10 reasons to visit Atlantis the Palm in Dubai
Atlantis The Palm was the first resort to be built on the man made island of Palm Jumeriah in Dubai and offers families a world-class experience and as it is an epicentre of fun and adventure! This captivating resort offers a plethora of experiences from award-winning dining and aquatic adventures – sometimes combined together for an unforgettable experience!
The resort stands on its own private sandy beach with great views over the Arabian Gulf and is really comfortable, luxurious and perfect for a memorable family holiday to look back on in years to come. We’ve compiled our 10 ‘wow’ factors why Atlantis The Palm should be on your next list…
- Enjoy an aquarium with 65,000 amazing marine animals…
Learn the myth about the lost city of Atlantis and many interesting facts about the marine animals and meet some of the new additions like the baby alligators.
2.Try swimming with the sharks or going on shark safari
The Ambassador Lagoon at the Aquarium is the place to be– you don’t have to be an experienced diver – first timers are welcome too!
3.Kiss a dolphin!
The dolphin encounter is an unforgettable experience. You can enjoy kisses, hugs and dances with the dolphins and watch as they show off their high-energy behaviour. You walk with them, swim with them or go scuba diving alongside them. Children can enjoy this experience too – accompanied by an adult.
4.Try the nine storey high slide!
Thrill seekers can try one of the most thrilling rides at Aquaventure Waterpark, The Leap Of Faith, which appears almost vertical! The landing from this amazing slide is into shark-infested waters…
5.Laze around in Aquaventure Waterpark
Aquaventure is the No 1 waterpark in the Middle East and one of the best in the world. With 17 hectares of record-breaking rides and slides, thrills and spills that include close encounters with sharks and rays plus the Tower of Neptune and the Tower of Poseidon.
6.Enjoy a different world cuisine without leaving the hotel!
Atlantis the Palm has 23 different restaurants to try – each with loads of character and great food, including Chinese, Japanese, Arabian, Lebanese and many have children’s menus too. There is Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, which is a gastropub serving tasty British food. On Friday mornings there is an irresistible brunch in Bread Street Kitchen and loads of fun activities for children too.
7.Enjoy great fun for kids…
There are great things to do including the Palm’s Five Fabulous Summer Camp Programmes, the Kids’ Club (for 3-12 years) and the colourful Little Pirates’ Playground. For teenagers there is Club Rush and adults can enjoy some alone time with the babysitting services on offer.
8.Unwind and relax in the hotel’s spa
For Mums and Dads, relax and be surrounded by water in the beautiful ShuiQi spa which offers a fabulous menu of bespoke treatments and rituals.
9.Book an underwater suite!
Can you believe it! A suite which has a glass bedroom wall so you can lie in bed and watch the marine animals in Ambassador Lagoon or enjoy a soak in the bath watching all the marine activity through a second glass wall!
10.Explore Dubai by air!
See one of the most incredible cities in the world by air in a helicopter. There are a various flights to choose from including the popular Fun Flight, which lasts 15 minutes.