Autumn 2020

18 Beautiful Beachfront Retreat in Kuwait Since opening in 2013, Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa has become a beacon of idyllic luxury and unparalleled opulence in Kuwait, laced with heritage and history at every turn. Late last year, the hotel was also awarded the title of 2019's Best Luxury Beachfront Retreat – Kuwait. Find out why this hasn’t changed, and this divine dream should definitely be your next destination. The original Messilah Beach Hotel opened in Kuwait back in 1974, and quickly became one of the favourite destinations for both locals and foreign travellers alike. It served its guests diligently for decades, creating unforgettable memories of luxury living that could not be matched anywhere else in the world. In 2013, the building was redesigned by New York architects Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, who implemented Jumeirah Group’s vision of creating a truly perfect destination in Kuwait that blended luxury and beauty. Now, the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa stands on the same historical site as its predecessor and features numerous aspects of Arabic architecture in a contemporary setting, reflecting the heritage of the area, and the future of luxurious hospitality. Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa stands ideally in the secluded area of Messilah, along the shores of the Arabian Gulf with easy access to Kuwait’s central districts, major airport, and top attractions. It is the perfect base from which guests can explore everything that Kuwait has to offer, from its vibrant streets, to its highly elegant and stylish nightlife. Many of those who choose to stay at the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa are either families or corporate businessmen, and both can take advantage of close proximity to the beach and the business world of Kuwait. Everyone has the chance to live in luxury, and the hotel continues to stand out as the first choice for those seeking leisure, business, or the perfect blend of both. Catering to every need and want, the hybrid design of Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa is arguably its greatest luxury and strength. Contemporary and traditional, this culturally elegant hotel offers more than four hundred rooms and suites, of varying sizes and functions. Whilst some of the king-sized bedrooms are currently being transformed into twin rooms to accommodate more business clients and teams, the luxurious design of the rooms is remaining much the same. Outside of the stunning rooms, the prime location of Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa has it all for guests to enjoy. From two hundred metres of private beach, to sporting activities for those seeking adventure, to a wealth of other hotel leisure features to help guests truly kick back and relax in this most beautiful of places. Kuwait is a melting pot of cultures and lifestyles, and the culinary offerings from Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa truly reflects this. With a bounty of restaurants that feature a vibrant and international range of cuisines, guests can experience authentic Kuwait meals or find themselves eating the comforts of home. Beyond the restaurants, there is also the wealth of relaxation options that Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa offers. The signature Talise Spa is one of Kuwait’s most prestigious spas, covering more than 3,500 square metres with nineteen different treatment rooms. The highly trained staff are on hand to ensure that any guest receives the most luxurious treatment, and is left feeling the epitome of divine for the remainder of their stay at the hotel. The sheer diversity of the treatments is enough to make even the most seasoned of spa-goers drop their jaw, and each is just as luxurious as the last. Staff are at the heart of making Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa the luxury force of nature that it is today. With constant training and betterment, the staff lead by example within the hospitality industry. Jumeirah’s vision and ongoing mission is to constantly meet and exceed the guests’ expectations, and this Kuwait beach hotel certainly does that. Every single member of staff is wholly committed to going above and beyond the call of duty, ensuring that everyone who stays is made to feel as though they are living the luxury life of movie stars. Collaboratively, the staff come together in an excellent manner to encourage a trustful environment with communication, training, and constant development. The developments of the staff are crucial to Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa maintaining its status as one of the most Oct19317