This sprawling beachfront hotel in a striking building with a wavelike shape
overlooks the Arabian Gulf and is 6 km from the indoor ski resort Ski Dubai at
the Mall of the Emirates.
Upscale rooms with gulf views range from modern to muted and feature
floor-to-ceiling windows, free Wi-Fi and high-end toiletries. All offer
flat-screens, iPod docks, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms and suites
add balconies and seating areas. Luxe villas have 18-carat gold plated
Amenities include 6 pools, and 20 restaurants and bars, including an Italian
eatery by chef Jamie Oliver. There's also a private beach, a dive centre, a spa
and a gym.