Yas Mall

Abu Dhabi

SESC Project Role

MEP Commissioning Management, 

Engineering Consulting, TAB, Electrical Testing 


The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal features 447 luxurious guestrooms and suites, as well as 85 private villas. Set amidst beautifully landscaped gardens with its own private beach overlooking the Grand Canal, the hotel consists of ten stately buildings arranged in a crescent formation, complemented by artfully designed water features throughout the 220,000 square meter (54 acres) property.

A key highlight of The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi is the one and two-bedroom villas, each ranging in size from 90 to 130 square meters (968 to 1,400 square feet), and complete with spacious outdoor terraces and personalized butler service. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi provides 2,040 square meters of flexible meeting space, including a magnificent 1,500-square meter (16,145 square foot) ballroom that is divisible by three, with an additional 14 individual meeting rooms.

The project involved the construction of 10 hotel towers, 88 individual chalets, as well as the on-site Venetian village. The Venetian village includes 33 apartments, a spa building, staff accommodation, ancillary buildings, a separate service and security building, seven new substations, 86 pergolas, 11 gazebos, a tennis centre, car park and three shaded areas adjacent to the resort’s swimming pools.

The project work will be spread across 54 acres with a 17,222 square foot swimming pool in front, it also features ESPA - a 21,500-square-foot spa, a fitness centre and outdoor tennis courts, three restaurants - an Italian restaurant, steak and seafood restaurant and a Middle Eastern and an Asian restaurant. It will also have a rooftop terrace that will offer food and beverage services as well as two poolside bars and a lobby lounge.


  • Built-Up Area: 1,377,019 sq ft 

  • Budget: USD 300M

  • Period: 2006 - 2008

  • Hotel Keys: 200

  • Hotel Stars: 5

  • Serviced Apartments: 440

  • Retail Units: 180



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