Hyatt And Ayla Oasis Development Company Announce Plans For Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla

Three man-made blue lagoons with a total area of 750000 m², and comprising a constellation of 17 white sand beaches are spread over the Ayla community.

Offering world-class amenities in a glorious picture-perfect setting, Golf Hills is home to Jordan’s first 18-hole golf course. The district offers a contemporary Ayla Golf Club and Academy, extraordinary guest accommodations, as well as beautifully designed residential apartments, townhouses and villas.


As part of Ayla’s mission to help create a prosperous community that embraces its natural assets, the company strives to develop the golf course to become one of the most environmentally friendly in the world. At the district, every detail conspires to provide its residents and guests with a spectacular experience. With over 12km² of rolling greens, the lush landscape features three green pockets with panoramic views of the area, paved courtyards reminiscent of a traditional Arabic medina, playgrounds, sundecks, and swimming pools – including an infinity pool overlooking the golf course.

The Avenue district is Ayla’s interpretation of downtown living on the coast of the Red Sea.
This pedestrian-friendly boulevard boasts designer brand local and international names in fashion and lifestyle.

Our walk-friendly roads will guide you through the cosmopolitan Avenue district, taking you from the modern residences and apartments to the vast shopping and dining areas, which lead into historic Aqaba.

Offering the perfect blend of land and sea – from luxurious waterfront residences, to a world-class marina, to the Marina Village’s unique boutiques and restaurants – the district’s pulse of the Ayla community. Encompassing modern luxury and historic beauty, the Marina District comprises 17,000 m² of commercial space, three hotels with approximately 700 rooms, as well as 582 residential apartments and private villas.


The district is also home to Aqaba’s largest marina with almost 300 berths, fitting boats up to 40m long with a draft up to 4m, and providing exceptional facilities and services that adhere to international standards. With its pedestrian friendly roads, yearlong activities catering to adults and children, biking lanes, world-class amenities, and a bustling nightlife, the district offers its residents and visitors the opportunity to get lost in the magnificent coastal allure of the Red Sea.

Dazzling entertainment venues, organic designs, and culture, unite at Ayla’s Creek District – creating an urban-spirited community bustling with extraordinary energy. The district is home to an exquisite beach club as well as a collection of contemporary riverfront residences that combine the perks of urban and coastal living. The district’s waterfront includes 420 townhouses and 72 apartments.

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Hyatt And Ayla Oasis Development Company Announce Plans For Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla


Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla will mark the second Hyatt hotel in the Kingdom of Jordan

 Hyatt Hotels Corporation (H) today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with Ayla Oasis Development Company (AODC) for a 286-room Hyatt Regency hotel in Aqaba, Jordan.

Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla will be the first hotel to open within the prestigious Ayla development, a master-planned, multiphase development on the northern shores of Aqaba. Expected to be operational in 2018. the hotel will mark the second Hyatt hotel in Jordan, joining Grand Hyatt Amman, and will join more than 150 Hyatt Regency hotels worldwide in locations from Chicago to Mumbai.


The hotel will further the Hyatt Regency brand’s mission of connecting guests to who and what matter to them most, with a range of amenities for work or play, as well as spaces that will make it a go-to gathering place for any occasion. Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla will feature smartly designed standard rooms of 43m²and five food and beverage outlets offering creative cuisine. Guests will also enjoy a pool, fitness and spa facilities and a kids club.


Superior conference and event facilities will be available, with approximately 970m² of meeting space, including a 570 m² ballroom ideal for social events and meetings. Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla has retained Arcadia Design as the hotel’s architects and the firm of Yabu Pushelberg for interior design. The hotel’s location in the impressive Ayla development’s Marina Village, situated between the city centre and the international borders, will offer guests a myriad of retail, dining and entertainment venues as well as 17km of newly created waterfront.


Guests will also enjoy Jordan’s first 18-hole golf course, designed by Greg Norman, and a 9-hole golf academy, that has been built as one of the most eco-friendly Greg Norman courses in the world additionally, the hotel will be situated in close proximity to major tourist attractions such as Petra and Wadi Rum.





“Ayla is an incredibly exciting development, and we are delighted that Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla will be the first hotel to open within the complex,” said Peter Norman, senior vice president, acquisitions and development for Hyatt – Europe, Africa, and Middle East. “We look forward to welcoming guests to Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla, where they will find the Hyatt Regency brand’s authentic service, culinary experiences worth sharing and amenities to help them relax or stay productive.


We are very pleased to work with the Ayla Oasis Development Company in support of its ambitious vision for the future of Aqaba.” Ayla Oasis Development Company, AODC, was established in 2003 to develop the Ayla project and is playing a key role in transforming the Aqaba seaport into a world-class business hub and travel destination.


“We are honoured to work with Hyatt on the second Hyatt hotel in Jordan,” said Sahl Dudin, Managing Director of AODC. “Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla, our first project with Hyatt, will be a crucial step in bringing Aqaba to the forefront of the region’s tourism industry. With the combination of the strong Hyatt Regency brand experience and the excellent facilities offered at Ayla, we believe Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla will be a huge attraction to both business and leisure travellers.” The term “Hyatt” is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.

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