Best Luxury Hotels In Bahrain

Embark on a voyage to the heart of the Arabian Gulf and discover Bahrain, where ancient history seamlessly blends with modern charm. This island kingdom boasts a rich culture and invites travellers to delve into the bustling markets of Manama, explore world-heritage sites, relax on serene beaches, enjoy exciting major sporting events and sample delicious food. Bahrain also offers a fine selection of luxury accommodations with desert oases, five-star resorts and boutique hotels all offering exquisite design, impeccable service and supreme comfort. Read on to discover some of our favourites.

Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain

Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain offers an exclusive sanctuary of luxury, blending traditional Middle Eastern design with contemporary elegance in a serene environment. This all-villa resort features 78 opulent private pool villas, each surrounded by lush botanical gardens, creating a peaceful retreat. Culinary enthusiasts can enjoy a range of dining experiences, including Mediterranean cuisine at Palma and delightful pastries at Ycone Paris. The award-winning spa provides holistic treatments for ultimate relaxation. Guests can also immerse themselves in Bahrain’s rich culture through curated experiences, making it a perfect destination for both relaxation and cultural exploration.

Located in the heart of Bahrain, Raffles Al Areen Palace provides guests with a luxurious and intimate escape. Each villa is designed to offer complete privacy and tranquillity, featuring spacious living areas, private pools, and state-of-the-art amenities. The resort’s dining options cater to all tastes, from casual dining to gourmet experiences, ensuring a memorable culinary journey.

The spa at Raffles Al Areen Palace is renowned for its comprehensive wellness programs, combining traditional techniques with modern therapies to rejuvenate the mind, body, and spirit. For those seeking adventure, the resort offers various activities and excursions that highlight the unique heritage and natural beauty of Bahrain.

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Conrad Bahrain

Conrad Bahrain Financial Harbour is Conrad Hotels’ first property in Bahrain, located in the SAYACORP Tower in downtown Manama. The hotel features 98 luxurious rooms, including residential suites and penthouses with private pools, all with stunning views and fully equipped kitchens. Guests can enjoy amenities such as a rooftop infinity pool, a 24-hour fitness centre, and separate saunas and steam rooms. The hotel also introduces Bahrain’s first SUSHISAMBA restaurant, offering a unique culinary blend of Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian cuisines with live DJ sets and panoramic city views. Café Tomo and the Trade Room provide additional dining options, while a curated collection of contemporary Bahraini art and modern meeting rooms enhance the cultural connection.

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Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay

Providing a perfect place to use as a base while exploring the picturesque Gulf state, the elegant establishment boasts more flare and style than many of the other hotels in the Four Seasons range. The hotel is set on its very own private island and it takes just ten minutes to walk around the whole island. This will give guests the chance to satisfy their desert island fantasies without having to ditch the creature comforts. The most highly sought after rooms are located on the upper floors of the twin towers that rise out of the central part of the Four Seasons and people who have a head for heights will love wandering across the bridge that connects the two towers and taking in the magnificent scenery from their balcony. The hotel is graced by two of the celebrated Wolfgang Puck restaurants where guests can take their pick from an excellent range of culinary creations such as the signature Assam seafood curry with rice and the Japanese Wagyu ribeye steak.

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Ritz Carlton Bahrain Hotel and Spa

This five star hotel is set on its very own island in the very heart of Manama. This means that guests are treated to plenty of privacy and a very exclusive setting that is sure to be the envy of everyone. Guests are provided with tranquil gardens to unwind in and of course a lovely swimming pool to splash around in. The hotel boasts several outdoor restaurants where guests can take their pick from both local and international fare and each dish is created with the flare and attention to detail that the Ritz Carlton bases its reputation on. Each room and suite is very spacious and comes complete with its own balcony, while guests will not want to miss the opportunity to soak up the sun on the hotel’s private beach.

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Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa

Set on the west coast of Bahrain, this excellent hotel boasts its own private beach that offers guests plenty of space to spread out while soaking up the sun. this has long been the establishment of choice for visiting dignitaries and celebrities and the staff can be counted on to provide a very discrete and first rate service that will make sure any guest feels like royalty. There are 262 rooms for guests to choose from that are set on seven storeys. Of course, the upper floors feature the choicest rooms and guests are treated to stunning views from their huge balconies. Unwinding in one of the two hydrotherapy pools that can be sound in the celebrated Thalassa Sea & Spa is a real treat, while guests can work up an appetite on the squash and tennis courts before indulging in an excellent meal in one of the hotels such as La Mer.

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Al Areen Palace and Spa

Set conveniently close to the large and lovely Al Areen Nature Reserve, this elegant Arabian villa style hotel treats guests like royalty from the moment they step into the spacious and cool lobby. Cool marble has been used throughout the establishment to striking effect and several pools and fountains help to sustain the feeling of opulence. There are twelve separate spa pavilions for guests to make use of that provide them with plenty of pampering accompanied by perfect privacy. Each rooms perfectly reflects the palace-like style of the rest of the hotel and abundant marble surfaces are set with luscious rugs and beautiful carved wooden furniture, while taking a stroll through the large gardens is the perfect way to unwind a little before tucking into an excellent meal that is served in one of several pristine dining zones.

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Wyndham Grand Manama

The unique style of this modern hotel perfectly reflects the daring and modern trend that the hospitality scene in Bahrain is quickly becoming famous for. The huge tower twists and turns its way up into the sky and instantly attracts the attention of anyone who sees it. Guests are treated to three large outdoor swimming pools to splash around in as well as a sauna, while the Wyndham Grand Manama is famous for its gourmet dining opportunities. The twisting style of the hotel means that each and every guest is treated to a stunning view from the window of their spacious room or suite and it is worth taking the time to check out the available view before making a booking in order to capture the perfect ambience.

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Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort and Spa

You can take an Abra boat ride along the resort’s own canal at Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort and Spa. Indeed, the complex goes a long way to impress, with its five cabana-lined swimming pools, water slides, watersports, wellness centre, sports courts, fitness centre, kids club and 36-seat cinema. It sits beside a pure white beach, with crystal clear waters that invite you to dive right in. Dining takes place at Obab Al Bahar; with Bahraini tapas at 25 | 50; drinks at Al Sama; Sicilian food at Due Mari; Levantine dishes at Zahrat Al Fayrouz; afternoon tea at Majlis Al Fijiri; and on-the-beach treats at Ousoul.

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Royal Saray Resort

King and twin bedrooms, suites and seafront four-bedroom Royal Villas are the accommodation options at the Royal Saray Resort, all of which have outdoor furniture to enjoy the balmy temperatures. The Royal Villa category provides a private infinity pool, dining and living areas and a jacuzzi in the master bedroom and outdoor space. The resort shows on-screen sports events and hosts live performances. And there’s private beach access, plus a range of restaurants and bars. For an additional fee, you can take advantage of a kids’ club, snorkelling, diving, canoeing, windsurfing and fishing amenities.

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Address Beach Resort Bahrain

117 soundproofed bedrooms are arranged over nine storeys at this coastal hotel in the Entertainment District of Bahrain. Each echoes the coastal location, with artworks depicting the beach and colour palettes reflecting the creams and blues on the doorstep. Beside the sea is a long pool with floating loungers. And the spa comprises six treatment rooms for individuals and couples, herbal steam rooms, an experience shower and an ice fountain.Those travelling with kids will appreciate the children’s pool, playground and free cots/infant/rollaway beds.

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The Merchant House, Manama

Stay beside the Bab Al Bahrain souq, in the burgeoning downtown area. The Merchant House is somewhat of a trailblazer, as the country’s first five-star boutique property. However, the building is not a new arrival, having been here since 1949 and served as government offices in the past. Now it’s an arty, trendy spot, not least on the rooftop, where you can hang out at the hotel’s restaurant, bar, outdoor garden terrace and in the pool with a view. There’s also a spa, a gym and a mezzanine library with over 1000 books to read.

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