The emirate of Dubai is well-known for its tall structures and huge shopping malls, but it also has a number of world-famous recreational attractions. Atlantis the Palm, a premium seaside resort that put Palm Jumeirah on the world hospitality map, is one of Dubai’s most well-known constructions, rivalling the renowned Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall in popularity.
The building of Atlantis the Palm Dubai began in 2006, and the spectacular structure took about two years to finish. Since September 2008, when Atlantis first opened its doors to the public, it hasn’t looked back. Over the last ten years, there has been a significant increase in the number of women in the workforce. The Atlantis the Palm has earned countless honours and continues to be one of the city’s most sought-after hotels.
This ocean-themed resort hotel, located on the Crescent of the famous man-made island of Palm Jumeirah, is the crown jewel of the island and an iconic holiday destination, enjoyed by travellers from all over the world. Atlantis was created in a unique way. Palm Jumeirah is based on Plato’s Atlantis mythological metropolis, complete with lovely odes to the antique city in the shape of fossilised shells and semi-precious stones. The resort was designed by Wimberly, Allison, Tong and Goo (WATG), an internationally renowned architectural firm, and has classic Arabian architecture with two main towers: East Tower and West Tower, which are connected by the Royal Bridge Suite.
The Elegant Artwork:
With its distinctive hand-painted murals and exquisite Arabesque designs, the iconic hotel’s foyer is a visual feast. Albino Gonzalez, a Spanish artist, created eight captivating murals in the lobby. These masterpieces tell the storey of Atlantis, the lost city.
Other captivating murals by renowned international painters such as Charley Brown and Mark Evans from San Francisco can also be found at Atlantis. While these artistic paintings contribute to the breath-taking atmosphere of Atlantis The Palm, it is the central glass sculpture by American artist Dale Chihuly, which is made up of 3,000 glass pieces coloured in a variety of hues, that will take your breath away!
Attractions at The Palm:
In addition to the luxurious hotel rooms and suites, Atlantis the Palm provides a variety of activities for guests and visitors. If you appreciate the beach, have always wanted to stay in the best hotels, enjoy romantic dinners, or enjoy frolicking in waterparks with your family, a stay at Atlantis the Palm is for you!
Atlantis the Palm Aquaventure Waterpark offers a variety of aquatic activities for aquaphiles. There are plenty of water-based things to enjoy here, from swimming at Dolphin Bay and Sea Lion Point to exploring the depths of the ocean at The Lost Chamber’ Aquarium.
is a place where people can participate in various forms of dolphin interactions. In the Ambassador Lagoon, one can bond with the dolphins by scuba diving, walking, or snorkelling with them. Parents and guardians who are bringing their children might begin by introducing them to swimming and dolphins in the shallow dolphin pools with active lifeguards.
The Lost Chamber’s Aquarium:
With over 65,000 aquatic species, the Lost Chambers Aquarium at Atlantis the Palm is one of the world’s largest aquariums. Dive deep into their 11-million-litre Lagoon Ambassador aquarium imagination and explore the strange aquatic kingdoms of this legendary attraction for a surreal experience.
Atlantis is a family-friendly resort with attractions for children of all ages. Atlantis also features a special section for children where they may participate in a variety of entertaining activities. A zero-entry pool for toddlers, as well as a separate kid’s waterpark, are available at the Aquaventure Waterpark.
Parents and guardians can also hire professional babysitters to look after their children while they relax and enjoy their vacation. There is also a special zone for teenagers (ages 13 to 17) with activities tailored to their interests.
Atlantis The Palm has a total of 23 excellent restaurants. Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay, Nobu by Nobu Matsuhisa, Ossiano by Gregoire Berger, and Ronda Locatelli by Giorgio Locatelli are among the world-famous restaurants on the list.
Fitness & Spa:
Visitors to Atlantis the Palm can enjoy a peaceful massage or a deep facial at the hotel’s exquisite spa and fitness centre. Atlantis the Palm’s ShuiQi Spa and Fitness also features a state-of-the-art gym where guests may work out and stay in shape.