One of the most famous luxury hotels in Dubai, Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah is situated at the smallest archipelago of The Palm Island. The luxury resort situated at the Palm Jumeirah is based on the mythological belief of Atlantis but is also famous for retaining the Arabian elements. It has been welcoming innumerable guests ever since its inauguration in the year 2008. Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah is also famous for its jaw-dropping decor, designed and developed by a joint collaboration of Istithmar and Kerzner International Holdings Ltd. In due appreciation of the flabbergasting interior, the resort has also won many titles.
In 2008, the 23-storey resort was inaugurated with one lakh fireworks which had lasted for 15 minutes. The overall event was thoroughly broadcasted over millions of television throughout the world. The Palm was decorated with flabbergasting lightings along with 400 balconies and 716 launching pads meant for the firing of the fireworks.
The hotel consists of East and West Towers connected to each other by the Royal Suite Bridge. The towers together are known to house a total of 1539 rooms and are also facilitated with an Aquaventure Park and a Nasimi Beach where one can enjoy frequent concerts and various other events taking place.
Popular Cultures Attached
- Owing to its popularity, the resort has also been used for filming many adventure scenes. The Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah was visited for many episodes of the popular series, Amazing Race 15 and Amazing Race 28, where a total of 14 teams had participated and only one team was to win.
- In the year 2009, during the shooting of "The X- Factor", a part of the event had taken place in the Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah.
- Not just Hollywood, even in Bollywood most part of the blockbuster film of Shahrukh Khan entitled " Happy New Year" was filmed in The Palm, and a major portion had been shot in Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah.
- In the recent year of 2016, three important episodes from "The Real Housewives of Melbourne" were filmed in the resort of Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah.
Apart from this, the galleries, ceilings, staircases and every other corner is decorated with artworks from famous artists around the world. Hence, not just commoners but the celebrities too make it a point to lodge up here, whenever in Dubai.