25 May '11, 11pm

Atlantis, The Palm gets social!

Atlantis, The Palm is a hotel and resort that we first mentioned on A Luxury Travel Blog back in 2007 when the area was still a construction site. It opened at the back end of the following year to a lavish $35 million party and incredible $1.5 billion firework display . Now, almost three years on, the 1,539 room hotel is of course more than just an established Dubai hotel. It’s an ocean-themed destination resort at the heart of one of Dubai’s most prestigious developments – Palm Island in Dubai. It covers an area of 46 hectares (17 of which make up the resort’s own water park) and includes an entertainment centre, boutique shops, convention facilities and dining options backed by the likes of Nobu, Giorgio Locatelli, Santi Santamaria and Michel Rostang, not to mention one of the largest open-air marine habitats in the world, with some 65,000 marine animals in lagoons and ...

Full article: http://www.aluxurytravelblog.com/2011/05/26/atlantis-the-...

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