-leading destinations, The Red Sea and Amaala. Collectively, these responsible and regenerative tourism destinations will aim to enhance Saudi Arabia’s luxury tourism and sustainability offering.
To offer unparalleled luxury, RSG has partnered with some of the globally renowned luxury brands.

The Red Sea, soon to be one of the region’s foremost luxury beachside destinations, will comprise the idyllic natural islands and lagoons across 200 kilometres (124 miles) of coastline along the western coast of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, between the cities of Umluj and Al Wajh.

Upon completion in 2024, Amaala will be home to more than 3,000 hotel rooms across 25 hotels, and approximately 900 luxury residential villas, apartments, and estate homes, alongside high-end retail establishments, fine dining, wellness, and recreational facilities.


The recent partnership of Red Sea Global includes luxury hospitality companies Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Rosewood Hotels & Resorts; longevity clinic and wellness brand – Clinique La Prairie; and destination wellness resort operator Jayasom.

Four Seasons Resort

The new Four Seasons Resort will be located on The Red Sea’s Shura Island, the hub of the development and also home to a yacht marina, leisure and lifestyle facilities, retail offerings, an 18-hole golf course and more. Designed by Foster + Partners, the resort will offer approximately 149 rooms and suites, all with uninterrupted views over white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. The property will also feature six restaurant and lounge outlets, meeting and events spaces, a marine discovery centre, Kids for All Seasons space and much more.

Rosewood Amaala

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, guiding philosophy, A Sense of Place, will be represented in every detail of the Rosewood Amaala’s 110 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, and it’s luxury 25 Rosewood Residences. Designed by renowned architecture firm, ACPV ARCHITECTS Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, the inspiration of the designs aims to go beyond enhancing to implementing a spectacular landscape for guests to enjoy. The property has been crafted at every level to prioritize longevity, while also creating a physical structure that will foster an environment of wellness and tranquillity.

Jayasom Wellness Resort, Amaala

With a planned total of 177 keys, Jayasom Wellness Resort, Amaala is situated in Triple Bay and will comprise a family wellness product alongside an adults-only zone, as well as residences for sale to private owners. The resort experience and all facilities are designed to immerse guests in a journey of personal transformation, with approximately 7,000 square metres dedicated to covering Holistic Health, Fitness, Physiotherapy, Nutrition, Aesthetic Beauty, and Spa. This will be complemented by an extensive conscious cuisine offering across multiple outlets.

Clinique La Prairie Health Resort

The high-end 36,115 sqm Clinique La Prairie Health Resort within Amaala will offer 13 villas, as well as housing 52 rooms and suites. It also features a diagnostics lab, museum, beach club, workshop and training rooms, private dining space, and even a cooking school, ensuring visitors can embark on an inimitable journey of rejuvenation and self-discovery.


The Red Sea is on track to welcome its first guests this year with leading hotel brands due to open their doors in 2023. These well-appointed hotels all boast beautiful designs and feature luxe amenities:

Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea

Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea will debut a resort in the Red Sea’s sweeping desert dunes – and its first resort in Saudi Arabia – which is set to open in May 2023.
Designed by Foster + Partners to pay homage to the Nabataean heritage native to the Red Sea coast, the 76 key resort comprises open-plan villas with interiors designed to reflect the desert surroundings and each with an outdoor terrace to allow guests to connect with nature. The heart of the resort is the Oasis, inspired by a desert flower, that will host vibrant functions and activities. Facilities will also include a spa, complete with swimming pools, outdoor treatment cabanas and a Holistic Anti-Aging Centre.

Nujuma, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Ummahat Islands will soon be home to one of the destination’s most exclusive resorts, Nujuma, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve. This will be the first Ritz-Carlton Reserve to open in the Middle East. Centred around human connection, Nujuma will feature 82 water and beach villas and will include a range of luxurious amenities and exceptional services including a lavish spa, swimming pools, multiple culinary venues, a retail area and a variety of other leisure offerings including a Conservation Centre and state-of-the-art diving centre.

St. Regis Red Sea Resort

Also located on Ummahat Islands, 20 minutes from the main hub island by boat, the new St. Regis Red Sea Resort marks the brand’s introduction in Saudi Arabia and the continued growth of its portfolio in the Middle East. The luxurious resort offering avant-garde style was designed by Japanese architects Kengo Kuma & Associates and will feature 90 villas, two signature restaurants, an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, and a spa. Families will be able to make use of the Children’s Club and all guests can expect St Regis’s butler service during their stay.


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