Msheireb Properties Announces its New Urban Plan to Develop the Middle East’s First ‘Luxeclusive’ Resort in Qatar

Zulal Wellness Resort and Family Wellness Resort paves the way for the country’s tourism initiatives

Doha, May 10, 2017

Doha: 9th , May, 2017: Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, has announced its new urban plan to develop and build a new landmark wellbeing destination in Qatar - Zulal Wellness Resort.

Msheireb Properties has recently revealed the details of this project, stating that Zulal Wellness Resort will bring health wisdom from across the world together with traditional Arabic and Islamic wellness principles. This ‘luxeclusive’ concept delivers global luxury standards while preserving traditional family values to ensure every visitor’s needs are addressed.

Strengthening Msheireb Properties’ development portfolio, Zulal Wellness Resort brings to fruition the developer’s ambitions to bring the world’s finest resorts and residential developments to Qatar, supporting the development projects landscape in Qatar.

Eng. Abdulla Hassan Al Mehshadi, Chief Executive Officer at Msheireb Properties, said, “Set to be the country’s largest spa and wellness center, and the Middle East’s first wellness destination resort, we believe that our new venture will bring the world’s attention to Qatar and will be a tourism transformation driver

He added: “Zulal Wellness Resort will be a calm haven for international visitors where they can enjoy health and wellness experiences which bring a true taste of the region. While strengthening our development portfolio, our latest project also brings vital investment to the country, enabling Qatar to grow its tourism sector.”

Eng. Antoine Georges Saade, Executive General Manager, from Al Sraiya Trading and Contracting the main contractor of the project said: “We are honored to collaborate with Msheireb Properties as the main contractor to execute one of the most important and leading urban projects in Qatar and the region.

Saade continued: “The new resort is distinguished with its sustainable design and features, and will be a milestone development in the Al Shamal area. At the same time, Zulal Wellness Resort is an added value to our portfolio of projects. Al Sariya Trading and Contracting Company will closely work with Msheireb Properties to deliver a project which will be an iconic resort in the region”.

Set over 28 hectares meters in a private coastal area known as Khasooma, on the northern tip of Qatar, Zulal Wellness Resort is located 120 kilometers from Doha. Providing guests with a remote getaway retreat, Zulal Wellness Resort offers 60 rooms while its adjacent Family Wellness Resort boasts 120 spacious rooms with shared facilities that can be accessed by both venues.  

Adults can access a wide range of therapeutic and lifestyle enhancement regimen based upon traditional Arabic and Islamic wellness principles through Zulal Wellness Resort. While Zulal Family Wellness Resort enables families to enjoy positive wellbeing experiences together: the resort’s carefully-crafted daily activity program enables health and fitness to become a family agenda that is incorporated into their everyday lives.

At the heart of Zulal Wellness Resort’s therapeutic and lifestyle enhancement regimens are a finely prescribed approach to medicine based upon Hakim Ibn Sina’s philosophy of health and longevity. Utilising herbs and ingredients which are indigenous to Qatar and the region, Zulal Wellness Resort will be the first wellness destination the region to bring focus to Islamic culture and values, and give international visitors a truly Middle-Eastern experience.

Aligned with the country’s health education initiatives that all family development entities are working to accomplish, Zulal Family Wellness Resort is a playful, interactive center which nurtures family health, helping children to adopt a healthy lifestyle through positive experiences. Combining family activities, along with individual classes for parents and children, Zulal Family Wellness Resort keeps families together during their health journey.

Set to follow the architectural language developed for the flagship project, Msheireb Downtown Doha, this ambitious new wellness resort will also utilize local sustainable materials and adopt new technological advancements to help the development achieve gold LEED status.