Sofitel Dubai The Palm


Highly recommended beachfront resort for families and couples. The resort has rooms and apartments, a great kids club and a variety of dining options.

Why you'll love it here

  • Relax on the 500m private beach or get active at the overwater aqua-gym
  • Choose from a wide variety of accommodation including serviced apartments, rooms, suites and villas
  • Keep fit while your away and access the Sofital FITNESS gym 24 hours a day
  • Kids will love Waiora Aqua Bounce, an overwater obstacle course loved by families

Best For

  • Family, Kids (4-12),


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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Situated on the eastern side of the Palm Jumeirah Island is the luxurious and Polynesian style Sofitel The Palm. Located on a private 500 metre stretch of beach with views to the Arabian Gulf, Sofitel The Palm is a paradise on Palm Jumeirah.

Walking into the elegant wooden raftered lobby, you’ll feel as if you’re entering French Polynesia. Sofitel The Palm has a total of 361 guest rooms and suites with balconies offering sea or Palm views. Decorated with ivory, artwork and in fuchsia or turquoise colours, rooms are a wonderful haven in Dubai. Bathrooms are designed in a Polynesian style with wooden features and stone bathtubs. Suites offer even further luxury with a 24 hour butler service and lounge access.

Lie back and relax under linen parasols, cabanas on the beach and amongst palm trees by the pool. If you’re feeling active, the So FIT gym is the perfect place to work out. Afterwards, enjoy relaxing massages and French beauty treatments at the Spa where there is a sea water pool, his and hers salons, a sauna and steam room and also 28 treatment rooms including 4 outdoor cabanas.

The Palm Kid’s Club for 4-12yr olds to the right of the main pool in a turtle shaped building is one of the best kids clubs in Dubai. There is a brilliant outdoor and indoor area with 2 kids pools and slides. 

Other activities and services include sunset cruises from the jetty, tennis, water skiing, scuba diving and fishing. The resort is only 5 minutes away from Aquaventure Water Park and they offer a shuttle daily.

There’s a real focus on dining with a host of restaurants and bars including the all-day Manava restaurant, Studio de Chef serving French cuisine, Moana Seafood restaurant located by the pool, Porterhouse Steak & Grills, the Asian restaurant Hong Loong & Cha House, Maui Beach Restaurant & Bar by the beach and also a bar with cigar lounge and a lobby lounge, perfect for take-out snacks and drinks. 

Sofitel The Palm actively engages with their suppliers and guests to raise awareness about minimising their carbon footprint. This involves not only the hotel but the entire community, fostering a sense of responsibility among all parties.

The resort has established clear goals to measure their continuous environmental performance improvement, ensuring transparency and accountability in their efforts.

Furthermore, Sofitel The Palm has taken significant steps to implement energy, water and resource conservation programs. These initiatives range from energy-efficient lighting and HVAC systems to responsible water-management practices and waste-reduction strategies. These actions have not only minimised their environmental impact but have also enhanced the overall guest experience.

Finally, Sofitel The Palm’s dedication to sustainability has earned them the prestigious Gold Certification through Green Globe – a testament to their unwavering commitment to eco-conscious practices.

  • Beautifully located on the Palm Jumeirah Island
  • Decorated in a French Polynesian style with elegant touches
  • Many facilities including a swimming pool, Spa, So FIT gym and restaurants and bars

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  • Time zone: +4 GMT
  • Flight time: 7-8 hours
  • Recommended airlines: Emirates, British Airways
  • Currency: UAE Dirham
  • Tipping guideline: 10-15% of total bill
  • Health considerations: There is no risk of yellow fever in UAE, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Dubai
  • Population: 3.67001e+006
  • National languages: Arabic, English
  • Electricity and plugs: Type G, 220-240V AC
  • Mobile phone coverage: Excellent
  • UK passport visa requirements: You need a visa for United Arab Emirates if you have a British passport - on arrival for a maximum of 30 days

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