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“The Middle East’s exotic aura attracts history buffs and adventure seekers looking to expand their cultural horizons. Egypt’s pyramids and Jordan’s lost city of Petra are must-see landmarks, while souks (markets), breathtaking mosques and desert safaris also make for great exploring. Arabian Gulf cruises to the United Arab Emirates and Oman provide a look at the modern-day Middle East, with the world’s biggest buildings and malls..”

Located on Al Maryah Island at the core of Abu Dhabi’s new International Financial Center and directly connected to The Galleria and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Rosewood Abu Dhabi is a five-star hotel that brings sophistication to new heights. Inspired by the glistening Arabian Gulf, this 5-star hotel in Abu Dhabi features spacious guestrooms.

You will discover stunning views of the turquoise waterfront, a full spectrum of dining destinations, and world-class amenities at this new landmark in Abu Dhabi.

As one of the premier luxury hotels in Abu Dhabi, Rosewood Abu Dhabi features 148 spacious guestrooms and 41 luxurious suites offering dramatic views of the Arabian Gulf and the Abu Dhabi skyline. With a warm and sophisticated residential-style, this 34-story tower offers luxurious accommodation in Abu Dhabi with a unique interpretation of Middle East architectural elements with comfortable furnishings and warm color palettes representative of the region’s rich history.

‘This hotel hosts the most fantastic restaurants and poolside bar Glo at the rooftop with stunning views. It feels like you are on your ship already!’

You can witness life unfold in remarkable fashion with some of the most breathtaking views of the city.

Contemporary, elegant design and furnishings, warm and attentive service, and enviable settings further heighten the experience of living ‘Where life happens’.

An award-winning, iconic flagship hotel and a veritable landmark of luxury situated in the very centre of Downtown Dubai, Address Downtown, which stands tall near Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall, is a haven for connoisseurs of refined indulgence.

This hotel presents the future of hospitality. An exceptional selection of innovative restaurants, an invigorating spa, state-of-the-art Fitness Centre, versatile meeting rooms and world-class amenities ensure that your stay is marvellously memorable, while young children can look forward to revelling in the immersive activities in Qix club.

Impeccable décor, views that capture the imagination and exemplary service are the perfect prelude to the extraordinary culinary journeys that await guests at Address Downtown’s dining venues. Impeccable décor, views that capture the imagination and exemplary service are the perfect prelude to the extraordinary culinary journeys that await guests at Address Downtown’s dining venues.

Impressively elevated on the 63rd floor, NEOS is the destination of choice for the city’s distinguished and elite. The avant-garde interiors of this exclusive and sparkling night lounge add a unique touch of panache to any occasion, whether joining NEOS for a sumptuous bite or a glamorous night out with friends.

Address Downtown is a convenient 15-minutes from Dubai International Airport and within easy distance of the city’s most renowned landmarks and leisure hotspots.

‘To see the spectacular water laser show at night, go to NEOS, order one of their fantastic cocktails and you have the best view on the show from above.’

Pure Elegance, and Sophisticated Comfort and a once-in-a-lifetime holiday, a special occasion, an indulgent treat; you will make lifelong memories at Armani Hotel Dubai.
Nestled in the world’s tallest tower, occupying concourse level through to level 8 and levels 38 and 39, Armani Hotel Dubai offers sweeping views across the city and Arabian Gulf. With its own dedicated entrance, it is situated within walking distance of The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest retail destination, set within the vibrant Downtown Dubai business and leisure district.

The hotel is committed to preserving precious resources and creating a sustainable operation that benefits our guests, colleagues, the local community, and ultimately, the planet. Their environmental policy follows Emaar Hospitality and Dubai Government exacting codes of practice. The hotel is Green Globe certified and is committed to addressing energy consumption, air quality, and waste management and explore biodiversity initiatives, green procurement solutions, and social sustainability opportunities.

Located in the heart of the hotel and overlooking the spectacular Dubai Fountain, Armani/Lounge is the perfect place to meet friends, discuss the upcoming cruise or just watch the world go by while enjoying innovative interpretations of international cuisine. An extensive selection of coffees, teas, and wines complement a world-class array of beverages. Armani/Lounge is the definitive destination in which to enjoy teatime treats during the day or an Italian-style aperitivo at sunset.

‘You will definitely understand, feel, and see what Armani intended in this gorgeous classy hotel.’

When you have a couple of days before your cruise this desert resort is really something else. Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa, Dubai is a private, guest-only oasis nestled among the lush palm groves, emerald canopies and iconic sand dunes of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.
The hotel offers secluded tranquility and iconic vistas of the sweeping plains and Hajar Mountain massif. Take an unforgettable horse ride, camel trek or nature walk. Join a signature desert safari or practice the distinguished arts of archery and falconry.
This 5-star hotel boasts private swimming pools with majestic dune and mountain views and 42 suites combine discreet refinement with authentic regional antiques, local artifacts, and thoughtful nuances.

The activities are reflective of the bedouin way of life and showcase the uniqueness of the destination. These are truly unequaled experience and vary from Archery, nature walks, Ghaf tree walks, desert drives, wildlife safaris, falconry, horse riding, camel trekking, and sundowners in the dunes. Just do it!

‘A luxury hotel, where memories are created. Fabulous food, memorable activities, wonderfully friendly and efficient staff, magical views over infinity pool into the desert. You will definitely return!’

Located on Dubai’s pristine Jumeirah Beach, this hotel’s sprawling seaside location offers a beautiful setting with views of The Palm Island. Impressive neoclassical architecture brings charm and inspiration to this five-star luxury resort near the beach.
The well-appointed Dubai resort boasts unique bars and restaurants, while the ample banquet and event facilities include an outdoor amphitheater for weddings, gala dinners, and concerts in Dubai. An indulgent spa and fitness studio bring pure rejuvenation to the hotel near the beach in Dubai.

Enjoy the pleasure of pure relaxation on the resort’s private Jumeirah Beach shoreline and the clear warm waters of the Arabian Gulf. The Mina Seyahi boasts one of the longest stretches of private beach in Dubai at 500 meters.

Nothing beats the anticipation of seeing gourmet chefs in action – the sizzle of food, the tantalizing aromas, and the vibrant activity of a world-class kitchen. You can experience it for yourself. The restaurants and bars offer unforgettable dining experiences. Featuring eclectic styles and atmospheres, their venues present a range of expertly prepared international fares, from Italian to Indian.

‘If you like the beach you are good here! Do a mind-blowing brunch on a Friday called Bubbalicious.’

Sheraton Dubai Creek offers a modern, elegant look with the familiar Arabic touch of hospitality. It boasts of 268 comfortable and contemporary rooms with spacious bathrooms and complimentary WiFi.

Leading the way in revitalizing the cultural and historic district of Dubai Creek and its surroundings, the hotel offers you a look at ‘Life at the Creek,’ encompassing everything that this notable area has to offer.

Following a complete renovation in 2015, the Sheraton Dubai Creek offers a modern, elegant look with the same familiar Arabic touches and hospitality the hotel is renowned for, across 268 comfortable and contemporary rooms with spacious bathrooms.

With award-winning international cuisine on offer and several of Dubai’s best restaurants on-site, the Sheraton Dubai Creek has a range of world-class dining options to suit any taste and budget. From high-quality Italian at Vivaldi, the explosive tastes and aromas of Indian dining at Ashiana, a live cooking and interactive dining experience at Creekside Japanese Restaurant, Dubai’s oldest British pub fare at The Chelsea Arms and small bites and snacks 24 hours a day at the Lobby Café.

‘With a view of the water and the Burj, you are next to the historic part of Dubai. Chose club room that included breakfast and afternoon high tea, plus free beverages. Very nice.’

Reside in complete seclusion at Palm Island’s most exclusive resort. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s soaring skyline from your private beach. Step aboard our One&Only boat and immerse yourself in our cosmopolitan city, just minutes away.

Longing for the exclusive sanctuary? The scents of lush gardens? An opportunity to dress your best again? Start living the dreams that have been on hold, right in this beautiful hotel.

You can choose one of the decadent rooms, decide on a chic suite, or reward yourself with our stunningly exclusive beachfront villa. All are beautiful and serene. The stunning beachfront rooms are among the most spacious in Dubai. Relax on your private terrace, overlooking the resort’s indigo swimming pool, our romantic, gardens, and Palm Jumeirah.

Discover a secluded oasis at Dubai’s most intimate beachfront resort. Sunbathe the day away on our stunning secluded beach, or lounge on over-sized daybeds by the temperature-controlled grand pool while enjoying over-water al fresco culinary experiences.

Elevated over the lapping waves, the al fresco deck offers the city’s best vantage point for catching the sun setting over the Palm. Make a stylish entrance and arrive by boat, with direct access from the exclusive private marina. As night falls, the mixologists will tailor the perfect cocktail for you to sip while taking in Dubai’s breathtaking, city skyline panorama.

‘Two things I will never forget from this hotel are; the stunning night views of the Dubai skyline and wow…the breakfast! Never ever had such a wonderful breakfast!’

Nestled on a private beach, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai offers seclusion steps from the popular Walk at JBR. Designed to emulate the low-rise buildings of the Mediterranean, the luxury resort features sea-facing guest rooms and suites, a dedicated Club Lounge, a wealth of culinary experiences, leisure facilities, Ritz Kids Club, and a spa. At this Dubai resort, traditional Arabian hospitality creates an elevated guest experience.

This hotel has 294 luxury accommodations, including 193 guest rooms, 60 Club Level rooms and 41 suites, each with a balcony or terrace overlooking the sea.
Enhance your stay in Dubai in a perfectly paired setting that bears all the hallmarks of classic Ritz-Carlton hospitality. Embrace soothing luxury with the Arabian Gulf as the backdrop, the spacious guest rooms and suites feature private balconies with luxury amenities and world-class service.

Also, you can enjoy the exclusive Club Lounge where you enjoy personalized service and daily culinary presentations.
A waterfront location with access to a private beach, all just steps away from shopping, dining, and entertainment and
the Ritz-Carlton Spa featuring 12 treatment rooms, a hammam, and the signature Arabian Felix treatment utilizing rosewater, Dead Sea salt, and camel’s milk.

Restaurants in the heart of Dubai Marina offer a journey through global flavors, exploring culinary traditions and cultures from the Middle East and beyond. Nine venues offer distinct experiences including beach-side dining, alfresco terraces, lively Friday brunch, Afternoon Tea, and themed dinners.
A must try the Palm Grill. You are invited to slip your toes into the sand at this beachfront restaurant. The menu features grilled specialties, fresh seafood, and fresh-fruit beverages.

‘Do not forget to smell. From the hallways to your room and all restaurants, this hotel is filled with the most gorgeous smells.’

Located in Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club on the banks of the majestic Dubai Creek, Park Hyatt Dubai provides an idyllic setting for a luxury getaway. From an inspired assortment of award-winning restaurants to a luxury destination spa, every moment at Park Hyatt Dubai is meticulously curated to ensure a sophisticated, enriching, and uncommon experience.

There are 223 rooms including 34 suites, each offering private balcony or terrace with picturesque views of the Dubai Creek and skyline or the Lagoon.

The hotel features a stunning 25-meter swimming pool (270-square feet) with in-set palm trees, and four whirlpools, one in each corner, and is surrounded by lush tropical gardens.

The pool bar offers a large, spacious, and peaceful setting that matches the tranquility of Amara Spa in which the outlet is integrated. You can enjoy a variety of beverages as well as select dishes from the pool bar menu either at the pool bar or on the sundeck which surrounds the outdoor pool area.

‘You will always remember this hotel by the smell of the amenities which are specially made for this hotel only. The smell of Eastern luxury and refinement. For someone who cannot abide by the impersonal madness of Dubai’s Marina area, this hotel is a restful delight: right in the heart of the hectic busy-ness of Dubai, and yet entirely calm, tranquil and peaceful. The perfect place for recharging your batteries before starting your cruise.’

A boutique retreat just steps from the beach. Enjoy the Arabian hospitality in this gorgeous hotel. In the waterways of Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah, with world-class dining and spa, this hotel is ideal for luxurious family time away from home.

Jumeirah Mina A ‘Salam is ideal for visiting Dubai. It is not only affordable but also comfortable and centrally located. Enjoy the charming environment with a lot of lush amenities as if it was designed specifically for luxury cruisers like you.

Mina Salam is close to attractions such as Meem Gallery (3.7 km) and The Palladium (4.3 km). So you can easily explore Dubai’s most popular attractions.

Rooms at Mina Salam include a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator, offering exceptional comfort and convenience. There is also free WiFi available for guests.

Room service, concierge, and rooftop terrace are some of the amenities at this hotel. In addition, the pool and breakfast make your stay even more special. If you go to Mina A` Salam At Madinat Jumeirah Hotel by car, free parking is available.

We recommend trying oysters at one of the restaurants nearby, such as Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara, Pierchic or Al Iwan, while visiting Dubai.

Dubai is also known for a number of great art galleries, including Al Jaber Gallery, Alserkal Avenue Arts District, and Gulf Photo Plus, which are close to Mina A` Salam At Madinat Jumeirah Hotel.

‘At this ultra-luxurious, Arabian feel and super clean, nice smelling hotel, your comfort comes first. They love to see you in Dubai!’

Situated on the north shore of Dubai Creek, the thriving waterway that runs through the heart of the city, Al Bandar Rotana is a five-star hotel with a prime waterfront outlook. Located on Baniyas Road in one of Dubai’s most prominent business districts, the waterside hotel is just a few minutes by road from the world’s busiest airport, Dubai International. Major attractions are on the property’s doorstep too, from mega-malls to world-famous souqs. The new Al Seef destination is rooted in Dubai’s culture and heritage, with a charming atmosphere that fuses the heritage and modernity of the Emirate. The design-led Rise Dubai Creek Harbour development is also a short drive away, home to live music, DJ sets, movie screenings and unusual casual dining concepts.

This modern, architecturally-striking property, features 190 uniquely-designed rooms and suites. Spacious, luxurious and featuring the latest amenities, options range from standard rooms to suites, ideal as the pre-cruise hotel- and leisure travellers and families visiting Dubai. Al Bandar Rotana also offers Club Rotana rooms with additional benefits including an Executive Lounge and personalised services. My advice is to book an executive lounge which is including free happy hour snacks and drinks! It will save you lots as alcohol is very expensive in Dubai.

Guests are spoiled for choice with five dining options to suit every taste and occasion. From seasonal authentic food at Gusto Italian Restaurant to Morgan’s Bar & Restaurant, the only gastropub in the area, you are in for a real treat. For casual meals, all-day dining restaurant Salt & Pepper is just the ticket, while Vanilla Lobby Lounge is the place to enjoy tea, coffee and snacks. All outlets are complemented with a rooftop terrace overlooking stunning views of the Creek and Dubai’s skyline. Refreshing drinks and snacks can be savoured at The Deck Pool Lounge, while in-room dining is available around the clock.

‘This hotel has a very nice rooftop bar and restaurant which I can highly recommend!’

Palace Downtown is located in a traditional palatial residence overlooking the Dubai Fountain and the lake surrounding Burj Khalifa. The property has an Arabian-style spa and a gym with a personal trainer.

The rooms at The Palace Downtown Dubai are decorated in a contemporary, Middle Eastern style and have a balcony and a luxurious bathroom. They all feature an interactive TV system, DVD player and free Wi-Fi.

The 4 different restaurants serve gourmet dishes ranging from Argentinian meat to Thai curries. All-day dining options offer buffets of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes.

The Palace Downtown Dubai has a number of leisure facilities, including an outdoor pool surrounded by palm trees and a spa offering facial and body treatments. You can also enjoy a hammam, rain showers, a hot tub and steam baths.

The hotel is a 5-minute walk from Dubai Mall and Souk Al Bahar shopping and entertainment center. The property offers transfers from Dubai International Airport to the hotel upon request.

Located in a favorite area of Dubai.

“The Royal Suite was beautiful, situated on the fountain and overlooking the Burj Khalifa. The staff were all equally friendly and the breakfast was delicious. ”