Now Open: Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain

Raffles Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain. Developed in collaboration with GFH Financial Group, this palace resort is the country’s first and only all-villa property yet.

The 78 landscaped, secluded private pool villas are available in configurations of one, two and three bedrooms. Each offers space of 4,300 square feet or more. Facilities include temperature-controlled private pools and signature butler service. Guests can, alternatively, book well-being villas, designed to provide in-room wellness experiences.

Elsewhere, a secret garden flourishes under the care of a botanist, who is on hand to share valuable insights and host exclusive workshops for guests, from organic gardening to tree planting, date picking and healing herbs.

Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain
(Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain)

Raffles Bahrain is home to several F&B venues. All-day Mediterranean restaurant Palma, which includes an outdoor terrace, serves locally inspired fusion dishes and collaborations with internationally renowned chefs. Pastry Chef Yazid Ichemrahen, known for his artistic pastry creations at Ycone Paris, brings his sweet treats to Raffles Bahrain. Guests can also enjoy in-villa dining menus, where a private chef can be arranged upon request.

The resort offers a range of indoor and outdoor event spaces. The palace’s gardens have been designed to host anything from hidden-away romantic dinners surrounded by greenery to fairytale weddings. For smaller events, guests can opt for in-villa celebrations.

Located on the Island of a Million Palm Trees, Raffles Bahrain allows guests to discover an unexplored part of the Middle East, close to the namesake wildlife reserve, which is home to exotic animals, birds and desert plants. Nearby attractions include Exhibition World Bahrain, the Bahrain International F1 Circuit, the Lost Paradise of Dilmun Waterpark and the Al Dana amphitheater.

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