Shurooq welcomes guests to Mysk Moon Retreat; Unveils new projects

By Arya M Nair, Intern Reporter
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The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) announced that the Mysk Moon Retreat has begun welcoming guests and unveiled four new luxury hospitality projects in Sharjah’s Central and Eastern regions.

The new projects include Al Jabal Resort in the city of Khorfakkan, a luxurious hotel in the city of Kalba, a hotel in the city of Khorfakkan which will feature UAE’s first waterpark on the east coast, and Al Bridi Resort at the Sharjah Safari project in the city of Al Dhaid.

The family-friendly Mysk Moon Retreat comprises 10 single-bed domes with private pools, 4 family tents with private pools, and 2 single-bed tents. Each apartment is self-contained and equipped with all of the necessary amenities, including a private barbecue space, as well as a lobby and a common area.

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The Mysk Moon Retreat is part of Shurooq’s Sharjah Collection brand, which includes the Mysk Kingfisher Retreat in Kalba, Mysk Al Faya Retreat in Mleiha, and Mysk Al Badayer Retreat in the midst of the Al Badayer desert, all managed by Mysk by Shaza.

Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal
Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal
Executive Chairman – Shurooq

“With Mysk Moon Retreat now welcoming guests and bookings, this marks an exciting expansion of Shurooq’s portfolio of boutique hospitality offerings in the central region of Sharjah. It is the latest destination in a series of projects developed here, namely, the Mysk Al Faya Retreat, Mleiha Archaeological and Eco-tourism, and the Mleiha Archaeological Centre.”

The eco-luxury retreat offers visitors a wide range of outdoor activities such as trekking, dune bashing, and nature-inspired experiences in the mountainous Mleiha region. Guests will have access to a variety of activities offered by Shurooq’s tourism destinations in Mleiha, in addition, they can enjoy the calm and tranquil environment through the retreat’s restaurant and a cafe.

Shurooq’s latest hospitality offering, Jabal Resort, overlooks the pristine waters of the Soueifa Beach, situated between Khorfakkan Beach and Luluya Beach, and comprises 45 eco-friendly units with choices of 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms, and a private royal suite with a swimming pool. 

In addition, the 187,000 sq m project, which is being developed on the slopes of the Al Soueifa mountain will feature a restaurant, gym, kids play zone, reception, and lobby.

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Mr. Al Sarkal also announced the development of a new 28,000 sq m hospitality project in Khorfakkan to cater to the needs of families and adventurers seeking new hospitality experiences. Mr. Al Sarkal revealed that the project will feature 75 luxurious units, UAE’s first waterpark on the east coast, a shopping complex, restaurant, gym, spa, marina, and residential units.

The new hospitality project in Kalba on Sharjah’s eastern coast includes 80 units, two restaurants including a cafe in the lobby, a gym, spa, swimming pool and meeting halls.

Mr. Al Sarkal noted that “Al Bridi Resort” in Al Dhaid, Shurooq’s latest tourism attraction in Sharjah’s central region which is being developed in partnership with the Environment and Protected Areas Authority, as part of the “Sharjah Safari” project, the largest safari in the world outside Africa, is expected to start at the end of this year. 

Shurooq also announced it has begun operations in expanding both Mysk Kingfisher Retreat in Kalba and Mysk Al Badayer Retreat in the natural dunes of Al Badayer, in response to the growing demand which both destinations experienced over the past years.

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