Atlantis, The Palm

Dubai Beach, Dubai Beaches and beyond

The hotel

Wow – the legend of Atlantis comes to life in Dubai and it more than lives up to the myth! This lavish marine-themed resort combines luxury with a whole host of incredible attractions that will keep you and the kids awe-struck from the first day of your holiday right through to the last. Newly refurbished rooms and suites come with full or partial views of the tranquil Arabian Sea or the iconic Palm Island. These unique rooms accommodate families on holiday, or the those seeking a couple’s getaway. If you crave a little touch of luxury, then upgrade to the Imperial Club room where you’ll have access to the Imperial Club Lounge serving complimentary daily breakfast, snacks, drinks, afternoon tea and evening cocktails, and enjoy complimentary access to Atlantis Kids Club and The Zone for Teens. When you’re not drinking in your wonderful surrounds, wander through the passageways and tunnels of The Lost Chambers Aquarium and marvel at over 65,000 marine animals at the Ambassador Lagoon, or endure record-breaking thrills at Atlantis Aquaventure – the world’s largest waterpark with a total of 105 slides, attractions, and experiences – completely free to guests throughout their stay! Being the resort of choice for a-list stars, it’s not uncommon to see celebrities enjoying a break or TV shows and movies being filmed at this iconic resort. You’ll feel like a star too as you settle in, being pampered at the new, luxurious Nailology, offering nail treatments that go beyond the basics. If you’ve kids with you, point them in the direction of the Atlantis Kids Club or The Zone for teens - with something exciting on the agenda every day, from underwater theatre to playing chef – they’ll thank you for it! When it comes to drinks and eats, there is something for every taste and craving. Fancy a bit of celebrity-chef dining? Head to Nobu, for Japanese dishes with a South American twist by the acclaimed Nobu Matsuhisa. If somewhere more casual appeals, kick-back at Kaleidoscope; sumptuous family-friendly buffet fare to entice even the pickiest of eaters.

Amenities

  • Tennis
  • Babysitting service
  • Kids Club
  • Families
  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beachfront location

Where is it

On Dubai's iconic Palm Island on 46 hectares of its Crescent, overlooking the Dubai Marina skyline. Atlantis, The Palm is just a 25-minute drive from the centre of Dubai and a 15-minute drive to Dubai Marina. There is also a monorail to the mainland. Transfer time from Dubai International Airport: 45 minutes.

Hotel information

1,548 generously proportioned rooms including 168 suites, all have been recently refurbished. All with air-conditioning, cable TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, mini-bar*, safe, iron and board and hairdryer. Ocean King Rooms offer views of the Arabian Sea with 1 king-size bed sleeping maximum 2 adults, 1 child and 1 infant (or 1 adult, 2 children and 1 infant or 3 adults and 1 infant or 1 adult, 2 children and 1 infant).

Half Board option: includes breakfast and dinner, and soft drinks whilst dining. Meals can be redeemed in Kaleidoscope (breakfast and dinner), Saffron (breakfast and dinner), Ayamna (dinner), The Shore (dinner), Asia Republic (dinner), Shawafel (dinner), Ronda Locatelli (dinner). Bread Street Kitchen & Bar (dinner), WHITE Restaurant (dinner), Ayamna (dinner), Wavehouse (dinner), The Burger Joint (dinner), Plato's (dinner), and The Edge (dinner). The following restaurants can be enjoyed on the Half Board package for a supplement (payable locally): Nobu (AED 420 per person, ages 10 and under only permitted to dine at the early sitting), Hakkasan (AED 200 per person, ages 10 and under only permitted to dine at the early sitting), Seafire (AED 200 per person) and Ossiano (AED 420 per person, ages 10 and above only permitted to dine in this restaurant).

Platinum Half Board option: includes a selection of unlimited house wines, beers including soft drinks can be enjoyed during dinner only. Applicable across 12 restaurants: Kaleidoscope, Saffron, Ayamna, Plato's, The Edge, The Shore, Wavehouse, Bread Street Kitchen, Ronda Locatelli, Seafire Steakhouse & Bar, WHITE Restaurant and Asia Republic. Alcoholic drinks package (ages 21+) only, soft drinks package applicable to 20 years and under only. Platinum Half board is available locally at AED 120 per person for the alcoholic package (age 21 years plus) and the soft drinks package is free of charge for kids. Price is per dinner and must be purchased for the entire table. 

Please note: all guests in the room must be on the same meal plan. Platinum Half Board black out dates apply from 26 Dec '21 - 1 Jan '22 and 26 Dec '22 - 6 Jan '23 (Inclusive). 

Palm King Rooms as above but with palm views, sleeping maximum 2 adults, 1 child and 1 infant (or 1 adult, 2 children and 1 infant or 3 adults and 1 infant or 1 adult, 2 children and 1 infant). 

Ocean Queen Rooms are ideal for families, with 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults, 2 children and 1 infant

Palm Queen Rooms as above but with palm views.

2-Bedroom Family Rooms are perfect for families looking for a little extra space and privacy, these rooms consist of 2 x guaranteed  interconnecting rooms, 1 with 1 x king size bed and 1 with 2 x queen beds with views over The Palm or the Arabian Sea. Sleeping a maximum of 4 people (adults/children).

Those looking to add a bit of luxury to their stay can book an Imperial Club Room. Imperial Club guests enjoy exclusive benefits such as a dedicated concierge, breakfast, afternoon tea and happy hour at the newly designed Imperial Club Lounge, a private beach and more. Imperial Club Rooms offer luxurious surroundings with stunning views, 1 king-size or 2 queen-sized bed types, sleeping a maximum 2 adults and 2 children, or 3 adults and 1 child. Imperial Club King rooms can sleep maximum 2 adults, 1 child and 1 infant (or 1 adult, 2 children and 1 infant or 3 adults and 1 infant or 1 adult, 2 children and 1 infant). 

 Imperial Club Room benefits:

  • Exclusive check-in and check-out area
  • Imperial Club Lounge is accessible from 7.00am-10.00pm daily, inclusive of daily morning refreshments, afternoon tea and complimentary happy hour
  • Complimentary 30 minutes added to any ShuiQi Spa treatment booked for 60 minutes or more, and complimentary access to use ShuiQi Spa’s steam, sauna and Vitality Pool facilites
  • Exclusive access to the private Imperial Club Beach
  • Easy collection of Aquaventure wristbands at the dedicated resort activity booking point
  • AED50 redeemable gaming credit at Wavehouse
  • Daily access to Atlantis Kids Club/The Zone
  • Dedicated concierge team

1-Bedroom Terrace Suites (94sqm) have a bedroom, separate living room, dining table and desk, luxurious double vanity bathroom, and spacious balcony with sun loungers, sleeping maximum 3 adults, 1 child and 1 infant or 2 adults, 2 children and 1 infant.

1-Bedroom Executive Suites (101sqm) have a bedroom, separate living room, dining table and desk, luxurious double vanity bathroom, and balcony with dining area, sleeping maximum 3 adults, 1 child and 1 infant or 2 adults, 2 children and 1 infant.

1-Bedroom Regal Suites (164sqm) are larger and have a bedroom, spacious living room, dining table for 6, luxurious double vanity bathroom with free standing bath, and a balcony with sun loungers, sleeping maximum 3 adults, 1 child and 1 infant or 2 adults, 2 children and 1 infant.

2-Bedroom Terrace Suites (141sqm) have 2 bedrooms, separate living room, dining table and desk, luxurious double vanity bathroom, and spacious balcony with sun loungers, sleeping maximum 6 adults and 1 infant cot (maximum occupancy of 6 can be a combination of adults and children).

2-Bedroom Executive Suites (148sqm) have 2 bedrooms, separate living room, dining table and desk, luxurious double vanity bathroom, and balcony with dining area, sleeping maximum 6 adults and 1 infant cot (maximum occupancy of 6 can be a combination of adults and children).

2-Bedroom Regal Suites (211sqm) spacious living room, dining table for 6, luxurious double vanity bathroom with free standing bath, and a balcony with sun loungers, sleeping maximum 6 adults + 1 infant cot (maximum occupancy of 6 can be a combination of adults and children.

1-2 Bedroom Suite benefits:

  • Imperial Club benefits and access as detailed above plus:
  • Two 30-minute personal training sessions per stay
  • Complimentary room service breakfast
  • Up to 20% off private cabanas with partial redeemable credit on food and beverages

Why is this a Virgin Holidays Favourite?

Atlantis, The Palm is constantly evolving with new experiences and adventures. No two visits are exactly the same

Amazing array of unbelievable facilities including the the world's largest waterpark - Atlantis Aquaventure, where guests enjoy free daily entry during their stay

Numerous dining options meaning the Half Board meal plan option offers fantastic value-for-money at award-winning restaurants.

30 restaurants, bars and lounges. Experience fine dining underwater at Ossiano, the freshest sushi at Nobu, trattoria -style dining at Ronda Locatelli and delicious British European cuisine at Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen. WHITE Beach Club. Wavehouse (a dining and entertainment venue combining live entertainment, gaming zones and dining options). WHITE Beach Club with an infinity pool, a chic outdoor restaurant with an à la carte Mediterranean menu and open-air terrace. Atlantis Aquaventure spans 17 hectares, with 700 metres of exclusive beach, 2.5 km of water adventures including river rapids, world-record breaking rides and Splashers Island for children. The Lost Chambers Aquarium brings the myth of Atlantis to life, featuring a maze of underground tunnels and uninterrupted underwater vistas into the ruins of the fabled Atlantis. Tennis*. ShuiQi Spa* and fitness centre*. Nailology Nail bar*. Atlantis Kids' Club* (ages 4-12 years, potty trained only, open daily 10:30am-8:30pm) with non-stop action and adventure, including arts and crafts, computer and games console area, underwater movie theatre, themed evenings and much more. The Zone* for teens ages 13-17 years with a gaming lounge and theatre, Internet cafe, entertainment and music lounge. Babysitting and nanny services*. Complimentary WiFi access throughout the resort.

Good general access for guests who are able to walk short distances and can manage up to six steps. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

7 nights minimum stay applies to all room types between 28 Dec '21-2 Jan '22. 

* Denotes local charge.

Please note: children are welcome to dine in all restaurants during the mornings and afternoons. In the evenings, dining policies apply for children at all bars and in Nobu and Ossiano (both minimum age 10 years).

New Year’s Eve at Atlantis, The Palm.

With the iconic Atlantis, The Palm as the backdrop for your New Year’s Eve celebration, the stage is set to see in the New Year in style. 

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Traveller rating

  • Excellent (1550)
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Nov 29, 2021 chriswW1456BT

Great Hotel, awesome Service Team especially Joey from the Pool Team! Great Restaurants: the White Restaurant, Bread Street, the Ayamna and the Ossiano! Great Babysitter for our Son! And very very awesome Fun in the Waterpark
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Nov 29, 2021 Elaine2344 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

It's a great experience. One of the nicest locations,The ambiance is very welcoming and charming.Our waiter Ibrahim is extremely knowledgeable,professional and always smiling. New favorite spot to enjoy the evening
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Nov 27, 2021 WrightyCT69 Cape Town Central, South Africa

Excellent dining and poolside experience - singled out Femi and Joey at poolside and Dori at the Lebanese restaurant. However - be aware that the morning breakfast buffet is mayhem - long waits and very busy. Guest service also not up to par - took 3 phone calls and an entire day to get a Nespresso machine fixed .. Overall still a 4/5… Read more
Excellent dining and poolside experience - singled out Femi and Joey at poolside and Dori at the Lebanese restaurant. However - be aware that the morning breakfast buffet is mayhem - long waits and very busy. Guest service also not up to par - took 3 phone calls and an entire day to get a Nespresso machine fixed .. Overall still a 4/5 experience - could be a 5 with a bit more effort from some of the hotel teams. Read less
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Nov 27, 2021 jakeharry12

We spent the day at the Imperial Beach. We had a cabana at the back, which was great. Our son Harry loved it. Elson our waiter was incredible. He was super helpful and so friendly, he made our day that little bit more relaxing!
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Nov 27, 2021 980irinah

The Zero entry pool area was excelent and for the kids the area was so nice and there was so much to do with the kids. The quality of service was really good and we were well taken care of. A big thank you especially to Akhil for the excellent service.