The Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi is one of the finest hotels in the region, and it is second amongst the world’s seven-star hotels. It is one of the most expensive hotels ever built and boasts of magnificent golden domes, pearl and crystal interiors and water fountains. There are a number of stunning features about the hotel; the interior is decorated with two large handmade wall carpets, which provides a splendid visual image of the magnitude of the palace. Apart from that, the pools, restaurants and cafes are beautifully structured and built to give you a feeling of being within an opulent Middle Eastern palace.
There are over twenty different locations featuring the finest cuisine for dedicated foodies to sample in the hotel. The buffets attract most of the visitors, especially the international buffet. The lounges and cafes also provide delicious food and refreshing beverages. The hotel is often fully booked, so you should make reservations if you want to eat at any of the restaurants at the hotel. Other major attractions in the Emirates Palace are the expansive spas and swimming pools. They are ideal for the travel-weary guests, and the spa treatments and the outdoor areas around the pool are sure to comfort, soothe and furnish all guests with some superb rest and rejuvenation outlets. One can even opt for playing tennis or indulge in the many water sports available at the Palace. Sailing, snorkeling, windsurfing, water skiing and Sea Kayaking are some of the activities available. You will need to make advanced booking if you want to use the many facilities at this exclusive hotel.
The hotel is beautifully landscaped and it is worth taking a stroll across the gardens after a sumptuous meal at the Palace. The hotel luxuriantly sprawls over an extensive area that gives you a true feeling of the height of luxury that adorns the United Arab Emirates. Whilst the Emirates Palace is a great hotel to visit and dine in, there are other villas in Abu Dhabi which offer elegant accommodation options for the modern traveller. If a quality spa resort Abu Dhabi is what you crave for some ample relaxation, check out Anantara Al Yamm since it is close to most of the cities’ attractions and it includes some comfortable and well-appointed rooms.
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and hopes to visit them all someday. Google+