The biggest of the three landmark projects recently unveiled by the Al Habtoor Group is the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club, which is due for completion in 2017…
The 1 billion dirham project will incorporate a five-star hotel with up to 136 keys in addition to 162 luxury bungalows. It will also include a polo club, a state-of-the-art polo academy, and a riding school with 500 stables.
The exclusive six million square foot inland development, located in Dubailand, is conveniently adjacent to Emirates Road and the Dubai-Al Ain Road, and within close proximity to Zayed University. The Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club will have the added benefit of all the amenities that Dubailand offers, including seven theme world’s that will include theme parks, sports venues, ecotourism, health facilities and a resort. The resort is designed by well-known British architects WS Atkins & Partners.
The Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club will also be home to four world-class polo fields, which will help reinforce Dubai’s role on the world polo circuit. The Polo Academy will offer riders of all ages and ability with a wide range of riding disciplines including dressage, riding and show jumping.
Mohammed Al Habtoor, Vice- Chairman and CEO said the state-of-theart project will be a great addition for hotel guests and the polo and equestrian community, “Every guest of the hotel will be able to watch polo from their rooms, suites and any of the food and beverage outlet terraces.”
He added, “The new Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club will be a wonderful addition to the range of world-class facilities that both visitors and residents can enjoy. We are proud of our heritage in supporting the UAE’s development as an aspirational place to live and vacation and by adding a dedicated resort for polo, the sport of kings, to our portfolio, we are demonstrating our intent to enhance further the quality and variety of our assets and services.”