Dubai, a destination renowned for its luxury and glamour, has become popular amongst discerning travellers who are seeking a taste of opulence. However, with such a lavish portfolio of holiday options available, the question becomes, how do I choose something different? Well, we have the answer – Atlantis The Royal.
Lynn Jamison, the Oasis Travel Ambassador in our Bangor store, recently went on a familiarisation trip to Dubai where she was lucky enough to stay at this brand-new magnificent marvel. Nestled in the heart of the metropolis, this distinctive ultra-luxury hotel is destined to be the next iconic landmark of the city. It’s three-day grand opening in January this year, featured a performance from Beyonce, an A-list crowd of guests, and an exclusive selection of dazzling events. Read on and discover Lynn’s thoughts, insights, and recommendations for one of the world’s most exquisite, game-changing hotels.
The epitome of luxury
Upon arrival, Lynn and her colleagues were escorted straight to their Palm View Queen Rooms, which instantly captivated with stunning views that stretched as far as the eye could see. Lynn described the accommodation as, “The epitome of luxury,” as every detail exuded elegance and grandeur. From the bespoke amenities exclusively crafted by Graff & Frette and the hand-stitched mattresses by Hypnos, to the luxurious walk-in wardrobes and stand-alone bathtubs, every element added to the sense of indulgence. The rooms, suites, and signature penthouses, soaring 43 storeys high, were designed to be your home away from home, showcasing contemporary design and lavish comfort. With a variety of options and room categories available, you’ll be sure to find your perfect palace at Atlantis The Royal.
Unforgettable experiences await
Once Lynn had the opportunity to settle in, they were treated to an extensive tour of the property, allowing them to explore and admire this architectural masterpiece. Lynn expressed, “The highlight for sure was our visit to Cloud 22 in the afternoon and getting to spend a few hours there, swimming in the sky. This is an infinity pool located on the 22nd floor, offering outstanding panoramic views of the city and the Palm Jumeirah Island.” As well as this spectacular cocktail bar experience, the hotel also boasts two additional pools: NOBU, an adult-only pool with private cabanas, and the Family pool, both providing direct access to the private beach. Lynn stated, “The options were endless, allowing guests to find their perfect spot to relax and unwind.”
A retail paradise
One of the most remarkable features of Atlantis The Royal is its world-class shopping experience. Prepare to be amazed as you wander through exquisite luxury boutiques and the world’s chicest designer brands. From home-grown treasures to world-renowned labels, this retail paradise promises to satisfy even the most cultured shopper. Plus, if you want even more options the hotel’s prime location makes shopping easily accessible, with taxis available to whisk you away to the nearest shopping centre with over 140 shops.
Dine like royalty
Dining at Atlantis the Royal is a gastronomic adventure with truly diverse and experiential culinary delights. Indulge at a Mediterranean or Japanese themed brunch party, enjoy world class cuisine at one of the signature and Michelin Star restaurants, or embrace more casual eats with a selection of snack bars. Among the speciality restaurants, Lynn’s personal favourite was La Mar by Gaston Acurio, offering delicious Peruvian cuisine. “The attention to detail was impeccable, with knowledgeable staff readily available to guide you through the menu and educate you on the cultural significance of each dish.” Moreover, guests on a Half Board basis can also explore the 34 restaurants available at Atlantis the Palm, ensuring an endless array of dining choices. Lynn delighted in saying, “The culinary team were highly accommodating, catering to all dietary requirements and going above and beyond to ensure a memorable dining experience was had by all.”
Would I like this?
Dubai itself is an all-year-round resort, making it a perfect destination for both extended stays and stopovers. With a minimum stay of 2 nights, Atlantis The Royal can serve as the idyllic location for a holiday in paradise or as a stopover for those travelling onward to destinations such as Thailand, The Maldives or Australia.
Atlantis The Royal is a testament to luxury, elegance, and exceptional service. Indulge in the delightful amenities, enjoy exquisite dining experiences, and immerse yourself in the paradise that awaits you. Whether you’re seeking a luxurious getaway or a memorable stopover, Atlantis The Royal promises to exceed your expectations, and make your travel experience memorable.
In closing Lynn said, “From the moment we arrived, we were overwhelmed by the warmth and friendliness of the staff at Atlantis The Royal. Their dedication to making every guest’s stay exceptional was evident in their unwavering commitment to going the extra mile.”