From five-star resort luxury, high-end city shopping to enjoying some sun on the beach, we reveal the many indulgences to be enjoyed in Dubai. Get ready for some adventure, a bit of history, a lot of delicious food and an unforgettable holiday!


Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

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Escape

Set on a 270-metre natural beachfront in a chic coastal community, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is well known as one of the leading luxury resorts in Dubai, delivering on personalised service, uncompromising quality and the utmost attention to every detail. With panoramic views of the open sea and Dubai’s glittering skyline, and mere minutes from all the pleasures and key business hubs of the city, Four Seasons Resort Dubai is an inviting oasis nestled in the highly desirable Jumeirah neighbourhood.

 

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From gold leaf and pearl extract to caviar and chocolate therapies, the Pearl Spa is the perfect destination to indulge in relaxation. Inspired by Dubai’s ancient pearl industry, its menu also offers contemporary therapies using Sodashi’s all-natural products, Natura Bisse facials and, for the first time in Dubai, treatments by Dr Burgener Switzerland. 

For the active traveller, a full-service tennis club includes two hard courts and pro shop, and at the watersports centre on the 270 metre (886 foot) natural beach, active travellers and families can plan leisurely hours spent on the calm waters in kayaks, dinghies and catamarans, or atop a paddleboard.

Facilities encompass ten treatment rooms– all boasting natural light and discreet outdoor space – a deluxe aqua-thermal experience, juice bar and La Sirene Hair & Beauty salon.

 

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Four Seasons Resort Dubai Offers a curated collection of dining options. Suq, which means “market” in Arabic, offers a casual, market-style restaurant where Arabian specialties and international favourites are prepared à la carte, and a special children’s play area keeps the kids entertained. Sea Fu, fresh seafood with Asian influences comes with unbeatable beachfront views. Shai Salon is the ideal place to sip fresh-brewed coffee or tea or snack on meze plates and relax and Hendricks Bar is the perfect choice for cocktails or classics and an unrivalled cigar collection. Atop the Four Seasons Resort Dubai, Mercury Lounge is a dynamic rooftop lounge with one of a kind views overlooking the Dubai skyline with the Burj Khalifa on one side and the Arabian Gulf on the other.

 

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Set amid lush gardens by the sea and serviced by a team of attentive Four Seasons staff, at the ready with complimentary refreshments and sunscreen, the resort features two outdoor pools – the family-friendly Active Pool and the Quiet Pool surrounded by Day Villas. For its younger guests, Four Seasons Resort Dubai offers the complimentary, fully supervised Kids for All Seasons program, including outdoor fun around the pool and on the beach.

 

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Book your day in one of four “supercabanas” complete with private sun terrace, mini bar, air conditioned interior and private bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers.


Jumeirah Al Qasr, Dubai

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Escape

Designed in the style of a Sheikh’s summer residence, a majestic arrival experience welcomes you to Jumeirah Al Qasr. A journey through luxury offering palatial guestrooms decorated in traditional Arabian style with stunning views to the sea and the resort in opulent surrounding.

 

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The tranquil Talise Spa is set amidst semi–tropical gardens lined with bamboo, palm trees, frangipani trees and hibiscus flowers. Bordered by gently flowing waterways that allow guests access to the spa by traditional abras, Talise Spa offers a haven of relaxation and peaceful place for self-discovery. The Talise experience incorporates exercise and fitness, wellness and nutrition consultations, alternative therapies, traditional spa treatments, and relaxation and rejuvenation. 

 

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A celebration of global cuisine, Arboretum is not only an ambassador for Arabian dining culture and cuisine, but also a hub of international food. Don’t miss the exquisite brunch on Fridays to savour a delectable array of options from the cooking stations while enjoying live entertainment.

Rockfish is a fabulously eclectic beach-front restaurant, offering a Mediterranean seafood experience with an Arabian twist. This is the perfect destination to watch a spectacular sunset and Burj Al Arab Jumeirah’s lights.

The Hide brings a modern twist to the Dubai culinary scene with a fresh take on American cuisine. The concept has been inspired by the coolest meateries in gastronomic capitals such as New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.

 

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 Meander around Souk Madinat – an authentic re-creation of a traditional bazaar. Recreating life as it used to be for residents along the souk’s vibrant bazaar-like atmosphere,  Souk Madinat sweeps visitors up in a flurry of activity and imagination from the moment they step through the heavy-set doors. Explore the souk’s many winding streets that lead to waterfront cafés and bars and boutique-style open-shuttered shops and galleries, offering traditional Middle Eastern items, designer goods, artwork, home-ware and gifts from every corner of the globe. 

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Combining traditional Arabesque architecture with fresh contemporary features, the Royal One Bedroom Suit offers the ultimate in luxury. Boasting ocean views, this spacious suite showcases a marble-clad bathroom with a jet shower and Jacuzzi, two widescreen interactive HD LCD TVs, DVD player, Playstation, Home theatre, complimentary Wild Wadi Waterpark entry for all guests and lounge access.


The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai

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Escape

A city of extremes, Dubai is a place where skyscrapers punctuate the skyline and the history is as intriguing as a finely woven rug. Yet visitors can find their place between the future and the past at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai. Discover a beachfront getaway minutes from The Walk at JBR where five-star luxury is accompanied by an inimitable sense of place. Where white sand beaches, luxury shopping and the picturesque Dubai Marina find balance with a warm, Mediterranean-style hotel outfitted with lush gardens and world-class amenities.

Relax

The Ritz-Carlton Spa heals, relaxes, cleanses and energizes with a careful blend of Eastern traditions and European techniques. Offering the luxury of pampering and the ability to hold time at a standstill, the hotel spa features 12 treatments rooms (three private rooms each have their own terrace), ladies’ and gentlemen’s relaxation lounges, a traditional hammam, an outdoor lap pool, hot and cold plunge pools and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, embraces, enhances and reflects Dubai’s International culinary scene with a diverse nine restaurants and bars. 

Palm Grill provides a stunning setting to simply watch the Arabian sunset while enjoying our daily “Social Hours”.

Splendido brings a signature Italian service flavored by authentic dishes from Italy perfectly crafted for sharing in a social, chic and stylish ambiance.

Blue Jade specializes in pan-Asian cuisine, featuring a special weekly presentation, Dim Sumptuous, which showcases Cantonese dim sum favorites as well as Asian cocktails and beers.

Amaseena is an outdoor restaurant that captures the romance of Arabia. Enchant your imagination and palate with the Arabic buffet that features traditional favorites alongside surprises like grilled lobster and lamb chops.

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Set in front of the skyline of Dubai Marina and JBR, guests are treated to complimentary Saturday yoga classes with a breathtaking view of the beach and the Arabian Gulf. The sessions are open to novices and experienced yogi alike and towels, water bottles as well as yoga mats will be provided.

For families traveling with children, Ritz-Carlton, Dubai offers big opportunities for small travellers with the Ritz Kids program, an innovative collection of activities that celebrates local traditions as well as the beauty and wonder of the world at large. Based on four concepts – water, land, environmental responsibility and culture – the resort program offers children endless opportunities for things to do in Dubai.

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With its secluded third-floor location boasting breathtaking sea views, an upgrade to the Ritz Carlton, Dubai Club Level Lounge provides the ultimate luxury stay. The exclusive Club Lounge provides guests with personalized service and daily culinary presentations including Lebanese wine and mezze and frozen “shisha” meringues.      


Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort

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Escape

An Arabian beachfront paradise within easy reach of the cities’ famed landmarks and fabulous shopping, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort offers the ultimate cosmopolitan escape. Offering the only Over Water Villas in the United Arab Emirates, these premier villas offer magnificent Dubai sunsets from your deck and the opportunity to get a glimpse of the aquatic underworld through glass floor panels. For uninterrupted ocean views and access, Beach Pool Villas boast private infinity pools and rich, earthy décor reflecting the desert location. 

 

Relax

Anantara Spa invites guests to revitalise and recharge through innovative therapy techniques fused with Arabia’s ancient spa wisdom. With a beautiful Turkish Hammam, extensive wet facilities and collection of tailored treatments, you will feel restored and rejuvenated both inside and out. Signature therapies at Anantara Spa include an Arabian Exotic Scrub and Wrap to exfoliate and rehydrate tired skin, and for couples, the Palm Retreat, offering 3 hours of heavenly spa moments. 

A series of tailored Wellness Journeys can also be enjoyed alongside your spa therapies, with a special programme curated by an Ayurvedic doctor to suit your specific requirements, boost your immune system or kickstart a new way of life.

Indulge

The day begins at the all day dining restaurant Crescendo with a generous breakfast buffet encompassing favourites from around the world. Live stations showcase the finest global specialities for lunch and dinner, from Arabic grills to fresh seafood and Asian-infused dishes that pack a punch.

Experience the vibrant culture and essence of Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine at Mekong. Indulge in authentic delights at this signature dining venue named after the legendary river in South East Asia. Sample traditional flavours and Eastern charm rickshaw-style seating or oriental tables, while the discreet private dining room is perfect for intimate celebrations.

Soak up the at The Beach House, a casual dining spot by day transforms into a chic entertainment venue as the night falls. Traditional seafood favourites blend with signature dishes offering something for all tastes. Favourites include the Beach House crispy calamari, linguine allo scoglio and grass fed beef tenderloin.

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Embrace the many charms of Dubai’s magnificent architecture, hidden cultural gems and exhilarating dune rides at dusk. Whether you prefer waterslides and ski slopes or sparkling drinks and shopping, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort offers a myriad of diversions for every guest. Visit Al Bastakiya to admire the old wind towers and lose yourself in the alleyways of the fabric and spice markets by Dubai Creek. An abundance of treasures awaits in this glittering paradise!

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Guests can encounter a unique home away from home experience at the one- and two-bedroom apartments of Anantara Residences. These spacious, fully furnished hotel apartments are located in the spectacular North and South Residence buildings adjacent to the resort. Signature luxury, unique interior design touches and spectacular views let guests enjoy their stay in ultimate comfort.