8 Best Luxury Hotels Across Saudi Arabia To Luxe It Out At

From the vibrant pulse of Riyadh's bustling streets to the storied allure of AlUla's historical treasures

by Priyanka Fernandes
8 Best Luxury Hotels Across Saudi Arabia To Luxe It Out At

In the lavish expanse of Saudi Arabia, where luxury and hospitality converge seamlessly, a world of indulgence awaits discerning travellers. From the vibrant pulse of Riyadh’s bustling streets to the tranquil embrace of Jeddah’s coastal serenity and the storied allure of AlUla’s historical treasures, the kingdom boasts a treasure trove of extravagant havens that redefine luxury. Embark on an extravagant journey through the crown jewels of Saudi Arabia’s hospitality realm. Here are eight luxurious hotels where sophistication and splendour intertwine, offering an unforgettable experience.

1. Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh


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Enjoy luxury at the Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh, within the Kingdom Centre. Occupying 11 floors of the iconic 99-story skyscraper, this prestigious hotel offers unparalleled comfort and service amidst a luxurious mixed-use complex with a posh shopping mall. The hotel offers elegant rooms with marble bathrooms, high-speed internet, and flat-screen TVs. Amenities include a spa, fitness centre, squash, racquetball, tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and a women-only floor. Guests can also choose from three restaurants, a lobby bar, and a business centre.

Where:  Kingdom Centre, Olaya St, Al Olaya, Riyadh 11321, Saudi Arabia
Cost: Approx SAR9000

2. Ritz Carlton Riyadh

Nestled amidst 52 acres of landscaped gardens, The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh, offers a luxurious retreat near the Diplomatic Quarter and King Abdul Aziz International Convention Centre. This elegant hotel boasts lush surroundings, spacious suites, a world-class spa (male only), and exceptional dining options, including culinary delights from Italy, China, and the Middle East.

Where: Area, Makkah Al Mukarramah Rd, Al Hada, Riyadh 11493, Saudi Arabia
Cost: Approx SAR1500

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3. Banyan Tree AlUla


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Immerse yourself in the enchanting AlUla desert at Banyan Tree, one of Saudi Arabia’s premier luxury hotels. Inspired by the breathtaking Ashar Valley landscapes, this resort offers private villas, relaxing spa treatments, and unparalleled desert beauty amidst stunning rock formations. Each villa, some with private pools, offers panoramic views of the desert and mountains and a fire pit for cosy evenings under the stars. Indulge in culinary delights at two onsite restaurants, serving a fusion of Thai and Arabic cuisine.

Where: AlUla 43563, Saudi Arabia
Cost: Approx SAR5000

4. Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea 

Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea, a luxury resort in the Arabian desert, offers stunning vistas of rolling dunes and the Hijaz Mountains. With a focus on sustainability, the guest rooms blend desert charm with modern comforts, providing an oasis of privacy and connection to the surrounding desert adventures. The resort features 36 guest rooms and suites alongside 40 pool villas, all reflecting the hues and textures of the desert landscape and traditional Bedouin attire. Enjoy Saudi Arabia’s natural beauty while experiencing top-tier accommodation, service, and wellness.

Where: The Red Sea Development, Umluj 48321, Saudi Arabia
Cost: Approx SAR5000

5. St Regis Red Sea Resort

The St. Regis Red Sea Resort offers luxury on a pristine private island in the Ummahat archipelago. Accessed via chartered boat or seaplane from Saudi Arabia’s coast. The resort sets new standards for sustainable development within The Red Sea project. With 90 overwater and beachfront villas, each featuring a private pool. Guests enjoy outdoor pools, a fitness centre, The St. Regis Spa, and fine dining options. Guests enjoy curated signature rituals and the iconic St. Regis Butler service for an unforgettable stay.

Where: Red Sea, Ummahat Island 1 48501, Saudi Arabia
Cost: Approx SAR7000 to SAR10000

6. Our Habitas AlUla


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Our Habitas in AlUla offers sustainable luxury amidst the ancient oasis of the Ashar Valley. Surrounded by sandstone cliffs and palm groves, the resort offers 96 guest villas across three tiers: Celestial, Alcove, and Canyon Villas. Guests enjoy amenities like a yoga deck, wellness and fitness centres, Tama Restaurant, Ashar Deck lounge, and an infinity pool, all seamlessly integrated into the natural landscape. The resort offers immersive experiences, including art and culture walks, canyon trekking, yoga, and outdoor screenings featuring regional films.

Where: Ashar Valley, AlUla 43511, Saudi Arabia
Cost: Approx SAR4000 to SAR10000

7. Vivienda Hotel Villas Granada

Located within a gated courtyard, Vivienda Hotel Villas Al Hada offers convenient access to key landmarks like Al-Yamamah Palace and the King Fahad Cultural Centre. It is a short distance from King Khalid International Airport. Guests can choose from various lodging options, from studio flats to elegant 5-bedroom villas featuring rooftop patios and private swimming pools. All accommodations boast separate living and dining spaces, fully-equipped kitchens, flat-screen televisions, and complimentary wireless internet access for a comfortable stay.

Where: Granada Area, North Ring Road, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Cost: Approx SAR6500

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8. Fairmont Hotel Makkah

The Makkah Clock Royal Tower, a Fairmont Hotel, is a beacon for pilgrims in Makkah, offering unrivalled proximity to the Kaaba and al-Masjid al-Haram. With 76 floors and 1,650 rooms and suites, guests can enjoy sweeping views of the city’s religious sites. Choose a Fairmont Gold room or the Fairmont Royal Floor for a luxurious stay.

Where: Ajyad St, Clock Towers Complex, Makkah 24231, Saudi Arabia
Cost: Approx SAR1500

From the bustling streets of Riyadh to the serene shores of AlUla, each destination offers a unique blend of cultural richness, natural beauty, and indulgent comforts. Whether captivated by the majestic views from the Makkah Clock Royal Tower or by the luxury of  Our Habitas in AlUla, Saudi Arabia presents many options to fulfil every traveller’s desire for luxury.

Cover Image Credits: Ritz Carlton Jeddah

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