Atlantis, the Palm is an exceptionally created hotel resort on the man made Jumeirah island in Dubai. The resort was opened to the public on 24 Sept, 2008. The magnificent architecture of this resort was made possible by the joint efforts of Istithmar PSJC and Kerzner International Limited. There is a total of 1539 rooms and the building consists of two towers which are linked by a bridge. This hotel is connected to the main part of Palm Jumeirah islands by two monorail stations. This resort has a wide range of attractions including 40 acres of Aquaventure theme water park, a conference center measuring 45,000 sq meters and 1,900 sq feet of retail space.
The most popular and best part of the resort is Dolphin Bay where people can swim with and interact with dolphins. There is also a 11 million liter aquarium in which resides a young female white shark named Sammy. There is a fantasy area created with the Lost Chambers Aquarium which reminisces of the ruins of Atlantis which is a mysterious land lost for a thousand years beneath the sea. You can get your pictures clicked with about 64,000 marine animals which makes for an unbelievable setting. Here you can explore the underwater mazes and tunnels of the lost civilization of Atlantis while coming across sharks, eels, seahorses, and piranhas. The Atlantis is well known for the more than 20 marine life exhibits which include a touch tank and an interactive aquatheater show.
Atlantis the Palm, Dubai also has a massive swimming pool, health club and places to visit.
If you are an underwater buff then you can enjoy diving at the Atlantis dive center which is a PADI-5 star accredited dive center on the Palm Jumeirah island. You can enjoy the artificial reefs, shipwrecks in the ocean off Dubai and also dive to the exceptional Musandam. This is also a place where you can learn and perfect your diving skills. If you simply want to laze on the beach there is more than 1.4 km of it where you can enjoy sports like volleyball and football matches. You can rejuvenate your senses at the ShuiQi spa where you can pamper yourself amidst the awe inspiring and serene ocean surroundings. This spa occupies two floors in the Royal towers of Atlantis. Here there is a range of treatments, bathing options and traditional and water therapies.
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Among the other activities you can also take tennis lessons from a certified tennis professional on three hard surface courts which are located near the Zero entry pool on the western border of the resort. For the adventurous souls there are the helicopter tours offered in cooperation with Alpha tours. On these flights you can watch the breathtaking skyline of Dubai. When you are in Dubai, be sure to do these activities at Atlantis.
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