If you are looking forward to a fun trip with a bit of luxury and prestige, then Dubai would be your best pick. The glamourous metropolis is the most sought-after destination for top-notch amenities, great hospitality and extravagance. Dubai can also transport you to the realm of luxury as it is home to some of the world’s most spectacular hotels, which will allow you to indulge yourself in luxury amenities like spas, hot tubs, infinity pools, saunas, fine dining and lots more.
Here’s our very own selection of the best luxury hotels in Dubai, each having a palpable hint of richness that will indeed surpass your expectations.
Atlantis, The Palm
Located at the head of Palm Jumeirah is Atlantis The Palm, which is a famous resort in the UAE. The resort has been primarily influenced by the Arabian heritage and the enigmatic city of Atlantis. The private beaches and recreational activities keep visitors entertained throughout their stay. For food, visitors can choose from their signature, casual and celebrity restaurants with global cuisine options.
Restaurants like Saffron, Ossiano and Nobu are trendy among guests. You can visit the in-house Aquarium, Aquaventure Waterpark or Atlantis Village for fun and amusement. Learn more about the lost city of Atlantis with an interactive guided tour that will give you facts and figures and leave you amazed.
The Burj Al Arab
The iconic structure has a stunning exterior with a sail-like silhouette. The Burj Al Arab in Jumeirah has become the hospitality industry’s pioneer of comfort and luxury by breaking all conventions. The hotel is adorned with deep gold and saffron colour and about 85,000 hand-fixed Swarovski crystals giving it a super-posh look. The hotel atrium is surrounded by fibreglass to help reduce the effect of the harsh desert climate from the outside.
The Burj Al Arab was inaugurated in 1999 and since then has served thousands of upscale guests with top-notch amenities such as the Talise Spa on the 18th floor and the Terrace, which has a restaurant, beach, pool and cabana space. The seven-star hotel offers impeccable service, personal attendants, and the best food you can think of, with menus specially curated by Michelin-starred chefs.
The Armani Hotel
Feel like waking up to some great sensational views from the Burj Khalifa? Then it would be best if you stayed at the Armani Hotel. The hotel resides within the Burj Khalifa and provides exclusive stay offers within a modern and elegant space designed by the most popular fashion icon Giorgio Armani.
The hotel has Eramosa stone floors, bespoke furnishings, zebrawood panels and fantastic hotel amenities. Connoisseurs of style and elegance will also love the Armani Spa, Armani Fiori (floral arrangement), Armani Galleria (haute couture fashion & accessories) and Armani Dolci (handmade chocolates). Don’t forget to take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool, indulge in the best continental food, and shop at the Dubai Mall while having your own butler-concierge service.
The luxury desert resort and spa is located away from the bustling city, in Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. The resort has over 42 suites with world-class amenities such as a steam room, a chilled-plunge pool, in-suite massages, and a fitness centre. Guests who arrive at the resort are welcomed with fresh smoothies, breathtaking desert views and an authentic Bedouin décor with historic Arabian artifacts.
At Al Maha, you will find a host of activities, from dune bashing to camel treks and catching a glimpse of the majestic falcons while you take in the beauty of the landscape. Grab the opportunity to experience the desert environment in its true form and enjoy an exhilarating 4×4 vehicle drive over massive sand dunes near the resort.
Four Seasons Resorts at Jumeirah
The Four Seasons Resorts provides visitors with spacious interiors, a relaxed ambience and marvellous ocean views. Since it is located on Jumeirah beach, it is very close to the airport and easily accessible to visitors.
The 5-star luxury hotel has a private beach with cabanas, sun loungers and beachfront dining having international cuisine options and ocean views. You can also find a 24-hour fitness centre that offers aerobics, yoga classes, and other sports such as volleyball, motor boating, and kayaking.