Anantara The Palm

The luxurious five-star Anantara The Palm Resort & Spa, Dubai, is surrounded by lush gardens on the eastern crescent of Palm Jumeirah.

The resort is inspired by traditional Thai architecture and designed with contemporary Asian flair. It boasts 293 luxurious rooms and villas overlooking the resort’s lagoon pools, including Beach Pool Villas with private infinity pools, and Over Water Villas with glass floors offering direct views of the water below.

The restaurants offer an exciting world of flavours that range from pan-Asian delicacies to international dishes, including Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine at Mekong, succulent cuts of meat at Bushman’s Australian Restaurant & Bar, relaxed Mediterranean cuisine at The Beach House and live cooking stations at Crescendo. Sip refreshing drinks at the water’s edge by day, followed by inventive cocktails or fine wines by night.

The Anantara Spa offers a tranquil sanctuary with an extensive treatment menu combining therapies from across Arabia and Asia. The range of activities is suitable for guests of all ages, from tennis and watersports to a Teens’ Club and Kids’ Club, and the resort’s own soft sandy beach. Have a leisurely soak in the lagoon pools, do laps in the 50-metre infinity pool or head out and discover the city’s exciting attractions, many of which are within easy reach.

Rooms: 293 rooms and villas

Facilities: four restaurants, two bars, four pools, Anantara Spa, Kids’ and Teens’ Club, Chill Teens’ Club, wi-fi, fitness centre, yoga, tennis, beach volleyball, tube rides, banana boats, water-skiing, windsurfing, Hobbie Cat sailing, wakeboarding, kayaks, paddle boards, fishing, diving, snorkelling

Transfer: 45 minutes by road from Dubai Airport