Our Habitas expands with eco-friendly properties in Saudi Arabia's Leyja
London, United Kingdom, November 1, 2023: Our Habitas, a sustainable hospitality brand, has expanded its portfolio with three new properties in Leyja, a sustainable tourism destination in northwest Saudi Arabia. These properties aim to provide guests with adventures, nature celebrations, and innovative wellness experiences.
Leyja, set amidst the natural wadi and towering mountains, offers a breathtaking landscape for visitors to explore. Each of the three Our Habitas homes in Leyja will offer distinct experiences, taking guests on a transformative journey.
1. Home of Adventure: This property blends raw adventure, sport, and technology, allowing guests to enjoy activities like rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and multi-day treks.
2. Oasis: Celebrating nature's generosity, Oasis offers stargazing rituals and culinary delights, including a Chef in Residence program.
3. Home of Wellness: A restorative retreat, this property combines innovative wellness practices with ancient rituals. It mirrors the surrounding landscape.
These properties are designed to harmonize with nature, with 95% of Leyja preserved for natural beauty. The journey through Leyja encourages guests to connect with the natural surroundings while embracing adventure sports, guided wadi walks, mountain biking, and hiking trails. It also offers signature ephemeral experiences like intimate concerts, immersive art walks, and pop-up culinary events.
Oliver Ripley, Our Habitas Co-Founder and CEO, expressed excitement about the project's uniqueness and vision, while Chris Newman, Executive Director of NEOM Hotel Division, highlighted the partnership's aim to redefine hospitality. Jeremy Lester, NEOM Executive Director of Gulf of Aqaba, praised the sustainable and innovative blend of natural and developed landscapes in Leyja.
The partnership between Our Habitas and NEOM aims to redefine the future of hospitality. It was initially unveiled in a metaverse environment that mirrored the stunning natural location where the hotels will be situated, offering a sneak peek into the Leyja experience.