Awarded 2010’s Middle East's Leading Water Park by the World Travel Awards
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (PRWEB) May 21, 2011
Slip and slide through the world of AQUAVENTURE, with unlimited complimentary access to the region’s largest water park as a hotel guest. Awarded 2010’s Middle East's Leading Water Park by the World Travel Awards, this one-of-a-kind water park brings you thrilling and awe-inspiring water rides and slides and non-stop splashing fun as the signature elements of the 17 hectare AQUAVENTURE. With 18 million litres of fresh water used to power seven thrilling waterslides, a 2.3 kilometre river ride with tidal waves and pools, water rapids and white water chargers, AQUAVENTURE is the ultimate place for fun and excitement!
Discover 65,000 unique marine life in the mysterious underwater world of The Lost Chambers which includes over 20 marine habitats. Hotel guests are privileged to learn and explore the Lost City of Atlantis with unlimited complimentary access to The Lost Chambers. Guests travel through mazes of underground tunnels and passageways bringing them into close contact with the advanced inventions of the ancient Atlanteans. Touch tanks filled with starfish and pencil urchins, both found in local Arabian waters, and horse shoe crabs, the spiders of the sea, allow guests to touch, feel, interact and learn about sea life. Special exhibits are dedicated to different sea creatures, such as the delicate Moon Jellyfish, busy lobster and glittery anchovies – each fascinating to watch and with a story to tell.
Every Tuesday, enjoy Arabic hospitality in the Arabian Family Nights from 7pm to 10pm. As guests enter The Lost Chambers, they are greeted with refreshing rosewater and welcomed with the warm scents of Arabic Oud. Guests can explore an extraordinary aquatic world through the ancient corridors of the lost city of Atlantis. Arabic coffee and dates are served throughout the evening and a themed Lost Chambers colouring and activity book is given to kids at the end of their journey. Navigators will be on hand to share their wealth of knowledge on the myth and animals encountered throughout the journey of The Lost Chambers.
Have a once in a lifetime experience at Dolphin Bay-the option of the Dolphin Encounter, Dolphin Adventure and Royal Swim, gives swimmers and non-swimmers an opportunity to get up-close and personal with the dolphins! Spanning 4.5 hectares, this state-of-the-art dolphin education and conservation centre boasts an unparalleled habitat. Enjoy preferential rates for the Dolphin Encounter (shallow water interaction) experience as a hotel guest when the summer offer is booked, starting from AED 550 per person, from 9 May to 30 June 2011 and from AED 495 per person, from 1 July to 30 September 2011. Non hotel guests enjoy a summer rate of AED 595 per person including a complimentary day access to Aquaventure.
Capture treasured memories at Dolphin Bay when you experience Dolphin Photo Fun. This programme is suitable for all ages and provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to kiss a dolphin while being captured on camera! Resort guests enjoy preferential rates of AED 265 per person and receive one complimentary photograph. For non hotel guests, enjoy Dolphin Photo Fun at AED 425 per person including complimentary access to Aquaventure.
After a long day of fun-filled activities and adventure, enjoy a culinary journey around the 17 restaurants available at Atlantis, The Palm - from the award-winning restaurants- Nobu, Ronda Locatelli, Ossiano and Rostang, the French Brasserie to the sumptuous steakhouse Seafire and traditional Arabic restaurant Levantine. Whatever your taste is, Atlantis has the dining experience to suit every occasion.
Emirates NBD Visa cardholders get to enjoy 25% discount off on all food and beverage at all Atlantis dining outlets from 1 June to 30 September 2011.
The Atlantis Kids Club (3 – 12 years) offers a daily supervised activity programme with a focus on adventure, fun and exploration through group play. Children unlock imagination’s door and discover the many wonderful secrets of AKC. Be a pirate, an animator or even a mad scientist! Experience the command centre with the latest video games, tackle the two climbing walls, watch a movie underwater or create an arts and crafts masterpiece. With morning, afternoon and evening sessions; everyday is an adventure at AKC! For the Summer, kids staying at Atlantis ages 3 to 12 years old are treated to one complimentary afternoon session per stay, from 2.00pm to 6.00pm.
Plus, the Atlantis Kids Club is bringing more fun and adventure this summer with two action packed Summer Camps! Kids aged 8 to 12 years can participate in the 5 day Atlantis Aqua Camp where they get to go behind-the-scenes and learn about the vast marine life living in Atlantis. Priced at AED 2500 per child, this camp will be sure to entertain and inspire as they have a splashing good time with the marine mammal friends of Atlantis and even try their hand at Scuba diving with our Padi Certified Dive Centre. So be prepared to get wet! Atlantis Adventure Camp, priced at AED 1500 per child offers kids aged 3 to 12 years the chance to participate in an action-packed 5 day programme that will be filled with exciting activities and adventures! From making pizza at Ronda Locatelli and seeing if you are the next Pizzaiolo, to creating works of art out of sand or even spending time in Aquaventure, a water world of over 18 million litres of water, kids are sure to find fun and adventure around every corner during this camp. For our youngest guests (children under 3), Atlantis offers a full range of professional nannies equipped with endless activities to assist with in room care.
Club Rush caters to teens by offering the ultimate hang out experience. Teens (ages 13 – 18years old) will have an opportunity to escape to a fully supervised 'No Kids or Adults' environment. Atlantis recognizes the importance of treating teenagers as young adults so an entire part of the resort provides a haven for them to socialize in – a first in Dubai. They can watch movies on the big screen, grab a snack or smoothie from the bar, make use of the latest games and consoles, stay connected in the internet lounge, or listen to the latest tunes while dancing the night away. With an international crew of counselors to keep teens busy throughout the day; it’s the perfect place to chill out, recharge and make new friends. For the Summer, teens staying at Atlantis ages 13 to 18 years old are treated to one complimentary Early Rush admission per stay, from 2.00pm to 6.00pm.
New this summer are the “AAA” Summer camps at Club Rush offering summer programmes and workshops. Priced at AED 1500 each, the AAA camps offer something for every teen, a great way to beat the heat and a chance to make new friends! Camp Aqua will involve all things water; the Junior Lifeguard Training, Padi Dive Centre Experiences and Aquaventure visits allow teens to make a splash during the summer months. With so many culinary delights to experience at Atlantis, Camp Appetite gives foodie teens the chance to create some food masterpieces of their own under the watchful eye of some of our resident chefs. Need excitement? Camp Adventure is the chance to have Atlantis as your playground! Sports, photography and learning some DJ ‘spinning’ skills are just a few of the items on the agenda!
ShuiQi Spa & Fitness presents a memorable experience, awakening the senses in an awe-inspiring and serene water surrounding. Set over two magnificent floors within the Royal Towers of Atlantis, ShuiQi provides a sublime range of exclusive treatments, bathing options, traditional and water therapies. Walk the earth hue natural stone steps along streaming water pathways to one of the 27 treatment rooms or discover the secluded Royal Spa Suite. Each guest is welcomed warmly and guided into a tranquil place of serenity, opulence and pure indulgence.
If you looking to tone your body for summer, the Super Detox Treatment Ultimate Ionithermie will work on the thighs and tummy to combat cellulite and firm the skin. Results are visible after one session, with sleeker contours, smoother, firmer and tighter skin and a reduction in the appearance of cellulite. This treatment is priced at AED 475 and lasts for 90 minutes. While, the one hour Purifying Seaweed Wrap, offers a detoxifying, slimming and energy boosting treatment and the envelopment begins with a gentle massage of Luminary Powder and warm Botanical Body Milk to boost circulation. A natural seaweed wrap will kick start and maintain the elimination of toxins and waste, with Intensive Draining essential oils of cinnamon, cedar, Turkish rosemary and ginger to help stimulate the venous circulation and promote elimination of toxins. The essential body treatment, to support a detox or weight management program is priced at AED 420. If you are looking at targeting cellulite and local water retention and to help stimulate the senses and refine your silhouette, you can opt for the one hour Shiseido Body Sculpting treatment priced at AED 650 or the indulgent two and a half hours Shiseido Sculpting Bathing Ceremony priced at AED 1320.
One can only fully experience Atlantis when they stay overnight and discover the many attractions, exciting activities and the superb dining options. Whatever experience you’re looking for, enjoy a truly memorable holiday at Atlantis, The Palm.
To avoid disappointment, reserve your room early at atlantisthepalm.com or by calling +971 4 426 1000 and quote “Atlantis Summer” to enjoy the best of summer at Atlantis, The Palm.
¹Please note that the AED 895 rate is for room only, per room, per night and does not include service and authority fees. Valid for stays from 8 May to 30 September 2011 only.
Ashley McBain, Kerzner International
+ 971 4 426 0325
Amanda Chong, Atlantis, The Palm
+971 4 426 0390
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About Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai Atlantis, The Palm is a 1,539 room, ocean-themed destination resort located at the centre of the crescent of the man-made Palm Island in Dubai. This US$1.5 billion joint venture project was developed with Dubai Government owned, Istithmar. Opened in September 2008, the resort utilises the 46 hectares site with 17 hectares of water park amusement, further marine and entertainment attractions and a collection of some of the most renowned restaurants including Nobu, Ronda Locatelli, Ossiano and Rostang-The French Brasserie. Atlantis, The Palm offers an unprecedented entertainment centre, an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops and extensive meeting and convention facilities. It is home to one of the largest open-air marine habitats in the world, with some 65,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays including The Lost Chambers, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis.
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