TABA HEIGHTS MARRIOTT RED SEA RESORT: WHERE YOU GET IN TOUCH WITH YOURSELF AND OTHERS
Located at the northeast point of the Sinai Peninsula, 15 km South of the Israeli port city of Eilat, Marriott Taba Heights is situated on the beautiful Red Sea. The resort is surrounded by majestic mountains and set on a half kilometre long secluded beach and private bay, offering guests direct access to the sea. This property is designed in an ancient Egyptian vault and dome village style. The architect has created a paint box of colours and quirky shapes so beautifully framed by the pristine natural environment.
Marriott Taba Heights houses 394 modern furnished rooms, including 8 Junior Suites, 4 Deluxe Suites, 6 Duplex suites, 3 Executive Suite with indoor Jacuzzi and 1 Presidential Suite with a private outdoor Jacuzzi , all with ocean, pool or mountain views and private balconies. Impressive architecture, lush landscaping and extensive facilities will coax couples, families and avid divers into a feeling of carefree fun and relaxation.
Guests may enjoy truly global fare at the colourful restaurants and bars. The sunny food of the Red Sea can be savoured on the hotel veranda, allowing visitors to take advantage of the balmy Egyptian nights. Delectable pastries and aromatic coffees and teas will be served at the Regatta Club while cocktails and live music are on the menu at the hotels bar. For sun-worshippers that do not want to miss a moment of the fantastic weather found on the Red Sea, a poolside Rocky restaurant and bar, The Grotto Bar & Grill will serve grilled specialties and tall, cool drinks. Ristorante Tuscany Italian is also presenting the crème de la crème specialities as El Fuego Café & Mexican Bar is ready for an unforgettable Mexican experience. For a bit of offbeat excitement, the hotel will offer event dining with exotic themes, as well as a Bedouin campsite in the nearby mountains for dining under the stars.
Aqua-philes will enjoy a 2800 m2 sculptured pool seasonally heated with water slide and private Jacuzzi. In addition, there is direct access to a pristine beach and the azure waters of the Red Sea. The Health Club is a comprehensive fitness centre with indoor gym, aerobics, massage and sauna, steam bath and plunge pools. For kids who want to have fun and parents who want to relax, kids can enjoy playing in their playground or in the kids pool.
For private meetings or gatherings, a 340-m2 multi-purpose conference room is also available can accommodate up to 180 guests . A travel desk will arrange excursions to the St. Catherine Monastery, the Mountain of Moses, the Sinai mountain ranges, national parks and fortresses and over 30 famous dive sites. The hotel will coordinate airport limousine and shuttle service to the resort and a resort transport service will operate on the resort itself.
Facilities on Taba Heights Resort will include a Beach Club & Aqua Centre with a professional dive school, water sports and equipment hire; tennis courts; Bandar Taba Resort Town Centre with shops, a bazaar, amphitheatre, craft workshops, banks, beauty salon, restaurants and bars.
The 18-hole golf course is the only prestigious championship course in the destination. It overlooks the crystal water of the Red Sea. It offers an 18 hole championship course measuring 100 yards (6450m) & every hole offers the option of five different tee placements.
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 3,200 lodging properties in 67 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Grand Residences by Marriott brands as well as Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and had approximately 146,000 employees at 2008 year-end. It is recognized by BusinessWeek as one of the 100 best global brands, by FORTUNE® as one of the best companies to work for, and by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as Partner of the Year since 2004. In fiscal year 2008, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly $13 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at www.marriott.com. For an interactive online version of Marriott's 2008 Annual Report, which includes a short video message from Chairman and CEO J.W. Marriott, Jr., visit www.marriott.com/investor.