Hyatt Hotels Corporation has officially opened the Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla Resort, Jordan's first Hyatt Regency hotel and second Hyatt-branded property.

Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla Resort is the first hotel to open within the prestigious Ayla development on the northern shores of Aqaba, marking an important step for Hyatt as it grows its brand footprint of resort hotels in the region.

The hotel has 286 guestrooms and suites and guests can enjoy access to Jordan's first 18-hole golf course, which is designed by Greg Norman.

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"We look forward to welcoming guests to our modern spaces and versatile venues, promising one of the most memorable hospitality experiences in the region," said Mohammad Labban, general manager of Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla Resort.

The expansive property offers 37 Regency suites, four executive suites, one prince suite and one royal suite. Each guestroom is decorated in a neutral color palette with traditional motifs and accents introducing guests to the local arts and culture. Each room provides views of Aqaba through floor to ceiling windows.

The room also includes a 55-inch smart TV, deep soaking tub and rain shower, along with a balcony overlooking the marina or lagoon, delivering a comfortable stay for both professional and leisure focused travelers.

The resort is home to five notable dining outlets, the Vista Lounge & Bar, a 24-hour dining outlet in the lobby, The Delicatessen, a French patisserie and bistro, Olive Tree, guests can experience a different journey every night of the week inspired by top olive oil producing countries, including Morocco, Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan. La Plage, the Bohemian-themed beach club and Cascades, an Italian pool bar by day and an Italian aperitivo bar by night.

The Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla Resort features flexible event and meeting spaces, a pillarless ballroom with an outdoor terrace, six additional meeting spaces equipped with the most up to date meeting technology, ideal for business professionals.

The 24-hour StayFit Gym provides guests with the chance to reenergise during their stay and is equipped with treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bicycles, weight machines, and free weights. Those looking to unwind can treat themselves to an aqua spa experience with tranquil services including six treatment rooms, an authentic Turkish hammam, a yoga garden, and an outdoor pool. The property features an additional family pool, as well as an adults-only infinity pool.