Staycation Season: Why This Luxurious Dubai Resort Should Be On Your Radar

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Book the getaway of dreams mere moments from the city, thanks to this ultra-luxurious beachside resort

If you are staying put in the UAE for summer, chances are you have a long, ever-growing list of five-star resorts to check into this staycation season. At the top of that list should be Sofitel Dubai The Palm, whose ultra-luxurious new offering has all the summer essentials covered (and then some).

The Signature Collection is the latest addition to the beachside resort’s accommodation roster and includes bespoke suites and villas that provide the utmost privacy. For short-time visitors, retreat to the spacious Signature Palm Suites, which come equipped with a living room and dining area as well as an expansive terrace and extra-large standalone bathtub lined with L’Occitane amenities. The suite’s interiors transport guests to a European getaway sans jet-lag, as it seamlessly blends the soothing seaside palette of the French Riviera with a modern touch that ticks all luxury traveller’s boxes. If you are planning an escape with the family then any of the extravagant villas will work a treat – the four-bedroom Riviera Villa, for instance, boasts an infinity pool, jacuzzi, rooftop terrace and private entrance as well as a high-tech cinema should you need to beat the heat. The icing on the proverbial cake? All Signature Collection stays also provide guests with a personal butler that is on-hand 24/7 to ensure every whim is catered to.

One of the bespoke experiences offered for Signature Collection guests are sunrise and sunset rituals which are perfect for couples looking to soak up some quality time this summer – begin the day with an impressive breakfast spread served in the comfort of your dining room and wind down after a day spent poolside with sundowners and bites on your private terrace overlooking the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s glittering skyline. Aiming to impress your loved one? Whip up a cocktail yourself courtesy of the in-suite maxi bar, which provides ingredients and recipe cards to help you kickstart your budding bartending hobby. Boost your staycation further with a lavish bath ritual (complete with petals and sparkling) and a candlelit dinner.

Signature Collection – Lifestyle

Top up your tan at any of the resort’s six pools and pristine beaches or spend the day at the Sofitel SPA with L’Occitane or the Sofitel Fitness centre (if you are so inclined) thanks to exclusive access. Sofitel Dubai The Palm is home to six restaurants and five bars and lounges, ensuring you never need to stray far; look to the award-winning Moana for Latin American-inspired seafood, Olivier’s for sweet treats and an indulgent afternoon tea and resident-adored Porterhouse for expertly cooked steaks.

The resort is celebrating 60 years of Sofitel this year and UAE-based French artist Azaïdé is joining the celebrations by unveiling her exclusive art piece. Lil Hasna is inspired by Sofitel Dubai The Palm and Sofitel’s diamond jubilee and brings the essence of the surrounds to life through the award-winning artist’s signature style. Book now

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