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The storied hospitality brand is slated to bring its world-renowned butler service and glamorous spirit to Bahrain, India and Sentosa Island, Singapore.


The storied hospitality brand is slated to bring its world-renowned butler service and glamorous spirit to Bahrain, India and Sentosa Island, Singapore.

Category: Worldwide - Industry economy - Hotel opening
This is a press release selected by our editorial committee and published online for free on 2024-02-26

Photo credit © Raffles Hotels & Resorts

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is globally renowned for its landmark properties, legendary service, and authentic cultural connection to a destination.

This year marks an exciting expansion of the Raffles portfolio as it builds on its global collection with new openings in key international destinations, including Sentosa Island, Singapore; Jaipur, India; and Al Areen, Bahrain.

With 22 properties across 18 countries, these exciting new properties follow recent debuts by Raffles in London, Boston, and Doha.

Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain Offers An Elegant Desert Oasis

Raffles’ impeccable service meets the essence of Arabian hospitality with the recent debut of Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain.

This captivating palace resort is the country’s first and only all-villa property, offering a private experience for guests in addition to dynamic culinary offerings, exceptional wellbeing spaces, and verdant gardens.

Striking art, created in collaboration with local artists, adorns the restaurants and shared spaces, celebrating the vivid colours and eye-catching shapes of Arabic art and architecture.

Developed in collaboration with GFH Financial Group, the ‘palace of the secret garden’ is both spacious and intimate. Each of the 78 elegantly landscaped, secluded private pool villas - of one, two or three bedrooms – has space of 400 square metres or more and all feature Raffles signature butler service. Wellbeing and reconnection with the natural world are at the heart of Raffles Bahrain.

A palace botanist is on hand to share valuable wisdom and host exclusive workshops for guests, from organic gardening to tree planting, date picking, and learning about healing herbs.

Guests also have the option to book wellbeing villas, a unique offering designed to provide secluded wellness experiences. Setting a new standard for events in the destination, the palace will host celebrations of all sizes and styles in its stunning and sophisticated indoor and outdoor event spaces.

HOW: Rates at Raffles Bahrain start from £716 per night. For more information please visit:

Raffles Jaipur To Offer Guests A Culturally Rich Experience Along The Famed Golden Triangle

Following the debut of Raffles Udaipur in 2021, the storied brand is set to bring its timeless elegance to Jaipur, part of India’s Golden Triangle, a 720 km tourist circuit that connects the Pink City with New Delhi and Agra.

Slated to debut this spring, Raffles Jaipur will be an intimate collection of just 50 suites, each a graceful sanctuary, with many featuring jacuzzis and private pools.

Drawing inspiration from the Zenana, or women’s quarters, of the Mughal court, the hotel’s design is set to feature the best of Rajasthani craftsmanship, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the destination’s palatial art of living.

Guests can expect to delight in a variety of dining options, as well as enjoy a 620 square-metre spa, indoor swimming pool, and rooftop garden. With a transformative approach to wellbeing, Raffles Jaipur will also feature a holistic wellness programme curated in collaboration with India's foremost wellness masters.

Raffles Singapore Sentosa To Blend History And Heritage With Tropical Splendour

When the original Raffles Hotel in Singapore opened its doors in 1887, it represented the dawn of the Golden Age of travel and captured the world’s imagination.

Now, Raffles Singapore Sentosa is set to expand on this illustrious legacy with a 62-villa resort overlooking Tanjong Beach on the southern tip of Sentosa Island, one of the most desirable resort destinations in Asia and only a stone’s throw away from the buzz of central Singapore.

The property, expected to open late fall, is inspired by the brand’s history and heritage in the destination and will feature a world-class spa dedicated to regenerative wellness.

Designed by Yabu Pushelberg, the resort will entice guests to explore more than 100,000 square metres of meticulously curated gardens, offering a relaxing retreat for global travelers and a new destination for weekend staycations for local Singapore guests.

About Raffles

Founded in Singapore in 1887, Raffles Hotels, Resorts and Residences are places where ideas are born, history is made and stories and legends are created. At each landmark address, distinguished guests and residents will find a world of timeless elegance and enchanted glamour, where Raffles’ renowned legacy of gracious service knows no bounds. As the authentic heart of a destination, Raffles champions fine art and design, and fosters culture in all its forms, guiding guests to make discoveries in their own time and way. Raffles’ commitment to local communities is expressed through diverse initiatives with a unified mission to actively support the arts and the environment. From one generation to the next, visitors arrive as guests, leave as friends, and return as family. Raffles can be found in key international locations including Singapore, Paris, London, Boston, Istanbul, Dubai, Doha, Maldives, Udaipur, Phnom Penh and Bali; with flagship openings upcoming in Bahrain, Singapore and India. Raffles is part of Accor, a world leading hospitality group counting over 5,500 properties throughout more than 110 countries, and a participating brand in ALL - Accor Live Limitless – a lifestyle loyalty program providing access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences.

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