Spanish-themed off-shore hotel arriving in Dubai

A spectacular slice of Spanish hospitality is taking shape just off the shores of Dubai as construction of the Marbella Hotel powers ahead within The Heart of Europe - the $5 billion prime hospitality and second home destination amid The World islands.

Kleindienst Group, master developer of the industry-leading sustainable mega-project, confirms its latest luxury property will offer 191 apartments, suites and ‘caves’ when completed next year, underpinned by an authentic experience that celebrates its European namesake.

Marbella is a cherished stylish Costa del Sol town in a coastal region of Spain that draws millions of tourists. The Heart of Europe’s Marbella enclave promises a carefully curated experience enabling guests and home owners to sample the same vibrancy, warmth, flavours and sounds of that region…without the inconvenience of a flight out of Dubai.

Taking more than just inspiration from the Spanish hotspot, clocks will be set to the time in Spain, front of house staff will be fluent in Spanish – and they’ll even accept the Euro as payment currency.

Six exciting food and beverage outlets will serve guests, among them a restaurant with an exuberant live Flamenco show and a rooftop pool club bar and restaurant with stunning views of the Dubai skyline. Other attractions include a dedicated swimming pool, Puerto Banús beach and pool club, a private pool for suite guests, and La Cala beach where the latest water sports will provide thrills above and below the waves.

Of the Marbella Hotel’s 191 keys, 140 will be upscale hotel apartments, each with viewing deck and up to 47 square metres of space. Guests will also choose from 48 deluxe five-star cuevas – meaning caves – with sizes ranging up to 60 square metres, plus three super-luxury ‘fisherman house’ suites, comprising a generous 250 square metres and a large viewing deck.

Much like a vacation within Spain, Marbella Hotel customers will be able to acquire new skills in a Spanish language class and cookery school, learn Flamenco or test their palate in the winery and tasting facilities. They can even pose beside Spanish olive trees aged 100-1,500 years, painstakingly re-homed from Andalusia.

Fifteen innovative hotels and resorts are fast evolving at The Heart of Europe. They will bring more than 4,000 hospitality units, catering to regional and international tourists alongside a feast of festivals, organic, authentic cuisine and cultural treats in an easy-to-reach Middle East year-round sunshine location.