Saudi’s Historic AlUla Sharaan Luxury Resort Kicks Off Construction

Prepare to be amazed by the one-of-a-kind, eco-luxury resort that famed French architect, Jean Nouvel is designing in Saudi Arabia’s historic AlUla. The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has already started construction on the Sharaan Resort and International Summit Centre, a stunning property that will be built directly into the mountains of Sharaan Nature Reserve. With a landscape that’s over 500 million years old and a rich history to match, the resort will take every necessary measure to preserve the natural scenery.

To ensure that every detail of the Sharaan Resort and International Summit Centre is executed to perfection, the project has enlisted the expertise of the world’s top specialists in mining and excavation. The resort is like a world within a world, featuring 38 elegant suites, a luxurious spa, a wellness center, a kids club, a sports center, and an all-day dining restaurant and business center. With all the amenities and services available on-site, guests can expect a truly unforgettable stay, complete with unparalleled panoramic views.

To oversee the construction of this property, the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has partnered with Bouygues Construction, a renowned French engineering group with a track record of delivering awe-inspiring structures around the globe. With Bouygues Construction’s meticulous attention to detail and expertise, the Sharaan Resort and International Summit Centre is set to become a world-class destination.

The resort’s unique glass elevator takes guests on a mini-trip through the geologic wonders of AlUla. This feature offers never-before-seen views of ancient sedimentary layers and niches filled with art and engravings, making for an unforgettable experience.

Sharaan is also equipped to host VIPs and dignitaries from around the world, with a massive auditorium that boasts meeting rooms, majlis, a library, and a leisure area.

While there is no official completion date for the landmark resort, one thing is certain, AlUla is quickly emerging as the next must-visit destination for tourists in Saudi Arabia. 

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