Three hotels in front of beach with wonderful view at ocean, located on Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah are planing to open in the next year, reinforcing the island’s position as an attraction tourism destination in its own right. Situated along Palm Jumeirah’s trunk and crescent, the hotels – from a series of diverse operators and developers – will join Atlantis, The Palm, at this time the only hotel, offering visitors a broader option. The launch of these hotels represents Dubai’s continuing obligation to encourage tourism enlargement in the region, with prestigious developments continuing to open to worldwide approval despite the tough global economic climate.
First to open will be the Zabeel Saray by Rixos (originally named Ottoman Palace) which will greeting guests in the second quarter of 2010. Zabeel has been constructed on an impressive scale with 410 rooms, as well as a series of suites. In addition, the growth will house 38 exquisitely designed residential villas – with owners able to take benefit of the resort’s exceptional facilities. These villas will vary in size between four to five bedrooms. Facilities are set to be second to none, and include a true Turkish pleasure – the Middle East’s largest authentic Hammam spa which stands at some 8,500 square metres inviting guests to get pleasure from a range of Turkish treatments with a contemporary twist.
Moving further East, the Asian-inspired, lagoon-wrapped The Royal Amwaj Resort & Spa from Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts will open on the north-eastern crescent of Palm Jumeirah in October 2010. The 293-room, six restaurant resort sits on the serene shores of the Arabian Gulf. In keeping with the notion of an island-style resort, Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts has decided to bring in a pre-paid, all-inclusive offering incorporating all guest dining – both food and beverage. The offer will have the value-inclusion of a club concept meaning that guests will be able to give out with carrying around their wallets with no nasty surprises on check-out! Food and drink aside, The Royal Amwaj Resort & Spa will as well present a Balinese Spa Island with 25 treatment rooms and a set of villas. 18 of these will perch on stilts just meters above the water with a further 15 beachfront villas with their own chilled pools. One&Only The Palm is due to open in October 2010 with a blend of Moorish and Andalucian authorities. Bordered by lush landscaped gardens, the option will offer an oasis of calm in the middle of multi-ethnic Dubai. The option will attribute an over water restaurant and also a restaurant with live cooking stations. The separated spa and fitness complex will be a 2400 square meter area offering rejuvenating treatments and state-of-the-art fitness tools.
The final project that is planning to open within this stage is Jumeirah Al Fattan which is expected to welcome guests by the end of this year. Positioned on the right tip of the Crescent, with the impressive Burj Al Arab in the surroundings, the five-star alternative will house a hotel, serviced apartments and confidential residences. Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, visitors will be encouraged to calm down in the grounds, visit the beach club, set sail from the marina or wallow in the spa retreat.
Palm Jumeirah is one of the most exciting projects on the world stage and it is little wonder that some of the world’s leading hotel groups are introducing prominent projects there. A large number of hotels are plan to open on the island.
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