11 Luxury Wellness Getaways in Saudi Arabia

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Look forward to new wellness offerings in Saudi Arabia this year

As the largest country in the Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia (The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) offers a variety of options for those seeking luxurious wellness getaways. Whether it’s the capital city Riyadh or the beautiful natural landscapes of AlUla, there is something in store for those seeking to restore and rejuvenate. Great things are coming to Saudi Arabia in the wellness realm, in particular the ultra-luxury tourism destination Amaala, derived from the Arabic word for hope and the Sanskrit word for purity. Many wellness resorts are set to launch here this year. Another thing to look out for is the AlUla Wellness Festival. We are listing our top wellness getaways in Saudi Arabia below.

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1. Habitas AlUla

Habitas Alula prioritizes wellness as a core aspect of its sustainable ethos. Beyond promoting self-sufficiency, community gardens serve as vibrant spaces for residents to connect with nature, fostering mental and physical wellbeing. Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound, encouraging active lifestyles and reducing stress. The integration of wellness initiatives throughout Alula’s design reflects a holistic approach to sustainability, recognizing the interconnectedness of human health and environmental stewardship. Inhabitants of Alula not only thrive in harmony with nature but also find fulfillment and vitality in their daily lives within this eco-conscious community.


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2. Clinique La Prairie Amaala

Clinique La Prairie Amaala will be the latest addition to Amaala’s standing as a distinctive wellness destination. The exclusive resort of 36,115 sqm will be located on Saudi Arabia’s north-western coastline, with 52 rooms and suites, and 13 villas. Clinique La Prairie will offer synergistic treatments and the medical pillar will include advanced diagnostics lab and radiology, physio, neuroscience, dermo, aesthetics, and dentistry. The wellbeing side will provide cryochamber, hyperbaric suites, IV infusion and a series of next-generation therapies. The resort also features a diagnostics lab, museum, beach club, workshop and training rooms, private dining space, and even a cooking school. It should open in 2024. 


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3. Spa by L’Occitane at Mansard Riyadh

Embark on a journey of holistic wellbeing in a sanctuary of calm and luxury at the first exclusive Spa by L’Occitane in the Saudi capital, at Mansard Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Hotel. Here, you can experience total tranquility surrounded by Spa L’Occitane’s captivating scents and treatments in a French-inspired setting. Signature Body and Face Treatments are built around four pillars of holistic wellbeing: Beauty, Regeneration, Balance and Detox. The treatments have been tested and approved by L’Occitane laboratories as well as recognised research institutes. The spa also offers Hammams services for ladies and Made to Measure Treatments, which offer a personalized experience.


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4. Al Hamrah Palace, Jeddah

Transforming into a boutique hotel under Boutique Group’s care, Al Hamra Palace in Jeddah epitomizes Saudi Arabia’s cultural heritage. With 91 keys including 47 suites, 44 villas, and a royal suite, it promises luxury and exclusivity. The restoration preserves its regal past while offering modern amenities like six spa suites and six restaurants. Guests can indulge in personalized services, including private butlers. The palace doubles as an event venue, radiating elegance and charm. Al Hamra Palace invites visitors to savor global cuisines and immerse themselves in the tranquility of its spa. It encapsulates Arabian hospitality, providing a lavish retreat amidst Jeddah’s historic surroundings. The transformation should be complete by 2025. 


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5. Banyan Tree AlUla

Enjoy a peaceful retreat in a desert sanctuary at Banyan Tree AlUla. Situated in an eco-tourism region, the beautiful luxury tented resort is protected from the sun by a canvas covering, offering privacy and shelter. The award-winning Banyan Tree Spa offers guests a place for physical, mental and spiritual rejuvenation. The spa takes a holistic approach, blending Asian rituals with Saudi Arabian traditions, using natural and native ingredients. You can also relax in privacy at the naturally treated rock pool or choose from an array of holistic rituals, mindfulness classes, and beauty workshops at the Health Centre.


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6. Rosewood Amaala

Surrounded by the world’s fourth-largest barrier reef system and the scenic Hijazi mountains, this integrated wellness haven spanning 4,155 km2 aims to bring an ultra-luxury regenerative escape to The Red Sea region of Saudi Arabia. The focal point of the resort’s wellness offering is the Asaya Spa. The discreet spa provides a sanctuary for meditation, tranquility, and well-being so guests can relax and rejuvenate in private treatment pavilions set around a protected green oasis. Sustainability will be the basis of the hotel’s entire design. The entire destination will be powered by 100% renewable energy and aims to have zero-carbon footprint — with plans to be both zero waste to landfill. It should open in 2024. 


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7. Jayasom Wellness Resort, Amaala

Situated in Triple Bay, this integrative multigenerational wellness resort provides an adults-only zone, a separate family entry, as well as residences for sale to private owners. It has a planned total of 153 keys and 24 Branded Residences, with approximately 7,000 square meters dedicated to covering Holistic Health, Fitness, Physiotherapy, Nutrition, Aesthetic Beauty, and Spa. Spaces across the resort will be dedicated to contemplation, self-healing, and self-discovery, and seamlessly integrated wellness trails, yoga pavilions and labyrinths have been designed to offer a sense of discovery. The resort offers tailor-made movement-based program to build strength and flexibility, to minimally invasive beauty procedures using the latest US FDA-approved technology, as well as conscious cuisine across multiple outlets. Scheduled for completion in 2024. 


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8. HARNN Heritage Spa at InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh Resort & Spa

Discover opulent Arabian hospitality at InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh Resort & Spa, the inaugural urban luxury escape in Riyadh. Nestled in a verdant oasis, it boasts 162 lavish guest accommodations, including suites and private villas, each featuring a pool and exclusive lounge privileges. Pioneering luxury wellness, it introduces the esteemed Thai brand, HARNN Heritage Spa, to the Middle East, epitomizing indulgent rejuvenation. With an emphasis on authentic luxury experiences, this tranquil haven promises impeccable service to harmonize both body and soul, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of Arabian heritage amidst the bustling heart of Riyadh.


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9. Miraval The Red Sea Shaura Island

Set amidst the serene shores of Shura Island, Miraval The Red Sea emerges as a beacon of holistic wellness in Saudi Arabia. With its expansive footprint spanning over 310,000 square meters, this Hyatt-operated resort is poised to redefine the concept of luxury retreats. Boasting 180 meticulously crafted rooms, including 20 exclusive villas, guests are enveloped in opulence and tranquility. The resort’s pièce de résistance is its “Life in Balance Spa,” the largest of its kind in the region, featuring 39 treatment rooms offering signature spa therapies and programs. Embracing the island’s natural splendor, Miraval offers a myriad of wellness activities, from leisurely strolls along scenic trails to immersive experiences on the mangrove boardwalk. Creative souls will find inspiration in the resort’s artistic rooms, fostering a sanctuary for expression and introspection. Culinary delights await at the Life in Balance Culinary Kitchen, where nutritious dishes tantalize the palate, completing the holistic journey of rejuvenation and renewal. Miraval The Red Sea beckons travelers to embark on a transformative voyage, where harmony of mind, body, and spirit is seamlessly woven into every aspect of the experience. Ready to welcome guests in 2024. 


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10. Six Senses Amaala

Six Senses Amaala is set to launch in Saudi Arabia. Located along Amaala’s Triple Bay area, the development offers panoramic views across the Hijaz Cove to the Red Sea. The 64 rooms, six suites, 30 villas, and 25 branded residences, are inspired by the region’s traditional coastal villages. The onsite Six Senses Spa facilities will include a cryotherapy chamber, longevity clinic, and male and female thermal areas featuring Finnish and infrared saunas, herbal steam rooms, salt rooms, vitality pools, and ice baths. Guests can also restore and reconnect at the Watsu pool, sound dome, yoga platform, and multi-sensory relaxation areas. Should open mid-2024.


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11. Shangri-La Jeddah

Shangri-La Jeddah, an oasis of tranquility amidst the vibrant cityscape, invites guests on a journey of rejuvenation with its luxurious wellness offerings. From the moment you step into this sanctuary, a world of serenity unfolds. Indulge in bespoke spa treatments, blending ancient healing traditions with modern techniques, tailored to soothe both body and soul. Yoga and meditation sessions set against breathtaking views of the Red Sea provide a holistic escape from the hustle and bustle. Immerse yourself in the infinity pool overlooking the sea, or explore the state-of-the-art fitness center. Shangri-La Jeddah promises a haven where wellness meets luxury seamlessly.


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