20 LUXURY HOTELS IN THE UAE – A JOURNEY THROUGH ULTIMATE OPULENCE
20 LUXURY HOTELS IN THE UAE – A JOURNEY THROUGH ULTIMATE OPULENCE – The United Arab Emirates is synonymous with luxury, and its extravagant hotels redefine the art of hospitality. From the glittering skyline of Dubai to the serene landscapes of Abu Dhabi, these 20 hotels stand as epitomes of opulence, offering an unforgettable blend of comfort, style, and unparalleled service.
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20 LUXURY HOTELS IN THE UAE
A JOURNEY THROUGH ULTIMATE OPULENCE
1. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach
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Indulge in a coastal retreat where the Arabian Gulf unfolds on one side and Dubai’s iconic cityscape dazzles on the other at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach. As the sun sets, relish the flavors of the Far East at Sea Fu, overlooking the serene beauty of the gulf.
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Extend your evening at Mercury Rooftop, an open-air oasis offering breathtaking vistas of the Dubai skyline. Whether embarking on a desert adventure or unwinding in the afternoon by your private cabana poolside, our beachside resort is a haven for travelers seeking a perfect blend of luxury and natural beauty.
2. SLS Dubai Hotel & Residence
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With a remarkable total of 946 units, including 254 intricately designed hotel rooms, 321 hotel apartments, and 371 Branded Residences, SLS Dubai stands tall as one of the region’s tallest hotels and residences, spanning an impressive 75 floors.
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Situated in the heart of the Downtown District, SLS Dubai emerges as a captivating and distinctive landmark. Crafted by the renowned architect Aedas and acclaimed interior designer Paul Bishop, this architectural masterpiece is akin to a cabinet of curiosities, ensuring a constant sense of wonder and delight for those fortunate enough to experience its charm.
3. Address Dubai Mall
PHOTO: © Address Dubai Mall
Nestled within the vibrant heart of the Dubai Mall and adjacent to the iconic Burj Khalifa, Address Dubai Mall emerges as a 5-star oasis, boasting an enchanting infinity-edge outdoor pool with breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa. Accommodations at Address Dubai Mall feature balconies offering panoramic vistas of Dubai. Some rooms provide exclusive views of the Burj Khalifa skyline. The Dubai International Marine Club and Dubai Marina Walk are approximately 20 kilometers from this captivating property, promising an immersive stay for discerning travelers.
4. Armani Hotel Dubai
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Experience the epitome of refined luxury and sophisticated comfort where world-renowned Italian design seamlessly intertwines with signature Arabian hospitality. Nestled at the core of the world’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, the Armani Hotel Dubai offers a unique opportunity to stay, dine, meet, spa, and celebrate, crafting personalized and unforgettable memories of your own.
5. Atlantis The Royal Dubai
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Atlantis The Royal, Dubai’s newest iconic landmark, invites you to embark on a transformative experience that will reshape your understanding of luxury. Meticulously crafted by the foremost designers, architects, and artists globally, this destination is a testament to pushing the limits of imagination. Embark on an odyssey of the extraordinary, surrounded by artistic masterpieces, legendary entertainment, and exquisite craftsmanship at every corner. Setting a groundbreaking benchmark in excellence, the highest level of service awaits you.
6. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Dubai
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Located on its own island, the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah offers suites with sea views, eight exclusive restaurants, and a full-service spa. Guests can arrive at the property via chauffeured Rolls-Royce fleets or, alternatively, through a dedicated helicopter transport service. The terrace features two pools, 32 luxury cabanas, a restaurant, and a bar. Have it all, including panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf, provided by floor-to-ceiling windows!
7. Bvlgari Resort Dubai
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Bvlgari Resort Dubai takes cues from its coastal surroundings, crafting a radiant oasis of luxury infused with nautical inspiration. Designed and brought to life by the renowned Italian architecture firm ACPV ARCHITECTS, led by Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel, the resort embodies a distinctly Italian aesthetic, seamlessly blending Mediterranean allure with embellishments inspired by the Middle East. The use of black granite and travertine, prominent throughout the resort, reflects a quintessentially Italian design preference, complemented by contemporary furniture curated from the repertoire of Italy’s most renowned designers.
8. FIVE Jumeirah Village Hotel
PHOTO: © FIVE Jumeirah Village
Indulge in a departure from the ordinary at FIVE Jumeirah Village, a uniquely distinctive hotel that encapsulates the allure of modern Dubai. Immerse yourself in a sophisticated penthouse lifestyle, complete with 269 pools and Jacuzzis, verdant terraces, and an unparalleled culinary experience. Experience the best of both realms with exclusive access to FIVE Palm Jumeirah’s private beach and seamlessly extend the festivities at any of its 17 food and beverage venues. At FIVE Jumeirah Village, luxury is redefined into an escape where every detail is designed to create a truly extraordinary experience.
9. La Ville Hotel & Suites CITY WALK, Dubai, Autograph Collection
PHOTO: © La Ville Hotel & Suites CITY WALK
Immerse yourself in refined elegance at La Ville Hotel & Suites CITY WALK, Dubai, Autograph Collection. Our boutique hotel, boasting a 5-star rating, is nestled in the heart of the urban neighborhood, merely 1.3 km from the Coca-Cola Arena. Whether you’re attending events at the Dubai World Trade Centre, conducting meetings with clients, or exploring the attractions of Dubai Mall, everything you desire is within easy reach. Within the confines of our low-rise hotel, you’ll discover 156 contemporary rooms and apartments, each adorned with a range of indulgent amenities.
10. Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah Dubai
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Situated in an immaculate oceanfront locale, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai stands as an elegant urban resort that gazes over the pristine blue waters of the Arabian Gulf and the glittering skyline of Dubai, dominated by the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. The hotel’s prime beachfront location and open-air facilities are meticulously crafted to introduce a heightened sense of casual luxury to the city. Conceived by the award-winning interior designer Jeffrey A. Wilkes, this sophisticated beachfront resort comprises 251 rooms featuring spacious, sleek, and contemporary interiors. Each room comes with private balconies that provide unobstructed views of the sea or skyline, ushering in a new era of opulence along the shores of Dubai.
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11. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Pal Jumeirah
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Time travel to the Ottoman Empire as you experience the regal ambiance of this palatial hotel nestled along the shores of Palm Jumeirah. Did you know that the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray served as the filming location for Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol? In preparation for the hotel’s inauguration in January 2011, it hosted a crew of 450 and a cast of 250 for three days, notably featuring the impressive “black tie” scene. For a truly indulgent experience, consider booking the world’s most luxurious facial at the award-winning Talise Ottoman Spa. This exclusive 24-carat gold chain mail facial, offered in collaboration with Margy’s Monte Carlo, promises to leave you positively radiant.
12. One&Only The Palm Dubai
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Experience total seclusion at the most exclusive resort on Palm Island. Revel in breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s majestic skyline from your private beach. Board our One&Only boat and easily immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan city just minutes away. Retreat to the luxury of your room, suite, or private beachfront villa, where swaying palms surround the mesmerizing infinity pool, complemented by the allure of Andalusian architecture.
13. Park Hyatt Dubai
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Nestled within the Dubai Creek Resort, along the enchanting banks of the majestic Dubai Creek, the Park Hyatt Dubai offers an idyllic setting for an indulgent luxury getaway. From a diverse array of award-winning restaurants to a premium destination spa, every moment at Park Hyatt Dubai is thoughtfully curated to provide a sophisticated, enriching, and exceptional experience. Notably, the lagoon beach-facing rooms are pet-friendly.
14. Ritz Carlton Dubai
PHOTO: © Ritz-Carlton Dubai
Choose between the allure of a sun-drenched chaise on a pristine beach or the temptation of shopping along an exclusive promenade. It’s a delightful dilemma rarely encountered in luxury Dubai resorts, but The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, strategically located in the heart of the Dubai Marina District, presents guests with just such a luxurious conundrum. With unparalleled shopping, dining, and beaches within easy reach, this vibrant city invites you to fill both days and nights with truly memorable experiences.
15. Bab Al Qasr Hotel Abu Dhabi
PHOTO: © Bab Al Qasr Hotel Abu Dhabi
Discover Arabian elegance at this 5-star Abu Dhabi hotel, offering luxurious apartments and residences. Ideally located on a private beach along the Abu Dhabi Corniche, the Bab Al Qasr – Beach Hotel and Resort provides stunning views of the UAE’s landmark, the Presidential Palace. The hotel boasts imposing architecture and Arabesque interiors that harmonize with the magnificent setting, where a blend of luxury and contemporary comforts takes center stage. The name “Bab Al Qasr” translates to “gateway to the palace,” and the hotel’s gleaming copper-tone exterior features a statement Arabic doorway, paying homage to its rich heritage.
16. Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental
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Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental stands as the pinnacle of luxury in Abu Dhabi, exemplifying Arabian hospitality at its finest. Each room and suite within the resort is meticulously furnished to the highest standards of comfort, providing breathtaking views and offering round-the-clock butler service. With many of Abu Dhabi’s prominent attractions just a short distance away, including exceptional shopping destinations and noteworthy cultural and heritage sites, Emirates Palace provides guests with the perfect base to explore the beauty and charm of the UAE’s capital.
17. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
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The Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah is an Oasis amidst the city. Indulge in the serenity and splendor of Palm Jumeirah during the day, and revel in the cosmopolitan allure of Dubai by night. This opulent hotel seamlessly combines contemporary luxury, outstanding amenities, and unparalleled service for an unforgettable experience.
18. ME Dubai by Meliã
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Discover sinuous curves and contemporary design in the world’s sole hotel, envisioned by the renowned architect Zaha Hadid. An architectural marvel situated in the heart of Dubai, ME Dubaiby Meliã stands as a captivating focal point in the renowned Burj Khalifa district. Drawing inspiration from the geometry of nature, this hotel is an integral part of the remarkable Opus Building and holds the distinction of being the first and only hotel globally designed by Zaha Hadid, the trailblazing deconstructivist architect who revolutionized the concept of spatial fluidity through her groundbreaking work.
19. Palazzo Versace Dubai
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Evoque the ambiance of a 16th-century Italian palace, Palazzo Versace Dubai stands as a Neoclassical masterpiece with subtle hints of Arabian architecture. With a grand entrance, lofty ceilings, meticulously landscaped gardens, and an array of finely crafted Italian furnishings, the hotel serves as an embodiment of the luxurious Versace lifestyle. Upon arrival, guests are greeted by the iconic Medusa and Greek décor, featuring the striking ‘Pietra di Fiume’ design.
20. Habtoor Palace Dubai
PHOTO: © Habtoor Palace Dubai
Experience the epitome of refined luxury at Habtoor Palace Dubai, LXR Hotels & Resorts – a regal gem nestled by the water’s edge. Situated in the heart of a landmark lifestyle development along the Dubai Water Canal, this Beaux-Arts-inspired palace boasts 182 meticulously designed guest rooms and 52 opulent suites. From personalized butler service and exquisite fine dining to expansive gardens and three glistening pools, your journey into elegance begins here. What a great way to complete this guide of the 20 luxury hotels in the UAE that you should make your priority to visit!
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Culinary Delights in the UAE
PHOTOS: © Lpm Restaurant | Gal Dubai
LPM Restaurant Dubai
- A taste of French Mediterranean cuisine awaits at LPM Restaurant Dubai, where each dish is a culinary masterpiece.
- Gal Dubai promises a culinary journey through the flavors of the Mediterranean, with a focus on exquisite seafood.
- An exquisite blend of Peruvian culinary excellence and lavish interiors, Coya Dubai promises an unparalleled dining experience.
PHOTO: © Coya Dubai
In a realm where lavishness knows no bounds, these 20 luxury hotels in the UAE redefine the meaning of opulence, promising an unparalleled journey through the epitome of extravagance in the United Arab Emirates.
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