PRESS | Aiana Residences, Doha

Living in Doha has never been more sumptuous. In city known for its take on lavish living, Al Sawari Holdings is developing an oasis of luxury in the midst of the city's vibrant West Bay business district –Aiana Residences, Doha. Kamal Kl Agla, chief real estate projects being developed by Al Sawari Holding, In his capacity he has seen many developments, but this one stands out for him-and it's the location that is key

"West bay known for the various commercial centers, high-end residences and hotels, events and meeting spaces and shopping centers, Also, it adjoins the Diplomatic Area with Consular officers of various countries. It is in the heart of Doha City Center with convenient connectivity to all public facilities," he explains with feeling. So it makes perfect sense to build a luxury development in the midst of this hub The property occupies a total land area of one acre or 4105m2 and it is here that the 35-story development is reaching into the sky " The building offers stunning views of the city and the bay from the suites, the 33rd floor lounge, the spa-gym and pool on the 34th floor," Kl gal points out and


adds that in an area where parking is at a premium ample parking space is available for residences and non-residents alike is the covered parking that extends over two basement levels, with a total capacity of 230 car park scales. He continues to describe some of the features that make this development so unusual:"The building has a notable landscaping feature in the form of a two-story vertical green surface within the arrival lobby and first floor. It also features a grand staircase connecting the lobby to the first floor." he expands. Aiana Suites and Residences Doha has been designed by Portuguese interior design firm Prominent, an award winning Lisbon-based practice. The interior design is influenced by key regional features from the Middle East and India with the overall space programming and interior design created with priority given to functionality, efficiency and life safety, the executive outlines.

The residences will be split into studios and two-and three-bedroom apartments from 69 to 250m2, with the two-bedroom and three-bedroom residences the largest in West Bay The three-bedroom residences offer a separate room for the care taker/maid/nanny, an extra-large living room, a home cinema room and also come with an attached service topiary adjoining the residence. A 180-key luxury property, spanning from the third till the 32nd floor, all the residences have central air conditioning, energy efficient lighting amenities and equipment within the individual space "Each apartment is designed to create a residential feeling with smart and functional fully integrated. All residences have q well-appointed kitchenette and separate enclosed area for laundry."he adds "In addition, the hotel will also have a modern Indian restaurant and an Ayurveda-inspires spa, which will be the first in Doha," says Amruda Nair, joint MD and CEO, Aiana Hotels & Resorts LIC.

There is also a specialty Indian restaurant with private dining and a separate section on the 1st floor, while an all-day dinning bistro is located on the ground floor lobby level, to cares to residents and non-residences alike. On the 18th floor there is an exclusive residences lounge and an elite event space (lounge ) on the 33rd floor, offering superb views of the bay. The construction of 42,000m2 of built-up area, comprising all floors, is completed, as is the lobby level and all the 35 floors, basements and car-park. Aiana Suites & Residences Doha will be operated and managed by Aiana Hotels & Resorts, "We chase Aiana for its Indian service ethos - inspired by warm and has been closely working with Al Sawari Holding from initial stages of this project