In Dubai, it’s best to all the time anticipate extra than extra as a result of there, much less is actually no more. In actual fact, the emirate is house to the world’s tallest constructing and a sequence of intricate artifical islands with glitzy resorts from a few of the world’s high manufacturers.
And shortly, the Palm Jumeirah, a man-made archipelago of islands formed like a palm tree, shall be house to one of the crucial thrilling inns to open in years: Atlantis The Royal Dubai. And to show simply how (purposefully) excessive this new Atlantis shall be when it opens its doorways to friends subsequent March, we’re excited to share a sequence of the primary launched images together with new particulars in regards to the resort.
Learn on to see simply how far Dubai intends to push it.
Meet Atlantis The Royal Dubai
Self-dubbed as “essentially the most ultra-luxury experiential resort on the planet,” Dubai’s new tackle Atlantis is not the sandcastle-like resort you’ve got probably seen within the Bahamas. In actual fact, it isn’t even related in bodily design to the basic Arabian-style Atlantis, The Palm, the brand new resort’s next-door neighbor on the far finish of Palm Jumeirah.
This super-modern tackle Atlantis is futuristic and elevated — fairly actually, because it towers 43 flooring above the Arabian Sea virtually like a spaceship or one thing out of a film in regards to the future.
However in Dubai, the long run is sort of all the time now — not less than in terms of buildings — and Atlantis The Royal is not any exception.
On the twenty second ground, Cloud 22 provides friends an infinity pool expertise like no different, with 15 personal cabanas with plunge swimming pools to lease, views of The Palm and the ocean, DJ units, a swim-up bar and an environment that is certain to be one of many hottest locations to see and be seen in Dubai.
Subsequent to Cloud 22, Tao Group will introduce Ling Ling, a pan-Asian-style restaurant the place “friends can anticipate a culturally wealthy, multi-sensory, eating and late-night occasion expertise,” as a result of, bear in mind, extra is extra.
Decrease to the bottom, famed Japanese restaurant Nobu is about to open its first pool and seaside membership whereas a formidable lineup of celeb cooks, together with José Andrés, Ariana Bundy, Costas Spiliadis, Gastón Acurio and Heston Blumenthal, will helm eating places and bars scattered by means of the almost million-square-foot resort. In whole, 17 eating places and bars will function at Atlantis The Royal.
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With 795 rooms, suites and penthouses, there are many lodging varieties to select from.
Entry-level rooms face the ocean or The Palm (with views of the Dubai skyline) and measure barely lower than 600 sq. toes with one king mattress or two queen beds. Higher but, the rooms embody a balcony that is just a little below 100 sq. toes. Improve to a Royal Membership-level room and get entry to each day breakfast, afternoon tea, night cocktails and 24-hour butler service throughout two totally different Royal Membership Lounges.
As for suites, guests can choose between a Sky Pool Villa, a Sky Terrace Suite and a Junior Sky View Suite.
At over 1,200 toes, the Sky Pool Villa has a big lounge and eating space, a pantry and two loos, plus a large soaking tub. However the star of this present is the decks, which vary in dimension from roughly 1,000 to 2,000 sq. toes and are decked out with solar chairs and a personal infinity pool, pictured above.
The Sky Terrace Suites skip the pool however nonetheless have loads of house to recharge exterior whereas the Junior Sky Suite provides unbelievable views of Dubai with a smaller out of doors house.
And for these with deep pockets or prepared to splurge for a very big day (or possibly are simply wealthy, well-known or each), the resort’s assortment of signature penthouses is certain to wow even the wealthiest Actual Housewife. From the two-level, four-bedroom Royal Mansion with its beautiful personal entrance flanked by 100-year-old olive bushes to the two-bedroom Panoramic Penthouse, the best level of the resort, these extravagant choices actually, really have all of it — and (you guessed it) extra.
Some perks that I like for friends in a set or penthouse embody “elite” butler companies that deal with unpacking your baggage, urgent your garments and taking you on a personal tour of the resort, must you want.
Visitors may even request customized pillows from a miniature pillow menu (pictured beneath), with choices from reminiscence foam toes pillows to buckwheat pillows (a giant development in Japan) to assist guarantee an ideal evening’s sleep.
Every of the totally different room varieties additionally options fashionable digital companies, like streaming TVs and good expertise (assume: temperature, lighting and TV managed by your telephone), alongside luxurious and bespoke facilities from unique manufacturers like Graff, Frette and Hermes.
Past all the “wow” moments talked about above, there’s nonetheless extra, extra and extra. At Resonance by Heston Blumenthal, the British celeb chef’s first cocktail bar, a 21-foot tall jellyfish aquarium housing 4,000 moon jellies is certain to be the focal point.
In the meantime, the almost 40-foot-tall artist’s interpretation of the primary drops of rain within the desert, referred to as “Droplets,” (pictured beneath) shall be each wannabe-influencer’s dream photograph op.
There’s additionally Skyblaze, a fountain that actually breathes hearth and is “the primary and solely everlasting hearth and water efficiency fountain within the center east” designed by Moist Design. The spa has remedy choices to everybody’s liking plus a “re-imagined” hammam with 4 totally different experiences and coverings that use volcanic rock, crushed meteorite, lavender black cleaning soap and gold.
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Atlantis The Royal Dubai is at the moment taking reservations although the resort is not scheduled to open till the start of March. Not like the Atlantis properties within the Bahamas which might be a part of the Marriott Bonvoy program, this new resort is owned by a separate group and, like Atlantis, The Palm, it’s anticipated to stay unbiased from any factors packages.
Taking a scan at opening charges, anticipate to pay not less than $900 an evening for an entry-level room booked with the Superior Buy Supply and over $1,000 an evening with the Finest Out there Fee. Royal Membership-level rooms begin round $1,200 an evening whereas Sky Pool Villas are simply over $5,000 an evening.