Where: Fairmont The Palm, Dubai
The Lowdown: Fairmont The Palm is an Arabian-inspired luxury resort located on the west leg of the azure blue of Palm Jumeirah. Aside from the 391 rooms and suites overlooking the calm Arabian Gulf, the Fairmont also offers 12 soulful dining experiences, a private white-sand beach, eight pools, and an award-winning Willow Stream spa to make anyone’s staycation dreams come true. Its easy access to the monorail, which is minutes away from the Nakheel Mall and Aquaventure Water Park ensures there is always plenty to do. However, the pièce de résistance of this hotel is that it not only offers the tranquility craved by couples or solo travelers but also offers an in-house kids club for families looking for fun activities with their children.
Stylish Eats: Fairmont is equipped with some of the most delightful restaurants that range the entire culinary spectrum: From Arabic restaurant Al Magheeb offering oud players and belly dancers next to the beach to an all Asian fare at Boldly Asian with the menu including Korean stir-fry, and an eclectic spread of Chinese baos.
Suite Talk: All 391 rooms and suites in the 14-story Fairmont offer unparalleled views of the Arabian Gulf, calming breeze, and inimitable views of the city’s skyline while also offering rooms with beige marble and wooden mashrabiya lattice paneling to bring together the modern Arabian architecture with style.
Insider’s Tip: The hotel offers an exclusive health and fitness membership, ReConnect – A Leisure Club, that gives you access to the spa (complete with food and beverage discounts), all eight pools, private beach, gym, as well as special seasonal offers easily tweaked to meet every guest’s unique needs.
Vogue Verdict: A serene oasis in the heart of blue Palm Jumeirah with unparalleled service and luxurious comfort.