It may not appear on quite as many travel guides as some other destinations, but Kuwait is a beautiful country that’s well worth exploring. Situated at the top of the Persian Gulf, it’s a mixture of old and new, with mosques, souks and skyscrapers. Kuwait City contains the majority of points of interest for tourists, such as art and history museums, beaches and Arabic restaurants. With some sumptuous hospitality venues and warm sunny days, it’s a great place to unwind, as well as adventure. A wealthy state, it’s home to many high-end resorts, suitable for holidaying as well as business trips. Here are our favourite hotels to consider booking for your trip to Kuwait.
Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya
This Four Seasons resort is found in the country’s capital. Bedrooms are furnished with oak hardwood floors, curved sofas, a wall-mounted TV, heavy drapes, picture windows, free-standing oval tubs and a personal pantry with an espresso maker, tea maker and small refrigerator. The design has a contemporary Middle Eastern flair, creating the atmosphere of an urban sanctuary. There are five venues in which to eat and drink, including a shisha lounge, a Starbucks, cabana dinners and two rooftop restaurants. The Four Seasons has both indoor and outdoor pools, a spa and a children’s play area.
Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa
An excellent family holiday choice, this is right across from a gorgeous beach. The Sinbad’s Kids’ Club keeps little ones entertained, plus there’s a playground, children’s menus, a babysitting service and spacious rooms — accommodation options include deluxe rooms, multiple bedroom apartments and huge villas suitable for large groups. These come with conveniences like minibars, electric curtains and air con. The five-star resort is found in the Fahaheel district, with eight dining outlets alongside tennis courts, an outdoor pool, a golf course, a games room, a gym and a spa.
The Regency Kuwait
Elegant and lavish, this five-star hotel has 203 well-appointed rooms decorated in a blend of traditional and modern style. Opened in 1981, it was rebuilt in 2009. A huge pool area sits at the rear, with plush loungers and terrace dining. Liwan Sur La Plage is the beachfront eatery, Silk Road provides all-day dining and there’s Regency Gourmet for pastries, traditional Arabic sweets and handcrafted chocolates. Plus there are several lounges. The Regency has its own private beach, as well as an area reserved exclusively for ladies which also includes a lounge and swimming pool. Additionally, guests can take advantage of a kid’s club, limousine service and family pools.