Atlantis, The Palm Announces Fireworks, Live Performances, And Stay Offers To Commemorate UAE National Day

Dubai’s leading destination resort is hosting a number of special activities and events to mark the country's Golden Jubilee

With the country turning 50 years old, Atlantis, The Palm is getting into the festive mood with celebrations that will run across the special weekend, concluding on 3rd December with a spectacular fireworks display.

As no National Day is complete without fireworks, on the 2nd and 3rd December, guests and visitors alike can enjoy two evenings of dazzling displays from 8 pm. On Thursday 2nd December, guests can watch displays at The Pointe from the shores of Atlantis, The Palm’s beach and on Friday 3rd December, Atlantis will host a spectacular display over the waters of The Palm to mark this momentous event in UAE history.

From Thursday 2nd- Monday 6th December, guests can also avail huge savings on staycation rates at Atlantis, The Palm, including up to 35 per cent off rooms and suites for all stays until September 2022. With every stay, including unlimited access to The Lost Chambers Aquarium and one of the world’s biggest waterparks, Aquaventure, there has never been a more spectacular spot to celebrate the golden jubilee.

Upon arrival at the resort, guests and visitors can also enjoy traditional Emirati food and entertainment to mark the special event. From 10 am on Thursday 2nd December, traditional Emirati musicians, Al Mazyood Emirati band, will welcome guests at the resort's main entrance with folkloric dance and music representing the culture and heritage of the United Arab Emirates. Guests can also visit a traditional Emirati kitchen on the front lawns of Atlantis from 2 pm to sample Emirati sweets and fawallah, including Luqaimat (small bites), Chebab (Emirati pancakes) and Khameer bread (Emirati flatbread).

The resort’s Ambassador Lagoon will also showcase divers carrying the UAE national flag as well a special commemorative sculpture 10 metres deep in the middle of the lagoon.

Tim Kelly, Managing Director & Executive Vice President of Atlantis Dubai, said: “The UAE’s Golden Jubilee marks 50 years of the country’s progress and innovation, and we’re very proud to be celebrating this momentous occasion at Atlantis, The Palm. To make this auspicious milestone, guests can expect a weekend full of spectacular entertainment and extraordinary experiences that bring the Emirati culture and generous hospitality to the forefront in what is sure to be a very special moment in the Emirates’ history’.

To make a reservations or to find out more, please visit www.atlantis.com/dubai/uae-resident


About Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

Located at the centre of the crescent of The Palm in Dubai, Atlantis, The Palm is the first entertainment resort destination in the region. Opened in September 2008, the unique ocean-themed resort features a variety of marine and entertainment attractions, as well as 22 hectares of waterpark amusement at Atlantis Aquaventure, all within a 46-hectare site. It is home to one of the biggest waterparks in the world and one of the largest open-air marine habitats, with more than 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. Aquaventure Waterpark features 23.5 million litres of fresh water used to power 105 thrilling waterslides and attractions, including several world record-breaking slides and two river rides featuring tidal waves and pools, water rapids and white-water chargers. Dolphin Bay, the unparalleled dolphin conservation and education habitat, and Sea Lion Point were created to provide guests with a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn more about some of nature’s most friendly mammals. The resort boasts an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops as well as extensive meeting and convention facilities. Atlantis, The Palm is also known as the culinary destination in the region where guests can take their pick from a collection of 35 world-renowned restaurants, including Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Hakkasan, Nobu, Ronda Locatelli, Seafire Steakhouse & Bar and the award-winning underwater restaurant, Ossiano. Atlantis is also home to a buzzing nightlife scene with entertainment destination Wavehouse offering something for everyone, while WHITE Beach & Restaurant is the perfect place to unwind with a drink as the sun slips into the Arabian Sea.