Anantara Dubai The Palm

Introduction: Imagine a unique destination set on a man-made marvel on the Dubai coastline that entices one and all with a distinct blend of serenity and splendour. Offering an urban escape, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa is a wondrous place where a decadent experience awaits at a Palm Jumeirah hotel unlike any other.

Perched on the eastern crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, an archipelago of islands connected to the mainland, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa is a remarkable resort inspired by traditional Thai architecture in an Arabian setting. A 45 minute drive from Dubai International Airport and within easy reach of a plethora of exciting attractions including Aquaventure Water Park, Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai and Dubai Marina, this resort is where one can savour moments of bliss surrounded in unimaginable magnificence.

Designed with true Asian flair, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa offers enchanting beach side accommodation, complemented by cuisine from Asia as well as the Mediterranean served at four speciality venues. Unwind in one of three turquoise swimming lagoons, enjoy a session at the tennis courts or gyms, or indulge in a choice of treatments at Anantara Spa. The resort also has a ballroom, six meeting rooms, a kids club and teens club, all adding to the splendour of this idyllic beach side resort destination on the Palm in Dubai.

Above information is how the hotel presents itself on their website.

Below is my experience based on a one-night stay at the property.

My Arrival experience: Warm welcome before being escorted to the room.
What I loved: The fantastic feel of Thailand in Dubai. It truly feels like a different world, but with the center of Dubai within easy reach. The high priority of food and great beach makes it a wonderful experience.
What about the food: Surprisingly great. High quality of imported food in the dinner buffet. They have made food a priority and you get a lot for your money.
What about the service: Great service, especially from the Thai staff where you can always count on service with a smile.
What about the rooms:Beautiful new rooms with separate showers, comfortable beds and complimentary internet access.
Number of rooms: 293.
Type of property: Resort.
Location: Dubai.
Facilities: Spa, gym, swimming pool and business facilities.
Complimentary internet: Yes.
Affiliations: Kiwi Collection.
My overall impression: Great+ experience.