Nobu Hospitality announces new beachfront Nobu hotel, restaurant and branded residences on Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah

31 January, 2023

Global lifestyle destination to be developed by
Enevoria Development


Ras Al Khaimah; January 31, 2023: Marjan, the master-developer of freehold properties in Ras Al Khaimah, welcomes the celebrated Nobu Hospitality to the Emirate on its flagship Al Marjan Island. This follows the signing with Enevoria Development, who recently acquired a beachfront plot on Al Marjan Island, to build the luxury Nobu hotel and branded residences, and the famous Nobu restaurant.


Enevoria Development will develop a Nobu Hotel and 300 Nobu branded luxury residences that shall provide residents and visitors with unrivalled guest services and bespoke amenities. The large-scale project with a total area of 70,000 square meters will also include a spa and fitness facility, swimming pools, and the exclusive Nobu restaurant featuring contemporary Japanese cuisine providing a unique gastronomic experience for guests and visitors.


Nobu Al Marjan Island is the second Nobu hotel set to open in the UAE. The upscale hotel is the latest addition to Al Marjan Island’s growing portfolio of beachfront hospitality destinations that are welcoming tourists from across the world. The new hotel further boosts the robust hospitality sector of Ras Al Khaimah, which has recorded sustained growth in tourist arrivals in line with the leadership’s strategy to promote destination tourism and position the Emirate as a global hub.


Abdulla Al Abdouli, CEO of Marjan, said: “With the arrival of Nobu Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah now joins an elite group of cities worldwide to put on display the power of Japanese minimalism, exceptional hospitality, and world-class dining the brand is renowned for. Set in the heart of our iconic flagship island, the opening of Nobu reinforces Ras Al Khaimah’s credentials as a high-growth destination for international and regional investors. We will continue to leverage global partnerships, such as Enevoria Development, to develop signature projects that elevate the Emirate’s status as a premier world-class leisure and lifestyle destination.”


Evgeniy Yakubovskiy, General Manager of Enevoria Development FZ-LLC, said: “As high-end property developers, we are delighted to partner with one of the leading and fastest growing global luxury hospitality brands on Nobu Al Marjan Island. Our collaboration with Nobu Hospitality will be instrumental
in creating a signature international property ensuring impeccable lifestyle that is an integral part of our brand philosophy and a hallmark of Nobu style, combining flawless functionality with groundbreaking design solutions as well as an aesthetic minimalistic elegance.”


Trevor Horwell, CEO of Nobu Hospitality, commented: “We are thrilled to be continuing our expansion within the UAE and the vision for Al Marjan Island aligns seamlessly with the Nobu brand.  The charm of Al Marjan Island is the ideal setting for our guests and in developing a community who are seeking an authentic destination lifestyle and living experience.  We are proud to partner with Enevoria on this exciting development and look forward to introducing Nobu Al Marjan Island to guests and residents alike.”

In 2022, Ras Al Khaimah recorded its highest visitor numbers, welcoming more than 1.13 million[1] overnight arrivals, marking a 40 per cent increase in international visitors. As the Emirate continues its growth as a world-class tourism destination, it is right on track to achieve the target of attracting three million visitors year on year by 2030.



About Marjan

Marjan is the master-developer of freehold property in Ras Al Khaimah, responsible for path-breaking developments, such as Al Marjan Island, aimed at positioning Ras Al Khaimah as one of the region’s leading tourism and investment destinations. Mandated with developing waterfront, urban and mountain destinations that will add to the competitiveness of the emirate, Marjan’s strategic master-planning approach is to leverage Ras Al Khaimah’s natural assets and lay the foundations of the emirate’s future expansions. Through its world-class master-planned communities in Ras Al Khaimah, Marjan attracts foreign investment as well as international visitors and positions the emirate as a strong investment and tourism hub.


About Enevoria Development

Enevoria Development was registered in Dubai in 2022 created specifically for development of the outstanding projects in the Middle East as a part of Vos’hod group of companies. Vos’hod specializes in development of luxury residential and landmark mixed-use complexes. Current portfolio of Vos’hod includes more than 300 000 sq. meters of properties under construction, including Armani/Casa Moscow Residences, revitalization of heritage Central Telegraph building, Moscow Golf Club, Cheval Court luxury residential complex and some other schemes in signature locations of Russia. Vos’hod will participate in the Nobu Hotel project as a fee developer. The company’s philosophy is centered on Human Oriented Development. Thorough research into the end users’ habits, requirements, and usage patterns helps to design a perfect lifestyle in buildings that are both aesthetic and functional.


About Nobu Hospitality

Named one of luxury’s 25 Most Innovative Brands by Robb Report, Nobu Hospitality is ranked among an elite selection of global lifestyle brands. The natural growth of Nobu Hospitality, built on service, image, and reputation, offers the complete spectrum of hotel, restaurant, and residence management for unique projects around the world. Founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, and Meir Teper, the Nobu brand thrives in the world’s capitals spanning five continents. The first Nobu Hotel opened in 2013 in Las Vegas and since then an additional 31 hotels have been added.  Today Nobu hotels are open in the following locations: Atlanta, Manila, Miami Beach, Malibu, Shoreditch (London), Ibiza, Palo Alto, Marbella, Los Cabos, Barcelona, Warsaw, Chicago, Portman Square (London)  Santorini. Nobu Hotels opening this year include Marrakech, Rome, Toronto, Atlantic City, San Sebastián, with Bangkok, New Orleans, Madrid, São Paulo, Tel Aviv, Hamburg, Punta Cana, Orlando, Danang, Tulum, Al Khobar, and Abu Dhabi in development.


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