ANANTARA Hotels, Resorts & Spas is progressing swiftly with the completion of the Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara. Occupying a prime position along a 1.2 km stretch of Abu Dhabi’s protected Eastern Mangroves District, the new luxury five-star hotel will be home to the UAE’s largest hammam and largest VIP suite.
The Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa is situated just 15 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and 10 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi, making it the ideal destination for business and leisure travellers as well as residents of Abu Dhabi.
The new property forms part of an integrated hotel, marina, retail and residential destination, providing a luxury haven away from the bustle of life in the city centre.
Michel Koopman, general manager of the hotel and director of operations for Anantara in the Middle East, comments, “With a convenient location, state-of-the-art business and meetings facilities and world-class dining and leisure offerings, the Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara will provide an outstanding experience for the growing number of corporate travellers visiting Abu Dhabi.’’
Closely linked to the heritage of the UAE, the Eastern Mangroves district forms a treasured part of Emirati history and was an area of great importance to the late President of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The development of the hotel has been carefully designed to protect and enhance the unique setting and owner TDIC has used modern marine technology, specifically designed to help preserve the future of this precious environment.
The Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara offers a variety of accommodation options; from the entry level Deluxe Balcony rooms to the Royal Mangroves Residence, the UAE’s largest suite which offers up to seven en-suite bedrooms depending on the requirements of the guest. Ideal for families, interconnecting rooms are available on every floor, with connecting doors from the corridors providing additional privacy.
The Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa will feature two signature restaurants in addition to a striking lobby lounge known as the mangroves lounge, an all-day dining restaurant, ‘Pachaylen’, the hotel’s signature Thai restaurant and Impressions rooftop lounge.
The hotel will also be home to the region’s largest hammam and the exclusive spa will feature separate lobbies and check-in areas for men and women, ensuring total privacy.
The hotel’s ballroom will up to 320 guests for banquets and will be an ideal venue to host every occasion; from intimate receptions to larger scale events.