Where: Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf, Madinat Jumeirah
The Lowdown: Located in the plush locale of Madinat Jumeirah, these exquisite summerhouses are ideal for a family staycation. Prettty much everything you need is just a short walk away, including Souk Madinat Jumeirah that features over 80 shops, Talise spa and the fitness center. This resort also provides unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark, perfect for families or adventure seekers.
Stylish Eats: Your culinary journey at Dar Al Masyaf begins on an abra that sails through the “peninsula” to take you to your eatery of choice. Whether you’re craving some Mediterranean classics or perhaps some continental cuisine, there are 40 world-class restaurants to choose from, each offering a distinct theme and ambiance. The closest to Dar Al Masyaf are Pai Thai, The Hide, and Al Hambra.
Pai Thai – Overlooking Madinat’s serene waterways, this award-winning restaurant offers some of the finest Thai food in town.
The Hide – This North American food-stop is ideal for a cheat-day meal. From mouth-watering Wagyu burgers to delicious desserts, the menu also offers an extensive selection of cocktails. The eatery entertains their guests with a live cooking station that compliments their urban vibe and rustic decor.
Al Hambra – Known as the little Spain in the Heart of Dubai, Al Hambra delivers authentic Spanish flavors. The most popular dishes include zingy gazpacho, chorizo Frito, calamari rings, king prawns, and their popular chicken and rabbit paella.
Suite Talk: Dar Al Masyaf offers two types of villas: Gulf and Arabian, comprised within 29 clusters. Every villa offers 11 luxurious rooms, each with their own personal butler and discreet in-suite check-in service. Dar Al Masyaf ensures to facilitate every guest in the comfort of their villa, hence the traditional Arabian courtyard and private pool is in the center of each cluster.
Insider’s Tip: Each summerhouse comes with a cosy meeting place called the Majlis. Head over to the Majlis between 6pm and 8pm every day to enjoy complimentary sundowners and snacks. They call it the “Happy Two Hours at Home”.
Vogue Verdict: Located in the midst of a tranquil paradise, these intimate summerhouses promise a homely and relaxing getaway for families and couples.