UAE’s first casino resort has received a new name and first look!
According to Wynn Resorts, Wynn Al Marjan Island will be the name of the resort coming to Ras Al Khaimah.
Wynn Al Marjan Island will be the brand’s first property the Middle East when it opens in early 2027.
About Ras Al Khaimah’s Wynn Al Marjan Island
Ras Al Khaimah will soon taste Las Vegas with the arrival of Wynn Al Marjan Island. The multibillion-dollar integrated resort – the brand’s first beachfront property – will rise some 305 metres above the sea, with a breathtaking view of the Arabian Gulf, sandy beaches and even a marina for visitors to enjoy.
The resort will be home to some 1,500 rooms, suites and villas, along with a wide range of entertainment options, a gaming area, high-end shopping esplanade, a state-of-the-art events facility, an exclusive spa, theatre and many other features.
The project is estimated to cost about $3.9 billion.
Ras Al Khaimah’s Wynn Al Marjan Resort will be situated on an almost 250,000 square meter plot. Among the entertainment options at Wynn Al Marjan Island will be the UAE’s first casino, as was confirmed by Craig Billings, Wynn Resorts CEO in September 2022.
The resort is being developed with local partners Marjan and RAK Hospitality Holding. The resort’s design takes its inspiration both from the natural landscape surrounding it and the design aesthetic of Wynn Resorts, the firm said in a press statement.
“We have spent the past year meticulously programming and concepting Wynn Al Marjan Island, carefully considering its unique location,” said Craig Billings, chief executive of Wynn Resorts.
Al Marjan Island is a development of four reclaimed islands with more than 7.8kms of pristine beaches and 23km of waterfront, in addition to world-class hotels and residential developments.
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ABOUT WYNN RESORTS
The Wynn Resorts, Limited is a US-based, publicly held corporation that operates casinos and hotels in Paradise, Nevada. The company was founded in 2002. The Wynn resort features acclaimed dining establishments, thrilling nightlife, two award-winning spas, and upscale shops.