Published on February 24th, 2019
Dubai is a land of dreams. The glitz, glamour, and shine are sure to leave anyone stunned and asking for more. A trip to the destination unravels those dreams of yours which otherwise would have been left unfulfilled.
There is a lot to do at Dubai from visiting Burj Khalifa, going for a desert safari or a trip to the entertainment parks. However, at the end of a tiring day, you would be returning to your resort and that should be a place where you can relax your senses.
Amongst a present lot of resorts in Dubai, there are some which offer great service while others have a scenic location worth your money. In such a situation finding one resort which actually matches your budget, need and gives the best facilities is quite an arduous task.
We have compiled together a list of 20 Best Resorts in Dubai and believe us it is an extraordinary list. All these resorts have been analyzed on the basis of their location, service, ambiance, and the facilities they provide.
Once you go through the list you will get a fair idea of what each resort can offer to you. Some of them are perfect for couples on a romantic getaway while others suit the professional traveler.
Each of them, however, has its own strict USP which is why it has found a place in our list. The resorts also provide you a taste of the wonderful and mouth-watering cuisines found in Dubai and some of them are just mind-blowing in that regard. Let us have a look.
1. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
The resort has the benefit of being located at the prime location of Jumeirah beach and hence is well connected to all the major tourist spots of Dubai. Its USP lies in its awe-inspiring architecture which holds its roots in the neoclassical style. Here you find 9 awesome restaurants and bars to tingle your culinary senses and provide a respite after a stressful day.
2. One and Only Royal Mirage
Its name is a guide to what awaits us. Having its own private beach the resort offers you an enigmatic experience and that too in their different ways. A world class gym, restaurant, and some amazing facilities await the guests who consider the resort. Considered one of the most stylish resorts it gives a peek into the ancient Arabic culture.
3. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel
Located at a convenient place the hotel also offers shuttle services to other destinations. It is quite close to the Wild Wadi water park and those visitors who decide to stay here get a free pass to the park as well. With a unique blend of Arabic and contemporary architectural design, the hotel makes for a very picturesque sight.
4. Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa
Offering you the comfort of both beach and city life the resort stands to face the sea in its full glory. The exotic resort has 13 different restaurants and bars and it sure to satiate your taste buds. A private beach adds up to its comfort equation and you can always indulge in adventure sports like kayaking, water skiing, and Banana boat rides amongst others.
5. Jumeirah Mina A’Salam
An epitome of traditional style and luxury the place is a must visit for an extraordinary experience. The resort has 1.6 km of personal beach and they also offer varied facilities like kids club, water sports, and tennis courts. At any time you can visit their 40 world class restaurants and relish some lip-smacking dishes.
6. The Ritz Carlton Dubai
A Mediterranean style resort gives a peek of what a luxurious lifestyle in Arabia could be like. Rose petal strewed fountains and intricate woodcarvings are just two things which make the resort a class apart. Floodlit tennis courts, fitness centers, and kids clubs are some more facilities which are strong plus points.
7. Jumeirah Al Qasr
With its traditional architecture, the resort also provides a unique blend of modernity. Artfully sculpted horses adorn the resort and you know the level of services you can expect here. The resorts comprise of 40 restaurants and bars and they offer you multi-cuisine enchanting food experiences. The location is also quite apt and all destinations are at a 10 minutes destination.
8. Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
Palm Jumeirah is a man-made the island and the resort is located just right there. With its French style and Polynesian design, the resort is a class apart. There are 6 amazing restaurants and an equal number of swimming pools to enhance the quality of your stay here.
9. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Also located on the island of Palm Jumeirah the resort offers a magnificent view of the gulf and sea. It has a Waldorf Astoria Spa whose services is surely top notch and guaranteed to relax your tired self. The outdoor gardens and swimming pools add up to the luxurious experience the resort has to offer.
10. Al Maha Desert Resort
Surrounded by the Dubai desert reserve the resort is perfect for those with a wild streak in them. Moreover, when you plan your stay here you also get a chance to experience the reserves facilities on a complimentary basis. For the professional travellers there is a boardroom with a capacity of 120 people.
11. Anantara the Palm Dubai Resort
A blend of Thai and Arabian architecture the resort is a marvel in other words. Located on the coastline of Dubai its scenic beauty enthralls many. It has multiple restaurants offering Thai, Chinese, Australian and Vietnamese buffets. Couple this with facilities like kids and teens club and a spa and you have an enriching experience during your stay.
12. Dusit Thani Dubai
A 5-star luxury hotel this resort is also called the Jewel of UAE by many. It is clearly inspired by the Thai culture and its sophistication and splendor are worth a visit. The restaurants offer scrumptious Thai, Indian and Californian cuisines and on the rooftop, you find worth mentioning facilities like pools and world-class spa.
13. Raffles Dubai
Designed in the style of a pyramid this 19 story building is nestled in the heart of Dubai. A five-star hotel has 1 hectare of a botanical garden which is home to some very rare and exotic flowers and plants. A treat for the nature lovers the hotel has 7 restaurants and bars one among which is a New York style steak house.
14. Atlantis the Palm
Located on a manmade island the hotel has personal beach access which is around one mile long. Apart from that you also receive superior services like the swim up bar, luxury spa, boutique shopping, and some amazing aquatic adventures. You can also enjoy adventure sports like kayaking and snorkeling with ease.
15. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
The resort has architecture worth boasting about. It is located on a private island and provides a flattering view of Dubai as well as the gulf. What’s more, the resort offers six restaurants, bar, café, private beach, 2 pools, and an outdoor infinity pool as well. The Wild Wadi water park is quite close and you get a free pass to visit the park.
16. Fairmont the Palm
Apart from its contemporary style, the hotel’s architecture reflects the Arabic design as well. With 4 outdoor pools, and a spa with all word class facilities you get to enjoy your stay to the full. A unique factor working in favor is its location which is in close proximity to all the important destinations of Dubai.
17. Desert Palm Dubai
A 160-acre estate the resort is surrounded by polo grounds which makes it stand out completely. Beautiful local design and stunning architecture add up to the glamour. With polo pavilions and infinity pools and massage and facial therapy offering spas the resort is quite an exciting place to be at.
18. Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Its wave design makes it easy to distinguish the hotel and the facilities it offers are also extremely different and top notch. First of all the 19 restaurants and bars give you a glimpse of the world famous cosines in one place. Three squash courts, six swimming pools, private beach, and an intriguing spa complete the benefits of this unique resort.
19. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai
Comprising of a private beach the revelers find lots of comfort in the resort. 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool, and a spa are all made keeping the needs of the customers in mind. Rooms have balconies with a view of the gulf something which can enthrall any guest who comes that way.
20. Kempinski Hotel and Residences Palm Jumeirah
The palace-style resort has luxurious suites facing the gulf or the lagoon. A full-service spa and private beach are some welcoming additions to its services. The Brunello restaurant gives authentic Mediterranean cuisine and should not be missed at any cost. The resort also offers free shuttle service to all its guests.