Where: SLS Dubai
The Lowdown: If floating on a pool surrounded by Dubai’s skyline and the Dubai Creek sounds like the ideal getaway, SLS Dubai is where you should be. The picturesque view is no surprise; located in Dubai’s Downtown district, SLS Dubai is a 75-story tower, making it among the tallest hotels and residences in the country. The hotel is home to 254 expertly designed rooms, 371 residential units, and 321 hotel apartments suiting the staycation plans of anyone looking to make memories in stylish comfort.
Stylish Eats: The ground atrium features an express elevator that transports you to the Sky Lobby on the 71st floor, offering breathtaking views. Floor-to-ceiling windows and a grand marble bar highlight S Bar, a lounge area where the menu is carefully divided between healthy and decadent options. The SLS Dubai is also home to Fi’lia, a restaurant with a fully female-led team. Its artisanal Italian-Mediterranean menu takes inspiration from recipes and culinary wisdom handed down from one generation to the next, cooked with the freshest Italian ingredients. Head to Dario Cecchini’ Carna for supreme cuts of the finest meat with a focus on natural, fresh ingredients, primarily protecting the art of butchery, whereby all cuts of meat are used for consumption and nothing is wasted.
Suite Talk: The lilac and violet-hued rooms have been designed by award-winning architects at Aedas and interior designer Paul Bishop. Guaranteeing privacy and discretion, each room has its own terrace overlooking the bustling city, and is complete with high-end appliances, oak-veneered spacious wardrobes, and LED-lit washrooms.
Insider’s Tip: Privilege, a lounge and nightlife venue true to its name, has the privilege of sitting on the highest floor and features two infinity pools with unobstructed views of Dubai. The location is also home to the iconic SLS brand duck, placing it at the top of Dubai’s most Instagram-worthy destinations. In addition, promising a sensory experience, 12 Chairs is a caviar bar that showcases the very best of caviar exclusively reserved for a few select guests. To unwind, visit Ciel Spa, which promises an exceptional relaxation experience with various treatments to suit your needs.
Vogue Verdict: The place to be for a no-fuss, all luxury getaway with breathtaking views of Dubai.