A blissful tropical climate softened by Atlantic trade winds, pinkish-white, sugar-soft beaches, fabulous scuba diving, and laid-back catamaran cruises… These are just some of the fabulous experiences to be savoured in one of the Caribbean’s most popular and welcoming destinations - Barbados.
Atlantis The Royal : The highlights
This distinctive, ultra-luxury resort stands out in many ways. Among them are its stylish contemporary rooms, suites and signature penthouses, which include a whole array of connecting options for families and groups – making this stunning new property ideal for multigenerational holidays and getaways with friends. You can even privatise an entire floor if you wish!
Where to Stay at Atlantis The Royal
Accommodation in the 43-storey resort features hand-sculpted textures, bespoke amenities by Graff and Frette, hand-stitched Hypnos mattresses and fabulous views. The choice includes 44 suites that come complete with private pools where guests can ‘swim in the sky’. There are also Royal Club rooms with access to two exclusive lounges (one adult-only) serving afternoon tea and evening drinks, plus butler service.
Atlantis The Royal’s signature penthouses are truly iconic, with expansive private terraces with sparkling infinity pools, dining rooms, hand-crafted décor, bespoke Hermès amenities and personal butlers. The one-bedroom, duplex Skyscape Penthouse includes an alfresco kitchen and dining area, while the Horizon penthouse – also one-bedroom –exudes a sense of Hollywood glamour with its Art Deco inspired bar.
At the resort’s highest point, the two-bedroom Panoramic Penthouse has a wraparound terrace for the best views in Dubai – of the sunset, the Arabian Sea, Palm Island and the Dubai Skyline. And last but certainly not least, connecting the two sides of the iconic building is the bi-level Royal Mansion with its four bedrooms (sleeping up to nine adults and four children), regal private foyer with 100-year-old olive trees, entertainment room, library, bar and 12-seater dining area for in-suite celebrity-chef dining.
What to Do at Atlantis The Royal
Staying at this wonderful property gives you access to all of the fabulous amenities of its iconic sister Atlantis, The Palm – including the Aquaventure Waterpark (the world’s largest, with its own Watersports Beach Hut offering non-motorised and motorised aquatic sports), the Lost Chambers Aquarium and a superlative kids’ club.
But it also ramps things up a notch with its own 90m infinity sky pool, an out-of-this-world spa and wellness facilities including the unique Hammam Sensorium, and a full 2km of beachfront. There’s even one one of the of the world’s most spectacular fountains, Skyblaze Fountain, which puts on fire and water shows with jets rising 28m into the air.
Where to Eat at Atlantis the Royal
The resort’s insistence on providing unparalleled experiences extends to its dining. Expect celebrity-chef venues that count among the most exciting restaurants in all Dubai, including Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, where the Michelin-starred British chef famed for his molecular gastronomy presents cutting-edge takes on historic British cuisine dating back as far as the 1300s, and Nobu by the Beach, the world’s first daytime poolside and beach restaurant by the iconic Japanese Peruvian chef, serving his classics outdoors by a private pool and beach with cabanas.
Estiatorio Milos, an outpost of one of the world’s top Mediterranean seafood restaurants, offers high-end Hellenic food by super-chef Costas Spiliadis, while La Mar by Gastón Acurio is an experimental Peruvian restaurant cuisine. You can also feast on Spanish sharing plates including signature tapas, paella and fine cheeses at Jaleo Dubai by José Andrés – the world’s only chef with two Michelin-star restaurants and four Bib Gourmands – and delicious Persian cuisine in the debut restaurant of award-winning TV chef and cookbook author Ariana Bundy.
To book your holiday at the stunning new Atlantis The Royal with full financial protection, call your Travel Counsellor today.
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