Mysk Kingfisher Retreat, the gateway to a unique world of conservation and the only one of its kind in the UAE, has won The World’s Leading Nature Retreat award at The World Travel Awards 2021. The Retreat is being recognized as a leading gateway to a unique world of conservation and culture and the perfect place to slow down, breathe and just be.
Shafik Alaaeddine, General Manager of Sharjah Collection by Mysk, said, “We are delighted to accept this prestigious award from The World Travel Awards 2021. This recognition comes as a result of our dedication and constant efforts to provide a world-class luxurious experience with exclusive access to a pristine ecosystem in the region.”
Mysk Kingfisher is part of Sharjah Collection by Mysk, a group of distinctive boutique eco-retreats under the Mysk by Shaza umbrella, and purposefully located in key locations throughout the emirate of Sharjah.
Set on the east coast of Sharjah, Mysk Kingfisher features 20 stunning tents, each with its own private pool, guests can enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings. In addition to that, guests can enjoy a vast range of activities such as yoga, birdwatching, archery, and much more.
Key features include kayaking by the beach or through the mangroves, watching out for sea turtles or catching a glimpse of many rare species of birds that thrive in the protected wetlands.
About Sharjah Collection by Mysk:
Sharjah Collection by Mysk, a group of distinctive boutique hotels and eco-retreats managed by Shaza Hotels, the leading hotel management company dedicated to offering true Arabian hospitality inspired by the traditions and culture of various countries along the Silk Route. Heritage and culture also play a significant role at Moon Retreat as it does with all Sharjah Collection Retreats.
Located in key locations throughout the emirate of Sharjah, Mysk Kingfisher Retreat, Mysk Al Badayer Retreat, Mysk Al Faya Retreat, and Mysk Moon Retreat are retreats that are the hallmark of Sharjah’s identity in natural and cultural heritage. Intimate encounters with natural landscapes, Arabian architecture, immersive experiences, and generous hospitality, create a distinctive allure that leave a lasting memory of a blend between contemporary lifestyle and nostalgic times.
About the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq):
The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) is currently leading a diversified portfolio of infrastructure projects, with a total value of more than AED 12 billion (USD 3 billion) and covering a total land space of more than 12 million sqm across Sharjah’s western, central and eastern regions.
Shurooq’s portfolio of projects reflects its mission to enhance long-term investment prospects offered by Sharjah to businesses, SMEs and startups across a wide range of sectors. Furthering this goal, the authority has been driving Sharjah’s Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) through joint ventures with key local and global brands.
Through each of its focus sectors, Shurooq takes the responsibility of driving investments and creating new partnerships that effectively boost Sharjah’s economy and FDI growth, working closely in partnership with numerous state and federal entities contributing Sharjah and UAE’s economic standing and development.
The Sharjah Collection is a luxury hospitality brand launched and developed by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), and managed by ‘Mysk by Shaza’ with luxurious Retreats and properties operating across the emirate of Sharjah.
About Shaza & Mysk by Shaza Hotels:
Shaza is the leading hotel management company dedicated to offering true Arabian hospitality inspired by the traditions and culture of various countries along the Silk Route and reflected by the supremely elegant Middle Eastern style décor and serene ambiance that is appreciated by the most discerning travellers.
With four hotels already operational in the Middle East – Shaza Makkah in the Holy city, the multiple award-winning Shaza Al Madina, Shaza Riyadh and the flagship hotel under the “Mysk by Shaza” brand Mysk Al Mouj in Muscat – the brand is expanding rapidly with the opening this year of the Sharjah Collection, followed by Shaza Doha, Shaza Salalah and Mysk The Palm in Dubai. Shaza is a member of Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.
Shaza hotels and Sharjah Collection by Mysk retreats have received various prestigious awards such as World’s Leading Luxury Halal Hotel 2021: Shaza Makkah, Saudi Arabia,
World’s Leading Nature Retreat 2021: Mysk Kingfisher Retreat, UAE, Middle East’s Leading Green Resort 2021: Mysk Kingfisher Retreat, UAE, Middle East’s Leading Retreat 2021: Mysk Kingfisher Retreat, UAE, Oman’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2021: Mysk by Shaza Al Mouj, Saudi Arabia’s Leading Hotel Residences 2021: Shaza Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s Leading Luxury Hotel 2021: Shaza Makkah, Makkah’s Leading Hotel 2021: Shaza Makkah, Medina’s Leading Luxury Hotel 2021: Shaza Madinah, and United Arab Emirates’ Leading Retreat 2021: Mysk Kingfisher Retreat.
About Global Hotel Alliance:
Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) is the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together more than 35 brands with over 570 hotels in 85 countries. GHA uses a shared technology platform to drive incremental revenues and create cost savings for its member brands. GHA’s award-winning loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, provides 17 million members exclusive opportunities to immerse themselves in local culture wherever they travel.
About DISCOVERY Loyalty:
A memorable trip demands more than a comfortable stay. DISCOVERY, an award-winning global loyalty programme, provides 17 million members recognition and perks across over 570 hotels, resorts and palaces in 85 countries. Elite members have the opportunity to immerse themselves in local culture through Local Experiences, distinctive activities that capture an authentic taste of each destination.