Rotana opens second hotel in Egypt

Rotana opens second hotel in Egypt

Palma Bay Resort has 176 keys, including three-bedroom suites

UAE-based Rotana hotel group has doubled its footprint in Egypt with the opening of Palma Bay Rotana, situated at Marina 5 in the country’s New Alamein region. 

The new four-star resort joins the group's Grand Rotana Resort & Spa in Sharm El Sheikh, taking Rotana’s total number of keys in Egypt to 702.

Palma Bay Rotana has 176 rooms, from a standard category to one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites.

Palma Bay Rotana

Styled with a modern contemporary aesthetic, guests can select their preferred view, with accommodations facing the ocean, the pool lagoon, or vibrant neighbourhood. 

Facilities include a Bodylines Health and Fitness Centre, massage rooms, sauna and steam rooms, and three outdoor swimming pools, including one for children and a playground, plus padel and tennis courts, a beach volleyball space, and a multipurpose court for football and basketball.

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Dining venues include Atrium, the lobby lounge and terrace; Horizon, the all-day dining restaurant; Nasma, an all-day beach lounge offering shisha; two relaxed pool bars (The Deck and Aquarius), and a beach bar.

Horizon all-day restaurant

Rotana CEO Philip Barnes said: “Egypt continues to be a key market for us with tremendous potential and we look forward to welcoming guests to this stunning destination, and Palma Bay Rotana Resort marks an exciting milestone for Rotana as our second operational property in Egypt.

“With a wide range of world-class amenities and scenic ocean views, Palma Bay Rotana is designed to offer the perfect beach escape for travellers seeking relaxation and adventure."

Serving more than six million guests per year, Rotana currently operates 77 hotels in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Türkiye, with 40 international hotels and seven new properties in the UAE in the pipeline.

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