The alluring Arabian gulf with it’s sun-kissed beaches, extravagant lifestyle and amazing architecture, is something which attracts millions of visitors a year. But where do you stay with more 5* hotels then anywhere in the world? We’d love to share ‘our pick’ of top-notch architectural wonders. Check out the all new: Top 10 hotels Dubai!
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One & Only Resorts
The One & Only Resorts are known for there luscious design at the most beautiful places on earth. Having two resorts in Dubai is no surprise. Both situated on and around the palm serves as a fantastic backdrop for these amazing properties.
One & Only Royal Mirage
This is the most spectacular low-rise resort in Dubai. Enjoy the pristine private beach with luxurious sun beds and all the space and comfort you need. Having Marina Bay’s skyline at the background and an amazing view of the Palm on the other side. Try the restaurant Tagine, see here our recommendation, if you love the tasty Morroccan specialty. If you are having enough of laying by one of the amazing pools, just take a stroll through one of the largest gardens in Dubai. Book here directly a room or suite.
One & Only The Palm
If you prefer to have a spacious suite, villa or mansion, we would definitely recommend One & Only The Palm. It is awarded in 2014 “best resort in the Middle East & North Africa” according to Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award. Click here for more information. Located on the last stretch of the Palm sip your afternoon glass of champagne with the sun on the private marina pier 101 restaurant/bar going down behind Dubai’s impressive skyline. Book here directly.
Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach
When entering this impressive, recently opened, Four Seasons Jumeirah Beach lobby you will be overwhelmed by the immaculate combination of Arabic design with the splendour of this all American hotel. Continue through the massive glass dome entering the luscious gardens which result in stunning views of the Arabian Gulf. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the special Hendricks bar. For bookings, please go to the following website.
The Address Downtown Dubai
In the middle of the hustle and bustle of downtown Dubai you will find a centre of tranquility when you enter the amazing flower-filled lobby. The endless heights take you to uniquely designed restaurants and bars filled with Aqua Creations lighting effortlessly blending from the inside to the terraced garden. The recently opened Zeta Restaurant has breathtaking views on the Burj Khalifa and the world famous Dubai fountains. Book here directly.
Vida Downtown Dubai
Just a stone throw away from the Souk Al Bahar and a short walk on the Emaar Boulevard, you will reach to the recently opened Vida Downtown Dubai. Enjoy the afternoon sun in your local private pool cabana and dress up in the evening to go to any of the recently opened restaurants just around you. Book here your room or suite!
Al Qasr Jumeirah
Arriving at the Arabic fountains in front of this splendour hotel, it really feels like a dream entering your own summer palace. Take a boat ride to explore the amazing spiderweb of surrounding canals and embrace the ancient Arabian world. Dine under the stars on the pier of the fabulous Pier Chic restaurant, see here our own review, which you will never forget. Explore the world of Al Qasr and book here.
Armani Hotel Dubai
Fashion meets design in this elegant hotel. With Armani’s signature Eramosa marble everywhere, you can enjoy a delicious cappuccino in the stunning glass foyer or feel the summer breeze while you are having a terrific brunch on the balcony of the renewed Armani The Deli, see what we think of it here.
Share the most precious moments with a close view directly of the Dubai fountains straight from your signature suite. Book your suite here.
Fairmont The Palm
Situated on one of the worlds wonders, The Palm, you can stroll around in this sophisticated palace with all its grandeur. While you are swimming or tanning you have the most beautiful views on the city’s skyline and The Palm. While the gents can smoke a Cuban cigar in The Cigar Room, the ladies can recharge themselves with an energising treatment at the Willow Stream Spa. For bookings, please go to the following link.
The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre
Relatively new to the Financial Centre, this Chicago styled hotel is the new hotspot for passionate art lovers and socialites coming from all the surrounding galleries. Try a cocktail in the city’s popular No 5. Lounge & Bar where one meets each other or take a swim at the rooftop pool where you are overlooking the entire city. Discover the Arabic lifestyle in the Sunken Garden by trying one of the 30 flavours of shisha. To book your suite, please click here.
Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
While having spectacular views of The Palm, you could think of being somewhere in the middle of a rainforest with all private cabanas and endless exotic trees and flowers. Living walls throughout the resort will enforce this feeling. Have a spa treatment in your own cabana on the private beach and it will be difficult not to come back to this resort when returning back to Dubai. Experience it yourself, by booking here.
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