An urban oasis set within a 160-acre polo estate, the Desert Palm Dubai offers contemporary-designed suites and villas for a unique Dubai experience. Just 15 minutes from Dubai International Airport, beside the new Dubai Safari Park and yet close to downtown Dubai and the Creek, this resort offers an indulgent experience with fine dining, a luxurious spa, as well as a riding school.
The 38 rooms, suites and villas have a modern, contemporary style, all with king beds and most offering beautiful vistas of green. All include rainfall showers and luxurious touches such as BOSE sound, audio on demand and Dallmayr coffee machines. Palm Deluxe Rooms sleep 2 adults while more spacious Palm and Polo Suites accommodate 2 adults and 1 child. Superbly appointed one-bedroom pool villas provide a spacious retreat for 2 adults, while a Pool Residence Villa is perfect for a family - sleeping 2 adults and 2 children.
Highlights of a stay at Desert Palm Dubai include a unique dining and gastronomy experience such as the destination dining (secret locations within the estate for private romantic dining) and the Jewel Afternoon Tea with Polo. Against the backdrop of a stunning Dubai skyline, enjoy artful cuisine - from alfresco wood-fired grills at RARE and brasserie-style poolside all-day dining at Epicure to light bites at the Polo Bar overlooking the main field where matches are frequently played between October and April.
The resort's LIME Spa is the place to relax and replenish with a range of individual massages, organic skincare treatments, as well as steam rooms, sauna and an ice room.
It is, however, Desert Palm's 'Retreat Experiences & Activities' that make it a unique place to stay in Dubai. Meander through the estate on foot, enjoy leisurely exploration on horseback, or cycle around the grounds. All this as well as romantic destination dining experiences throughout the resort. If you can pull yourself away from this urban oasis, tailor-made Dubai excursions can be arranged - a visit to the nearby Dubai Safari Park, the heritage of old Dubai around the souks and the Creek, the Burj Khalifa tower and the designer shopping malls, art galleries, performances at Dubai Opera - all are within a short drive. Of course, desert activities - from 4x4 safari drives to hot-air balloon rides - can also be tailor-made to individual requirements.
15 minutes by private car transfer from Dubai International Airport
In addition to an infinity swimming pool, activities at the resort include cooking tutorials and wine tasting, tennis, squash, fitness centre, spa with sauna, steam room and ice pool, as well as equestrian facilities including a riding school and disabled riding facilities. Nearby attractions include Dubai Safari Park, IMG World of Adventures theme park, Dubai Creek and the spice and gold souks, as well as downtown Dubai for the Burj Khalifa tower, Dubai fountains, shopping malls and the Dubai Opera.
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