Raffles the Palm Dubai officially welcomes guests to discover UAE’s Majestic new luxury resort
Raffles The Palm Dubai, the palatial luxury beachfront resort on the Palm Jumeirah’s West Crescent, will officially welcome guests from October 1, 2021
The landmark property, Raffles' second in the city and its first in the Middle East, opens its doors at the start of Dubai's winter vacation season and is an opulent and eagerly awaited addition to the city's lifestyle, dining, and hotel scene.
The destination resort will represent the very best of the iconic Raffles brand, with sophisticated accommodation, spectacular dining experiences, and lavish amenities such as a stunning 500-metre private beach and the award-winning Parisian Cinq Mondes Spa, which features 23 treatment rooms, two private spa suites, and an indoor swimming pool. The spa is a haven of well-being and bliss, offering complete rejuvenation for body and mind through an immersive and world-class selection of beauty treatments, massages, and more, with guests also invited to explore a yoga studio, two traditional hammams, and a fully equipped gym during their stay.
Raffles The Palm Dubai offers elegantly styled rooms and spacious suites with stunning antique furnishings, each with a balcony or terrace and uninterrupted views, as well as a collection of private villas.
“It’s with pride that we announce the official opening of Raffles The Palm Dubai, Raffles’ newest luxury resort in the UAE. The five-star property invites guests to discover one of the world’s most exciting destinations through the gracious lens of a Raffles resort. Raffles The Palm Dubai will ensure that every stay is exceptional with everyone arriving as a guest, leaving as a friend and returning as a family” said, Ayman Gharib, Managing Director of Raffles The Palm Dubai
The resort's 389 rooms range in size from 61 square metres to 203 square metres and include Deluxe and Premier Ocean Rooms, Premium Club Palm and Premium Club Terrace Rooms. Guests and families in need of more space can choose from Duplex Suites, Signature Ocean Suites, Premier One-Bedroom Palm Suites, Raffles Presidential Suites, and Raffles Royal Suites, which range in size from 100 square metres to 750 square metres. All of the rooms and suites have views of the Arabian Gulf or the Dubai skyline.
Raffles The Palm Dubai also has a collection of villas, each of which captures the grandeur of the resort. With sizes ranging from 950 square metres to 1,050 square metres, the Raffles Royal Villas and Raffles Imperial Villas provide an exceptional accommodation experience. Each of the four-bedroom villas offers discreet indulgence and is located near the shoreline, with easy access to a pristine private beach and lush gardens. Their interiors include high ceilings, a spa, and a private swimming pool.
The classic furnishings at the resort highlight the resort's status as a majestic retreat crafted by masters. Guests will appreciate the 70,000 pieces of furniture from Francesco Molon's traditional Italian ateliers, as well as the more than 6,000 Swarovski Crystal chandeliers. Highly skilled artisans used real gold and silver leaf to add the finishing touches to each guest room, while specialist stonemasons shaped the imported Portuguese marble. The resort's fine furnishings are cared for by a highly trained in-house 'furniture master,' who works around the clock to ensure every detail is perfect, polished, and shining at all times.
Every person who checks into Raffles The Palm Dubai will be treated as a VIP and will have access to Raffles' renowned 24-hour personalised butler service. Butlers are always available when needed and attend to each guest's every need. Raffles butlers, who are experts on what the city has to offer, also serve as concierges, unlocking unique experiences and destination surprises.
Raffles The Palm is Dubai's newest must-see dining destination. Due to unique dining concepts serving a mix of international and regional favourites, Dubai's selection of restaurants and eateries will elevate the city's culinary scene. Le Jardin, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serves sensational dishes in a regal setting with an outdoor terrace overlooking the property's lush gardens and the Palm Jumeirah. A team of expertly trained chefs will prepare an exquisite fusion menu of contemporary Japanese and Italian food, known as Itameshi, at Matagi.
SOLA, Raffles The Palm Dubai's Jazz Lounge, offers a wonderful selection of food and drinks while watching acclaimed artists perform live jazz throughout the week. Raffles Patisserie will serve high-end and classic French and Italian pastries, as well as freshly baked bread. Classic French and Italian pastries, as well as freshly baked bread, are available. The Patisserie, led by Gianluca Guinzoni, who trained at COVA, one of the oldest Italian culinary institutions, is a must-see for all guests and visitors.
Raffles Club Lounge, available to guests staying in Club Rooms and Suites, will delight diners with 360-degree views of the Dubai skyline, ideal for enjoying a delicious ‘Aperitivo' menu of food and drinks served daily at sunset. Guests can also order from a specially prepared four-course menu, which is available daily for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 'Aperitivo,' and dinner. The Raffles Club Lounge also provides private check-in and live entertainment.
Batuhan Piatti, a charismatic Turkish and Italian Culinary Director will delight the senses with a sophisticated menu of seafood dishes at PIATTI, a vibrant and elegant beach restaurant. At Blüthner Hall, guests can also enjoy a legendary afternoon tea fit for royalty, with the majestic atmosphere complemented by a bespoke Blüthner Louis XIV Grand Piano.
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