Atlantis, The Palm

Atlantis, The Palm is the first entertainment resort destination in the region and located at the centre of the crescent of The Palm in Dubai. Opened in September 2008, the unique ocean-themed resort features a variety of marine and entertainment attractions, as well as 17 hectares of waterscape amusement at Aquaventure Waterpark, all within a 46-hectare site. It is home to one of the largest open-air marine habitats in the world, with over 65,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays including The Lost Chambers Aquarium, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis.

  • Atlantis was the first resort to open its doors on Dubai’s revolutionary manmade island, The Palm in 2008
  • The resort’s current footprint on The Palm is the size of 64 Wembley football pitches
  • Atlantis has 1,548 rooms, seven signature suites and is 22 storeys high
  • The total cost to build Atlantis was USD 1.5 billion
  • Atlantis’ signature Royal Bridge Suite measures in at 924 square metres and costs US$27,000 per night
  • The priceless Dale Chihuly sculpture in the Grand Lobby of Atlantis was created using 3,000 hand-blown pieces that were individually placed to create the 10-metre-high entry centerpiece
  • The height of highest point from ground level of Atlantis, The Palm is 120 metres
  • The front desk team check in and out over 823 guests per day
  • The bell desk manages more than 513,600 pieces of luggage every year
  • The valet team park 231,000 cars from staying and day guests every year
  • The resort welcomes guests from more than 227 different countries
  • Atlantis has 28 restaurants including three outlets by celebrity chefs, Nobu Matsuhisa, Giorgio Locatelli and Gordon Ramsay
  • The resort serves 4.4 million dining guests every year
  • Atlantis, The Palm boasts 2,200 square metres of luxury retail space and has 35 retail outlets
  • 1.5 million guests experience a marine and waterpark activity every year at Atlantis
  • The Ambassador Lagoon at Atlantis is an 11 million litre marine habitat and one of the top ten largest aquariums in the world
  • The viewing pane into the Ambassador Lagoon is 10 meters long and 70cm thick and if all the water was drained from The Ambassador Lagoon it would fill 4.5 Olympic sized swimming pools
  • The Ambassador Lagoon and The Lost Chambers Aquarium combined are home to more than 65,000 marine animals of 250 species
  • The fish that call Atlantis home are fed over 400 kilos of restaurant quality seafood daily
  • There are 21 exhibits in The Lost Chambers Aquarium that welcomes approximately 3,000 guests every week
  • Thousands of moon jellyfish are bred each year in the nursery of The Lost Chambers Aquarium, many being released back into the Arabian Gulf. Additional successful breeding programmes include sharks, rays and seahorses.
  • Aquaventure is a water playground of more than 18 million litres of water, consisting of extraordinary rides with cascades, tidal waves and rapids
  • Aquaventure is the only waterpark in Africa and the Middle East which has 700 metres of white sand beach
  • Dolphin Bay is 4.5 hectares and is home to Indo-Pacific Bottlenose dolphins that eat between 5-7 kg of fish per day
  • Sea Lion Point at Atlantis is the only Sea Lion habitat in the region. Its residents are South African Fur Seals and are cared for by a total of 45 experienced Marine Mammal Specialists
  • The Atlantis Kids Club is the only kids club in the world which has an underwater theatre
  • ShuiQi Spa and Fitness has 17 therapists, 27 treatment rooms and offers more than 60 different treatments