To truly experience Bedouin life, a trip to the desert is a must for any visitor to the United Arab Emirates. The desert safari offers a myriad of exhilarating moments from dune bashing through the sands to a camel ride across the vast desert landscape. At the end of the excursion, guests can indulge in an authentic barbeque dinner while enjoying the playful tunes of Arabic music and the artistic performance of a traditional belly dancer.
Arrangements can easily be made at the Concierge desk with transportation from the hotel taking place daily at 3pm.
Mall of The Emirates
Currently the largest shopping complex in the Middle East, this 6.5 million square foot leisure, entertainment and shopping destination center offers something for everyone. Featuring over 520 retailers and 70 dining venues, the Mall of the Emirates also boasts a range of entertainment options including Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski slope in the Middle East, a bowling and arcade center, a 14 screen Cinestar Cinema complex and a 500 seat theatre and art gallery.
The Mall of the Emirates can be easily reached by a 20 minute taxi ride from the hotel, or via the Metro.
Aquaventure Dubai is one of the largest water parks in the Middle East, spanning over 42 acres of slides, rivers, rapids, and children’s play areas. The 'Leap of Faith' provides the ultimate adrenaline rush, from a 27.5 metre high slide into a shark-filled lagoon. For an unforgettable experience, Dolphin Bay provides the opportunity to interact in close up encounters with dolphins. Located in the Atlantis Hotel on the Palm Jumeirah, Aquaventure offeres a fun filled day for the whole family.
Visitors can enjoy a leisurely round of golf at the Montgomerie Dubai, one of the city’s most luxurious golfing destinations. This facility is highlighted by an 18-hole championship course, designed by Scottish golfer Colin Montgomerie (in association with Desmond Muirhead) and covers 265 acres consisting of 123 acres of turf, 49 acres of man-made lakes, 93 acres of landscaped gardens and 81 large bunkers scattered throughout. The facility includes a world-class golf academy, golf shop and a fully equipped locker room.