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Six Senses property coming to AlUla in 2027

Six Senses AlUla will have 125 keys including 100 guest villas and 25 residences, which will be designed to complement the area’s natural surroundings

Six Senses property coming to AlUla in 2027

AlUla Development Company (UDC) has signed a hotel management agreement with Six Senses, a luxury resort, spa and hotel operator, to open Six Senses AlUla in 2027, the second Six Senses property in Saudi Arabia following Six Senses Southern Dunes in the Red Sea destination.

The luxury hotel will span across 1,200,000 sq m, and will be built within a scenic natural oasis surrounded with palm groves and red-sandstone cliffs. It will feature 100 guest villas and 25 residences, which will be designed to seamlessly integrate with AlUla’s natural landscape.

Six Senses property coming to AlUla in 2027

Six Senses AlUla

The agreement was signed by Fabien Toscano, CEO of UDC, and Neil Jacobs, CEO of Six Senses, and in the presence of UDC’s Managing Director, Naif AlHamdan, during a ceremony at Maraya in AlUla.

Naif AlHamdan commented that the agreement represents the company’s commitment to increase luxury hospitality offerings in one of the most ancient archaeological sites, adding: “We are working to enrich the hospitality offerings and experiences in AlUla so that we can enable visitors to explore its rich history amidst its natural picturesque setting.”

Fabien Toscano commented on the partnership, “We are excited to join hands with Six Senses to open a one-of-a-kind luxury hotel in AlUla. The venture aligns with our commitment to elevating the hospitality offering in AlUla and marks another significant stride in our pursuit of sustainable development, contributing to the economic diversification and transformation of Saudi Arabia in line with Vision 2030.”

Neil Jacobs said: “Bringing to life the drama and beauty of a site with unprecedented historical and cultural significance is a sensational opportunity. We look forward to building a lasting relationship with AlUla Development Company and actively supporting the burgeoning tourism sector in Saudi Arabia.”

As Saudi Arabia continues to welcome a growing number of international visitors, Six Senses AlUla is expected to offer a unique experience of past and future, allowing guests to explore and connect with the rich cultural heritage of the AlUla.