Atlantis The Palm – UAE, Dubai 

Atlantis, The Palm - The Beach

Atlantis, the Palm is a hotel resort at Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is a joint venture between KerznerInternational Limited and Istithmar PSJC and was opened on 24 September 2008. The resort is modelled after the Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in Nassau, Bahamas. Almost everything in it is underwater themed. The resort consists of two towers linked by a bridge, with a total of 1,539 rooms. There are two monorail stations connecting the resort to the main section of the Palm Jumeirah islands.

 

Atlantis The Palm - Interior

 

The 5 star resort also includes the 16 ha (40 acres) Aquaventure theme water park, a 45,000 m2 (480,000 sq ft) conference center, and 1,900 m2 (20,000 sq ft) of retail space. The resort also has a Dolphin Bay in which guests can swim and interact with dolphins at Atlantis. The Palm Jumeirah itself is one part of a trilogy including the larger Palms Jebel Ali and Deira, which are still under construction.

 

Atlantis The Palm - UAE

 

Atlantis the Palm voted The Most Hygienic Hotel of the World Award 2012 – Amongst the shortlist of over 300 Prime Hotel finalists world-wide The Atlantis won this accolade. Presenting the award shown here is Michael Lord-Castle CEO Vizexon on behalf of The Taverner Awards. Lord Castle stated that through tremendous leadership and dedication to maintaining the highest of standards afforded The Atlantis such a prestigious award

 

Atlantis The Palm - Inside the Hotel

 

The Resort kept a young female whaleshark (Sammy) in its 11-million litre aquarium. Sammy gained public attention when gulfnews published her story, which started campaigns to have Sammy released back into the ocean. Experts pointed to various signs which showed that Sammy was vulnerable in the aquarium



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