The Palm is Dubai's spectacular palm-shaped island and is the Emirate's pre-eminent landmark. At its apex stands Atlantis, The Palm: a hotel in a class of its own. This is a holiday destination where your imagination is the only limit. For a thrilling glimpse of what to look forward to, watch our family guide video above.It may be a monument to the 21st Century, but Atlantis, The Palm respects its Middle-Eastern heritage, seamlessly blending modern luxury and antique splendour. This is particularly clear in The Lost Chambers Aquarium, a magical labyrinth of passageways discovered during the hotel’s construction and thought to be the remains of the mystical Lost City of Atlantis. The Lost Chambers Aquarium is today home to 65,000 exotic marine animals. Dive Atlantis has also unveiled new PADI certification programmes offering kids the opportunity to meet sharks and rays in these exciting scuba experiences: PADI Bubblemaker course, PADI seal team & PADI seal team specialty program and PADI Scuba diving programme.
Things to do at Atlantis, The Palm
A holiday to Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai can be whatever you want it to be. Visit the lagoons and dive in to Aquaventure Waterpark, the largest water park in the world. ShuiQi Spa & Fitness Centre meanwhile will awaken your senses. An exclusive partnership with the London Centre for Aesthetic Surgery means ShuiQi is the only spa in the region to provide Botox therapy and hyaluronic fillers to restore your natural glow. For an experience of Dubai from the sky, why not take a helicopter tour above the city's formidable skyline during your stay at Atlantis, The Palm? The resort also grants access to the famous shopping malls: Dubai Outlet Mall four times a day and the Mall of the Emirates ten times a day. Afterwards, post your photos and share your adventures online using the hotel's WiFi service - complimentary to all guests for the duration of their stay. The Atlantis at The Palm have opened a new entertainment venue, Wavehouse. The latest addition to the resort includes more dining options, a wave machine, a venue for live entertainment, a bowling alley and more fun activities for big and little kids alike!
The Atlantis Aquaventure Experience
At Atlantis, the Aquaventure Experience has been re-imagined to include a number of thrilling benefits for every person staying at the hotel. With unlimited water park access, guests can splash into a world of excitement with 17 hectares of rides and attractions to explore. Unlimited aquarium access is also included in your stay, meaning you can discover the home of thousands of marine animals on your visit. Shark feedings also feature on this long list of Aquaventure inclusions. For those curious about these fascinating creatures, watching marine specialists feed sharks and rays at Ambassador and Shark Lagoon will be a definite highlight. Atlantis is also the only water park in Dubai with a private beach - as a guest of Atlantis, you will also have exclusive access. Alternatively, pick up the pace with Aquaventure's wave rider, where it's always surf central.
Dining at Atlantis, The Palm
Restaurants at Atlantis, The Palm are globally acclaimed. Hakkasan is known for its modern interpretation of Cantonese cuisine, allowing every guest to experience signature dishes as well as Friday brunch and world-class entertainment. Guests above 10 years of age on Half Board can enjoy dinner at Hakkasan at a supplement of AED 200 per person. Stop by Nobu’s sushi bar for the signature black cod in miso, or dine within a giant aquarium at Ossiano (AED 420 supplement). Alternatively head to the best Italian restaurant in Dubai – Ronda Locatelli, or to the newly opened Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay.
Head to The Wavehouse for casual bites with a twist, from pizza to rainbow sliders. There are excellent children’s menus too plus great kid’s entertainment: children receive one Atlantis Kids Club session per day during their stay. Suite and Imperial Club guests receive free daily Atlantis Kids Club access between 10am and 1.30pm, with further opportunities for fun and games between 2pm & 5pm. Imperial Club guests receive a range of other exclusive benefits too, such as Imperial Club Beach access and Imperial Lounge access.
Free Half Board Inclusion & Current Offers at Atlantis, The Palm
Guests on the free half board basis (minimum night restrictions and blackout dates may apply) can enjoy complimentary breakfast and dinner across a wide range of restaurants at Atlantis, The Palm. Please see 'Food & Drink' for full list of participating restaurants. Please note that the availability of these restaurants may change. There will be set menus offered at the half board restaurants and a supplement will need to be paid should you need items not listed. Right now, however, guests can enjoy dining without supplemement at restaurants such as Bread Street Kitchen, Ronda Locatelli and Wavehouse. And it gets better - water and soft drinks are now included during dinner for all guests.
If you book the Platinum Half Board meal plan you can pair your dinner with unlimited selected soft drinks and house beverages in 12 of Atlantis’s world-renowned restaurants: Kaleidoscope, Saffron, The Shore, The Edge, Bread Street Kitchen, Ronda Locatelli, WHITE Beach Restaurant, Ayamna, Wavehouse, Seafire Steak House, Beach Buns and Asia Republic. Those aged 21 and over can book the Platinum Half Board Alcohol Package. Ask your Kenwood Travel Dubai expert about upgrading your Atlantis booking today by calling 020 8038 4207.
Health & Safety at Atlantis, The Palm
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, is a hotel already renowned for its hospitality and devotion to guests - part of which includes scrupulous cleanliness and hygiene. Adjusting to the ‘new normal’, however, has meant further enhancing resort-wide health and safety measures to ensure the comfort of guests on their holiday in Dubai. From the moment of arrival, guests will be provided with a complimentary PPE kit and temperature checks will take place. An online check-in process will be implemented, minimising contact. You’ll notice sanitising and distancing reminders throughout the resort, as well as extra staff allocated to reinforce these reminders in high footfall areas. Staff have also been equipped with hospital-grade soap and sanitiser, whilst equipment and products used to clean the rooms exceed international recommendation. Rooms will also be allocated on a three-day rotation to ensure a thorough disinfection period with a room to remain vacant between allocated rooms at all times. Please enquire for further information.
Know Before You Go
Please note: A Tourism Dirham (tourism tax) is in place in Dubai. As such, guests will need to pay the amount of AED20 (around £4) per night. This will be collected by the hotel at time of check in/out.
Please note: The above Free Half Board Inclusion is subject to offer and confirmation.
Please note: Guest arrival time at Atlantis The Palm Dubai is 3pm. Guests arriving earlier may be denied access and requested to return at the specified registration time.
Please note: With the constant development of Dubai and Palm area, please be advised some construction work may be taking place around the city and beach areas.
Please note: Ramadan is from 2nd April - 1st May 2022 and 22nd March – 20th April 2023. Visitors to the Middle East during this time should be aware that opening times may vary and some restrictions may apply. Please speak to your Middle East specialist at Kenwood Travel for more information.
Please note: The Lost Chambers Aquarium will be open Sunday – Saturday (10:00 AM to 9:00 PM). Atlantis Aquaventure will remain closed every Sunday & Wednesday, opening from 10:00 AM – 05:30 PM on Monday – Tuesday & Thursday – Saturday.
Please note: Atlantis Aquaventure will remain closed on the following dates in 2021: August: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September: 5, 12, 19, 26. For existing Shark Safari, Dolphin Bay & Sea Lion bookings scheduled for days where Aquaventure is now closed, your experience can either be rescheduled for a different day, or a voucher for an Aquaventure Waterpark visit the following day will be offered.
Please note: The Tower of Neptune, Splashers Mountain, Splashers Island, Torrent Beach and The River Rapids at Aquaventure Waterpark are temporarily closed to undergo enhancements and will be fully operational from 22nd August 2021.