The Atlantis The Palm resort in Dubai is located as its name suggests it on the Dubai Palm Jumeirah, on the top end of the Palm island. It is easily reachable within 40 minutes from the Dubai International Airport by car. The Atlantis resort is also not far from the Mall of Emirates (20 minutes) and the Dubai Mall (30 minutes).
Opened in 2008, the Atlantis The Palm is the sister property of the Atlantis Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas. With 23 floors and 1.539 guest rooms and suites, it has been for a while the biggest hotel in Dubai and the whole Middle East.
The Atlantis The Palm resort is easily recognizable with its iconic facade and the Arabic style arch opening in the middle. Guests enjoy large beach with hundreds of sun deck where they can relax with a view over the Atlantis hotel and Dubai skyline.
The lobby sculpture of the Atlantis Dubai resort took two years of work to be completed. The artist Dale Chihuly assembled 3.000 pieces of glass for this 9.75 m high artwork.
The Aquaventure Waterpark, a unique theme park for families
The Atlantis The Palm offers a lot of attractions for families. One famous is the Aquaventure Waterpark where guests can enjoy spectacular water slides. The access to the Aquaventure Waterpark is complimentary for Atlantis hotel guests and then a daily access can be bought by external guests.
The Tower of Neptune and the Tower of Poseidon allows enjoying unique water slides such as the Shark Attack and the Leap of Faith where you end up in the middle of a shark lagoon from a 30 meters tall water tube. There, you can also experiment exclusive experiences with dolphins and sea lions that you can encounter.
The Aquaventure Waterpark is definitely an activity not to miss if you are wondering what to do in Dubai.
If you enjoy scuba diving, you can dive into the Lost Chambers Aquarium of the Atlantis The Palm and swim along the 65.000 marine animals living there. There you can also check out the ruins of Atlantis lost city. The Ambassador Lagoon is the largest aquarium in Middle East and thus offers a unique dive experience.
High end Suites for unique stay experiences
The Atlantis The Palm is also well known for hosting one of the largest suites in the world : the Royal Bridge Suite. With 950 sqm (10,225 sqft) of pure luxury and refinement, the Royal Bridge Suite belongs to the prestigious circle of the most exclusive suites in the world. The daily rate starts around 30.000 € for this incredible suite.
Then, at the Atlantis The Palm, beyond the Royal Bridge Suite, guests can also stay in one of the two Underwater Suites (Neptune and Poseidon) which offers unique floor to ceiling windows with a view on the Ambassador Lagoon right from the bathroom and the bedroom. This is a very special experience to wake up with thousands of different fishes and water animals in front of you.
Suites guests have access to the Imperial Club which includes a number of additional benefits such as the free breakfast, afternoon tea, complimentary beverages and appetizers in one of the Imperial Club lounges, complimentary daily access to the kids club and also to the ShuiQi spa facilities.
At the Atlantis The Palm, you can enjoy a lot of different restaurants and bars. The Nobu restaurant of the Atlantis The Palm is certainly one of the best Japanese restaurants in Dubai, based on the famous concept of Nobu that made the success of Chef Nobu around the world in iconic places such as Las Vegas and Monte Carlo. Ossiano is a sea food restaurant where you can enjoy a view on the Ambassador lagoon directly from your table. You can also make a wedding proposal to your future wife at the Ossiano thanks to a diver holding a sign in the lagoon.
There is also a steakhouse, the Seafire Steakhouse, Yuan, a Chinese restaurant, Ronda Locatelli, an Italian restaurant delivering pizzas cooked in the wood-fired oven, Levantine, a traditional Lebanese restaurant and La Brasserie, a French style authentic brasserie restaurant. So it is easy to find a restaurant at the Atlantis The Palm to delight all guests.
Beyond bars and restaurants, you will find the Atlantis mall a lot of stores where you could buy souvenirs to bring from Dubai.
The Atlantis The Palm resort offers a complete end to end experience and is the perfect luxury hotel for families visiting Dubai.