Inside the ultra-luxury Atlantis The Palm resort in Dubai

Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai is one of the most luxurious resorts in the world | Source: Atlantis

Dubai is known as one of the most luxurious travel destinations in the world. Spread with spectacular skyscrapers, 5-star hotels and golden sands, tourists from all over the world visit the city to experience opulence and adventure on another level.

And nestled between the sparkling waters of the Arabian Gulf and the majestic Dubai skyline on the famous Palm Jumeirah island, nothing offers the ultimate beach resort escape like Atlantis, The Palm.

As you might expect, the “World’s Most Ultra-Luxury Resort” doesn’t do anything subtle.

The resort offers world-class underwater accommodation, 32 exquisite restaurants, bars and lounges, an aquarium housing 65,000 marine animals, a 1 km private beach and the world’s largest water park.

Opened in September 2008 as Dubai’s premier entertainment destination, the engineering marvel spans 46 hectares and is themed around the myth of Atlantis with distinct Arabian elements.

Created by design firm Wimberly, Allison, Tong and Goo, the 1,548-room main hotel is split into two accommodation wings, consisting of the east and west towers. Offering some of the most unique suites in the world, the Poseidon and Neptune Underwater Suites are two of the few underwater hotel rooms in the world.

Designed as a haven of peace and tranquility, inside floor-to-ceiling windows frame the animal aquarium, a private elevator leads to an intimate lounge and there is access to 24-hour private butler service.

Underwater suite room
Underwater Suite Living Room | Source: Atlantis

As a guest of an exclusive suite, you also have access to complimentary breakfasts, evening drinks, private beach access, and a host of luxury extras.

Foodies will find the resort a gastronomic delight with several celebrity chef restaurants to choose from, such as Nobu, Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, and Michelin-starred Hakkasan.

Offering a full culinary experience from around the world, there are also many iconic restaurants, from steakhouses to Mediterranean cuisine, as well as an enviable selection of more casual eateries serving all the usual fare.

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay Dubai | Source: Gordon Ramsay Restaurants

Guests at the luxury retreat have no shortage of entertainment and experiences with access to jaw-dropping resort facilities including The Lost Chambers Aquarium, ShuiQi Spa and Aquaventure Water Park.

The award-winning spa and fitness center offers innovative treatments and services for all areas of the body, such as massages, facials and cryotherapy, as well as personal training sessions and yoga classes .

In terms of entertainment, Atlantis has it all, whether you want to dance, sip a drink or catch a show. The ultimate destination regularly hosts international DJs and artists in a range of beach clubs, bars, lounges and a warehouse.

For thrill seekers, the world’s largest water park awaits with over 105 slides, attractions and record-breaking experiences to explore. There’s something for everyone, whether it’s enjoying 65,000 marine animals in the massive aquarium with experiences with dolphins and seals, or heading out into the open sea for exciting water sports.

If you’re looking for the ultimate luxury getaway, there are few better destinations than Dubai and Atlantis, The Palm is the perfect resort to experience the best of this world-class city.