Al Hamra Redefines Luxury Living In The Northern Emirates With The Launch Of Waldorf Astoria Residences Ras Al Khaimah
08 May 2024


  • Waldorf Astoria Residences Ras Al Khaimah will comprise 43 ultra-luxury residences, penthouses, and sky palaces. The development promises unparalleled living experiences with palatial interiors, stunning views, and world-class private services all within the iconic Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah resort.
  • This new project is the first Waldorf Astoria Residences as part of a managed resort in the UAE, showcasing Al Hamra’s legacy, commitment, and expertise in bringing the finest lifestyle experiences to Ras Al Khaimah, further boosting the Emirate’s growth and appeal.

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 8th May 2024: Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Al Hamra, the premier lifestyle developer and investment company in Ras Al Khaimah, proudly announces the launch of Waldorf Astoria Residences Ras Al Khaimah, set to open in 2026. This landmark development marks the debut of the first Waldorf Astoria Residences as part of a managed resort in the UAE, setting a new benchmark for luxury living in the Northern Emirates.

Located within the award-winning Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah resort, the branded residences will feature 43 exclusive luxury homes. A unique private resident lounge on the 16th floor will overlook the Arabian Gulf, featuring a skylight terrace, cigar salon, a custom-designed wine storage and tasting room, a lounge and private dining rooms. In addition to enjoying the resort's renowned food and beverage offerings and expansive leisure and recreational facilities, resident owners will have access to a private spa facility featuring state-of-the-art fitness and recovery amenities, round-the-clock personal trainers, a golf simulation room, a private theatre, a pet grooming center and on-call concierge services. Al Hamra’s legacy and expertise in delivering exceptional lifestyle experiences in the region will be complemented by Waldorf Astoria’s world-class quality and amenities, promising a living experience marked by timeless elegance.

The project will redefine prestigious living, with thoughtfully curated furnishings, various private amenities, and signature residence owner benefits. The development’s palatial interiors are also paired with sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf and Al Hamra Golf Course.

Each home has been fitted with a harmonious blend of natural materials, wood and marble elements to create an atmosphere of contemporary sophistication with undertones of coastal luxury.

Spacious terraces, dedicated concierge closets, multiple kitchen areas and sophisticated smart home technology all add to the appeal of the residences, which are set apart by their user-friendly design that caters to the preferences of discerning residents.

Benoy Kurien, Group CEO of Al Hamra, said: “Launching the Waldorf Astoria Residences in Ras Al Khaimah reflects a growing preference for high-end luxury living and exclusive services in the Northern Emirates. This highlights increasing confidence from global investors in the Emirate's progress and desire to make it their home. Al Hamra's expertise in delivering innovative lifestyle experiences in Ras Al Khaimah, combined with Waldorf Astoria’s timeless luxury and service, will lead to the delivery of a one-of-a-kind world-class product. The Waldorf Astoria Residences Ras Al Khaimah is poised to become a prestigious address not only in the Emirate but globally. Al Hamra, as a holding company, has a reputation for optimising its assets to provide the finest experiences to residents and visitors alike.”

“Al Hamra's partnership with Hilton reaffirms our continuous dedication to providing Ras Al Khaimah with unparalleled, luxurious, and distinctive experiences, aligning with our five-year growth strategy. The launch of Waldorf Astoria Residences Ras Al Khaimah strengthens our position as a premium lifestyle developer and real estate investment company, contributing to the economic and touristic allure of Ras Al Khaimah within the UAE and the broader region," he added.

Dino Michael, Global Category Head, Hilton Luxury Brands, said: “This new development is another key milestone for Waldorf Astoria within the UAE. The debut of the residences will set a new benchmark for luxury residential projects and furthers Hilton's commitment to offering unparalleled experiences within the hospitality and real estate sector. This Ras Al Khaimah development joins upcoming branded residential projects under Hilton’s luxury portfolio across desirable destinations, including Athens, New York, Costa Rica and Downtown Dubai.”

With rising demand for luxury residential options from an increasingly international client base, Al Hamra continues to diversify its residential offerings to meet evolving preferences in the dynamic market. Al Hamra’s ongoing five-year plan – which contributes to the Emirate’s robust tourism strategy – further seeks to position the company at the forefront of change.

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