Four Seasons announces Egyptian expansion

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, in partnership with real estate development corporation Talaat Moustafa Group, has announced its plans for an extensive portfolio expansion in Egypt with the addition of new hotels, residential offerings and significant property enhancements…

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Cairo Capital at Madinaty

Building on the long-term partnership with Talaat Moustafa Group, Four Seasons is set to expand its Egyptian collection with a new hotel and residential community in New Cairo Capital, a new hotel in Luxor and additional Private Residences in Sharm El Sheikh as part of its multi-million-dollar expansion. These latest residential additions, will take the Four Seasons Private Residences portfolio to over 300, across multiple markets in Egypt. Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Cairo Capital at Madinaty and Four Seasons Hotel Luxor will be introduced in Egypt through this upcoming phase of strategic growth, further building upon the latest multi-million dollar property enhancements at Four Seasons Resort and Private Residences Sharm El Sheikh, which doubled the offerings of the existing property.

“Egypt is an important destination in Four Seasons history, as it marked our brand’s entry into the Middle East 22 years ago. Our continued expansion illustrates our ongoing commitment to the region, and all that it has to offer for luxury travellers and homeowners,” said Bart Carnahan, President, Global Business Development and Portfolio Management. “TMG has long been an integral development partner for our projects in Cairo at Nile Plaza, Alexandria at San Stefano and Sharm El Sheikh. We are thrilled to continue our exceptional work together, providing guests and residents in Egypt with unmatched luxury experiences through our collection of new hotel and residential offerings.”

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Cairo Capital at Madinaty

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Located in the heart of the capital’s new evolution, New Cairo Capital is a global destination that stands entirely on its own.  Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Cairo Capital at Madinaty is anticipated to open in 2025 and will be set within the extraordinary Madinaty development on 185 hectares (460 acres) of verdant parkland. Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Cairo Capital at Madinaty will be a captivating destination for those who wish to visit the ancient metropolis of Cairo and effortlessly explore the modern extension of the iconic capital city. The Hotel will feature 346 guestrooms and suites, while the Private Residences will be comprised of 107 villas and 80 luxury residences. The villas will range from 721 to 1,847 square metres, with six configurations featuring a contemporary design, floor-to-ceiling windows, rooftop gardens, limestone finishings and private pools, all reminiscent of majestic Egyptian palaces, while luxury residences will range from 221 to 670 square metres with five configurations.

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Cairo Capital at Madinaty will be designed by the legendary Pierre Yves-Rochon, who has also worked on Four Seasons properties in Paris, Megève, Bahrain Bay, Doha, Florence. The Hotel and Private Residences will feature a standalone spa and fitness facility. Across several private treatment rooms, an extensive array of tennis and multi-sport courts, guided group classes, and state-of-the-art fitness equipment, visitors will be treated to an intentional space that has been designed for the art of wellbeing. Setting the stage for remarkable events, the hotel’s ballroom features striking vaulted ceilings and generous outdoor event lawn space to accommodate occasions big and small. Off property, the dynamic destination will offer guests, residents and their families easy access to additional gourmet restaurants, world-class golf courses, exceptional retail outlets, private schools and a full suite of attractions for all to enjoy in New Cairo Capital and Madinaty.

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Perched on the Nile River in the south of Egypt, Luxor is one of the country’s most storied destinations and considered to be one of the world’s greatest ancient sites. Best known for its history as the ancient city of Thebes and its breathtaking Karnak and Luxor temple complexes, this impressively historic city acts as an open-air museum with some of Egypt’s finest artefacts on grand display throughout. Set to open in 2025, Four Seasons Hotel Luxor will include 200 guest rooms and suites, each with views of the Nile River, the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens. The Hotel will be located just south of the highly acclaimed Luxor Temple, which dates back to 1400 BC. After a day of exploring the wonders of Luxor, guests will enjoy several restaurant and bar outlets, a tranquil spa, a fitness facility, multiple pools, and luxury retail. For those visiting for business or to host a special event, the property will feature expansive meeting and event spaces totalling 1,300 square metres .

WATG Architects, who have helped create Four Seasons experiences in Maui, Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Tianjin and a soon-to-come project in Hanoi will lead the design of the building, with Wimberly Interiors overseeing the interiors.

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Four Seasons Resort and Private Residences Sharm El Sheikh has introduced a new era of seaside luxury to what has been one of Egypt’s most celebrated resorts since its opening 20 years ago. While the legendary service has remained the same, the property has now doubled in size following an exceptional enhancement project, with new accommodations, restaurants, recreational facilities and meeting spaces for travellers who seek a magical blend of mountains, desert and sea.

The expansion project includes the addition of 69 Private Residences to the existing collection of 77, giving luxury homeowners the very best of seaside living in Egypt. Overlooking crystal-clear waters and more than one kilometre of private beachfront, residents enjoy the property management and service expertise of Four Seasons dedicated residential team as well as priority access to the amenities and offerings of the newly expanded resort, which include twelve exciting culinary concepts, tennis courts, a golf course, fitness facilities,  along with entry to one of the world’s most renowned dive sites.

guestroom at Four Seasons Resort and Private Residences Sharm El Sheikh

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The new residential offerings will be comprised of 25 villas and 44 chalets ranging from 195 to 240 square metres. The two-bedroom ensuite chalets will feature expansive living spaces with sophisticated interiors and private pools. The four-bedroom villas will include sea views, private pools, spacious open-air entertaining setups and will have a total gross area of 710 square metres. With only two in the collection, the five-bedroom villas will be custom designed to the owner’s discretion and occupy expansion plots with uninterrupted views of the Red Sea.

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