January 2, 2010: Hamptons International, the premier property services company with an extensive portfolio of projects globally, has partnered with premier luxury resort developer Six Senses to exclusively market the company’s new private residence project in the GCC region.

The special project to be marketed to selected customers in the region is Soneva Kiri, envisaged as one of the world’s finest resorts being developed by Six Senses in a pristine location within the Gulf of Thailand.

A Hamptons International spokesperson said the marketing agreement with Six Senses highlights the global outreach and property services competencies of the company. “With a global network of offices and experience of over 140 years addressing the needs of customers around the world, Hamptons offers a perfect fit for Six Senses. Our reach in the Middle East will offer them an ideal sounding board to explore the potential of the market here.”

Lynn Villadolid, Senior Director – Six Senses Private Residences said: “Thailand offers one of the most robust and attractive property investment destinations, which will appeal to customers in the Middle East. The south east nation is also a preferred tourist destination for residents in the GCC region. Through our partnership with Hamptons, we are confident of attracting strong investments in Soneva Kiri, a truly remarkable project.”

Soneva Kiri is set on 150 acres of untouched lush tropical rainforest and beach, and comprises 42 resort villas overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. There are an additional 21 Private Residences each of which is unique and designed to ensure maximum privacy and tranquility. The resort will offer the entire range of lifestyle amenities for residents.

The Hamptons spokesperson added: “As a one of its kind resort development, Soneva Kiri will offer a long term value investment for customers from the GCC region, particularly for those wanting a second or third home, serving as a perfect complement to their holiday experience. Hamptons will leverage our exclusive customer base and regional market reach to highlight the property.”

Soneva Kiri’s unique features are its location, the indigenous architecture and international standards of amenities – all making it a perfect holiday home. Customers can choose from two, four- and six-bedroom beach, hill or cliff villas, offering an exceptional and highly individualised lifestyle experience. For more details, potential customers can call Richard Bradstock at Hamptons International on +971 4 366 1662.

Hamptons has a strong presence in the MENA region, through offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE, and in Oman, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Morocco. Acquired by Emaar Properties in 2006, Hamptons International has headquarters in London and Dubai, and features a diverse project portfolio in addition to offering residential and commercial sales and leasing, property management, valuations and research, advisory and mortgage services.