Sofitel The Palm
Situated on the eastern side of the Palm Jumeirah Island, the luxurious and Polynesian style Sofitel The Palm opened in July 2013. Located on a private 500 metre stretch of beach with views to the Arabian Gulf, Sofitel The Palm is set to become a paradise on Palm Jumeirah.
Walking into the elegant wooden raftered lobby, you’ll feel as if you’re entering French Polynesia. Sofitel The Palm has a total of 361 guest rooms and suites with balconies offering sea or Palm views. Decorated with ivory, artwork and in fuchsia or turquoise colours, rooms are a wonderful haven in Dubai. Bathrooms are designed in a Polynesian style with wooden features and stone bathtubs. Suites offer even further luxury with a 24 hour butler service and lounge access.
Lie back and relax under linen parasols, cabanas on the beach and amongst palm trees by the pool. If you’re feeling active, the So FIT gym is the perfect place to work out. Afterwards, enjoy relaxing massages and French beauty treatments at the Spa where there is a sea water pool, his and hers salons, a sauna and steam room and also 28 treatment rooms including 4 outdoor cabanas.
The Palm Kid’s Club for 4-12yr olds to the right of the main pool in a turtle shaped building is one of the best kids clubs in Dubai. There is a brilliant outdoor and indoor area with 2 kids pools and slides.
Other activities and services include sunset cruises from the jetty, tennis, water skiing, scuba diving and fishing. The resort is only 5 minutes away from Aquaventure Water Park and they offer a shuttle daily.
There’s a real focus on dining with a host of restaurants and bars including the all-day Manava restaurant, Studio de Chef serving French cuisine, Moana Seafood restaurant located by the pool, Porterhouse Steak & Grills, the Asian restaurant Hong Loong & Cha House, Maui Beach Restaurant & Bar by the beach and also a bar with cigar lounge and a lobby lounge, perfect for take-out snacks and drinks.