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17291 10 Feb 2021

Sunset Hospitality Group and Nakheel Hospitality & Leisure Announces Partnership

Scheduled for Opening in April 2021, the Refurbished Destination Will Be Home to Isola Ristorante, Joe’s Backyard, RAISE Fitness, Chloe’s Beauty Salon and Chaps & Co. Barbershop

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 February 2021 Sunset Hospitality Group (SHG) has entered into a long term lease agreement with Nakheel Hospitality Leisure to manage Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse (JIC). Offering a relaxed family-friendly environment to unwind and socialize, the new leisure destination will be home to Isola Ristorante, The Pool, Joe's Backyard Gastropub, RAISE Fitness Wellness, Chloe's Beauty, Hair and Nails Salon as well as Chapsand Co. Barbershop.

Equipped with modern amenities, SHG is performing a complete renovation of the 4,000 sqm Clubhouse space, spreading across multiple areas of landscape and gardens.

Antonio Gonzalez, CEO of Sunset Hospitality Group, said: "Our mission at Sunset is to create experiences that bring people together to celebrate life, something we will once again be able to deliver at Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse. We are curating a destination for people to experience unique concepts through our range of gastronomical and lifestyle options."

Gail Sangster, Asset Director, Nakheel Hospitality Leisure, adds: "Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse is a testament to our ongoing commitment to provide new and exciting dining concepts and new services to the residents and visitors of Nakheel's communities. We are certain that our collaboration with Sunset Hospitality Group will create a perfect environment that brings the local community together through this exciting all-day dining and leisure experience".

Isola Ristorante is a new Italian concept that focuses on serving comforting and tasty dishes in a vibrant atmosphere. Inspired by the islands of Sardinia, Capri, Sicily and the like, Isola will offer a dining experience harnessing the best Mediterranean ingredients and Italian flavors, which pairs perfectly with the serene island atmosphere.

Adjacent to the restaurant is The Pool, a stylish, riviera-inspired spot with a deck amidst postcard perfect views. An all-out treat, the pool will feature aqua-based fitness classes, cabanas, a lounge area and an all-day food and beverage offering.

Joe's Backyard at JIC will be the second outpost of the popular gastropub, boasting a menu of flame-grilled flavors from around the world. With engaging events, a pool table, entertainment and live sports streaming, this ultimate neighborhood hangout offers a laidback casual vibe.

For those looking to indulge in face and body treatments, Chloe's Beaty, Hair and Nails Salon offers just that, catering to both women and children, while Chaps Co Barbershop serves as a grooming destination providing male customers with cutting-edge barber and therapy services.

Starting a new chapter of high-performance living, RAISE Fitness Wellness introduces a fitness experience through an environment that motivates and inspires. Designed to elevate the body and mind, RAISE will provide personal training and group fitness classes to the beat of the city's cosmopolitan pulse.

Scheduled to open in April 2021, Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse is a neighborhood oasis for residents and neighbors offering a tranquil and private environment, complete with a full range of recreation and lifestyle facilities and services.


About Sunset Hospitality Group

Sunset Hospitality Group (SHG) was founded in 2011 and has rapidly grown to become a leading hospitality investment and management company developing new pioneering concepts and acclaimed multinational brands.With a global presence in over 10 countries across 23 brands, SHG creates unique experiences around the world and has a proven record in delivering a blend of high-quality concepts with a unique style and service-focused culture to create unique experiences. The group is committed to providing authentic hospitality and making a difference in the lives of those it touches every day. It is done through an environment that promotes innovative thinking and people from over 42 nationalities, welcoming those who are passionate about delivering exceptional service. Visit


About Nakheel Malls

Nakheel Malls owns and operates a diverse range of world-class retail experiences with a distinct portfolio of iconic lifestyle, shopping, dining and entertainment destinations across Dubai. Its strong heritage has been a driving force behind its well-established footprint, which spans 1.4 million square metres of gross leasable space. Nakheel Malls 14 developments and 5,000 retailers together shape the lifestyle of 90 million customers every year.

The Palm Jumeirah - Nakheels award-winning, world-famous landmark and a symbol of the UAEs ambition and creativity - is home to Nakheel Mall, Golden Mile Galleria, The Pointe, home to the worlds largest fountain, The Palm Fountain, Club Vista Mare, Palm West Beach and The Palm Monorail, a celebration of enhanced lifestyle experiences for residents and tourists alike. The View at The Palm and Circle Mall will launch in due course.
Nakheel Malls expanding portfolio is a testament to its creative spirit that reflects peoples aspirations. It includes distinguished, large-scale shopping centres such as Ibn Battuta Mall, Dragon Mart (which recently launched its ecommerce platform in partnership with DP World) and a collection of Pavilions located across six Nakheel residential communities. Upcoming projects include Souk Warsan, Al Khail Avenue and The Circle Mall.

Nakheel Malls is the retail arm of world-leading master developer Nakheel and the exclusive franchisee for its gourmet food hall concept, Depachika and Food District.