Sofitel, The Palm, Dubai

December 18, 2015

Be captivated by a fresh blend of Polynesian-inspired architecture and Arabian hospitality in the breath-taking setting of Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. A welcoming haven of paradise, this stunning resort overlooks the enticing waters of the Arabian Gulf, offering a relaxing retreat, enthused with elegant luxury for an unforgettable stay.

The pulsating city of Dubai is a unique blend of East and West, the ancient and the modern, along with timeless deserts and golden beaches. Sofitel The Palm Dubai is located on the East Crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, the world’s largest man-made island shaped in the form of a palm tree.

A retreat from Dubai’s urban cityscape, just 35 minutes’ drive from Dubai International Airport and a few minutes from Dubai’s main business areas Media/Internet City and leisure areas Dubai Marina.

Located on the prestigious Palm Jumeirah, Sofitel The Palm is a Polynesian themed resort, comprising 546 keys. Alluringly close yet away from the bustling city, the resort sprawls over a long private beach on the East Crescent. The hotel offers a large variety of dining options with 14 restaurants and lounges.

Indulge in one of the 4 outstanding private villas or delight in the airy, subtly energising atmosphere of 360 contemporary guest rooms and suites featuring large balconies and gorgeous sea views or Palm views.


26 Twin Bedrooms – 44 sqm 211 King Bedrooms – 44 sqm


50 Junior Suites – 60 sqm 22 Prestige Suites – 85 sqm 42 Beach Suites – 85 sqm
8 Opera Suites – 125 sqm The Palm Suite – 450 sqm


97 One-Bedroom Apartments – 75 sqm 82 Two-Bedroom Apartments – 135 sqm 3 Three-Bedroom Apartments – 265 sqm


The Beach Villa – 345 sqm 3 Lodge Villas – 750 sqm
Combining understated luxury with utmost comfort, all guest rooms showcase onyx laden bathroom features, deluxe French amenities such as Lanvin and Hermes along with Sofitel’s MyBedTM concept – an all-feather bed and extra light down duvet.

Capturing elements of traditional Polynesian architecture, the exotic woods and centered stone bathtub, overlook the rest of the living space and private balconies, offering a mini haven of exotic luxury and relaxation.

Guests can treat themselves to either rooms, villas or serviced apartments ideal for families with children or for lengthier stays.

Located close to kid’s facilities including the kid’s pool and kids club, the apartments are ideal for families with children. Apartments are magnificently furbished and offer full hotel services.


Synonymous with the French art de vivre, culinary excellence is one of the cornerstones of the Sofitel experience. Sofitel The Palm Dubai is no exception with 14 restaurants and lounges combining to present a truly international flavour and celebrate food with French touch.

Taste the aromatic influences from different continents of the world, be it Asia, Europe or the Americas to satisfy all food cravings. Both indoors and al fresco options along with magnifique views immerses diners in a culinary journey of excellence across the resort.

For those who wish to experience the sun go down, with a drink in one hand or catch all the live sporting action, there are plenty of venues to choose from.

Varying from lively to laid back, relaxing and socialising is always an option at any hour of the day. Enjoy cocktails or fresh fruit juices on the rooftop or by the pool, wide ranges of wines by the glass for connoisseurs or the irresistible scent of fresh coffee, chocolate and French pastries. Sample the fragrant flavours of shisha in a soothing ambiance on the outdoor terrace with incredible views over Palm Jumeirah.

MANAVA – International Buffet

Breakfast 06.30 – 10.30 I Lunch 12.30 – 15.00
Dinner 19.00 – 23.30
Ground floor
Meaning “Welcome” in Polynesian, Manava restaurant features a colourful environment straight out of Paul Gaugin’s Tahitian paintings. The all-day dining restaurant offers a succulent selection of international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

MOANA – Seafood Restaurant

Lunch 12.30 – 15.30
Dinner 19.00 – 23.30 (booking is required)
By the Main pool, surrounded by water, this poolside dining spot offers an exquisite seafood menu with Asian-inspired flavours. The signature Raw Bar brings the restaurant’s passion to life by serving the finest sushi, sashimi and ceviche.
The terrace gives a relaxed al fresco feel.
Live music every Thursday and Friday from 19.30 to 23.00.

PORTERHOUSE – Steaks & Grills

Dinner 19.00 – 23.30 (booking is required)
Ground floor.
Succulent meats and a classically elegant atmosphere combine to create an impeccable signature steakhouse. An al fresco seating area provides a romantic setting under the stars.
Adjoining the restaurant, the chic bar area celebrates the art of cocktail-making through the ages.

HONG LOONG – Chinese Restaurant

Dinner 19.00 – 23.30 (booking is required)
2nd Floor – Through Lobby elevator.
Offering a unique Chinese culinary experience, Hong Loong is an enticing blend of timeless Chinese tastes and traditions enriched with elegant contemporary touches. A diverse menu of Szechuan and Cantonese creations delivers explosive flavours perfectly paired with tea.


Opening hours 12.00 – 18.00
1st Floor – Through Lobby elevator
Feel the Chinese vibe at Hong Loong Street, introducing a quick service concept with a selection of delicious hot dishes including wasabi prawns, noodles, black pepper beef.
Stroll along the ‘street’ while admiring the creative paintings of artists on display.

MAUI – Bar & Restaurant

Lunch buffet 12.30 – 15.00
Lunch à la carte 11.00 – 18.00
Dinner 19.00 – 23.30 (booking is required) By the Main pool
Relax and unwind at this poolside venue, stretching out across soft white sands. Daytime guests can enjoy an array of delicious sandwiches, paninis and pizzas, fresh juices and Polynesian-themed cocktails. In the evening Arabic mezze and grilled BBQ dishes are on offer.

BOTTEGA – American & Italian Deli

Breakfast 06.30 – 10.30 I Lunch 12.30 – 15.00
Dinner 18.30 – 23.30 (booking is required)
By the apartment pool, with a warm family oriented atmosphere, indulge in a culinary portrayal of Italian and American classics to satisfy your taste buds.
Located within the serviced apartment’s guests can also take advantage of the delicatessen corner.
Lobby Lounge, 24 hours service.
Ground floor – Lobby
This all day and night lounge provides the irresistible scent of rich fragrant coffee, fine teas, chocolates and delicious French pastries providing the perfect place for a quick refreshment before or after a day of exploring.
Light snacks are also on offer.


Bar 16.00 – 01.30
Ground floor.
A novel and nostalgic approach to mixology can be found in the chic bar area adjoining Porterhouse restaurant, which showcases eight distinctive blends celebrating the art of cocktail-making through the ages.Live music every Tuesday and Friday.

Opening hours 16.00 – 01.30, 1st floor.
All sports fans can unwind in Porterhouse’s Sports Bar where stylish and casual atmospheres will soothe you into the mood of the season. Relax, socialise and enjoy a selection of snacks and drinks while watching the games and major sports events on large TV screens.



With a wide selection of meeting rooms and an elegant ballroom, Sofitel The Palm Dubai is the premier destination for corporate and private entertaining. Our dedicated InspiredMeetingsTM planners will work meticulously to create the perfect environment for your guests, blending French flair with local style for a high impact event. Treat your guests or business associates to a large or small-scale meeting with luxurious conference facilities or exciting team-orientated elements for incentives.

The conference facility offers a refreshing alternative to conventional meeting settings, with 8 meeting rooms and a ballroom encompassing the rich heritage of Polynesian design.

 8 meeting rooms, with 3 boasting natural daylight
 Ballroom accommodating up to 700 guests
 Dedicated entrance to the conference center
 State of the art sound and video systems
 Wireless Internet throughout the resort
 Devoted Inspired Meetings TM planners
 Dedicated technical team
 Full service business center
 Direct access to all-day dining restaurant


Depending on the scale of your event, our meeting spaces can be configured to suit any seating arrangement and requirement. Be it theatre, banquet or classroom style, the options to transform the space are endless. From corporate cocktail receptions to car launches, fashion shows and private family celebrations, every function is hand-crafted to perfection leaving a lasting impression for all.

 The Library
 Moana Restaurant
 Maui Beach Restaurant
 Porterhouse & Sports Bar
 The Jetty
 The Palm Suite
 The Lodge & Beach Villas
 The Kids Club
 Meeting Rooms & Ballroom


Our magnifique lush gardens offer endless possibilities and the perfect backdrop for outdoor events. The immaculate grounds cater to fairytale tea parties, picnics with an idyllic island feel, romantic cabana dinners by the beach or barbecues on the carpeted lawn. Whatever it is that you require, our dedicated InspiredMeetingsTM planners will endeavour to make every aspect of your event a success.

 Grass area
 Maui Terrace
 Maui Rooftop
 Moana Terrace
 Porterhouse Terrace
 Lodge Villa Garden
 Palm Suite Terrace
 Beach Cabanas
 Beach



Begin your lifelong journey in the midst of romance and a luxurious Polynesian setting. With a variety of elegant indoor and outdoor solutions, finding a venue for life’s most treasured moment is the easiest of choices. Whether it’s an intimate gathering or an extravagant celebration for 700 guests within a stunning garden setting or a traditional indoor event, every detail of your celebration will be arranged beautifully.

Exchange vows and celebrate your most special day with French flair and a dedicated Wedding Planner who will be with you every step of the way. Exquisite touches that are seamlessly tailored and a range of personalised services will make for the ideal fairytale wedding.

 Pre-event functions
 Décor including table settings, theming
 Floral bouquets
 Ceremonial wedding cake
 Bespoke menu creations
 Sound, lights and live entertainment
 Photographic memories
 Bridal beauty treatments
 Chauffeur service  Childcare


Inspired by the incomparable beauty of the butterfly, So Spa reinforces relaxation and rejuvenation. Guests can immerse themselves in the 2,500 square meter spa area encompassing 28 treatment rooms, offering revitalising massages, facials and body treatments in an idyllic Polynesian setting. The So Spa at Sofitel The Palm believes in creating unique, personalised and long lasting spa experiences. The So Spa philosophy is to combine the richness of natural ingredients, latest research in cosmetology and professional expertise through made-to-measure prescriptions and treatments which nurture the client.

 28 treatment rooms
 4 outdoor cabanas
 5 pools including plunge pool,
 therapeutic pool, outdoor infinity pool
 2 steam rooms
 Fitness studio
 Hair salon for ladies and gents



Open 24 hours a day, So Fit is a round the clock fitness destination equipped with top of the range Technogym equipment, offering professional instruction from 6am until 10pm, and a variety of innovative activities designed to keep motivation levels high.

Personal training packages are available for one-to-one coaching and other pursuits on offer include tennis lessons, swimming lessons for all ages, LPG training and boot camp classes. After a rigorous workout, guests can relax in separate sauna and steam rooms in the male and female changing areas.

 Large fitness health club
 6 outdoor pools including kids pool with slides
 2 tennis courts
 1 multi purpose court
 Boutiques
 Private 500m beach
 Watersports
 Teamsports
 Tennis
 Eco Golf
 Gaming Zone



Let little imaginations take flight at Sofitel The Palm Dubai’s Amura Kids Club, where our experienced team is on hand to entertain children with a whole host of fun and games from 9am until 8pm.
Designed for kids between the ages of four and twelve, an engaging programme of organised events, including face painting, yoga, pilates, origami and mini disco, is guaranteed to keep spirits high throughout the day.

 Private kid’s playground
 2 swimming pools
 2 baby pools
 In room baby-sitting service
 Daily kids activities
 1 cinema
 1 ice cream shop
 Complimentary access



Men Salon 09.00 – 22.00 I Female Salon 10.00 – 20.00
Ground floor.
The two Beauty and Hair salons – for her and for him, are located on the ground floor by So Spa. They offer refined hair styling, nail care services, waxing and make-up in an exclusive setting.


Every day the Recreation team organises a wide choice of activities throughout the resort including a full range of watersports. The hotel has 6 swimming pools opened from 09:00 to 18:00 and the main pool opened from 08:00 to 20:00. Two tennis courts are also available above the So Fit Health Club.

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