Jayasom partners with Amaala to unveil multigenerational health resort in Saudi Arabia

by Megan Whitby | 17 Mar 2023
Credit: Red Sea Global
Jayasom Wellness will offer our guests a holistic sanctuary where they’ll be surrounded by the stunning natural landscape of the Red Sea coastline
– John Pagano

Destination wellness resort operator Jayasom – a sister brand of Chiva Som – has revealed plans to deliver an integrative multigenerational health resort for Amaala – a vast mixed-use tourism destination in Saudi Arabia being developed by Red Sea Global (RSG).

Billed as the first global integrated family wellness destination, Amaala is underpinned by the principles of sustainability and regenerative hospitality. The development will be powered entirely by renewable energy and offer ‘curated transformative personal journeys’ inspired by arts, wellness and the Red Sea. When complete, the 4,155sq km site will have eight resorts, 200 residential units and a marina.

The upcoming Jayasom Wellness Resort, Amaala will be situated in Triple Bay – the giga-project’s first notable opening – which is scheduled for completion in 2024. It is one of three high-profile developments that make up Amaala, which is being dubbed the new ‘riviera of the Middle East’.

“Health is a key motivator for travellers today and we’re honoured to be leading the way on this ambitious project in partnership with RSG,” commented Karen Campbell, CEO and co-founder of Jayasom.

“Our partnership with Amaala is built on shared values of sustainability leadership and community responsibility, and we’re proud to bring our sector expertise to this project driven by service excellence.”

Founded in 2014, Jayasom operates a resort in Ibiza, Spain, and has properties under development in Japan, India and China.

With a planned total of 153 keys and 24 branded residences, Jayasom Wellness will feature 7,000sq m of healing facilities dedicated to spa, holistic health, fitness, physiotherapy, nutrition and aesthetic beauty.

It will be complete with a family wellness offering plus an adults-only zone, as well as branded residences for sale which will provide access to a wellness community and the holistic wellness offerings of the resort.

Jayasom is the second wellness operator confirmed to be working with Amaala, after Clinique La Prairie's involvement was announced earlier this month, with architecture by John Heah.

Programming inspiration

Jayasom plans to deploy an all-encompassing approach to health and wellness at the Saudi resort and curate stays that draw together Western evidence-based practice, holistic remedies and local wisdom.

Guest journeys will be delivered as retreat experiences by a team of seasoned therapists and staff, including medically certified specialists.

From tailor-made movement-based programmes to build strength and flexibility, to minimally invasive beauty procedures using the latest US FDA-approved technology, all programmes will be supported by nutrition and education on mindful consumption.

Innovation will also play a central part in the offering, with treatments based on real-time research and technology delivering a new standard in guest personalisation.

Wellness for all agesIn line with Jayasom’s multigenerational vision for the property, the resort’s spa is being designed with dedicated spaces for both families and adults only.

Upon arrival, guests will encounter a cocoon-type environment – neatly integrated within a horseshoe-shaped natural land formation – which will lead to separate entrances for adults and families.

Jayasom Wellness will also place a large emphasis on time for personal healing, with spaces dotted across the resort dedicated to contemplation, self-healing and self-discovery, as well as wellness trails, yoga pavilions and labyrinths.

John Pagano, Group CEO of RSG, added: “Jayasom Wellness will offer our guests a holistic sanctuary where they’ll be surrounded by the stunning natural landscape of the Red Sea coastline.

“We want visitors to truly appreciate the beauty of this unique destination while focusing on their transformative journey through the world-class wellness facilities on offer.”

About Jayasom

Jayasom is a luxury hospitality and wellness brand with a vision to create sanctuaries which inspire and reconnect guests with the ‘wisdom of wellness’.

Respect for local traditions is woven into each development, ensuring a connection to the environment as well as a focus on sustainability and connecting with and enriching the local community.

According to the group, staff are regarded as equal partners and nurturing talent is a central tenet in how it attracts and retains a team that is able and committed to inspiring wellness.

Back-of-house areas, staff housing and off-site academies are the starting point for each development, providing the community with access to a sustainable wellness lifestyle.

Amaala  Red Sea Global  RSG  Clinique La Prairie  Jayasom  John Pagano  Karen Campbell 
Related stories
27 Feb 2023

Clinique La Prairie wellbeing resort to launch at Saudi giga-project Amaala

FEATURE: Interview – Aradhana Khowala

FEATURE: Interview – Stephan Wagner

Destination wellness resort operator Jayasom – a sister brand of Chiva Som – has revealed plans to deliver an integrative multigenerational health resort for Amaala – a vast mixed-use tourism destination in Saudi Arabia being developed by Red Sea Global (RSG). Billed as the first global integrated family wellness destination, Amaala is underpinned by the principles of sustainability and regenerative hospitality. The development will be powered entirely by renewable energy and
CLD,SAB
The beachfront destination will mark Jayasom's first location in the Middle East / Red Sea Global
More news
News stories: 1 - 30 of 7794     
 
 
 
News stories: 1 - 30 of 7794     
 
 
 
company profile
Company profile: Global Project & Spa Advisory
We focus as much on profitability as we do on customer experience, in the definition of global wellness services. Daily wellness is a trend we support. We define personalised services, integrating health prevention and all experiences that enhance the sustainability of one’s wellbeing.
Try cladmag for free!
Sign up with CLAD to receive our regular ezine, instant news alerts, free digital subscriptions to CLADweek, CLADmag and CLADbook and to request a free sample of the next issue of CLADmag.
sign up
The Taipei Performing Arts Center interior
David Gianotten is one of nine partners who lead OMA. He was made a partner in 2010
"We are moving towards a business model that goes beyond architecture"

Maybe it’s time for architects to move away from the competition model and start taking control says OMA partner David Gianotten

The colour palette and materials are inspired by nature
Joyce Wang’s Hong Kong and London practice has worked extensively with Mandarin Oriental
"Our brief was to create an exclusive suite dedicated to extravagant entertaining"

Designs the 'ultimate retreat for socialising'

Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
To advertise in our catalogue gallery: call +44(0)1462 431385
features
At the Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat, reclaimed brick walls create multiple courtyard enclosures
Rossana Hu studied at the University of California at Berkeley, where she met Lyndon Neri
"Interior projects carried out by architects have a depth that’s generally lacking today"

Neri & Hu’s latest project

The Manica-designed main sport and entertainment facility at Shantou Sport Park, China
David Manica founded Manica Architecture in 2007
"The SEED concept works toward the legacy solution as a starting point"

Rethinking the stadia legacy challenge

Ando will recreate the process he followed for his acclaimed renovation of the building in Venice, which he showcased with models at the international architecture biannale in the city
Tadao Ando architect
"The most important challenge is maintaining this old classical context"

Renovating the Bourse de Commerce for Francois Pinault's Paris art museum

features
"A unique leisure destination in the Greater Paris of tomorrow"

The key cultural buildings for Paris’s controversial new leisure destination

Detroit’s Centennial Park will include a cove with a beach for swimming
Van Valkenburgh studied landscape architecture and fine arts at Cornell University and the University of Illinois
"Building a park is the ultimate act of democracy"

The US landscape architect on why the Obamas are his kind of clients

FC Barcelona
"Whatever your allegiances, you have to admit that no football club has a brand quite like FC Barcelona. "

FC Barcelona is taking on its rivals with its ambitious €600m expansion project Kim Megson speaks to the architects involved

cladkit product news
Siminetti unveils iridescent decorative panelling range inspired by plants
The Clematis design
Megan Whitby
The Botanicals is Siminetti’s newest Mother of Pearl decorative panelling collection, inspired by the distinctive patterns found in botany and ...
Koto Design introduces wood-fired hot tub
Koto is known for crafting modular, energy-neutral cabins and homes
Katie Barnes
A striking wood-fired hot tub has been unveiled by Koto, an architecture and design studio which has a passion for ...
Mather & Co and ITV unite to create Coronation Street Experience
Mather & Co has transformed the visitor centre into the ultimate haven for ardent Coronation Street viewers
Magali Robathan
Experience designers, Mather & Co, have orchestrated a remarkable collaboration with ITV to unveil the new Coronation Street Experience, a ...
cladkit product news
Alberto Apostoli designs tech-forward Wellness Therapy furniture collection for Varaschin
The furniture collection draws on absolute geometries, pure lines, neutral colours and strong references to nature
Megan Whitby
Furniture manufacturer Varaschin has unveiled the new Wellness Therapy range, designed by Italian spa and wellness architect and designer Alberto ...
Alberto Apostoli and Newform collaborate to launch the A.Zeta showerhead
The showerhead offers two modes; rainfall or waterfall
Megan Whitby
Italian architect Alberto Apostoli has renewed his partnership with Newform – an Italian wellness company – and designed A.Zeta. A.Zeta ...
Codelocks develops new glass door smart lock
The new lock model allows facilities and building managers to create and manage access via an app or online portal
Megan Whitby
Codelocks has launched its first glass door smart lock to bring intelligent access control to modern spa, leisure, fitness and ...
cladkit product news
Eco Resort Network conference to convene in Mauritius this May
The event will be hosted in the Mauritius in 2024
Megan Whitby
Hospitality industry event Eco Resort Network is set to take place at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel, Turtle Bay, Mauritius, from ...
Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
Magali Robathan
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change ...
CSI Design Expo Americas 2024 announces new Attractions & Entertainment Technology Zone
The event will allow buyers and suppliers to meet
Magali Robathan
Cruise Ship Interiors (CSI) invites cruise lines, shipyards, design studios, outfitters, and suppliers to take part in CSI Design Expo ...
x
Sign up with CLAD for regular news updates