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Banyan Tree AlUla

Banyan Tree enters Saudi Arabian market with tented desert wellbeing retreat


Banyan Tree has launched its first resort and spa in Saudi Arabia, ushering in the group’s debut in the Kingdom.

Banyan Tree AlUla is being operated by Accor on behalf of Banyan Tree, thanks to the two brands’ strategic long-term partnership agreement which was announced in 2016. The deal means Accor develops and manages Banyan Tree-branded hotels around the world.

Set against a striking desert backdrop and imposing rock formations, Banyan Tree AlUla has been developed in the Ashar Valley of the AlUla region – a historical crossroad of ancient civilisations and a popular resting place for travellers and traders since the 6th century BC.

The vision for the resort was inspired by the architecture of the Nabataeans – a nomadic tribe of Bedouins who occupied the area 2,000 years ago.

A subtle desert landscape
Banyan Tree AlUla’s 47 sand-coloured tents blend into the landscape, while a range of outdoor wellness experiences allow guests to connect with the natural surroundings.

Highlights include starlit open-air sound baths and a massage inside a hidden cave surrounded by precious minerals, incense and scented candles made with locally-grown ingredients.

Guests can also unwind in a rock pool with views of the valley on the horizon, while a signature Banyan Tree Spa offers traditional Asian healing therapies in one of five treatment spaces. Partners include Lemi, Talenti Spa and Pevonia.

A regular selection of yoga classes, retreats and workshops by world-renowned masters in their fields complete the offering.

Speaking to Spa Business, Banyan Tree revealed there are plans to expand the spa with thermal and wet facilities and a corresponding suite of rituals by Q4 of 2023.

More: www.banyantree.com/saudi-arabia/alula

The all-tented villa resort is being managed by Accor Credit: photo: Banyan Tree AlUla
The three-bedroom pool villa Credit: photo: Banyan Tree AlUla
The rock pool Credit: photo: Banyan Tree AlUla
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Banyan Tree AlUla

Banyan Tree enters Saudi Arabian market with tented desert wellbeing retreat


Banyan Tree has launched its first resort and spa in Saudi Arabia, ushering in the group’s debut in the Kingdom.

Banyan Tree AlUla is being operated by Accor on behalf of Banyan Tree, thanks to the two brands’ strategic long-term partnership agreement which was announced in 2016. The deal means Accor develops and manages Banyan Tree-branded hotels around the world.

Set against a striking desert backdrop and imposing rock formations, Banyan Tree AlUla has been developed in the Ashar Valley of the AlUla region – a historical crossroad of ancient civilisations and a popular resting place for travellers and traders since the 6th century BC.

The vision for the resort was inspired by the architecture of the Nabataeans – a nomadic tribe of Bedouins who occupied the area 2,000 years ago.

A subtle desert landscape
Banyan Tree AlUla’s 47 sand-coloured tents blend into the landscape, while a range of outdoor wellness experiences allow guests to connect with the natural surroundings.

Highlights include starlit open-air sound baths and a massage inside a hidden cave surrounded by precious minerals, incense and scented candles made with locally-grown ingredients.

Guests can also unwind in a rock pool with views of the valley on the horizon, while a signature Banyan Tree Spa offers traditional Asian healing therapies in one of five treatment spaces. Partners include Lemi, Talenti Spa and Pevonia.

A regular selection of yoga classes, retreats and workshops by world-renowned masters in their fields complete the offering.

Speaking to Spa Business, Banyan Tree revealed there are plans to expand the spa with thermal and wet facilities and a corresponding suite of rituals by Q4 of 2023.

More: www.banyantree.com/saudi-arabia/alula

The all-tented villa resort is being managed by Accor Credit: photo: Banyan Tree AlUla
The three-bedroom pool villa Credit: photo: Banyan Tree AlUla
The rock pool Credit: photo: Banyan Tree AlUla
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