With a private sandy beach and 5-star amenities, Atlantis is the first ever resort to be built on the Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai. Offering mesmerizing views of the Arabian Gulf and being themed on the myth of Atlantis, this resort inculcates a few distinct Arabian elements. Providing unique features such as an underwater aquarium and swimming with dolphin opportunities, Palm Atlantis is surely one of the world’s most popular attraction destination for tourists.
Palm Atlantis is home to some of the world’s best adventure parks and aquariums. The Aquaventure Park is the largest waterpark in the middle east. Moreover, The Lost Chambers Aquarium is also a must watch one for all visitors. As far as resorts are concerned, Palm Atlantis has some of the best lavish resorts in Dubai. With pink palatial structures, soaring turrets and an Arabian archway, the look of the resorts are itself fascinating. The rooms have Arabian and oceanic style decors and feature all amenities that one requires. The views from the balcony are awe-inspiring and it adds up to the beauty of these resorts. Guests enjoy an exclusive free access to thrilling water slides in the Tower of Neptune and the Tower of Poseidon. There is also a private water playground for kids which features some adventurous water adventures for younger ones.
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Things to do at Palm Island
There are a hell lot of water sports and adventure filled rides that would get your adrenaline pumped. Let’s have a look at some of these.
The Aqaventure waterpark is the center of attraction of the Atlantis Palm. This award-winning waterpark has some serious water slides which are assuredly not for the weak-hearted. The 98-feet mega waterslide would give you goosebumps each time it plummets you in a near-vertical fashion at jaw-dropping speeds. It shooting you through clear acrylic tubes which are surrounded by the world’s deadliest mammals- sharks and rays.
2. Ambassador lagoon
Explore the Lost City of Atlantis while you dive through its depths through the Atlantis Aquatrek in Ambassador Lagoon. Discover the exclusive marine life which includes over 65000 marine animal species.
3. Sea Lion Point
Watch these cute little animals in action performing some aquatic stunts. Sea lion point is a lagoon which is exclusively home to sea lions. Through an interactive session, you would be able to know more about these cute creatures, and even greet them while they greet you back in their own style.
4. Helicopter tour
Get an over-head glorious view of Atlantis and even Dubai’s man-made islands and resorts. The stunning views are breath-taking and will surely create an unforgettable memory.
5. Ayamna Restaurant
Why leave out exquisite cuisine in between your adventures and thrills. The ambience and Lebanese cuisine at Ayamna restaurant would surely blow your minds off. The signature dish (which is a must try) is deep-fried and marinated zaatar prawns wrapped in kunafa dough with tahini sauce. This masterpiece is prepared by Chef Ali Bourji.
6. ShuiQi Spa- Atlantis
With over 27 treatment rooms and a diverse range of world-class massages, your body will thank yourself when you visit this spa after all the thrill and adventure. The different types of therapeutics, massages and treatments, not only rejuvenates your soul but also helps improve flexibility and balance.
7. Underwater Signature Suite
Explore the lavish side of Atlantis while you enter the underwater signature suite. Offering insane luxurious bedrooms and suites with views of the Ambassador Lagoon (which houses over 65000 marine species), a private lift, 24-carat gold-flecked soap, 24/7 butler service and a personal spa bath, the underwater signature suite takes comfort and luxury to a whole new level.
8. Enjoy and Relax on Private beaches and Exclusive Pools
With a 1.4 km coastline, Atlantis the palm offers some exclusive pristine sand beaches and exotic pools with an array of watersports and activities. However, you can sleep, enjoy and relax at the beaches or indulge yourself in breath-taking watersports. The hotel is also accommodated with 2 stunning swimming pools where you can un-wind in pure luxury and enjoy your time.
9. Swim with Sharks
Want to swim with the world’s deadliest creatures? Get yourselves a specialized oxygen helmet and hover around these massive creatures. You can walk, slash or even swim among some extra-ordinary marine creatures. Kids aged above 8 years too could enjoy this awesome activity.
Tickets and Packages
Although staying at the Atlantis hotels offer exclusive free access to most watersport and adventure activities, yet some do require special passes to enter. These along with all other included activities tickets and passes information is mentioned below.
1 Day Super Pass for Adults- AED 320
1 Day Super Pass for Kids- AED 260
2 Day Mega Pass for Adults- AED 350
2 Day Mega Pass for Kids- AED 290
0-2 years of Age- Free
Dolphin Encounter at the Dolphin Bay- AED 895
Royal Swim with Dolphins- AED 1160
Dolphin Photo Fun- AED 545
Aquaventure Waterpark and Dolphin Encounter- AED 950
The Lost Chambers Aquarium
The Lost Chambers Aquarium- AED 100 (Age 12+), AED 70 (Age 3-11), Free (Age 0-2)
Behind The Scenes- AED 75 (Age 6+)
Ray Feeding- AED 175 (Age 6+)
Ultimate Snorkel- AED 260 (Age 6+)
Shark Safari- AED 315 (Age 8+)
Atlantis Aquatrek- AED 315 (Age 8+)
Dive Explorer- AED 950 (Age 10+)
Dive Discovery- AED 1150 (Age 10+)
Shark Night Dive- AED 1300 (Age 10+)
Predator Dive- AED 1850 (Age 10+)
Guided Tours in Palm Atlantis
Hover around the skies of Dubai city with the exotic Helicopter Tours that take off from Palm Atlantis. Some of these thrilling Helicopter Tours are mentioned below.
1. Pearl tour
Hover around the skies of Dubai for around 12 minutes while you head towards the world’s highest tower- Burj Khalifa and other famous landmarks in Dubai such as Atlantis the palm, Burj Al Arab and Dubai Coastline. The helicopter takes off from the Atlantis The Palm Helipad.
Sharing- AED 649 per person Private- AED 2599
2. Fun Flight Tour
The tour will fly you from Palm Atlantis to Burj Khalifa and while you hover around, you could see the Aquaventure Waterpark, the Jumeirah Beach and the World Islands from its south pole. The tour lasts for about 15 minutes.
Sharing- AED 835 per person Exclusive- AED 3340
3. City Circuit Tour
Hover from the largest man-made island to the historic heritages of Dubai. Experience and explore the beauties of Dubai while you fly over the Arabian Gulf and the World Islands. Other places covered are Burj Khalifa, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Creek, Port Rashid, Union House, Jumeirah Beach Coastline, Dubai Internet city, Jebel Ali Race Course, Emirates Living Neighborhoods, Jumeirah Lake Towers and Dubai Marina. The tour lasts 25 minutes.
Sharing- AED 1315 per person Exclusive- AED 5250
4. Lavish Loop
This 45-minute helicopter tour would take you through each favorite destination and attraction sites of Dubai. The attractions involved are Jebel Ali Port, The Palm Jebel Ali, Emirates Golf club, Montgomerie Dubai, Jebel Ali Race Course, Mall of emirates, Burj Al Arab, Jemeirah Bay Island, Sands of Kite beach, Al Safa Park, The Dubai Canal Project, Dubai Creek, Port Rashid, Wafi Mall and Dubai Frame.
Exclusive- AED 9925
5. Sensational Sixty
This sensational 60-minute hover tour will give you and in-depth view of the Dubai city from its outskirts to its world-famous attractions and manmade islands. Destinations include: The Palm Jumeirah, The World Islands, Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Bay Island, Kite Beach, Al Safa Park, The Dubai Canal project, Burj Khalifa, Sheikh Zayed Road, Port Rashid, Dubai Creek, Wafi Mall, Dubai Frame, Zabeel Park, Mall of the Emirates, Jebel Ali Race Course, Dubai Marina, Emirates Golf Club, The Montgomerie Dubai, Jebel Ali Port and The Palm Jebel Ali.
Exclusive- AED 13,500
Restaurants in Palm Atlantis
After all day long hectic adventure tours and thrilling rides, you must be craving for some good food. So, for that purpose we have listed out the top 10 restaurants to dine at while in Palm Atlantis.
Address: Ground Level, West Tower, Atlantis - Dubai - United Arab Emirates Timings: 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5. The Edge
Timings: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6. Asia Republic
Timings: 12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7. Seafire Steakhouse
Timings: 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
8. Gordon Ramsay's Bread Street Kitchen & Bar
Timings: 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM, 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
9. Hakkasan Dubai
Timings: 6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Address: Ground Level, The Avenues, Atlantis - Dubai - United Arab Emirates Timings: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Other Things to Do
Atlantis is home to the best water activities and adventure sports, and fascinating marine-life in aquariums and lagoons. You can enjoy your time at these places. Some of them are listed below.
1. Dolphin Bay
Have an encounter and spend some time swimming with one of the world’s most intelligent mammals- Dolphins. The Dolphin Bay in Atlantis offers you exclusive access to swim and interact with Dolphins. It can be enjoyed by visitors of all age groups with swimming abilities. Also, get a 15-minute orientation with a Marine Mammal Specialist.
2. Shopping to Gold ATMs
If you are staying in Atlantis, you would hardly ever require to visit other parts of Dubai for anything. From small souvenirs to exquisite collectables and antiques, Atlantis has got you all covered. There are gold bar dispensing ATM’s, high-end boutique shops and souks and exclusive shopping centres that ensure an uninterrupted holiday visit.