Dubai’s luxury hotel stock continues to rise once more, with the launch of the latest resort by Kempinski. Set on the West Crescent of the Palm Jumeirah, Emerald Palace Kempinski boasts 391 sleek rooms and suites plus a range of opulent beachside villas for VIPs.
Plush fittings and ornate fabrics dominate the accommodation while many afford views across the Dubai skyline or the Arabian gulf.
Event planners will be delighted with the stylish spaces on offer in this versatile property – groups of up to 1,500 can be entertained in the function rooms.
Leisure travellers will also find plenty to occupy their days, from taking a dip in the outdoor or indoor pools, through to taking a swing at the 9-hole putting green or working up a sweat at the Technogym.
For the ultimate sanctuary, visit the Cinq Mondes Spa and try out treatments from across the world – from the North African Rassoul wrap Hammam ritual, through to the aromas and flowers Japanese bath ceremony and the deep-relaxing Balinese massage.
When dusk falls, evening options abound with six restaurants to dine in – from the Mediterranean Villamore to the contemporary Matagi, serving Japanese dishes.
A nightcap in the bohemian Skorpeus bar, sampling the latest drink from the resident mixologists, rounds off the day perfectly.