Close associates of the past ten years, His
Highness Sheikh Bin Saeed Al Makthoum and Sol Kerzner, CEO and
Chairman of Kerzner International, have set the opening date of
their new project, One&Only The Palm, as 10 October 2010.
Following two years of planning, with construction well underway,
the two men recently met to review the progress of this luxury
resort in Dubai.
ďThe ongoing success of One&Only Royal Mirage
and our most recent project in Dubai ĖAtlantis, The Palm, continue
to show the strengths of this destination,Ē said Sol Kerzner. ďWe
believe the governmentís continuous commitment to developing
tourism in the region combined with all the destination has to
offer, its constant innovation and its easy international access
make this the perfect place for us to expand the One&Only
Located on one of Dubaiís most ambitious project
developments - The Palm Jumeirah - the resortís external
architecture will blend Moorish and Andalucian influences.
Comprising of 100 keys, guest accommodation at
the resort is composed of 35 suites and apartments within the
grand Manor House, six independent low- rise mansions with eight
to ten suites and exclusive two and three bedroom beachfront
Guest rooms and suites will embrace a stylish
modern design with an elegant palate of rich fabrics in hues of
turquoise and purple. Sumptuous bathrooms will feature oversized,
freestanding bath tubs and rain showers with the finest inlaid
marble from Italy and Spain. All accommodation will offer outdoor
terraces or private pool and each suite, apartment and villa will
also be indulged by the discreet and attentive services of a
dedicated butler, 24 hours a day.
The Grand Palm Suite will occupy350 square
metres on the top floor of the Manor House, overlooking the 850
square metres pool or the resortís private harbour.
For true leisure, guests will be able to indulge
in world-class sailing or be thrilled by nearby adrenaline-packed
water parks. For relaxation, they may bask in the sun on oversized
daybeds or in one of the six private cabanas by the 850 square
metre pool, stroll along the private beach or unwind in the
freestanding 2,400 square metres spa, fitness and beauty complex.
Set amidst outdoor gardens, courtyards and its own pool, the
One&Only Spa Ė under the expertise of ESPA Ė will offer
rejuvenating treatments in one of the eight private treatments
suites, a fitness centre featuring state-of-the-art equipment by
Technogym and Kinesis studio, tennis court, A Mani:Pedi Studio by
Bastien Gonzalez as well as a pampering beauty salon.
With its enviable location on the peninsula of
Palm Island crescent with striking views of new Dubaiís skyline,
guests will be able to either indulge in an exclusive island feel
getaway or choose to be whisked away by the resortís private water
taxis or limousine to Dubaiís most coveted experiences, be they
golf at award-winning courses designed by the greatest,
awe-inspiring shopping featuring the latest collections or dining
and entertainment at the most sought-after of venues with the
likes of Nobu and Ronda Locatelli at Atlantis, The Palm, and
Tagine, Nina, the Roof Top and Kasbar at One&Only Royal Mirage to
name but a few.
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