Marriott Opens its First Ever Resort in Dubai at Palm Island

December 20, 2022

Marriott Hotels has announced its first ever hotel opening in the United Arab Emirates with the launch of Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Dubai.

Tucked away along the pristine golden West Beach of an idyllic island, the beachside haven is a paradise for those seeking an escape from their everyday lives. Spread over an expansive 75,000 square feet of white sand seafront, it offers a variety of activities and amenities that are sure to please any traveler.

"As one of the world’s most lively leisure destinations and a hub for business travelers, Dubai is an ideal location for a flagship Marriott Hotels property,” said Drew Iddings, Vice President and Global Brand Leader, Marriott Hotels. “With the opening of this resort, we continue to live our legacy of wonderful hospitality, and build momentum for the brand’s evolution and modern appeal that is tailormade for our guests to empower their every pursuit.”

The 608 contemporary guestrooms and suites of the resort boast breathtaking ocean views from floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies, allowing guests to fully immerse themselves in the peaceful ambience of the beach scenery. Every room is equipped with every comfort imaginable, ensuring a truly luxurious stay.

A pillow menu offers a selection of pillows to suit every preference, and mood lighting allows you to set the perfect ambiance for your stay. Additionally, guests can relax in spacious bathtubs with large windows overlooking the beachfront. 

With an eclectic mix of new-to-the-region global restaurant brands, born-in-the-UAE concepts, and signature Marriott Hotel offerings, the resort’s 10 dining venues bring flavors, influences, and ideas from Japan, Peru, Italy, Korea, and the Levant.

  • Rustic, contemporary-chic trattoria Cucina fuses old-school Italian charm with a modern edge serving handmade pasta.
  • Ice cream parlor Gelateria by Cucina serves a rainbow array of silky, tantalizingly flavored gelato.
  • All-day dining venue Levantera offers a menu richly influenced by Mediterranean cuisines and is the ideal destination for families with a designated kids buffet, along with an overall focus on health and produce sourced from local farms.
  • American, Caribbean, and Latino-inspired concept MYAMI Pool Bar & Lounge serves mixologist-made cocktails and light bites with a swim-up bar and a glamorous South Beach Miami mood.
  • Popular beach restaurant Señor Pico stays true to its San Francisco roots serving up fuss-free American-Mexican comfort food and craft drinks.
  • An oasis of calm, the Lobby Lounge – situated in the Greatroom – invites guests to settle down to work or switch off and relax. Guests can enjoy the resort’s signature tea and coffee experience, exquisite cakes, fresh-from-the-oven pastries, and mouth-watering desserts including chocolate ravioli.
  • Opening next year, beachside spot Bal Harbour Beach with scenic marina views will be an ideal place to enjoy a light meal and tropical drinks while lounging in the sun.
  • Above Eleven will make its first foray outside of Asia in early 2023. Bringing a unique blend of Peruvian spirit, Japanese precision, and effortless New York soul, the restaurant’s sprawling open-air rooftop location and panoramic skyline views will set the tone for sundowners and after-dark vibes.
  • Expected to open in 2023, the resort’s flagship restaurant Smoki Moto Dubai will be the first high-end Korean steakhouse in the city.
  • The resort’s tenth venue is expected to be unveiled in the new year and will bring a high-end, multi-award-winning restaurant to the city.
  • Marriott Hotels' M Club is a luxury lounge specially designed for guests who are staying in an M Club room or suite. At any time of the day, guests can be indulged with the exclusive experience of panoramic views, along with complimentary refreshments, breakfast, and light bites that are made available to them.

    Furthermore, in the evening, guests can enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a signature cocktail hour in this luxurious lounge. Whether you are looking to recharge, connect with others, or refocus your energy, M Club provides an ideal space to do so. 

    For more information and booking go HERE.

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