AFRICAN ADVENTURES IN ARABIA
The beauty about Nofa Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Resort, is its ability to offer a once-in-a-lifetime, Out of Africa experience in Saudi Arabia. Sounds intriguing, right? The beautiful, five-star resort is just 98 kilometres from Riyadh, discreetly nestled in a landscape of golden sand dunes. It has 57 luxury villas and bungalows, each inspired by African design with private gardens and swimming pools, ensuring privacy and exclusivity for all. Overlooking Nofa Wildlife Park, which is home to over 700 animals (including zebra, giraffe and elephants), you can embark on an unique African safari during your stay, on foot or on horseback.
When you’re not busy with binoculars, you can relax on the beach or chill around one of the hotel’s three pools – two outdoor, and one for females. There’s also an 18-hole golf course – one of the best in Saudi Arabia – two freshwater lakes and horse-riding on site, or you can venture out to visit Al Rajhi Grand Mosque or Kingdom Tower. Fuel up at Aji Sushi Lounge, Al Fresco Cafe or the African Tea Room. For a truly special evening, book dinner at The Butcher’s Den, with its outdoor terrace and stunning lake views, or ask the team to tailor a private dining experience just for you.
FROM PARIS TO RIYADH
Designed to inspire your senses, Mansard Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Hotel, shows guests a different side of Saudi’s capital culture. Its home in the new heart of the city means its situated along Riyadh’s new metro line with easy access to King Khalid International Airport and the King Abdullah Financial District. Just down the road you’ll also find the vibrant neighbourhood of Hittin, which is lined with cool cafés and boutiques, and also the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ad Diriyah.
The hotel’s classic Parisian-influenced architecture fuses with Arabian hospitality, creating an elegant home-away-from-home. Its 191 rooms and suites are impeccably designed with contemporary cosiness and modern comforts in mind, all with hardwood floors and marble bathrooms, and range from the Collection Room to the three-bedroom Penthouse Suite. Whether you’re here to work, rest or play, you’ll find what you need amongst the hotel’s indoor pool, exercise facilities, spa and sauna or in one of the three restaurants, Sadelle’s (New York-style all-day dining), The Lounge (relaxed, cosy dining), and the soon to open Carbone (American-Italian food).