Wynn Resorts, Limited has announced the name of its new multi-billion dollar integrated resort set to open in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates (UAE): Wynn Al Marjan Island. The company also revealed the design of its first beachfront resort, inspired by the tranquil seascape of Al Marjan Island, a group of four islands. The resort is being developed with local partners Marjan LLC and RAK Hospitality Holding LLC.
Set in a pristine setting overlooking the azure waters of the Gulf, Wynn Al Marjan Island rises more than 305 meters above the sea, welcoming visitors to a high-quality luxury experience including exceptional entertainment and gaming. For its first project in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the US-listed luxury resort developer and operator will create a serene and elegant environment that takes inspiration from the stunning sea views and will bring warmth and relaxing by the ocean in your modern, world-class hotel.
With an estimated project cost of approximately US$3.9 billion, Wynn Al Marjan Island’s iconic skyline will transform and accelerate the Emirate’s rise as a major global tourist destination, whilst creating substantial value for its economy. thanks to tourism and job creation. The project will pave the way for accelerated growth of related business sectors. Foundation construction work began at the site earlier this year.
The approximately 1,500 sumptuously decorated rooms, suites and villas will reflect the brand’s prestige. Visitors will enjoy a wide range of entertainment options, gaming area, 24 restaurants and lounges, an innovative spa and wellness experiences, a premium shopping mall, a state-of-the-art events center, a theater with a production unique and other amenities. Designed for long-term stays and day trips from neighboring Emirates, the resort will offer multiple and varied experiences, including nightly laser shows and state-of-the-art lights.
The design of Wynn Al Marjan Island is inspired by both the natural landscape that surrounds it and the aesthetics of Wynn Resorts. The same geometric configuration of the curved shape of the island’s beach is echoed in the podium structure, similar to a grand opera house, creating majestic views of the beach, sea and horizon. All guests at the many restaurants along Wynn Al Marjan Island’s beach-facing promenade will enjoy stunning sea views.
We have spent the last year meticulously planning and designing Wynn Al Marjan Island, taking into account its unique location said Craig Billings, CEO of Wynn Resorts.
I am extremely proud of our design and development team’s ability to convey our heritage of rich, thoughtful design into a sunny beach resort that will delight guests new and old. We hope to open Wynn Al Marjan Island in early 2027.
The new resort on Al Marjan Island, a flagship project of Marjan, underlines Ras Al Khaimah’s growing global reputation as a leading investment destination for high-quality hotel projects. With a growing portfolio of five-star luxury hotels and residential developments offering a wide range of amenities and services and boasting over 7.8 kilometers of sparkling beaches and 23 kilometers of seafront, Al Marjan Island is today transforming into a world-class tourist destination.
Ras Al Khaimah, which positions itself as a sustainable and nature-centric destination, is one of the fastest growing tourism markets in the MENA region. Thanks to its well-preserved history, rich archaeological heritage and natural tourism offerings, the emirate has secured a place on CNN Travel’s list of the 50 best destinations to visit in 2023 and made TIME magazine’s list of the best places in the world in 2022.
About Wynn Resorts
Wynn Resorts, Limited is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol WYNN and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Wynn Resorts designed, owns and operates Wynn Las Vegas, Encore Boston Harbor, Wynn Macau (wynnmacau.com) and Wynn Palácio, Cotai.
Wynn and Encore Las Vegas offers 4,748 spacious rooms, suites and villas, 33 restaurants and bars, two award-winning spas, three shopping centers, meeting and convention spaces, two nightclubs, a beach club, two theaters and a golf course . Almost 70 % of the complex’s maximum demand is powered entirely by renewable energy. Encore Boston Harbor is a luxury resort with 671 hotel rooms, an ultra-premium spa, specialty boutiques, 16 restaurants and lounges, state-of-the-art ballrooms and meeting rooms, a six-acre public park and Harborwalk. Wynn Macau is a luxury resort located in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. It includes 1,010 spacious rooms and suites, 12 restaurants and bars, convention space, shopping plaza, two spas, lounge and rotunda performance room. Wynn Palace is a luxury integrated resort located on the Cotai Strip in Macau, featuring 1,706 exquisite guest rooms, suites and villas, 14 food and beverage outlets, meeting and convention space, a sprawling retail plaza, SkyCabs passing through a lake performance area of eight acres, a luxurious spa and salon, and an extensive collection of rare works of art.