Dubai, United Arab Emirates,

One&Only Royal Mirage and One&Only The Palm Lead Dubai TripAdvisor Guest Satisfaction Rating

One&Only Resorts have been recognised in this year’s Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards –considered one of the most respected awards in the travel industry. Over 300,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers have honored One&Only Resorts with six Readers’ Choice Awards in their respective categories. The longest running awards program in the travel industry, the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards honors their readers’ favourite resorts, hotels, cities, cruise ships and islands. The Readers’ Choice Awards are featured in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, which is currently on newsstands and is also available online at

One&Only resorts have won in the following categories: One&Only Royal Mirage in Dubai has been named #1 Resort in the Middle East for the second year in the row. One&Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives has been listed as #3 Resort in the Indian Ocean as well as #15 Resort in the Top 50 Best Resorts in the World climbing from #28 in 2016. One&Only The Palm in Dubai has been named #5 Resort in the Middle East. Closer to home, One&Only Ocean Club in The Bahamas was voted the #5 Resort in the Atlantic and One&Only Palmilla was named the #15 Resort in Mexico (Pacific Coast). In South Africa, One&Only Cape Town is #7 Resort in Cape Town.

“I am very proud that once again One&Only Resorts have been honored in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for 2017,” commented Philippe Zuber, President and Chief Operating Officer, One&Only Resorts. “The fact that we have been nominated for these awards by our loyal guests reflects the level of service excellence that One&Only Resorts prides itself in and is a true testament to our incredible Team.”

One&Only was created exclusively for the ultra-luxury market and conceived as a hallmark of excellence. With the evolution of the One&Only portfolio, with the introduction of One&Only Nature Resorts, One&Only Urban Resort and One&Only Private Homes, these new experiences will complement the existing award-winning resort collection, set in some of the most beautiful locations in the world. A vivid and intoxicating celebration of life—glamourous in style but wonderfully unstuffy by nature—One&Only offers guests a distinctive style and personality borne of its local culture, a genuine hospitality and a lively energy that is unparalleled.

The Palace, Arabian Court and Residence & Spa create the wondrous destination that is One&Only Royal Mirage in Dubai. These three distinctive environments flow seamlessly into the other, and lie along a kilometre of private coastline within 65 acres of scented gardens that pay tribute to Arabian hospitality. On the horizon, lies the epic Dubai skyline with One&Only The Palm as an oasis of stylish energy and tranquility. Discover the culinary artistry of three Michelin-starred Chef Yannick Alléno, indulge at the cutting-edge Guerlain Spa, or bask in the sunshine at one the Villa’s private pools or along the exclusive beach.

One&Only Reethi Rah, with six kilometres of private coastline and 12 powder-soft white sand beaches, is the ultimate all-villa resort offering unprecedented privacy with beach or over-water villas designed by renowned designer Jean-Michel Gathy.

Reflecting the refined qualities of an elegant home, One&Only Ocean Club in The Bahamas exudes a fresh and welcoming ambience. One&Only Ocean Club has long been recognized as one of the world’s most exclusive resorts where guests can indulge in delicious cuisine with dramatic ocean views, play tennis and golf, and relax at the One&Only Spa.

An oasis on its own peninsula overlooking the dramatic coastline of the Sea of Cortez, One&Only Palmilla is the iconic luxury retreat in Los Cabos, Mexico. The resort is unrivalled in its suite of offerings including the world-renowned service from genuinely warm, welcoming staff, the wide variety of fine-dining options and authentic, immersive culinary experiences from Jean-Georges Vongerichten and the much-loved Chef Larbi Dahrouch, as well a spa, wellness, fitness and beauty programme that is unrivalled.

One&Only Cape Town sets the scene for outstanding experiences and memorable moments at South Africa’s most vibrant urban destination. Situated at the centre of Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, overlooking the marina and with panoramic views across to Table Mountain, the resort serves as a gateway to a myriad of experiences throughout the continent – from nature trekking to pristine beaches to the exploration of the world-renowned Cape wine region.

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About One&Only

Created exclusively for the ultra-luxury market, One&Only is conceived as a hallmark of excellence. Set in some of the most beautiful locales in the world, each award-winning resort offers guests a distinctive style and personality borne of its local culture, a genuine hospitality and a lively energy that is unrivalled. The exclusive collection includes One&Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives; One&Only Le Saint Géran in Mauritius; One&Only Royal Mirage and One&Only The Palm in Dubai; One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico; One&Only Cape Town in South Africa; Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley in The Blue Mountains in Australia; One&Only Desaru Coast in Malaysia; and One&Only Nyungwe House and One&Only Gorilla’s Nest in Rwanda. As part of the new portfolio, One&Only will be opening One&Only Mandarina in Riviera Nayarit in Mexico in 2020. Additional resorts in development include One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro, One&Only Kéa Island in Greece, One&Only One Za’abeel in Dubai as well as communities of One&Only Private Homes around the world. More information on One&Only is available at