ALILA JABAL AKHDAR READIES UP FOR MAY OPENING
Introducing the Omani Rose Package and the ‘Gift to Share’ in support of Dar Al Atta’a charity organization
28 April 2014
23 April, Muscat: On the brink of the opening of Alila Hotels & Resorts’ first property in the Sultanate and the Middle East, Alila Jabal Akhdar is inviting residents of Oman and the GCC to experience Alila in what is one of the most beautiful times of the year at Jabal Akhdar.
Overlooking a dramatic gorge over 2000 meters up in the Hajar Mountains, Alila Jabal Akhdar provides access to one of Oman’s most spectacular and untapped regions, a boon for nature lovers, active travellers and those seeking the mountains to escape the desert heat. From mid-March to the end of May, the famous roses of Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar blossom bright pink in their millions exuding a rich fragrance all around the countryside.
The Omani Rose Package
Alila Jabal Akhdar will be welcoming its first guests to witness the blooming of these famous roses as they will witness thousand trees of roses transforming the mountains in a plethora of colours. In celebration of our opening, Alila Jabal Akhdar is offering the Alila Rose Package - a two-night stay at the brand new mountain resort, with a welcome dinner and a guided tour to the famous rose terraces as well as a restorative rose bath for indulgence which will leave guests rested and relaxed.
Jork Bosselaar, General Manager of Alila Jabal Akhdar mentioned, “With the mercury rising across cities, Jabal Akhdar is a cool perch where the air is fresh and crisp. In the first month of our opening, we look forward to hosting guests and introducing them to the Alila Experience – a unique combination of hospitality with a local touch.
With our Rose Package, available in May, guests can book two nights’ accommodation of their choice and receive complimentary daily breakfasts at the Juniper Restaurant, a guided tour to the Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar Rose Terraces courtesy of our Leisure Concierge in addition to numerous other hospitality options, courtesy of Alila Jabal Akhdar. There could be no better time to visit the green mountain.”
Gift to Share in support of Dar Al Atta’a Charity
In keeping to its philosophy of community involvement, Alila Jabal Akhdar has also introduced the ‘Gift To Share’ Program focusing on benefitting the local community. Through this initiative, Alila Jabal Akhdar has chosen to support the work of Dar Al Atta’a, a local charitable organization. Dubbed the most anticipated hotel opening in the Middle East, Alila Jabal Akhdar promises an unparalleled retreat in the mountains for guests seeking a holistic experience to soothe the body and mind. The brand new resort will also feature Oman prominently in all aspects – through the inspiration
from geography and architecture for the interiors, the specially crafted ‘Islamic Mediterranean’ cuisine that will feature on the menu as well as the products provided to guests – using Oman as a muse, and utilising local ingredients such as Juniper and Rose.In all activities at the Alila Jabal Akhdar, the aim is to respect and preserve the way of life and traditions of the local Omani community and endeavour to minimize the impact on the environment by adhering to a policy of sustainable operating procedures and standards.
Alila, voted ‘Coolest Hotel Chain’ in 2011 and top 40 Global Luxury Brands in 2012, manages unique city hotels and resorts in the Asia Pacific region and have developed a global following of discerning clients, that subscribe to the Alila philosophy of creating memorable and sustainable experiences in some of the world’s most spectacular locations. Alila Hotels & Resorts Group is expected to welcome guests in late April 2014.